January 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Freeze Warning!

Hard- freeze warnings are in effect for Southwest Georgia Thursday and Friday. More...

GPC Farm Show Jan. 15 in Tifton

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Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive

Daily Events   More...

Winter superfoods for optimal health

Illnesses seem to peak during the winter months. A tapped-out immune system as well as dry, cold air may encourage the spread of common viruses and bacterial infections more easily. More...

Religion

Jesus prayed for his disciples

John 17  More...

THANKS

Thanks to those that participated and came out to support the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade. We are asking that everyone show the same support for the 2015 MLK Parade. More...

CHURCH NEWS

Anointed  Anointed Missionary Baptist Church, South Blvd., will have a Concentration and Dedication Service Saturday, Jan. 10 at 3 p.m. Rev. David Hamm of Cuthbert is the guest speaker and Rev. Johnnie Burnett is the pastor. All are welcome. More...

Obituaries

David Fraser

David Marion Fraser, 60, of Ashford, Ala., died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, at his residence.  Mr. Fraser was born July 27, 1954, in Early County, Ga., to the late Hugh Fraser Sr. and Mary Elinor Whitehurst Fraser. More...

Ann McDowell

Bookkeeper

Ann Edmondson McDowell, 83, of Union Springs, Ala., and formerly of Damascus, Ga., died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, at Bullock County Hospital in Union Springs, Ala.  More...

Myrtie Lee Miller

Retired Nurse

Myrtie Lee Dean Miller, 84, of Iron City, Ga., died Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Ala.  Mrs. Miller was born Oct. 18, 1930, in Bainbridge, Ga., to the late Will Dean and Myrtie Edna Poitivient Dean. More...

46 die in holiday traffic

The Georgia Department of Public Safety reported 13 people were killed on Georgia highways over the New Year’s holiday travel weekend.  The 102-hour New Year’s travel period began at 6 p.m. More...

Buck from forefathers’ land

What a way to begin the New Year... hunting on your forefathers’ land and nabbing this trophy! More...

MLK Day Activities Jan. 19

Businesses, groups, churches and individuals are invited to participate in the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Monday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. The parade participants will line-up at the old elementary school on Howell Ave. at 1:30 p.m. More...

Councilman Torrè Mills to resign

The   News learned yesterday that city councilman Torrè Mills planned to announce his resignation at Tuesday night’s city council meeting.  Mills’ reason for resigning, other than possible “conflicts of schedule,” a More...

Community Calendar

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 7  FAMILY CONNECTION COLLABORATIVE, noon, Family Learning Resource Center  BIRTHDAY: Jack White, Marie Ford  THURSDAY, JAN. More...

Editorials

Rain, rain go away...please!

As I woke up this morning to the sound of heavy rain outside, I tried to recall the last time I actually saw the sun.  You remember the sun, that giant orange orb that appears in the eastern sky each morning, brings warmth to the planet, helps o More...

Being a grandmother

This column first ran January 2008 when Evan was just a few days old. He’s turning seven this week. Time flies.  A little over a week ago, I was not a babyholder. More...

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Campus

Science fair winners advance to region

The Early County Middle School held its annual Science Fair the week of Dec. 9. Staff from the other schools, community leaders and retired teachers were the judges. More...