February 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Singletary inducted into conservation HOF

Steve Singletary of Early County, a long time Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor, was inducted into the Georgia Association of Conservation Districts Hall of Fame during the recent annual meeting in Columbus.  More...

Peanut Proud Festival

While everyone has their mind on Valentine’s Day — at least everyone who plans to make it through the weekend unscathed — it’s also time for everyone to begin gearing up for Peanut Proud!  Circle Saturday, March 28 on you More...

Other News

A big catch!

One of Charles English’s Big Red Worms helped Dennis Cobbs (above) land this 22.5 pound catfish recently near the Cotton Hill campground on Lake Walter F. George. More...

PCHE receives ISO 9001:2008 certification

Pioneer Community Hospital of Early has received ISO 9001:2008 certification following three years of stringent accreditation guidelines. More...

Early County Sheriff’s officers complete GPSTC course

Sergeant Brent Alderman, Deputy Travis Jordan, Sergeant Christopher Love, Captain William Caudill, Sergeant Jimmy W. More...

Religion

Respond to the needs of others

Matthew 25  More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive

Daily Events   More...

CHURCH NEWS

Evergreen   Evergreen Church will have a youth revival Wednesday, Feb. 11 through Friday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. Teresa Teal of Anointed Missionary Baptist Church will be the evangelist. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

Sports

Powell signs with Alabama State

Georgia Military College football standout Shaquille Powell, one of the top junior college players coming out of the class of 2015, had a great season, landing scholarship offers from Louisiana Lafayette, Bethune Cookman, Tennessee Martin, Hampton Un More...

‘Cats, Lady ‘Cats play-off bound

The 2014-15 Bobcats include #0 Qubilah Hall, a 5’6” sophomore guard; #1 Traquez Wells, a 6’3” junior power forward; #2 Tamarian Harris, a 5’7” sophomore guard; #3 Dante Belcher, a 6’3” junior guard and More...

2014-15 Bobcat Basketball Results

Tues., Dec. 2 • Miller County** • EC Won 94-58  Sat., Dec. 6 • Calhoun County • EC Lost 60-68  Fri., Dec. 12 • Worth County • EC Won 79-78  Fri., Dec. 13 • Pelham** • EC Won 65-62 Tues., Dec. More...

Cats, Lady Cats begin playoffs Thursday

The Bobcats and Lady Bobcats, both runners-up in Region 1-AA, head into the region playoffs Thursday in Donalsonville.  Both teams have already earned themselves a spot in the state playoffs. More...

ECSS Spelling Bee Winners

After nine rounds and a total of 35 spelling words, eighth grader Katelyn Williams won the Early County School System-wide Spelling Bee Tuesday morning at the middle school media center.  More...

Black History Month

Wesley Chapel A.M.E. Church will sponsor it’s annual Black History Month program Feb. 14 at the Blakely Civic Center at 4 p.m. The pubic is invited to attend. See members of Wesley Chapel for tickets. The More...

Editorials

The eternal search for column fodder

I’m approaching the ninth anniversary of this column, and I’m always heartened to learn how many people read – and seem to actually enjoy – this weekly effort of mine.  Often, after people tell me they read my column ever More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Cracked pots, water woes

(Publisher’s note: We ask all of our readers and friends to keep Brenda and her family in your prayers. Brenda was admitted to the hospital Monday and remains in CCU at Southeast Alabama Medical Center. More...

Obituaries

Doris Williams

Retired Teacher

Erma Doris Everett Williams, 85, of Blakely, Ga., died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at Early Memorial Nursing Home.  Mrs. Williams was born March 25, 1929, to the late Charlie and Anna Everett. More...

Society

Cleveland-Brooks

Mr. and Mrs. More...

Relay for Life softball tournament scheduled

A softball tournament will be held April 3 and April 4 to benefit Relay for Life.  The men’s pitch tournament will be played on Friday, April 3 and a co-ed tournament will be April 4.  For more information, contact John Felch at 229-3 More...

Pataula Center for Children chosen By WellCare

Children served by Pataula Center for Children were chosen by WellCare of Georgia as their statewide project for the Christmas holidays.  More...

Campus

ECES show choir ranks superior

The Early Birds Show Choir from Early County Elementary School, under the direction of Sharon Hunt, performed at the Chipola Music Festival in Marianna, Fla., Saturday, Jan. More...

ECES poster contest winners announced

Early County Elementary fourth grade students recently participated in a dental poster contest allowing the students to share their artistic representation and ability. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

U of North Georgia  More...