October 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Tales for Trims Saturday

Tales for Trims, a fun event providing free haircuts for kids and teens, will be 9 a.m. to 12 noon Saturday, Oct. 24 at Hammock Gymnasium.  More...

Jakin woman badly battered in dispute Monday

A Jakin woman is in a Dothan hospital suffering injuries to her face and body inflicted during an apparent domestic dispute Monday afternoon on Spooner Quarter Road.  Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call at 9448 Spooner Quarter Road arou More...

Recognizing National Forest Products Week

Oct. 18 - 24 is National Forest Products Week, which Congress began in 1960 as a nationally designated time to recognize the contributions of forest products manufacturers to the lives of all American citizens.  More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 21  CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, noon, Alexander Building  BIRTHDAYS: Cindy Barrows, Caitlyn Powell, Ben Norris, Garrett Norris  ANNIVERSARY: Mr. & Mrs. Jim Pyle  THURSDAY, OCT. More...

Gov. Deal declares Nov. 1 Retired Educators Day

Governor Nathan Deal has proclaimed Sunday, Nov. 1 as Retired Educators Day in Georgia. More...

Peanut Proud sends peanut butter to South Carolina flood victims

Several local real estate brokers, in corporation with Peanut Proud of Blakely, have completed a joint effort to send a pallet of peanut butter, 1,440 jars, to South Carolina.  More...

Religion

Christmas Cantata canceled

The 2015 Community Christmas Cantata has been canceled for this year. This has been a very difficult decision to make but there are many reasons that have developed leading us to this decision.  More...

Peter defends his actions toward Gentiles

Sunday School Lesson

Acts 11:1-18  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Charity Praise   Charity Praise Church on Dothan Hwy. will celebrate The Traveling Angels anniversary Saturday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.  Colomokee   More...

Sports

From the Press Box

It was an exciting night last Friday at Standifer Field as homecoming was celebrated and the stands were packed with Bobcat alumni.  Early County played well against the Pelham Hornets and won by a score of 54-20.  It was a battle but near More...

Bobcats defeat Hornets in homecoming game

The Bobcats lit up the scoreboard Friday night for the homecoming crowd as they defeated the Pelham Hornets 56- 20.  The Hornets got on the scoreboard first when they returned a Bobcat fumble 35 yards early in the first quarter to take a 6-0 lea More...

SGA makes impressive win on the road

The SGA Warriors traveled to Woodbury, Ga. Friday, Oct. 16 to take on the Flint River Academy Wildcats. More...

SGRITA broadband

Serving seven counties

SGRITA officially announced the rollout of its “world class” wireless broadband service to a seven-county area Thursday during a media event at its office in Arlington.  More...

The Best Me is Drug Free

Ribbon Week, Oct. 23 - Oct. 31, raises awareness of drug and alcohol use, and encourages parents, educators, business owners and other community organizations to promote drug and alcoholfree lifestyles.  More...

Dejah Lee crowned 2015 queen

Dejah, 17-year-old daughter of Judy Lee and Fredrick Favors, was crowned 2015 ECHS Homecoming Queen Friday night. At right, 2014 queen Tia Taylor crowns the new queen. More...

Wish Tree

Christmas   Wish Tree applications are due Oct. 29 at the Early County Family Connection office on Harold Ragan Blvd. More...

Editorials

The idea well has run dry

Other Voices

About two or three times a week, someone invariably will ask me, “How do you come up with the ideas for your column?”  It’s not an easy question to answer.  A lot of things can motivate me. More...

Before yankees & rebels!

Mumbles

Brag: The art of tooting your own horn without blowing it. Actually, I think that’s the title of a book rather than a definition I stumbled across as I was trying to clear my thoughts before I started bragging.  More...

Bean soup and khakis

All That’s Fit to Print

I saw an ant wandering across a desk in the middle of my office. No food, no reason to be there, but he was. I think he was a crazy ant.  More...

Obituaries

Ray Sharp

Retired Stone Mason

Raymond “Ray” Sharp, 73, of Cottondale, Fla., died Friday, Oct.16, 2015, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan.  More...

Jolene Burkett

Retired Teacher

Jolene Harrell Burkett of Donalsonville, Ga., passed away after a lengthy illness at her residence Oct. 13, 2015. She was 83 years old.  More...

Richard Bonner

Richard Glenn Bonner was born May 2, 1959, in Edison, Ga., and died Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, at his residence in Mobile, Ala.  More...

Society

Halloween at the Fort

Fort Gaines/Clay County Recreation Department, Fort Gaines 200 and Andrew College will host their 2nd Annual Halloween at the Fort Saturday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 31 at 5 p.m. Frontier Village in Fort Gaines.  More...

Ingram-Wiggins

Mr. and Mrs. Dan Ingram of Blakely, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Danielle Ingram, to William Colin Wiggins of Gulf Shores, Ala., son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Class of ‘92 enjoy reunion

Members of the ECHS Class of 1992 met to celebrate their 23rd year class reunion Saturday, Oct. 3 at Funny Girl Deli and Catering. Fifty-six classmates and their spouses attended. More...