October 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

62,000 jars of PB to SC

Peanut Proud, Inc. sent over 62,000 jars of peanut butter to Columbia, S.C. More...

Young farmers host class

Early County Young Farmers will host a class about FSA, NRCS and Soil Health Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Ag Center on Freeman Rd. Call, text or email advisor David Wolfe at 310-9246 or dwolfe@early.k12.ga.us to RSVP. More...

Blakely hosts ACCG meeting

Elected officials from 14 counties in the Association County Commissioners of Georgia’s 10th District met in Blakely Monday afternoon for a legislative town hall meeting.  County commission chair June Merritt welcomed the visitors to the r More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 28  LIONS CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  BIRTHDAYS: Gillian Still, Frances Enfinger, Ethan Still, Phillip Jarrett, Jimmy Crouch  THURSDAY, OCT. 29  PUMPKINS ON THE SQUARE, 5:30 p.m.   More...

Underage Drinking: Shoulder Tap results indicate decline

The topic of underage drinking isn’t normally connected with good news. More...

Sign-up deadline for wetlands and agriculture land conservation easements

The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service has announced a Dec. More...

Religion

Even today, God is still in control

Sunday School Lesson

Acts 12  More...

CHURCH NEWS

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Red Ribbon Week Kickoff Saturday on Court Square

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Harvest update

The peanut harvest has been in full swing — at least until this week!  More...

Fatal wreck on Kolomoki Road

A Blakely woman was killed Thursday when she lost control of her vehicle on the Second Kolomoki Road.  Julie Elizabeth Smith, 23, originally of Fort Oglethorpe, was traveling south when the right side tires of her 2005 Ford Ranger ran off the pa More...

Get your Flu Shot

Seniors 65 and older, pregnant women and adults with medical conditions such as heart disease, diabetes or cancer are among those most at risk of severe complications from flu – and should get vaccinated now! More...

Editorials

Curse of daylight saving time

Other Voices

It’s funny how just a few days can change my outlook on things.  I love fall, and living in North Georgia, I’m witness to a kaleidoscope of color as the green leaves turn brilliant shades of red, orange and yellow.  It really is More...

A little SEC football humor

All That’s Fit to Print

To get everyone in the spirit, here are a few stories and facts about the teams that make up the Southeastern Conference, which is of course, the conference where real football is played.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Margaret Sanders

Homemaker

Margaret Avra Sanders, 93, of Edison, Ga., died early Monday morning, Oct. 26, 2015, at the Calhoun Nursing Home in Edison.  Mrs. Sanders was born Dec. 17, 1921, in Quitman County, Ga., to the late Edd Avra and Marjorie Johnson Avra. More...

Dot Holman

Retired Director

Dorothy “Dot” Bethea Holman, 84, of 5814 Hwy. 27 S., Blakely, Ga., died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, at her residence.  More...

Sarah Kennedy

Business Owner

Sarah Reid Kennedy, 64, of Fanning Springs, Fla., and former resident of Blakely, Ga., died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, at her residence after a brief illness.  More...

Campus

ECC Retired Educators hear program on financial planning

The Early-Clay- Calhoun Retired Educators Association met Oct. 20 at Arlington Baptist Church at 2:30 p.m. The program was presented by Chris Cowart, son of president Kay Cowart, who works for Farm Bureau Insurance in Morgan. More...

Juniors and seniors attend college and career fair

Students at Early County High School participated in the College and Career Fair and Ag Education Day Thursday, Oct. 15. More...

State Park visitors enjoyed the Kolomoki Indian Festival recently!

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