November 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Energy assistance available Dec. 1

Georgia’s energy assistance program assisting low-income, elderly and disabled Georgians with heating bills opens Dec. 1. More...

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HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 4  FAMILY CONNECTION COLLABORATIVE, noon, Family Learning Resource Center  BIRTHDAYS: Regina Garrett, Mary Glenn Warr  THURSDAY, NOV. 5  ROTARY CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  FRIDAY, NOV. More...

GPC joins Adkinson Racing team

Longtime NHRA Lucas Oil Series competitor Jeff Adkinson of Damascus and the Georgia Peanut Commission recently announced a marketing partnership for his Stock and Super Stock entries.  More...

Band of Blue rated superior

It’s another one for the books! The Early County Band of Blue is proud to add another year of superior ratings for its marching band performance, making a total of five consecutive years of superior ratings.  More...

Religion

THANKS

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our many friends and the community for all the love and support shown us during the passing of our loved one, Charlie Johnson Jr.  The Johnson, Smith and Perkins Family  * * * * * * *  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Restored House  Restored House Church will celebrate pastoral appreciation for Apostle Maria White now through Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. There will be great speakers each night and everyone is invited to attend. More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive   More...

Society

Harvest Festival in Damascus

Damascus residents are excited about a new event coming their way Saturday, Nov. 7. Residents have been busy planning and getting ready to celebrate the city’s first Harvest Festival.  More...

Crowds gather for tent revival meetings

Amen, Amen, Amen!  More...

Arts and crafts in Fort Gaines

The Second Annual Community Arts and Crafts Show and Sale will be at Fort Gaines United Methodist Church fellowship hall Nov. 6 and Nov. 7. The Preview Party and Meet the Artist time is Friday night from 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Campus

Poster contest winners announced

A poster contest was part of the Early County Literacy Day this year. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

GSSU The following students received scholarships from Georgia South-western State University for the 2015- 16 academic year and were among nearly 350 scholarship recipients. More...

‘Bucket fillers’ at SGA

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to recognize its Bucket Fillers of the Month. A ‘bucket filler’ is someone who uses their actions and words to let others know that they care. More...

What to do with those courthouses?

The Early County Board of Commissioners discussed that issue at Monday night’s October board meeting.  More...

American Legion to honor veterans Tuesday at 5 p.m.

Everyone is invited to participate in the recognition of Early County veterans during the American Legion’s patriotic appreciation ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 5 p.m. 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!  Flu vaccines and pneum More...

ECHS yearbooks are here!

Early   County High can now pick up their yearbooks at the school office 8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. during school days.   More...

Editorials

‘Catch-22’ DUI ruling defies justice and reason

Other Voices ...

Columbus Ledger- Enquirer October 31, 201   More...

What could have happened

All That’s Fit to Print

I was pondering about why a cat usually lands on its feet and a slice of bread with jelly usually lands jelly side down and I decided there was a law for that. It has something to do with mothers and Murphy’s Law. Kind of.  More...

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Obituaries

Danny Manry

Retired

John Daniel “Danny” Manry, 64, of Edison, Ga., passed away Nov. 2, 2015, at his home in Edison.  More...

Elizabeth Kirkland

Retired

Elizabeth Ann Hammack Kirkland, 75, of Edison, Ga., died Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, at Southwest Regional Medical Center in Cuthbert, Ga.  Mrs. Kirkland was born Sept. 20, 1940, in Edison, Ga., to the late J.B. Hammack and Lillie Mae Turner Hammack. More...

Cecil Love

Retired

Cecil Love, 83, of Blakely, Ga., died early Friday morning, Oct. 30, 2015, in the Early Memorial Nursing Home.   More...

Sports

Warriors shut-out Georgia Christian, 14-0

Advance to state playoffs

The Warriors got ready for their last game of the regular season Oct. 30 against region opponent Georgia Christian. Not only was this the last game of their scheduled season, this was also Senior Night for SGA. More...

Football 2015, Ready Set Hike!

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