November 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Camerata Christmas Concert

Sounds of the Season will be presented by the Camerata Chorus, a 50- voice choir made up of people around Eufaula and southwest Georgia. The Christmas concert has been a tradition since 1971.  More...

Sheriff ’s Toys & Food Drive

There are drop boxes at First State Bank, Bank of Early, Harveys and the Early County jail for the Sheriff's annual toy and food drive.  There is also a raffle for a Remington 770 Stainless 7mm rifle and scope. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25  LIONS CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  BIRTHDAYS: Charles Rice, Jim Carver, Amber E. Evans  THURSDAY, NOV. More...

Mayor speaks on Veterans Day

Blakely mayor Anthony Howard, pictured above with JROTC cadets was the guest speaker at the JROTC Veterans Day program Nov. 11 at Mangham auditorium honoring local veterans. More...

MEAG announces construction consolidation

The Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia announced last week the contractors for the Vogtle nuclear expansion, Westinghouse and CB&I, have entered an agreement that will position Westinghouse as the sole contractor over the project.  More...

Religion

Spreading God’s word is not easy

Sunday School Lesson

Acts 18  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Rosinvick   Rosinvick Missionary Baptist Church is having its annual “They Got the Word” week at 7 p.m. nightly. The speakers for the rest of the week are: Wednesday, Dr. Willie Ross; Thursday, Rev. James Turner; and Friday, Rev. More...

Sports

Rabun County halts Bobcats’ playoff run

The Early County Bobcats and a large contingent of faithful fans made their way to the far corner of the state Friday to play the Rabun County Wildcats in the second round of the AA state playoffs.  More...

1-AA all region players recognized

This year’s football season has been one of greatness for several players and coaches in 1-AA region. More...

Athletes recognized at SGA sports banquet

The Southwest Georgia Academy Booster Club held its annual fall sports banquet Nov. 17 in the school cafeteria. Coaches recognized the athletes in their respective sports and presented them with certificates of appreciation. More...

City to adopt budget

Budget meeting Tuesday

The Blakely City Council is holding an FY 2016 budget hearing Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. More...

Bobcats remain in AA

Early County High was one of 15 schools to win their appeals of the GHSA’s reclassification placing the state’s schools into seven classifications.  When the GHSA released its preliminary reclassification plans, the Bobcats had been More...

Library Christmas Open House

Get in the spirit at Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library’s annual Christmas Open House Thursday, Dec. 3, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Military exercise proposed for Sowega

Representatives from several Southwest Georgia counties gathered in Blakely Thursday morning to learn more about a proposed military exercise by the 97th Civil Affairs Battalion.  More...

Editorials

Milly quite efficient as a shredder

Other Voices

Milly, the liver and white springer spaniel who lives at my house, is nearly two years old, and you’d think she’d outgrown all of her puppyness.  You’d be wrong.  More...

Memories and traditions

All That’s Fit to Print

I picked my first camellias of the season last Sunday. I think it was a debutant, but I am not sure. When I saw that first frilly pink blossom, I thought of Virginia Puckett. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Douglas Mars

Heavy Equipment Operator

Douglas Frederick Mars, of 459 Pine Rd., Edison, Ga., died Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at his residence.  Mr. Mars was born Nov. 18, 1954, in Muskegon, Mich., to Evelyn Fethke Covaleski of Rockledge, Fla., and the late Douglas Wiebe Mars. More...

Society

Sen. Burke, Rep. Greene speak at retired teachers meeting

The Early-Clay- Calhoun Retired Educators Association met Nov. 17 at 2:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Hostesses had a lovely table of refreshments set for all in attendance. More...

Daughters of the American Revolution meet

The Peter Early Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met Thursday, Oct. 15 at the home of Virginia Anne Brown. Mrs. More...

Campus

Kindergarten class presents Thanksgiving program at SGA

The K-5 students of Southwest Georgia Academy presented a special program about Thanksgiving Friday, Nov. More...

SGA ‘bucket fillers’

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to recognize Bucket Fillers of the Month for November. More...

SGA places second in region literary, then onto state

Southwest Georgia Academy competed in region literary on Nov. 10. The cast placed second , and will move on to state competition on Nov. 19 at Darton College in Albany. More...