December 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Go Back. Move Ahead — NOW!

Bainbridge State College is currently enrolling students for the spring 2016 semester and will host a “Go Back. Move Ahead” information session Tuesday, Dec. 15 at BSC Early Co. Site to assist students with the enrollment process.  More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 2  BIRTHDAYS: Brody Harris, Emily Ann Wilbourn  THURSDAY, DEC. 3  BIRTHDAYS: Chris Brookins, Gatlin Moseley, Jamie W. Cox, Brittany Broner, Susan Shierling, Regina Brookins Seaborn, Jerry Harrell  FRIDAY, DEC. More...

Religion

Remember the Sabbath and keep it holy

Sunday School Lesson

Exodus 20:8-11; 31:12- 16; 23:3-8; Matthew 12:1-14; Mark 2:23-28; Acts 13:42   More...

CHURCH NEWS

New Prospect  New Prospect African Methodist Episcopal Church located on Highway 62 West are hosting their annual Missionary Program the second Sunday in December at 3 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Willis Grove  More...

Community unified in thankfulness

The sixth annual Thanksgiving Gathering of Churches was a wonderful display of Christian unity in Early County. More...

Society

BIRTH

Brooks Kayte Dalrymple

Matt and LeeAnn Dalrymple of Arlington, Ga., are blessed to announce the birth of their daughter, Brooks Kayte Dalrymple.  Brooks Kayte was born Nov. 25, 2015, at 5:37 a.m. at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Ga. More...

Clean up pesky pine needles

Despite how well you may tend to Christmas trees and wreaths, you can expect some pine needles to find their way onto your floors during the holiday season. More...

Ragan signs with Jacksonville State

Former Southwest Georgia Academy standout Madison Ragan has signed to play softball with Division I Jacksonville University.  Ragan, the only non- Floridian commitment in JU’s incoming softball class, is a junior college transfer from Chip More...

Judge Tonya Holley retiring

Probate judge for over 20 years, Tonya Holley has announced her plans to retire from office effective Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015. More...

Get yours Saturday on the Square! “Startup” seminar The

UGA Small Business Development Center will conduct a “Business Startup” seminar Tuesday, Dec. 8 in the Bynum Conference Center at the Chamber of Commerce.  The Lunch & Learn seminar will be 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Toy & 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...

Spelling Bee winners

This year’s Early County Middle School spelling bee included the addition of a written vocabulary test. More...

Editorials

Or just skip all the food!

Mumbles

“Food is a trivial subject only to a man with a full belly.” Anonymous  “We have more food per person in this country than any other country in the world. More...

It was time for a change

Other Voices

No one is celebrating that Mark Richt is out as head coach at Georgia. Nor should they.  Richt is a fine man. He displays class and dignity at every turn. More...

All part of the process

All That’s Fit to Print

(Editor’s Note: With the Christmas season upon us, please enjoy this article from seasons past.)  Here’s the thing about Christmas that makes me uneasy, gives me pause. Expectations.  Yours, mine, strangers on the street.  More...

Obituaries

Mary Frances Eggleston

Retired LPN  Mary Frances Ellerd Eggleston, 77, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, at Early Memorial Nursing Home.  Mrs. Eggleston was born in Early County July 28, 1938, to the late Lorenza Dowell Ellerd and Mary Inez Mock Ellerd. More...

THANKS

The family of Cecil Love would like to thank everyone for the prayers and love that have been shown since daddy left this earthly home and entered the gates of Heaven. More...