December 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Vietnam veterans honored

Sixty-four of Early County’s Vietnam era veterans were honored Sunday in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War at the P.H. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 23  LIONS CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  BIRTHDAYS: Stephen Houston, Aline Starr  ANNIVERSARY: Mr. & Mrs. Gordon & Sherrie Freeman  THURSDAY, DEC. More...

70th anniversary of men’s Christmas program remembered

First United Methodist Church of Blakely is celebrating quite an anniversary this Christmas. More...

Early County officer graduates from Police Academy at ABAC

TIFTON— Rollins L. More...

Religion

Help to carry the gospel to others

Sunday School Lesson

Matthew 23:1-12; Mark 12:38-44  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Holy Family  The Holy Family Catholic Church will have their Christmas Mass Services Thursday, Dec. 24 at 8 p.m. and Friday, Dec. 25 at 10 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Mount Nebo  More...

Society

Sealy-McBroom

Stan Sealy of Panama City Beach, Fla., and Rhonda Griffin of Griffin, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement and forth coming marriage of their daughter, Alexandra Elizabeth Sealy, to Jay Walter McBroom, son of Phillip McBroom and Robert and Sus More...

Live nativity at FUMC

Scenes from First United Methodist Church’s Live Nativity last week with the re-enactment of the birth of Jesus presented by the children and preteens of Kingdom Kids and Xtreme youth ministrie More...

DAR meets

The Peter Early Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met on Dec. 10, 2015, at the lovely country home of Mrs. Louise Jones for a delicious luncheon. More...

Key hires for City/County high speed Internet

The News has learned the City of Blakely has hired Albany’s Technology and Communications Director Jason Gauntt and Matt Hammond, who also works with Gauntt in Albany’s Technology department.  More...

If Mary Had Said No

The year 2015 was a dark year for babies denied birth. The filmed conversations of Planned Parenthood personnel boasting of harvesting, then selling, their body parts disgusted almost everyone who heard them. What have we become? More...

Editorials

More than my share of funerals

Other Voices

I suppose it’s one of the pitfalls of getting older, but I’ve been to more than my share of funerals in 2015. Death is a part of life, to be sure. I’m just not ready to start burying parents of friends, or friends themselves. More...

Spirit of the season

Mumbles

Having a difficult time getting into the Christmas spirit?  Maybe the following will help soften our thoughts and hearts enough to let in a little of the spirit...  G. K. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Hardy Jim King

Retired

Hardy Jim King, 88, of Blakely, Ga., died Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, at the Early Memorial Nursing Home.  Mr. King was born Aug. 12, 1927, to the late Oswald Harris King Sr. and Nina Brown King. More...

Campus

New playground equipment at ECES

ECES PTO recently purchased a new piece of playground equipment for ECES primary grade students. More...

Pataula Charter Academy is now accepting student pre-enrollment applications for the 2016-2017 school year.

All pre-enrollment applications must be received by January 7th to be included in our enrollment lottery. The lottery will be open to the public January 9th at 9:00 a.m. Please visit our website for an application at www.pataula.net. More...

ECSS achieves Quality School Board status

As of Dec. 4, 2015, the Early County School System is proud to announce the achievement and status of the Georgia School Boards Association’s (GSBA) 2015 Quality School Board recognition. More...