April 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

PCA defendents not required to pay restitution

Last week an order was signed by U.S. District Judge W. Louis Sands relieving four individuals convicted in connection to the salmonella outbreak traced to Peanut Corporation of America from paying restitution.  More...

Look What’s Bloomin’

Look   What’s Bloomin’ at the Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library April 14! Enjoy a light lunch and visit the vendors set up on the library’s lawn. Hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Don’t miss it!   More...

Early Co. High Greenhouse plant sale

The annual ECHS Plant Sale continues!  Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. March 28-Apr. 1.  Greenhouse is located behind the school next to football field. Call 723- 3006, ext. 8253 for more information.   More...

Grandparents

The   SGA Grandparents Club will meet Thursday, April 14 at 2 p.m. in the Technology Lab at Southwest Georgia Academy.   More...

Other News

Democratic Party meeting

A Democratic Party meeting will be held Tuesday, April 19, at 6 p.m. at Mount Olive Church in Blakely.   More...

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13  LION’S CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club.  LEGAL AID, 1 p.m., Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library.  BIRTHDAYS: Fuzz Chapman, Melanie Daniel.  THURSDAY, APRIL 14   More...

Tedder saves two lives

Edison native James Christopher Tedder, a Marine Corps veteran, was recently honored for saving two lives while on duty as a South Dakota State Trooper.  Trooper Tedder, a 10- year veteran with the South Dakota Highway Patrol, was part of a vehi More...

Religion

Allow Jesus to change your life

Sunday School Lesson

Luke 8:26-40  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Calvary Seventh-Day  More...

Seeds of Hope

No matter how many years I went to school or how many tests I took, nothing was more disappointing or discouraging than to be reminded that my answers did not agree with the teacher’s questions. More...

Administrative Professionals Luncheon

Make plans now to attend the Administrative Professionals Luncheon 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 27. Entertainment will begin at 11:30 in the Blakely Theater. Lunch will be at 12:15 in the Chamber of Commerce Bynum Conference Center. More...

UPDATE: Hospital drawn into PHS bankruptcy plan

Remember the last paragraph of the PHS bankruptcy article in last week’s Early County News?...  More...

Night Golf

Everyone is invited to “Glow in the Dark” Friday, April 15 at 8 p.m. at the Blakely Town & Country Club. $40 per person entry includes two glow balls. More...

Davia Allen wins region, state science fair honors

Early County Middle School eighth grader Davia Allen competed at the state level of the Georgia Science and Engineering Fair March 31- April 2 at the University of Georgia.  Davia, competing for the second straight year, competed with 350 middle More...

Genealogy meeting

The   Genealogy Society will meet April 21 at the Early County Museum at 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome! Call 724-7222 for more information.   More...

Editorials

What’s a refund check?

Mitch Clarke

As difficult as it is to believe, some hardworking Americans actually file their income tax returns weeks ahead of the dreaded April 15 deadline.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Special baseball memories

Mumbles

Alex McRae rekindled a few baseball related memories of my own this week. More...

Obituaries

Ramsey Rimes

Retired

Leon Ramsey Rimes, 71, of Wildwood, Fla., died Saturday, March 5, 2016, at his residence.  Mr. Rimes was born in Blakely, Ga., June 14, 1944, to the late Millard Rimes and Nettie White Rimes. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. More...

Barbara Blake

Retired

Barbara Ann Monfort Blake, 63, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2016, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Ga.  Barbara was born in Arlington, Ga., Oct. More...