August 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Spirit Night

Everyone is invited to join the annual Spirit Night Thursday, Aug. 11 at Standifer Field to kick off the season for fall sports and recognize the community’s student-athletes cheerleaders and band members. More...

PCSG plans fun-filled day Aug. 13

Primary   Care of Southwest Georgia will host a community event celebrating National Health Center Week Saturday, Aug. 13.  There will be door prizes, hotdogs and hamburgers, bouncy houses, and games for children. More...

Beyond the wild blue yonder...

Three future pilots completed Captain Bob Babis’ first Aviation Orientation Camp recently at the Early Aviation Center at the Blakely-Early County airport. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3  LIONS CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  LEGAL AID & GEORGIA CARES, 1 p.m., Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library  BIRTHDAYS: Stanton Spence, Ali Fincher Moseley, Tylan Price  THURSDAY, Aug. More...

Growing old — 45 lessons of life

Written by Regina Brett, 90 years old, of the Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio...  To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most requested column I’ve ever written. More...

I’m sick of this election

Other Voices

This nauseating campaign season just gets more, well, nauseating.  On Monday, Donald Trump:  • Continued to attack the Gold Star parents of a soldier killed in Afghanistan, even as his staff blamed the media for stoking the story. More...

Society

Rilee Ann crowned Baby Miss Ga. Forestry

Rilee Ann Johnson was crowned the 2016 Baby Miss Georgia Forestry June 10, 2016, at the Georgia State Forestry Pageant in Tifton, Ga. More...

Roney-Rackley

Mr. and Mrs. Slade Roney are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Macie Jean Roney, to Adam Lawson Rackley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Rackley of Camilla.  More...

FAA re-classifies local airport

The Early County Board of Commissioners learned at their meeting Monday that the airport has been re-classified as a “Basic” airport by the FAA.  In the notification letter read to the commissioners by administrator Spencer Mueller, More...

Shelley English awarded the Singletary Scholarship

Bainbridge State College has awarded Shelley English of Early County the 2016- 2017 Singletary Scholarship based on the merits of her leadership and service to both the community and college. More...

Busted!

Sheriff’s investigators arrested Dewayne Lindsey, 28, of Blakely July 28 on charges of trafficking cocaine, possession of marijuana LTO, and violation of probation.  The arrest was a result of Georgia Dept. More...

Meet the new ECSS teachers...

The Early County School System welcomed new teachers and staff during new teacher orientation Friday, July 22 at the Early County Middle School.  More...

Religion

Believe in the redeeming power

Sunday School Lesson

Romans 11:11-34  More...

Wesley Chapel to teach children and teenagers

Wesley Chapel  Wesley Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church will have a Divine Worship Experience Aug. 7 at 11 a.m. They will enact a youth church component for children and teenagers ages three to 18 years.  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Christ Church  Christ Missionary Baptist Church located in Arlington will have revival Monday, Aug. 8- 12 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The evangelist for the week will be Pastor Solomon Loud Jr. of Albany. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

Obituaries

Lavada Parlor

Retired

Sybil Lavada Kirkland Busby Parlor, 68, died July 28, 2016, at Miller County Hospital in Colquitt, Ga.  Mrs. Parlor was born May 4, 1948, in Donalsonville, Ga., to the late Leamon Brant Kirkland and Vera Pauline Jones Kirkland. More...

Patsy Wiley

Retired

Patricia Marie “Patsy” Cannon Wiley, 81, died July 25, 2016, in Augusta, Ga.  Mrs. Wiley was born July 11, 1935, in Blakely to the late Calvin Coolidge Cannon and Myrtle Knight Cannon. More...

Phil Henry

Retired

Phil Hester Henry of Dothan, Ala., died Thursday, July 14, 2016, at his residence.  Mr. Hester was a member of First Baptist Church of Malone, Fla. He was a United States Marine spending three years fighting in Vietnam. More...