August 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

National Immunizations Awareness Month

Southwest Health District is reminding residents of one of the weapons against dangerous, often life-threatening diseases: immunizations.  More...

School buses have a new home

Like homing pigeons, the Early County School System’s 21 school buses always find their way home after safely transporting over 1,600 students approximately 1,350 miles to and from school each day.  This year the big, yellow buses, a total More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17  Chamber of Commerce, noon, Alexander Bldg.  BIRTHDAY: Haddon White  ANNIVERSARY: Mr. & Mrs. Fred Forsee  THURSDAY, Aug. More...

Primary Care celebrates NHCW

National Health Center Week, Aug. More...

Religion

Jesus Christ will come again

Sunday School Lesson

Isaiah 11:1-9  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Bright Star  Bright Star Baptist Church will have their 14th annual pastor’s anniversary Sunday, Aug. 21. Services will be at 11 a.m. with Rev. Bea Kendricks of Eufaula, and 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Willie Ross and Mt. More...

Society

Tipton-Aunspaugh

Robert Tipton of Jemison, Ala., is pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of his daughter, Robyn Tipton, toWayne M. Aunspaugh III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne M. More...

Outdoor interpretive center opens at Kolomoki

Friends of Kolomoki and park management at Kolomoki Mounds are proud to announce the opening of Phase I of the new Outdoor Interpretive Center. Fifth graders in Ms. Child’s and Mr. More...

Hudgins earns award

Thomas Hudgins III was awarded the America’s Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship sponsored by Monsanto Fund as a special project of the National FFA Foundation.  More...

County & BOE Tax Millage

The Early County Board of Commissioners and the Early County Board of Education will both meet next week to set the property tax millage rates for the coming year.  More...

SGA football season is underway

The Southwest Georgia Academy Warriors opened their football season Friday night in Americus with a loss to Southland Academy.  More...

Power outage caution!

The hot, humid weather in recent weeks has created conditions triggering afternoon thunderstorms almost daily.  Some of those storms have caused power outages which can create fire hazards in addition to the inconvenience of going without electr More...

Wreck claims two lives

Two people were killed Sunday, Aug. More...

Editorials

Put the phone down and drive

Other Voices

I have always supported laws banning texting while driving, and I’ve even suggested we ought to ban all things that distract us while we’re driving. After all, our cars are two-ton lethal weapons. More...

Political Cartoon

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Just another day!!!!

Mumbles

To be seventy years young is far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old. — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (And “Ye Scribe”... More...

Obituaries

Carlton Roberts

Retired

Carlton Edward Roberts, 77, of Smiths Grove died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, at Greenview Regional Hospital.  Mr. Roberts was the son of the late Auburn and Bronnie Phillips Roberts. He was a carpenter, of the baptist faith and a U.S. More...

Paul Golden

Paper Maker

Paul Smith Golden, 61, of Cedar Springs, Ga., died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, at his home.  Mr. Golden was born Jan. 22, 1955, in Blakely, Ga., to the late John Gordon Golden and Edna Earl Smith Golden. More...

William Yarbrough

William Yarbrough, 73, of Blakely, Ga., died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, at Pioneer Hospital.  Mr. Yarbrough was born Sept. More...