October 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

American Legion Fall Fair

American   Legion Post 11 is hosting a Fall Fair Oct. 19 - Oct. 22 behind the elementary school on Freeman Road.  The Magic Midway will include rides, games, food and fun!   More...

ACCG honors Greene for saving taxpayers $$$$

ACCG, Georgia’s county association, has honored Rep. More...

Deer Season Opens

Deer hunters will be taking to the woods Saturday for the opening day of the firearms deer season. Deer season will extend through Jan. 8, 2017 statewide. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, OCT.19  LIONS CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  BIRTHDAYS: Robert Collier, James Weaver  THURSDAY, OCT. More...

Photo

Early County Farm Bureau was named first place winner in this year’s Chamber of Commerce fall decorating contest. Pictured above is Farm Bureau manager Jamie Davis. More...

Photos

Bank of Early was second place winner in the Chamber’s fall decorating contest. Pictured above are bank employees Bradley Grantham and Kay Willis. More...

Religion

Jesus is a model of endurance

Sunday School Lesson

Hebrews 12  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Harmony Baptist  Harmony Baptist Church will host their revival Oct. 17 through Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. Evangelist Dr. Greg Little will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited to attend. St. Mary  More...

Society

Bodrey – Burch

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Adcock are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Bethany Elizabeth Bodrey, to Jameson Ward Burch, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Burch. More...

Outdoor entertaining made easy

The following are a handful of ways to make outdoor entertaining even easier.  More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive   More...

2016 ECHS Homecoming Queen crowned

Early County High senior Jakiara Ofton, the daughter of Tamika Ofton and Sammuel Cox, was crowned 2016 Homecoming Queen Friday night during homecoming activities. More...

Red Ribbon HONK! Parade

Please join us for the Red Ribbon HONK Parade on Friday, October 28th!  We will meet at the Ray Knight Sports Complex at 8 a.m. More...

Drug Take Back Day

Saturday, Oct. More...

Planes, Tractors & Automobiles

A grand opening event for Early Aviation Center, will provide a day of fun activities Nov. 5 at the Blakely-Early County Airport. More...

Safe Date training

Safe   Dates training dealing with attitudes and behaviors associated with dating abuse and violence will be Monday, Oct. 24. Space is limited. Call 723-5122 by Oct. 13 to RSVP.   More...

Editorials

No Pulitzer for me

Other Voices

They handed out the 2016 Pulitzer Prizes, the highest honor for print journalists, over the weekend, and once I again, I didn’t win one.  It happens every year. I get my hopes up waiting on the announcements. But word never comes. More...

WHERE ARE WE NOW???

Mumbles

The direction this country is headed in should strike fear in the heart of EVERY Christian! President Obama is encouraging schools to teach the Quran for extra credit. More...

A yen for the horse

All That’s Fit to Print

I came across the horse the other day. The bronze horse.  When I was little and visiting at one or the other grandparent’s house, there would always be some little something I really had a yen to own. More...

Obituaries

Catherine H. Lee

Seamstress   Catherine H. Lee, 74, of Blakely, Ga., died Sept. 23, 2016, at her home.  Mrs. Lee was born Nov. 20, 1922, in Blakely to the late Oscar Hallman Sr. and Catherine Hallman. More...

Elie Williams Sr.

Retired   Elie Williams Sr., 88, of Blakely, Ga., died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, at Pioneer Community Hospital.  Mr. Williams was born July 14, 1928, in Gadsden County, Fla., to the late John and Donnie Williams. More...

James Gallon Sr.

Retired   James B. Gallon Sr. of Early County, Ga., died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, at Big Bend Hospice in Tallahassee, Fla.  Mr. Gallon was born March 29, 1922, in Monticello; Fla., to the late Willie Gallon Sr. and Emma Bristol. More...

Sports

Thomasville defeats Bobcats 44-0

Thomasville defeats Bobcats, 44-0 The Bobcats suffered a 44-0 homecoming loss to the Thomasville Bulldogs in a region contest Friday night at Standifer Field.  The Bulldogs took the lead late in the first quarter with a 38-yard field goal.  More...

SGA loses to Terrell 54-6

Warrior’s Word Staff  The Southwest Georgia Academy Warriors went out on the road this past Friday night to play the Terrell Academy Eagles. The Eagles started the game after winning the coin toss and electing to kickoff first.  More...

Honk parade

Please join in the Red Ribbon HONK Parade Friday, Oct. 28.  Everyone will meet at the Ray Knight Sports Complex at 8 a.m. and will be driving by ECES and Early County Headstart. More...