November 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Water Restrictions

Early and surrounding counties were among 58 counties Gov. More...

District Governor visits Rotary

Rotary District Governor Raymond Ray of Griffin challenged Blakely Rotarians during his official club visit with his theme, “Dare to Be Better.”  He commended the club for the Rotarians’ “demonstrated resolve to continued More...

Christmas on the Square

Saturday,   Dec. 3 will be a fun-filled day during Christmas on the Square. Activities, food vendors, arts and crafts, antique cars and the annual Christmas parade.  More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23  LIONS CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  BIRTHDAY: Creek Durden  ANNIVERSARIES: Mr. & Mrs. Gordon(Sherrie) Freeman  THURSDAY, Nov. More...

Looking for Purple Hearts

“Miss Dee,” an Early County native in Cordele, is reaching out to find Early County Purple Heart recipients.  More...

Mental health first aid offered

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities is offering FREE Mental health first aid training Saturday, Dec. 10. The classes will be 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. More...

Religion

John witnesses a great vision

Sunday School Lesson

Revelation 22:8-21  As the Apostle John was witnessing the final scene of the great vision, he seemed to have lost his focus. He recorded, “And 1 John saw these things, and heard them. More...

CHURCH NEWS

Rosinvick Missionary Baptist Church’s “They Got the Word Week” continues through Nov. 21 through at 7 p.m. Guests are: Wednesday, Rev. Jeffrey Haynes and St. More...

Society

Junior Beta Club inducts 23 students at SGA

Twenty-three sixth and seventh grade students at Southwest Georgia Academy were inducted into the Jr. Beta Club Wednesday, Nov. 2. More...

Early-Clay-Calhoun Retired Educators Association meets in Blakely

The Early-Clay- Calhoun Retired Educators Association me Nov. 15, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Blakely. More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive   More...

Beginning to look a lot like....

As happens every Thanksgiving weekend in Blakely... More...

Harveys unveils new store concept with ribbon-cutting

Southeastern Grocers, parent company of BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys and Winn- Dixie stores, unveiled its new Harveys Supermarket store concept in Blakely during a ribbon cutting ceremony last week.  See photo on page 3.  More...

This is only a drill!!!

Farley and local emergency management agencies will conduct a test of the plant’s emergency siren system Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 1 p.m. More...

The Rotary Foundation named No. 1

The Rotary Foundation, the charitable arm of Rotary — a global network of volunteers committed to improving lives and communities around the world — has been named the 2016 Outstanding Foundation by the Association of Fundraising Professi More...

Spelling Bee Winners

The Early County Middle School held the annual spelling bee competition Nov. 15, using the Scripps National Spelling Bee rules.  Dr. Bronwyn Ragan-Martin called the words. The judges were Judy Brownlee, Vickie Kornegay and Janis Megahee.   More...

Editorials

Thanks heads the list!

Mumbles

With each passing day since the election it becomes more obvious just how dark the path our country was being led down actually was! The brazen actions of those who had infiltrated the ruling class in Washington had already become brutal. More...

I never put a lot of thought into ice

Other Voices

This time of the year, I find myself buying lots of ice. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Catherine Still

On Monday, November 21, 2016, our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmo ther, aunt, and friend, Catherine Winters Mosely Still, was called to her eternal home and was ushered by the Angels into God’s presence.  More...

Neal Taliaferro

Retired Farmer

Neal Taliaferro 77, of 4485 Nickelsville Rd., Arlington, Ga., passed away at his home Monday, Nov. 21, 2016.  Neal was born July 23, 1939, in Arlington, Ga., to the late Lester Harden Taliaferro Sr. and Lola Lee Taliaferro. More...