November 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Zeus making tracks

Sgt. Kevin Naramore and his Belgian Malinois K9, Zeus, took top honors in their tracking category at the 7th Annual South Georgia K9 Training and Certification Workshop earlier this month at the Georgia State Fairgrounds in Perry, Ga.  More...

Camerata X’mas concert

The   Camerata Chorus with the Eufaula Men’s Chorus will present “A Christmas Concert” at Blakely First United Methodist Church Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

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HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 30  BIRTHDAYS: Hanna Middleton  THURSDAY, Dec. 1  ROTARY CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  GET IN THE SPIRIT OPEN HOUSE 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Bluffton mayor travels to India

A delegation of mayors, including Freddie Odom of Bluffton, recently traveled to India on a trip modeled after Dr. More...

Voice recital planned

Will Wiley Vocal Studio will present its second annual Christmas Recital Sunday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Blakely.  An award ceremony will follow and refreshments will be served.   More...

Religion

God promises a savior

Sunday School Lesson

Luke 1:26-38  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Griggs Lucille Road, Blakely, will celebrate their 128th church anniversary Sunday, Dec. 4. Bishop Jerome Milton will bring the morning message at 12 noon. The church anniversary will climax at 2 p.m. with Mt. More...

THANKS

Pastor W.J. Kegler and members of St. John Missionary Baptist Church would like to thank everyone for their support of the Annual Men and Women/ Veterans Day Celebration Nov. 20, 2016.  It was a great success. Thanks.   More...

Library Open House Thursday

Get in the Spirit! at Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library’s annual Christmas Open House Thursday, Dec. 1, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

ESPLOST referendum set

The Early County Board of Education adopted a resolution at their November board meeting calling for an ESPLOST referendum to be held March 21, 2017.  If approved by the voters, the collection of sales and use tax would continue under the new ES More...

ECSS focus groups, free spaghetti

Join the Early County School System faculty and staff for a free spaghetti supper at Early County High School Tuesday, Dec. More...

“Wishing” for a Merry Christmas

Be the Smile!

Family Connection FACES has coordinated the community Christmas Wish Tree efforts the past 12 years.  “The Christmas Wish Tree project helps families and insures more children will be smiling this Christmas morning!” states Family Co More...

Editorials

Spiders, enter at your own risk

Other Voices

As I was about to put water in the coffeepot to make coffee Sunday morning, I noticed something in the sink was moving.  It was a spider.  Now I know what you are saying. “Mitch, it’s just a little spider. More...

I love a parade

All That’s Fit to Print

There’s just something about a parade. I’m not sure what it is, but line up a bunch of flatbed trailers, decorate them with shiny stuff and waving people, and haul them across town. You’ll draw a crowd.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Lula Belle Enfinger Homemaker

Lula Belle Henderson Enfinger, 95, of Blakely, Ga., died Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, at Pioneer Community Hospital of Early in Blakely.  More...

Society

Power of attorney protects loved ones

Life is full of the unexpected. More...

Information for young parents to include in their wills

A will is a legal docu- ment that contains instructions as to what should be done with a person’s money and property upon that person’s death. More...

Campus

ECHS Scholars Academy students visit Rotary Club.

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No vaccine for ‘stomach flu’ making the rounds in Southwest Georgia

Peak season for flu is yet to arrive, but another, very contagious bug is making its presence felt in Southwest Georgia — and there is no vaccine to prevent it and no drug to kill the virus.  However, the body’s immune system usually More...

Troy offering new undergraduate nursing program at Dothan campus

A new bachelor of science in nursing program at Troy University’s Dothan Campus is bringing the Wiregrass area greater access to nursing education.   More...