December 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Early County Elementary School Ambassadors dedicated a “Little Free Library” to Kolomoki Mounds State Park Friday.  According to the littlfreelibrary.org website, the addition at Kolomoki is one of over 50,000 Little Free Libraries a More...

Toys & Food

There are drop boxes at Harvey’s, Piggly Wiggly, Advanced Auto, Fred’s and the Early County Jail for the Sheriff's annual toy and food drive for needy families. Call 723-3577 for more information.   More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 21  Chamber of Commerce, noon, Alexander Bldg.  BIRTHDAYS: Terrie Hutchins, Susan Driver  ANNIVERSARY: Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Houston  THURSDAY, Dec. More...

Quilt of Honor ceremony presented at nursing home

Friday, Dec. 9, Early Memorial Nursing Home held a Quilt of Honor ceremony to recognize and honor nine residents and staff veterans who served the the United States Armed Forces.  More...

Showing the Christmas spirit

Christmas is not so much about opening presents, as opening our hearts. And that’s just what Southwest Georgia Academy students did this Christmas season. More...

Religion

The Savior has arrived

Sunday School Lesson

Luke 2:1-21  More...

THANKS

The family of Derrell Palmer would like to thank everyone for the love and support shown to us during the loss of our loved one.  We appreciate the prayers, food, flowers, cards, calls and visits that we received.  A special thank you to Dr More...

CHURCH NEWS

Wesley Chapel  Wesley Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church will present its Christmas Candlelight Service Saturday, Dec. 24 at 6 p.m., 1275 N. Church Street. Everyone is cordially invited. The pastor is Rev. Sonja Rivers.  More...

Fugitives, lockdown, shooting

A shooting and unrelated fleeing suspects kept local authorities busy last week, and temporarily caused a school lockdown and rumors of an attempted bank robbery.  Suspect flees   More...

Nursing home vets honored

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Christmas Eve Services

Wesley   Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church will present its Christmas Candlelight service Saturday, Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. More...

Editorials

Don’t scoff

Other Voices

I was granted an exclusive interview last week with the jolly ol’ elf himself, Santa Claus.  More...

Political Cartoon

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It was Bing Crosby!

Mumbles

I just checked. More...

Obituaries

Barbara Griffin

Retired

Barbara Craft Griffin, 58, of Donalsonville, Ga., died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, at Donalsonville Hospital  Mrs. Griffin was born June, 26, 1958, in Atlanta, Ga., to the late Leroy Craft and Ruth Cox Craft. More...

Laytoya Daniels

Laytoya JaQuay Daniels, 37, of Blakely, Ga., died Wednesday Dec. 7, 2016, at South East Alabama Medical Center.  Miss Daniels was born Sept. 5, 1979, in Dothan, Ala., to Jerry and Alease Daniels. More...