March 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Positive Parenting

Are you struggling with your child’s behavior? More...

Peanut Proud: March 25

Mark your calendar, call your friends & relatives!

Fun, food, entertainment, but YOU provide the excitement! More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, March 1  ASH Wednesday  FAMILY Connection Collaborative, noon, Family Learning Resource Center  BIRTHDAYS: Camille Pitchford, Davis Crouch, Stacy Ingram, Joey Durham, Thomas Pitchford  THURSDAY, March 2  ROTARY CLU More...

Morgans named COY

Julian & Linda Morgan from Rocky Ridges were recently named Conservationists of the Year for Clay County. More...

Flint River named ‘District of the Year’

The Flint River Soil and Water Conservation has been named District of the Year by the Georgia Association of Conservation Districts. More...

Obituaries

J. W. Durham

John Wingate “Buddy” Durham, 82, of Bluffton, Ga., passed away Monday, Feb. 27, 2017.  Mr. Durham was born Aug. 28, 1934, in Blakely, Ga., to the late Ephie Lawrence Durham and Lonnie Jenkins Durham.  More...

Wyatt Swords

Retired

Wyatt Hoyt Swords, 79, of Arlington, Ga., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.  Mr. Swords was born in Arlington Sept. 23, 1937, to the late Wyatt Haniel Swords and Eula Tindol Swords. More...

Charlie Curry

Retired

Charlie J. Curry, 85, of Blakely, Ga., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at Early Memorial Nursing Home.  Mr. Curry was born in Blakely Feb. 24, 1932, to the late Charlie W. Curry and Mary P. Curry. More...

ESPLOST Special Election

Advance in-person voting began Monday for the March 21 special elections in 56 counties across the state — including Early County.  The single item on the ballot in Early County is a referendum asking voters to consider extending the one-p More...

Bobcats in AA playoff “Elite 8”

Host Josey today at 6 p.m.!  The   Early County Bobcats have played their way into the “Elite 8” of the GHSA AA state basketball tournament.  More...

SGRITA relocating to City Hall

SGRITA is relocating its office to the Blakely City Hall effective March 1. Office hours will be 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday. The phone number will remain 866-606- 7103. Continue to send monthly payments to P.O. More...

ECHS Class of ‘67 & ‘72 to hold reunions Peanut Proud weekend

The Early County High Class of 1967 will hold a class reunion Peanut Proud weekend — March 25, 2017! The   ECHS Class of ‘72 will hold their 45- year reunion March 25 in conjunction with the Peanut Proud Festival.  More...

Editorials

So many reasons I don’t go to movies

Other Voices

The Academy Awards were held the other day, and for the fourth or fifth time in a row, I didn’t watch a single minute of the show. More...

A two way street

All That’s Fit to Print

Several years ago, there was a study of toddlers showing that young children are naturally helpful. The researchers proved their theory by dropping clothespins. More...

Political Cartoon

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Religion

We love Him because He first loved us

Sunday School Lesson

1 John 4:7-19 In our language, the word “love” has been beaten, battered, and abused to the point that the true meaning is almost totally buried. There seems to be no way to easily change this situation. More...

CHURCH NEWS

Holy Family Catholic  Ash Wednesday Mass is Wednesday, March 1 at 8 p.m. Stations of the Cross will be held Fridays during Lent at 6 p.m. beginning March 3. All are welcome. St. Mary’s  More...

Campus

Retired educators meet in Edison

The Early-Clay-Calhoun Retired Educators Association met Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 2:30 p.m. at Edison Baptist Church in Edison.  More...

Kilgore candidate in U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Taylor Kilgore, a graduating senior at Early County High School, has been named one of more than 4,000 candidates in the 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Abraham-Baldwin  More...