May 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Honoring community’s students

The   Early County High Fellowship of Christian Students has requested the assistance of the Early County Ministers Fellowship in presenting a baccalaureate service — the first in over 35 years — for the senior class.  The bacca More...

Baby Sitting Clinic

A number of community organizations are partnering to present a baby sitting clinic Wednesday, May 31. The clinic will be 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Family Connection on Harold Ragan Dr. Lunch will be provided. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, May 17  CHAMBER OF Commerce, noon, Alexander Bldg.  ANNIVERSARY: Mr. & Mrs. Ronnie Willis  THURSDAY, May 18  ROTARY Club, noon,  Blakely Town & Country Club  GENEALOGY Society, 5 p.m. More...

Drug arrests made by sheriff’s department

Recent tips received by investigators led to three recent drug arrests and a traffic stop led to the arrest of a fourth suspect.  On May 5 Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Jermaine Mells, 30, of Blakely after receiving information Mells wa More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive   More...

Religion

God is willing to forgive those who repent

Sunday School Lesson

As we read the account of this portion of the life of Jonah, the divine principle is shown — “For the gifts and calling of God are without repentance.” Romans 11:29 The assignment given to this prophet did not change, even though hi More...

CHURCH NEWS

Saint John  St. John Millplace revival will be May 15- 17 at 7 p.m. Speaker for the week will be Rev. Willie J. Kegler. Everyone is invited. Bright Star  More...

THANKS

The Smith family thanks everyone who were supportive when Rodney Smith had a heart attack March 3. He is recuperating at home for the next eight to 12 weeks. More...

Campus

SGA 2017 Honor Graduates

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SGA students recognized during honors day

“Like the ancient Athenians, Southwest Georgia Academy strives to develop a sound mind in a healthy body,” Henrinel Middleton reminded students in the introduction for SGA Honors Day May 2, 2017, in the Joe Bryan Auditorium.  More...

Mr. and Miss SGA

Mr. and Miss SGA – Brady Collins and Erin Ragan. More...

Breaking News - 5/17/2017 2:29 PM

Will Wiley Spring Recital Sunday at Zion Freewill Baptist Church  Free Access 

The community is invited to Will Wiley’s Spring Recital Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m. at ZION FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH. “Disney Meets Broadway” is this year’s theme featuring his students. More...

ECHS graduation May 27

Approximately   168 members of the Class of 2017 are expected to receive diplomas during Early County High’s graduation exercises Saturday, May 27 at 9 a.m. in the Tommy Whitehurst Gym.  More...

SGA graduation Thursday

Graduation exercises for Southwest Georgia Academy’s 25 seniors will be Thursday, May 18, 2017, at 8 p.m. in the Wayne Proffitt Jr. Gymnasium. Eighteen honor graduates will have special parts on the program.  More...

Hall named “Teacher of the Year”

Early County Elementary School teacher Brooke Hall is the 2017 Early County School System Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made by Superintendent Dr. More...

Editorials

Off to college

Other Voices

My niece Hunter was seven when I moved to Gainesville, and I looked forward to being around to watch her and her brother, Tyler, grow up. I thought she was excited about me being in town, too. More...

Political Cartoon

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Some call it resolve

Mumbles

I can’t strap on my boots and go fight our enemies like 1Lt. Weston Lee was doing. More...

Society

Fifteen nurses pinned at BSC

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, Bainbridge State College pinned 15 nurses who all graduated from the Associates Degree in Nursing program. More...

Art club has successful year

ECHS Art Club has had a successful year. The competition team won the Wiregrass Museum of Art competition for the second year in a row. More...

Spring vocal recital planned at First Baptist

Will Wiley’s Spring Recital will feature his students Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m. More...