June 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Monday wreck claims couple on I-85 in S.C.

News of a fatal wreck in South Carolina spread rapidly into South Georgia Monday afternoon after a Bainbridge couple died in a wreck on I-85 Northbound near Fair Play, S.C.  More...

Evening of Hope

To help continue the work against cancer, Primary Care of Southwest Georgia will hold its Second Annual “A Midsummer’s Evening of More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, June 14  FLAG DAY  Chamber of Commerce, noon, Alexander Bldg.  Lions Club, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  ANNIVERSARIES: Mr. & Mrs. Greg Floyd, Mr. & Mrs. John M. Still  THURSDAY, June 15   More...

Mystery lady

Does anyone have any idea who this lady might be? Her framed photo was among the possessions of the late Cena Loback Carswell, formerly of Blakely. More...

GPC hosting 2018 calendar photo contest

The Georgia Peanut Commission is hosting a photo contest June 7 through Oct. 1, 2017, to fill the pages of the 2018 Georgia Peanut Calendar, “Photos from the Field.”  More...

Religion

God looks into the heart

Sunday School Lesson

Judges 11  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Bethel Baptist  Bethel Baptist Church Vacation Bible School, themed Galactic Starveyors– Discovering the God of the Universe, will be June 12-16 from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. for ages three years old through eighth grade. More...

Society

Beall - Merritt

Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Sorrell of Midland, Ga., and the late A.C. Beall Jr. More...

Plan for a successful family vacation

Vacations provide a chance to rest, recharge and experience new locales. Family vacations also provide an opportunity to make lasting memories parents and their children will remember forever.  More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive   More...

County plans to adopt FY 2018 budget Thursday

The Early County Board of Commissioners discussed the final proposed $8.4 million FY 2018 budget last week at a budget meeting prior to the June board meeting.  A public budget hearing has been scheduled for 5 p.m. More...

BOE budget was on Tuesday night’s agenda for adoption

Adoption of the BOE’s FY 2018 budget was on the agenda for last night’s Board of Education meeting. The $19,804,527 budget is approximately $1.6 million above last year’s budget of $18,261,685.  More...

City Council meeting

The Blakely City Council held their June meeting at City Hall June 6 at which they heard a report on the BlakelyNet startup from Technology Director Matt Hammond. More...

“Social Norms” training

A“   Social Norms” seminar will be hosted Monday, June 19 at the Chamber of Commerce by Early County Family Connection and Literacy Task Force.  Join us to learn how to create a positive social norms campaign and how to use it t More...

Editorials

Lucky streak

Other Voices

I am a huge fan of online shopping, primarily because I’m not a fan of in-store shopping.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Meant what we said!!!

Mumbles

The following is in part taken from commentary by John Andrews... Why is Trump really under fire? It’s not because he and his associates are lawbreakers or racists or fascists or Russian pawns. All that is just flimflam. More...

Obituaries

Patricia Zipperer

Retired

Patricia E. Zipperer, 78, passed away June 10, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.  Mrs. Zipperer was born Feb. 1, 1939, in Savannah, Ga. More...

Elizabeth Collier

Retired

Elizabeth Wilkerson Collier, 86, of Damascus, Ga., passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at Willson Hospice House in Albany, Ga.  Mrs. More...

Ellis McCoy

Retired

Ellis Bradford McCoy Jr., 71, passed away June 2, 2017, at Phoebe Putney Medical Center, Albany, Ga.  Mr. More...

Campus

COLLEGE NEWS

Troy University  Troy University is pleased to recognize students who completed the requirements for graduation during Term 4 of the 2016/2017 academic year. More...

ECES supply list for 2017-18 school year

Early County Elementary School has announced the supply list required for the 2017-2018 school year. KINDERGARTEN Supply List 2 Packs of crayons 4 Packs of glue sticks Scissors 1 Plastic pencil box&nb More...

ECMS supply list for 2017-18

Early County Middle School has announced the supply list required for the 2017-2018 school year. SIXTH GRADE Standard Items Pencils Erasers (hand-held) Hand-held pencil sharpener with a cap Blue, More...