July 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Passing the gavel

Rotary president Steve Singletary, left, presents immediate past president Buck Grist an appreciation plaque for his service as president the past year. More...

Four busted with meth

Four individuals were arrested Sunday, July 16 when authorities executed a search warrant at 888 J.O. Evans Lane in the southern part of Early County. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, July 26  LIONS CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  BIRTHDAYS: Collier McLendon, Danny Hodges, Timothy Brookins  THURSDAY, July 27  ROTARY CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  BIRTHDAYS: Astyn Grime More...

Hooper sworn in

Probate Judge Robin Altman swears in Rosalyn Hooper as a Magistrate at a ceremony in the Early County Courthouse Tuesday, July 18. More...

Findley passes gavel to Kirbo

Jeff Findley passed the chairman’s gavel to Wheat Kirbo during the Bainbridge State College Foundation Annual Meeting.  Dr. Stuart Rayfield, Interim BSC President, commended Findley for his leadership.  More...

Religion

For God so loved the world ...

Sunday School Lesson

Amos 7  No soul, including the wandering soul, is ever out of the sight of our Heavenly Father, the creator of the universe. There are times when one would attempt to dispute this simple declaration. More...

CHURCH NEWS

Zion Watch  Zion Watch African Methodist Episcopal Church will have their annual revival services July 24 through July 27 at 7:30 p.m. Rev. David Hamn will be the preacher. Everyone is invited. Evergreen  More...

Society

Carr-Milner to exchange vows

Dr. and Mrs. Michael R. Carr of Donalsonville, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Suzanne Carr, to Michael Scott Milner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Darrell L. Paul of Cuthbert, Ga. More...

Hattaway Ford named Business of the Month

The Blakely-Early Chamber of Commerce has named “Hattaway Ford July Business of the Month.”  More...

Blakely Senior Center

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Bright crop outlook for now

It’s difficult to imagine, but looking out the window, somebody must still need some rain. More...

Kolomoki fishing rodeo Saturday

Kolomoki   State Park is hosting a fishing rodeo Saturday, July 29 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. for anyone wanting to show off their angler skills.  Entry fee is $5 per person. More...

Weston Lee memorial concert August 12

There will be a Weston Lee Memorial Benefit Concert and 5K/Fun Run Aug. 12 in Bluffton. More...

USS Forrestal tragedy

A day to remember!

(Publisher’s note: The worst naval disaster since World War II struck the USS Forrestal in July 1967. One of our own, Lt. JG Warren C. Baxley, a 19XX graduate of Blakely High, was onboard the Forrestal that tragic day. More...

Editorials

Baby, it’s hot outside

Other Voices

It’s hot outside. I know this to be a fact for a couple of reasons. First, I’ve been outside. You can’t walk from your house to the mailbox without sweating like you’ve just run the Peachtree Road Race. More...

Gird up now thy loins!!!!

Mumbles

A U.S. Marine was taking college courses between assignments. He had completed 20 missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Jena Gibson

Store Manager

Jena V “Judy” Gibson, 57, of Blakely, Ga., passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017.  Mrs. Gibson was born May 13, 1960, in Arcadia, Fla., to the late Harvey Lawrence and Mary Jane Brock Lawrence Keen. More...

Jerry Creel

Farmer

Jerry Byron Creel passed away at his home early Monday morning, July 24, 2017. He was born Sept. 24, 1945, in Blakely, Ga., to belated parents Robert Huston Creel and Sue Alice Avirett Creel of Early County. More...

William Love

Retired

William Gene Love, 63, of Blakely, Ga., passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017.  Mr. Love was born in Blakely Jan. 27, 1954, to the late Charlie Alvin Love and Lanell Cherry Love of Ashford, Ala. More...

Campus

ECES 2017-2018 supply list

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 2017-2018 supply list

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...

ECSS welcomes 16 new teachers

Cecil Brown Jr. is a health and physical education teacher at Early County High School. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota- Crookston with a degree in sports and recreation management. More...