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ECMS Title I meeting

Early   County Middle School will host it’s annual Title I meeting Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. More...

Deer archery season opens Saturday

The 2017 archery deer season opens Saturday, Sept. 9. Last year, 139,043 Georgia archery hunters harvested over 50,000 deer. Hunters can use archery equipment throughout the 2017-2018 deer season.  More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 6 FAMILY Connection Collaborative, noon, Family Learning Resource Center BIRTHDAYS: Melanie Alexander, Brayden Hamilton THURSDAY, Sept. More...

Shorter elected to NIGMA executive board

Minister of Music Frederick Shorter has been elected to the National and Independent Gospel Music Association’s Executive Board. More...

Sports

Bobcats defeat Indians in OT

Make it two straight... almost! Last year the Bobcats and Seminole County Indians fought to a 7-7 tie at Standifer Field. The Bobcats traveled to Donalsonville Friday night where they battled the Seminole County Indians to a 20- 20 tie. More...

Warriors defeat Edgewood 30-14

The Southwest Georgia Academy Warriors traveled to Elmore, Ala., to play the Wildcats of Edgewood Academy. More...

Down Set Hike!

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Campus

Retired educators attend area meeting

Southwest Georgia Retired Educators attended the GREA Area I and Area II annual meeting Aug. 23 at Albany Tech in Albany.  Myrtice Johnson was installed as the GREA president for 2017-2018 at the GREA Convention May 11, 2017. More...

Find time for fitness

Many adults admit to having little or no time to exercise, and statistics support the notion that men and women simply aren’t exercising enough. More...

Breaking News - 9/10/2017 5:22 PM

HURICANE IRMA UPDATES!!!  Free Access 

STORM SHELTERThe Early County High gym will open at 8 p.m. today (Sunday) as a storm shelter. More...

Breaking News - 9/10/2017 6:04 AM

Hurricane warning! Schools closed Monday!!!  Free Access 

Early County Schools and Southwest Georgia Academy will be among the schools across Southwest Georgia closed Monday due to projected severe weather. More...

SGRITA looking for buyer to satisfy USDA loan debt

As of June 30 $4.77 million of $13.32 million loan was outstanding.

The South Georgia Regional Information Technology Authority board of directors adopted a resolution Aug. 31 authorizing the public sale of the broadband system for the purpose of satisfying USDA/RUS Broadband Initiatives Program debt. More...

Property tax hearings

The Early County Board of Commissioners held two property tax hearings last week. It is required by law to hold two public hearings because the proposed millage rate exceeds the rollback rate. More...

Peanut Proud relief efforts

Peanut   Proud needs your help to send 30,000 jars of peanut butter to Texas for victims of Harvey.  One case of 12 jars costs only $12. More...

Editorials

They would destroy that history, too!

Mumbles

About Robert E Lee... More...

Taking flight for a dream sports weekend

Other Voices

I get on an airplane Thursday to fly to Chicago for a dream sports weekend, and I’d admit I’m a little nervous about it. I’m not worried about the sports. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Sarah Harrell

Homemaker

Sarah Gladys Parker Harrell, 100, of Blakely, Ga., passed away Sept. 5, 2017, at Southeast Medical Center in Dothan, Ala.  Mrs. Harrell was born Sept. 19, 1916, in Headland, Ala., to the late Eddie Parker and Bessie Whitaker Parker. More...

Ann Alexander

Retired

Ann Collier Alexander, 89, a lifetime resident of Early County, passed away Sept. 4, 2017, at Early Memorial Nursing Home in Blakely, Ga. More...

Carolyn Barbree

Oct. 4, 1929 - Aug. 30, 2017

Carolyn Brinson Barbree, 87, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at Pheobe Putney Memorial Hospital. More...