September 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Colonel Shawn Harris honored

Homecoming activities Friday night at Standifer Field included special recognition of one of Early County High’s alumni.  More...

Quilt Painting

Get a head start on holiday decorating! Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library is hosting a quiltpainting class for adult participants starting Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 9:30 a.m. Ten spaces are available. There is a $5 supply fee. Sign up at the library. More...

Other News

Two new businesses open on square

The Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon-cutting ceremonies for two new businesses on Court Square. More...

HERE & THERE

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 27  LIONS Club, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  THURSDAY, Sept. 28  ROTARY Club, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  EARLY County Board of Assessors meeting at 10 a.m. More...

Last week to submit photos for GPC 2018 calendar photo contest

The Georgia Peanut Commission is hosting a photo contest June 7- Oct. More...

Religion

God made a covenant with Abram

Sunday School Lesson

Genesis 15  As we read the historical accounts in scripture, it is easy to wonder why these events are important in our day. The answer is not obvious to the self-centered heart. More...

CHURCH NEWS

Ministers Fellowship  More...

Society

Gay-Busby to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Frawley of Millen, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Krista Ann Gay of Millen, to Chad Allen Busby of Canyon, Texas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Busby of Portal, Ga. More...

Albany Museum of Art kicks off third annual writing competition

The Albany Museum of Art announces their third annual A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words writing competition. Students currently enrolled at Southwest Georgia high schools and colleges are encouraged to participate. More...

Bringin’ movies home

I guess someone could dig through our county’s history and dispute the following claim... More...

Damascus wreck kills Albany youth

An Albany youth was killed Saturday night when he lost control of the vehicle he was driving.  More...

Emergency call is almost deadly

An emergency call to an apparent suicide attempt last week near Jakin nearly took a deadly turn!  A 911 call was received Thursday afternoon reporting an adult male having intentionally overdosed on medication in an apparent suicide attempt.&nbs More...

Arlington candidate withdraws

Publisher’s note: The following is a corrected report on the City of Arlington qualifying.  Arlington city clerk Mary King recently notified the News that Brandon M. Winns has withdrawn his candidacy for city council in the Nov. More...

Editorials

A better way

Other Voices

As anyone who regular reads my weekly effort will know, I hate traffic. I hate sitting still on an interstate highway. I hate sitting through two cycles of a traffic light because there are so many cars on the road. More...

NFL has lost its compass

Mumbles

Is there anyone out there that does not yet understand Obamacare didn’t have a damn thing to do with healthcare?  ***************  More...

Don’t hem me in

All That’s Fit to Print

Personal space is a real issue for me. It is that invisible yet palpable area which is an arm length circle around the body, but shrinks in crowds. Personal space is relative to the situation.  More...

Obituaries

Evelyn Dudley

Retired

Evelyn Swords Dudley, 99, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at the Miller Nursing Home in Colquitt, Ga.  More...

Isabelle Holston

Isabelle “Tweety” Daniels Holston passed away Sept. 8, 2017.  Mrs. Holston was born July 31, 1937, to Fred and Vera Daniels.  More...

Sports

Warriors defeat Wildcats 34-0 in Camilla

Friday, Sept. 22 the SGA Warriors traveled to Camilla to play their rivals, the Westwood Wildcats. More...

Bobcats lose to Berrien Rebels

Turnovers and the opportunistic Berrien Co. Rebels dampened Early County’s homecoming. More...

Down, Set, Hike!

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