November 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Honoring All Who Served!

A Veterans Day Celebration and outdoor Gospel Music Festival will be held Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Blakely First Assembly of God on the MLK Bypass in Blakely. The gospel music program will begin at 3:30 p.m. More...

Bingo

The   Chamber of Commerce Bingo Night has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Blakely Town & Country Club. Tickets are $25, including dinner and one bingo card.   More...

A team to remember: the 1977 Bobcats

The Bobcats went undefeated during the 1977 season and were 13-0 when they went to Rome to play for the state championship.  To this day, most Bobcat fans who made the trip to Rome, including this writer, declare the East Rome team that beat the More...

Obamacare navigator

For an appointment contract Brooks Carter at 723-2660, ext. 7139.   More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Nov. More...

SGA Good Citizens named

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to honor the Good Citizens of the Month for October. These children were nominated by their teachers to receive this honor. This award is part of the character education program led by counselor Leslie Godwin. More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive Daily Events   More...

Religion

The promise of a new covenant

Sunday School Lesson

Jeremiah 31:27-34  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Restored House  More...

Sports

Bobcats finish season with loss

It wasn’t exactly a rival game since the two teams had not played since 1925. But, it had the feel of a rivalry when the Bobcats and Dothan Tigers took the field Friday night at Standifer Field.  More...

Lee Henry to be honored at SGA

Southwest Georgia Academy will honor Lea Henry, Class of 1979, Nov. More...

Cheerleaders entertain

Southwest Georgia Academy cheerleaders entertained fans with a pyramid during halftime of the Warrior’s final game. More...

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Christmas WishTree

Christmas   Wish Tree applications are available at Family Connection. Deadline to apply is Friday, Nov. 10 at 11 a.m.  To apply, go to Family Connection office on Harold Ragan Dr. More...

Open House

There will be an Open House 2 p.m. - 4 p.m Sunday, Nov. 12 for the new Dialysis Clinic located at 11135 Columbia Street.   More...

Community Thanksgiving Service

Community Thanksgiving services will be held at First Baptist Church Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.   More...

COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF EARLY

Early County’s hospital commenced operations under new ownership Nov. More...

Bus Tour

Tour   Early County School System’s schools to see all the exciting learning opportunities available Nov. 15, 8:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. during the ECSS Annual Bus Tour.  Seating is limited! More...

Editorials

I love America!

Other Voices

Twenty reasons why I love America: 1. When there is need in our own country or anywhere around the world, Americans are usually the first to step up and help out. 2. We’ve won more Olympic medals than any other country in the world. 3. More...

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Obituaries

James Houston

Retired

James Houston, 91, of Donalsonville, Ga., passed away Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home in Donalsonville.  Mr. Houston was born Dec. More...

Sue Cook

Sue Grimsley Cook, 87, of Fort Gaines, Ga., passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at LifeBrite Community Hospital of Early in Blakely.  Mrs. More...

Dawn Shepard

On Nov. 2, 2017, Dawn Phillips Shepard went Home after a long and courageous battle with metastatic breast cancer. She was 57 years old.   More...