December 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

The Early County Board of Commissioners held a busy final 2018 board meeting Monday night.  County attorney Bill Mills provided the commissioners an update on the proposed TSplost resolution to call for a referendum, stating the resolution will More...

Crowdis Run

The date for the 22nd Dr. James H. Crowdis Run and Walk has been set for Jan. 20, 2018. The 5K and 10K will start and finish at First United Methodist Church. More...

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HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6  FAMILY Connection Collaborative, noon, Family Learning Resource Center  BIRTHDAYS: Becky Lord, Susan Chapman  ANNIVERSARY: Mr. and Mrs. Steuart Spence  THURSDAY, Dec. More...

Georgia Garden Club at Kolomoki Mounds

Kolomoki Mounds State Park will be popping with color this upcoming spring thanks to The Garden Club of Georgia’s Parks and Public Lands Committee. More...

Blakely Senior Center

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Religion

Believers have faith to discern truth

Sunday School Lesson

Acts 13:1-12  When a person accepts Jesus Christ of Nazareth as his or her personal savior, a changes in outlook and action take place. More...

CHURCH NEWS

Bright Star  Bright Star Baptist Church will hold their annual Christmas service Sunday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. Rev. Roosevelt Gardner will be the guest preacher. Union Church  More...

Society

‘Backpacks of Hope’ to be distributed

Backpacks of Hope, sponsored by the Georgia Baptist Association, is offering free backpacks to children ages 2-14. Backpacks will be presented between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the following locations: Dec. 9 at the Old ECHS Gym in Blakely; Dec. More...

Free Backpacks

Backpacks of Hope, sponsored by the Georgia Baptist Association, is offering free backpacks to children ages 2-14. Backpacks will be presented between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the following locations:  More...

Christmas parade!

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Christmas Concert

The   Early County High Beginning and Advanced Choruses will be presenting their Christmas Concert Thursday Dec. 14 at 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. The public is invited to attend, no admission charge.   More...

Obamacare navigator

Brooks   Carter at Primary Care on College Street can help local citizens navigate the Health Insurance Marketplace.  For an appointment contact Brooks Carter at 723-2660, ext. 7139.   More...

Editorials

Traditions make football great

Other Voices

I admit without shame that I’m pretty fanatical when it comes to college football and, especially, the University of Georgia.  I’ve been known to bark at fans of opposing teams. More...

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Obituaries

Muriel Foster

Homemaker

Muriel “Sister” Hall Foster, 83, Flea Hop Road, Bluffton, Ga., passed away at her residence Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 29, 2017, after a lengthy illness.  Mrs. Foster was born Feb. More...

Shirley Higginbothem

Retired

Shirley Jean Higginbothem, 67, of Blakely, Ga., passed away Monday, Nov. 27, 2017.  Mrs. More...

Terina Kenyon

Retired

Terina Lewis Kenyon, 72, of Fort Gaines, Ga., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center.  Mrs. Kenyon was born May 22, 1945, in Concord, N.C., to the late James Lewis and Helen Little Lewis. More...