December 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Bluffton begins work on veterans memorial

Weston C. Lee Veterans Memorial Park

The News has learned that the City of Bluffton has received enough contributions to proceed with the purchase of equipment for the Weston C. Lee Veterans Memorial Park.  More...

Other News

HERE & THERE

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 20  CHAMBER of Commerce, noon, Alexander Bldg.  BIRTHDAY: Reid Still  ANNIVERSARY: Mr. and Mrs. Dustin White  THURSDAY, Dec. More...

Taylor completes basic training

Former Early County High School JROTC Captain C.J. Taylor successfully completed Basic Training November 3, 2017, at Ft. Benning. He then went into AIT and graduated with his blue infantry cord on December 8, 2017. More...

Security training offered

The Albany-Dougherty County Drug Unit will be in Blakely Jan. 9, 2018, at 6 p.m. at First Freewill Baptist Church to educate citizens at an “Active Shooter Training” meeting. More...

Religion

Faithful seekers of the King

Sunday School Lesson

Matthew 2:1-12  The divine message regarding the coming savior was not limited to the house of Israel. More...

CHURCH NEWS

J-O-Y Bible Study  Miss Linda Leonard and the J-O-Y Bible Study will be having a Christmas program celebrating the birth of Christ at the Baptist Branch Community Room Wednesday, Dec. 20 at 5 p.m. Christmas treats will be served. More...

90Works provides support for area vets

Area veterans have someone to turn to if they need help getting back on their feet.  “90Works,” located in Albany, is committed to providing improved accessibility to all programs and services for veterans.  If you are a homeles More...

Wreck claims local man

A Blakely man was killed in a wreck late Friday afternoon on U.S. 27 south of Bainbridge. More...

Dr. Crowdis Run & Walk set Jan. 20

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...

MLK Day parade entry info

Plans are underway for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade on Monday, Jan. 15.  Anyone interested in participating in the parade should contact Richie Smith at 732-7222. All entries need to be turned in by Jan. 10.   More...

Editorials

It’s about reviving history

Mumbles

My mind was wandering through the years, trying to muster up some of those precious Christmas Day memories to share. And there are plenty of them!  But, what I stumbled across was not what I was looking for... More...

Political Cartoon

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All I want for Christmas

Other Voices

It seems everyone has the same question to ask this time of year, and I never seem to have a good answer. “What do you want for Christmas?” Lots of family members and friends have asked me that question over the last few weeks. More...

Obituaries

Donald Molleur

Retired

Donald James Molleur, 74, of Blakely, Ga., died suddenly at his residence Monday, Dec. 18, 2017.  More...

Ralph Moody

Retired

Ralph Darden Moody, 79, of Blakely, Ga., passed away Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017.  More...

Stewart Baxley

Retired

Stewart Oree Baxley, 80, passed away Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, at the home of Doug Baxley and Anna Carter of Douglas.  Mr. Baxley was born Oct. 13, 1937, in Dothan, Ala., to the late Ray Baxley and Elma Benefield Baxley. More...