December 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Two year-old drowns

The News sadly learned Friday of the Dec. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 27  LIONS Club, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  BIRTHDAYS: Matt Harper, Amee Lucus, Tracy Pickle  THURSDAY, Dec. More...

Blakely Chicken has new home!

An icon in the community for over 40 years, Blakely Chicken has moved into a new modern facility on North Main Street. More...

Perdue tackles false claims about tax plan

U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) took to the Senate floor this week to correct the false claims being made about the positive impact the Republican tax cut plan will have on American families, workers, and businesses. More...

Religion

Unite in faith and spread the gospel

Sunday School Lesson

Ephesians 4  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Arms of Faith  Arms of Faith Missionary Baptist Church is hosting A New Year’s Eve Celebration: PRAYER! PRAISE! AND PREACHING! Sunday, Dec. 31 at 10 p.m. All pastors and their congregations are invited to attend. More...

THANKS

The Early County Ministerial Fellowship would like to thank everyone that participated in their annual Thanksgiving Gathering at First Baptist. More...

Dr. James H. Crowdis Run

2018 race will help kickoff Early County Bicentennial

Lace up your shoes and join the crowd at the Dr. James H. Crowdis Run and Walk to help kick off the Early County Bicentennial Jan. 20.  This event will get under way at 9:15 a.m. More...

Tige

Volume Two

It has been over 30 years since Tige Pickle’s final “This Week” column appeared in the Early County News. It was six years later when this community laid its “favorite son” to rest. 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

I’m a shaker

Other Voices

I’m a present shaker from way back.  When I was a little boy, I would rattle any Christmas present that had my name on it. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

It was a Hallmark Christmas

Mumbles

I normally would not have taken a second glimsp at the headline... More...

Obituaries

Myra Mainor

Retired

Myra Ann Williams Mainor, 75, of Edison, Ga., passed away Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, in the Calhoun Nursing Home in Edison, Ga.  Mrs. Mainor was born April 13, 1942, in Arlington, Ga., to the late George Patillo Williams Sr. More...

Douglas Peel

Retired

Douglas McDaniel Peel, 87, of Bainbridge, Ga., passed away Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at Bainbridge Manor.  Mr. Peel was born July 10, 1930, in Cuthbert, Ga., to the late John Allen Peel and Lillian McDaniel Peel.  More...

Tommy Avirett

Retired

Tommy Ross Avirett, 63, of Blakely, Ga., passed away at his home Dec. 21, 2017. There will not be a service.  Mr. Avirett was born Feb. 4, 1954, in Albany, Ga., to the late Curtis Avirett and Mary Loyce St. John. More...