March 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

County purchases 2055 Court Square offices

Monday’s County Commission meeting opened with commission chair June Merritt presenting Aspire behavioral health representatives and patients a proclamation proclaiming March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.  More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, March 7  FAMILY Connection Collaborative, noon, Family Learning Resource Center  BIRTHDAY: Norma Jones  THURSDAY, March 8  ROTARY Club, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  PILOT Club  BLAKELY #282 OES   More...

ECHS students chosen for art competition

The Early County High School Art Box team once again won a spot in the Wiregrass Museum of Art installation competition. More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive   More...

Religion

There is no God like You

Sunday School Lesson

2 Chronicles 6:1-21  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Saint John  The pastor and members of the Saint John Freewill Baptist Church, Sandy Bottom, cordially invite you to our annual Men’s and Women’s Day Program to be held Sunday, March 11 at 12 noon. Hilton  More...

Seeds of Hope

Every now and then it is good to take a “morning inventory” and reflect on the grace of God. This morning when I opened my eyes I thanked God for protecting me while I slept. More...

Society

Cannella-Green

Mr. and Mrs. James Cannella Jr. of Roswell, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dorothy Anne Cannella, to Dylan Chandler Green, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Buckhalter-Gray

Mr. and Mrs. Phil Buckhalter of Jakin are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Suzanne Buckhalter, to George Allensworth Gray III, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Gray of Blakely. More...

1,000 books

The children of Miss Sandy Ross’s Daycare have completed 1000 B4 Kindergarten. Pictured, from left, are Ella Naramore, Katie Brooke Cleveland, Addie McBroom, Finn Everson and Will Downing. More...

Breaking News - 3/8/2018 8:08 PM

City sewer spill notice!  Free Access 

During the morning of March 8th the City waste water treatment plant had a mechanical failure that resulted in a spill of raw sewage an More...

Megan Connell seeking Pataula judgeship

Megan Lane Connell has announced she will seek the position Superior Court Judge of the Pataula Judicial Circuit, currently held by retiring Judge Joe Bishop.  More...

Community Improvement Meeting

There will be a Community Improvement meeting March 27 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Blakely Civic Center. More...

Kickin’ things off... PP Poker Run

Saturday morning’s roar, kicking off Peanut Proud activities and National Peanut Month, came from motorcycles as riders started their engines for the Peanut Proud Poker Run.  Over 40 Peanut Proud Poker Run bikers departed Court Square Satu More...

Editorials

Love of words

Other Voices

Do you know what someone who loves words is called? A wordie. Honestly. I know this because “wordie” is one of the 850 new words that Merriam- Webster, the folks that put the dictionary together, have added to the book this year. More...

Political Cartoon

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Tige was “Peanut Proud”

Mumbles

NOTE: It’s been one of those days when my mind, computer and clock were at odds. Had to grab the following from 2012 with our deadline lurking... passed already, actually!  More...

Obituaries

James Davis

Retired

James Edward “Eddie” Davis, 60, of Arlington, Ga., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at his residence.  Mr. Davis was born Jan. 27, 1958, in Blakely, Ga., to the late James Shelton “Buck” Davis and Lynda White Bryan. More...

Natalie Lord

Natalie Lee Lord, 31, of Ochlocknee, Ga., passed away Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville, Ga.   Mrs. Lord was born March 21, 1986, to Jack Lord of Jakin, Ga., and the late Esther Evans Lord.  More...