October 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Auto thief nabbed

Following an investigation into a stolen 2013 Ford Taurus found wrecked on Hwy. 45 on the morning of Sept. More...

First Thursday

First   Thursday activities kick off Thursday, Oct. 4. The kids can enjoy fun and games on the Square—including free ice cream, popsicles, corn hole games, races, etc. More...

Christmas Fund Yard Sale Oct. 5 & 6

The   Early County Sheriff’s Office will have a Yard Sale Friday, Oct. 5 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 6 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at 570 South Church St. More...

Save a Life, Give Blood!

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HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3  FAMILY Connections Collaborative, noon, Family Learning Resource Center  BIRTHDAYS: Stanton Wilkerson, Dawn Mims, Bert Powell  THURSDAY, Oct. More...

Low income energy assistance program

Georgia’s Energy Assistance Program will be open Nov. 1 at 8 a.m. for homebound and elderly households (all adults in household must be age 65 or over and/or physically homebound) that meet eligibility requirements for the program. More...

How to talk to kids about Halloween safety

Come Halloween, youngsters’ attentions are understandably focused on costumes and candy. Their parents, however, are likely more concerned with their kids’ safety. The following strategies might make that task easier. More...

Religion

Noah was righteous and steadfast

Sunday School Lesson

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THANKS

The pastors, Bessie and James Martin, and the New Saint Paul Church family would like to take the time to tell all of you thank you for your presence and your donations on our Benefit Program Sept. 23, 2018. God Bless you, we love all of you. More...

CHURCH NEWS

New Prospect  New Prospect African Methodist Episcopal Church, Hwy. 62 W., Blakely, will have their annual Family and Friends Day Sunday, Oct. 7 at 11:15 a.m. Dinner will be served. Everyone is invited. Saint Maryland  More...

Sports

Bobcats rally first victory over Dothan High School

The Early County Bobcats spoiled the Dothan High Tigers homecoming in 13-0 shutout at Rip Hewes Stadium Thursday, September 27.  Early County’s first drive was very short and resulted in a turnover, with the snap going over quarterback Ash More...

Lady Warriors defeat Crisp Academy

Savana Bradford threw a gem on Tuesday for Southwest Georgia Academy Lady Warriors, allowing zero runs and besting Crisp Academy by a score of 6-0  The Lady Warriors pulled off the big victory without ever scoring many runs in an inning. More...

From the Press Box

Well Bobcat fans, this team made history. It started in 1921 and 97 years later the Bobcats defeated Dothan Bobcats. Bobcat Fans, be proud of this team and their accomplishments.   More...

Breaking News - 10/8/2018 8:14 AM

STORM ALERT!!!  Free Access 

STORM BUILDING IN GULF OF MEXICO AND EXPECTED TO BE A HURRICANE BY THE TIME IT MAKES LANDFALL IN FLORIDA PANHANDLE AND MOVES THROUGH SOUTHWEST GEORGIA WEDNESDAY.  STAY ALERT, KEEP UPDATED AND MAKE NEEDED STORM PREPARATIONS!  More...

Two arrested, charged with abusing four children

Two local suspects have been arrested by the GBI following an investigation into child abuse allegations.  The Sheriff’s Department referred the allegations to the GBI Region 15 field office Sept. 20. More...

Kolomoki Festival Oct. 13

Make plans now to visit Kolomoki State Park Saturday, Oct. 13 for the 48th Kolomoki Festival.  More...

Region Champs ...again!

The Southwest Georgia Academy Lady Warriors have won their “sixth straight” Region 3- AA softball championship. They finished the season with an 8-0 region record. More...

Followup Community Improvement Meeting

Everyone is urged to attend a Community Improvement Meeting Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. More...

Editorials

Just like the good old days?

Other Voices

Of all the technological advances I’ve seen in my life, I’d have to say the evolution of the telephone is the one that fascinates me the most. More...

Political Cartoon

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You have got to be kidding!

Mumbles

I said last week our Hummingbirds were gone. Headed south for their annual migration, I’m guessing.  That report was not completely accurate. Of the several dozen that had been buzzing around and over the house, we still have two. More...

Obituaries

Shirley White

Retired

Shirley McLemore White, 86, of Blakely Ga., passed away Sept. 30, 2018.  More...

Billy English

Retired

Billy Jenkins English, 93, of Blakely, Ga., passed away Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, at Serenity Hospice in Milledgeville, Ga.  More...

Grover T. Palmer

Retired

Grover Talmadge Palmer Jr., 79, of Crisfield, Md., died Sept. 25, 2018, at Atlantic General Pulmonary Clinic in Berlin, Md.  Mr. Palmer was born April 21, 1939, in Cuthbert, Ga., to the late Grover Talmadge Palmer Sr. More...