October 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Clay deputy shot during domestic call

A Clay County deputy was shot last week when he responded to a domestic dispute in Georgetown.  According to a news release from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Clay County Deputy Ted Bell responded after a child called around 11 a.m. Oct. More...

Bingo

The   Blakely-Early County Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to Bingo Night Oct. 24 at the Blakely Town & Country Club. $25.00 includes dinner and one card.   More...

City meeting

The Blakely City Council adopted an ordinance at a special meeting Thursday setting the city’s millage rate at 4.25 mills.  The council adopted a resolution at their Sept. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 11  LIONS Club, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  LEGAL Aid, Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library, 9:30 a.m.  BIRTHDAYS: Michael Brownlee, Savannah Hall  THURSDAY, Oct. More...

Crowdis run planned

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

Ribbon-cutting at Deal House

A ribbon-cutting and open house was held Thursday at the Deal House on College Street. The house has served several businesses in recent years. However, it had been unoccupied and on the market for the past several years. More...

Religion

Worship God in spirit and truth

Sunday School Lesson

Exodus 20  More...

CHURCH NEWS

New Zion  Back Pack of Hope planning meeting will be held Oct. 14 at 10 a.m. at New Zion Baptist Church, Freeman Rd.. More...

Society

Bridges-Warren plans complete

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Washington Bridges IV of Damascus announce finalized plans for the celebration of the marriage of their daughter, Anna Madison Bridges, to Joshua Dean Warren of Sylvania, Ga. Mr. Warren is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Pre-K Week observed at ECES

Early County Family Connection and Early County Literacy Task Force made a $600 donation to Early County Elementary School Pre-K Wednesday, Oct. 4 in honor of National Pre-K Week. Each classroom received $100 to purchase classroom supplies.   More...

U.S. Flag disposal

A disposal ceremony is being planned for unservicable U.S. Flags. Anyone who has an unservicable U.S. Flag can contact Ray Perkins at 308-0033 or ray.perkins.0033- @gmail.com or the DAR through Louise Jones at 723-4682. More...

Wrecks injure two

Jacob Gee was injured when this van rolled over Tuesday.

At approximately 8 p.m. More...

County meeting

It appears a new tenant will soon be sought for the Blakely-Early County airport. Early Aviation’s lease is being terminated due to the company’s failure to make lease payments and maintain required insurance.  More...

Crowdis Run

Mark your calendars! 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 the First United Methodist Church.   More...

REACH!!

Six Early County Middle School students have been chosen to join REACH Georgia. Entering the third year of the program, the ECSS now has 16 students in the program.  More...

Editorials

The idea well has run dry

Other Voices

Editor’s Note: This column is repeated from the Oct. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Know the pitfalls

All That’s Fit to Print

Sometimes I watch Martha Stewart making cooking look simple and attainable for anyone, even me. More...

Obituaries

Billy Jordan

Retired

William C. “Billy” Jordan, age 74, of Louisville, Ga., passed away Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017.  More...

Andy Bush

Retired

Andy Bush, 62, of Blakely, Ga., passed away Oct. 6, 2017.   More...

Charles Pollock

Retired

Charles Edward Pollock, 72, of Camilla, Ga., died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, at his residence.  More...

Sports

Warriors win homecoming game 60-0

Southwest Georgia Academy had their homecoming game against PCA Friday, Oct. 6. The game started at 6:30 p.m. with the introduction of the homecoming court representatives then at 7 p.m. the PCA Panthers kicked the ball off to the Warriors.  More...

Bobcats lose to Brooks

The Bobcats lost 49-7 Friday night at Standifer Field to the undefeated and sixthranked Brooks County Trojans. The Trojans took a 35- 0 first half lead and added two more scores in the third quarter. More...

From the Press Box

A good win for the Early County Middle School football team. They defeated Randolph Clay. Also the Early County Lady Cats softball team won one of the three region playoff games against Berrien County. More...