February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Unsung Heros

Unsung Heroes who will be honored Feb. 25 include Darrell Alexander, Shirley Harris, Allison Hutchins and the late Jeannette King. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15  CHAMBER of Commerce, noon, Alexander Bldg.  THURSDAY, Feb. 16  ROTARY CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  GENEALOGY Society, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Early County Museum Community Education Bldg. More...

Republican Party to hold mass meetings and county convention

The Early County Republican Party will convene Precinct Mass Meetings Friday, March 17 at 6 p.m. at 104 Court Square (the old coffee shop) to elect delegates and alternates to the Early County Republican Party Convention.  More...

Lunch and learn with Primary Care of Southwest Georgia

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Christina Haire will present a program at a “Lunch & Learn” Wednesday, Feb. 22 at the Chamber of Commerce sponsored by Primary Care of Southwest Georgia.  RSVP by Monday, Feb. More...

Religion

There is freedom in Christ Jesus

Sunday School Lesson

Galatians 5:1-17  More...

THANKS

We, the family of Mrs. Vera Wright, express sincere gratitude for the many acts of kindness and sympathy extended to us. GOD Bless You! soul food menu and Afro Centric fashion show. For more info call any church member. Glorious Community  More...

Evergreen Youth

The Evergreen Youth Department will have their annual Youth Revival Wednesday, Feb. 15 thru Friday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. Rev. Gregory Hutchins of Tallahassee, Fla., will bring the message. Everyone is invited to attend. Wesley Chapel  More...

Society

Bush-Moss

Wynn and Teresa Bush of Blakely, Ga., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Breanna Denise Bush, to Brock Anthony Moss, son of Joey and Monica Moss of Montgomery, Texas.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Joe More...

Upcoming events at Kolomoki State Park

President’s Day weekend is Feb. 17-20 and lots of events have been planned at Kolomoki Mounds State Park. Join the park rangers and AmeriCorps for these exciting programs.  More...

BIRTHS

Jaxson Reid Smith   More...

Lingering flu and strep

Letter of precautions and tips sent to parents!

Ongoing cases of flu and strep throat in Early County schools prompted a letter to parents last week urging them to “take precautions to keep our children healthy.”   More...

Bobcats region champs!

Host state playoff here Friday

The   ECHS Bobcats defeated host Thomasville 74-65 Friday in the Region 1-AA basketball tournament to win the region championship.  The third-seeded Bobcats defeated Brooks County 81-53 in the first round of the tournament. More...

Black History Month

Wesley   Chapel AME Church will present its Annual Black History Month Banquet Saturday, Feb. 18 at 4 p.m. at the Blakely Civic Center. More...

Editorials

Milly’s war against geese and squirrels

Other Voices

Milly, the liver and white springer spaniel who lives at my house, has discovered squirrels. I’m not certain how I feel about this. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Being nice has its risks

Mumbles

Here’s taking a shot at trying to be helpful and getting something off my chest at the same time... Get your damn flu shots!  More...

Obituaries

J.W. Thomas

Retired

J.W. Thomas, 85, of Dothan, Ala., passed away Feb. 11, 2017.  Mr. Thomas was born March 10, 1931, in Early County, Ga., to the late Beecham T. Thomas and Fanny Mae McFay Thomas. More...

Annette Sprouse

Retired

Thelma Annette Sprouse, 86, passed away in Pasadena, Texas, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.  Mrs. Sprouse was born Oct. More...

Jeremiah Bates

Student

Jeremiah “Lottie” Lottyn Bates, 18, of Tifton, Ga., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at Tift Regional Medical Center.  More...

Campus

ECMS students participate in science fair

Early County Middle School took 64 students to the Darton Regional Science Fair Feb. 3. More...

Senior athletes honored at SGA

The Southwest Georgia Academy Booster Club honored their senior athletes in basketball and cheerleading Feb. 7 at their last home game. These students were recognized between the games. More...