July 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Greene, ACCG stop DOR disaster

County Administrator Spencer Mueller reported at last week’s county commission meeting that the Georgia Dept. More...

ECHS class schedules!!!

Early County High student schedules can be picked up in the front office Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday 10 a.m. - 12 noon. All changes MUST be made BEFORE the first day of school. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, July 20 LIONS CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club LEGAL Aid, 1 p.m., Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library BIRTHDAY: Rliey Still ANNIVERSARY: Mr. & Mrs. More...

A Midsummer’s Evening of Hope raises funds to fight cancer

Primary Care of Southwest Georgia’s first annual fundraising event held in partnership with the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia, raised proceeds of more than $3,000 to fight cancer locally. More...

G-P supports Kolomoki Park

Georgia-Pacific’s Cedar Springs containerboard facility supports environmental education and recently contributed $10,000 to Kolomoki Mounds State Park, located at Blakely, GA. More...

Religion

The Holy Spirit will not lead us astray

Sunday School Lesson

Romans 3:21-31 More...

THANK YOU

We, the family of Peter Richard Harris, would like to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to friends, relatives and others for phone calls, visits, love and most of all prayers during our bereavement. More...

CHURCH NEWS

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Society

Friends of Kolomoki hear overview of plans, achievements for park

Friends of Kolomoki Mounds State Park held its monthly meeting July 6 at the park. President Ashley Collier called the meeting to order and welcomed guests. More...

Burkett-Wilson

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Howell Burkett of Jakin, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany JoAnn Burkett, to First Lieutenant Preston Davis Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Wilson Jr. More...

Class reunion being planned

Early County High School Class of 1981 and Class of 1982 will celebrate their 35th and 34th class reunion the weekend of Oct. 14-16. More...

GA Sales Tax Holiday!

The 2016 Georgia back-to-school sales tax holiday starts at midnight Friday, July 30 and ends at midnight Saturday, July 31. Certain purchases made over the tax holiday weekend will be exempt from state and local sales tax. More...

Former Calhoun County sheriff candidate to challenge Greene

Kenneth Zachary, who announced several weeks ago that he would be the Democratic party’s “backup plan” to defeat Representaive Gerald Greene, has filed his petition to become an independent candidate for the House District 151 seat. More...

Back 2 School Bash

FRIDAY The Early County Sheriff’s Department is holding their annual Back-to-School Bash 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 22 in the ECHS cafeteria. The community is urged to make school supply donations. More...

Positive Parenting

Are you struggling with your child’s behavior? Early and Calhoun counties have accredited trained practitioners available to deliver the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program. More...

Editorials

Meeting mentors

Other Voices

So in less than 24 hours in Cleveland, I’ve met three titans of journalism, men who helped shape my love of this profession. More...

They all really do matter!

Mumbles

Are we going to turn our country around, or are we going to have a front row seat to the fall of the greatest country in the history of mankind? There are some who don’t think America is so great. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Eloise Nobles

Homemaker

Eloise Cherry Nobles, 84, of Blakely, Ga., died Friday, July 15, 2016, at Early Memorial Nursing Home. Mrs. Nobles was born Nov. 5, 1931, in Slocomb, Ala., to the late Johnny Cherry and Ellie Thomas Cherry. More...

Walter Monfort

Retired

Walter Eugene “Salt” Monfort, 93, of Arlington, Ga., passed away early Wednesday morning, July 13, 2016. His funeral was held Sunday, July 17, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. in the Arlington Baptist Church with Dr. Gary Hadden officiating. More...

Willie Earl Gray

Mechanic

Willie Earl Gray, 74, of Blakely, Ga., died July 11, 2016, in Blakely. Mr. Gray was born in Blakely Jan. 1, 1942, in to the late Woodrow Wilson Gray and Karene “Sadie” Gray. More...