April 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

EMNH to recognize volunteers

Early Memorial Nursing Home will host volunteers during their annual Volunteer Recognition program April 27 at 2 p.m. in the nursing home activity room. For more information call Elsa Crawford at 724-4249. More...

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Arlington May Day Celebration

Plans are underway for the 84th annual May Day Celebration in Arlington Saturday, May 2. The day begins with a prayer breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and includes a parade, activities, entertainment, May Day crowning and May Pole Dance. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22 Lions Club, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club BIRTHDAY: Anne Jenkins ANNIVERSARY: Mr. & Mrs. Chip Houston THURSDAY, APRIL 23 ROTARY CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club ANNIVERSARY: Mr. & Mrs. Jonathan Neeley More...

Bruner promoted to assistant region manager

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources announced last week that Matt Bruner, current Kolomoki Mounds State Historic Park manager, has been named the new Region 3 assistant manager for Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites. More...

Obituaries

Gail Sheffield

Coordinator Linda Gail Sheffield, 59, of Macon, Ga., formerly of Blakely, Ga., died Sunday, April 19, 2015. Ms. More...

Willie Mosley Sr.

Willie Lee Mosley Sr., 72, of Blakely, Ga., died Sunday, April 5, 2015. More...

Brinnie Mosely

Retired Educator Brinnie Lee Whatley Mosely, 100, of Blakely, died Saturday, April 4, 2015, at the residence of her niece, Patricia Tolbert. More...

Campus

Anderson state runner-up in art contest

Mackenzie Anderson was recently named a state runner-up in the 21st Annual Georgia Farm Bureau Federation Art Contest. More...

Superlatives selected at ECMS

Early County Middle School students recently selected their class superlatives. More...

Blakely Senior Center

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Driver flees fatal wreck

Authorities are investigating a weekend accident involving two vehicles on the Highway 62 bypass which left one driver dead. The driver of the other vehicle apparently fled the scene of the accident. More...

GreenDot SCAM ALERT!

The News has learned that a number of local citizens have received unrequested GreenDot debit cards in the mail. Everyone is urged to be aware there are a growing number of “GreenDot” scams across the country. More...

Student artwork display

Artwork by Early County High and Elementary students is on exhibit at Lucy Maddox Memorial Library through April 30. Some art is for sale and purchase can be arranged with the librarian. Money goes straight to the artist. More...

Special election candidates

Three candidates qualified last week for the June 16 City of Blakely special election to fill the unexpired term of District 1 Post 2 councilman Torrè Mills who resigned the post earlier this year. More...

Early County in World War II

They were part of the “Greatest Generation” and they called Early County home. More...

Editorials

A blue shirt by any other name is still blue

I was reminded again this week that men don’t know anything about colors. We know our basic colors, but when you start using “sunflower” to describe what is clearly a yellow shirt, men are just lost. More...

Never forget them!!!

Mumbles

If a tree falls in the woods and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? More...

Clutter the problem?

(Publisher’s note: Thank you for your continued prayers for Brenda. She has made great strides in her recovery and continues to undergo rehab at home. With all our support we are confident of a full recovery! More...

Society

Davis-Copp

Sherry C. More...

Women’s Civic Club visits Memphis

The Women’s Civic Club sponsored a trip to Memphis, Tenn., Friday, April 10 through Monday, April 13. Memphis is the home of the blues and the birthplace of rock-n-roll. More...