November 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Five Star opening Blakely Branch

In 1964, eight employees of Great Southern Paper Co. chipped in $5 apiece and started Cedar Springs Federal Credit Union out of a broom closet. More...

Ages 5 - 14 basketball registration

Basketball registration is underway at the Blakely Early County Recreation Department for boys and girls ages 5 to 14.  The registration fee is $25. The deadline for registering is Dec. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21  CHAMBER of Commerce Meeting, noon, Chamber  BIRTHDAY: Colby Still  ANNIVERSARYS: Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Durham Mr. and Mrs. Ron Hutchins  THURSDAY, Nov. More...

USAF Osprey visits local airport

The V-22 Osprey pictured above recently made a forced landing at the Blakely-Early County Airport for maintenance. More...

Win a free deer hunt and hear the good news

Bethel Baptist Church of Blakely and 30-30 Ministries are having a youth deer hunting camp Jan. 11-13, 2019.  More...

Religion

God has a plan for each life

Sunday School Lesson

Genesis 30 When our field of vision is horizontal, sight can be hampered by many different things. When one is outside, and looks upward, the vision of limitless in scope. More...

Camerata Chorus to present Christmas concert

The Camerata Chorus and Eufaula Men’s Chorus, a 50 voice choir made up of people in Eufaula and southwest Georgia, will present their 2018 concert Monday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Blakely First United Methodist Church. More...

Christmas backpacks to be distributed

The Georgia Baptist Association, in partnership with local churches and the Early County Ministerial Association, will be hosting the 2nd annual “Christmas Backpacks” distribution Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Deadly wreck Tuesday

Two killed near Hilton

Two people were killed in a two-vehicle wreck around 7 a.m. Tuesday morning on Highway 62 near Hilton in Early County. More...

Winkler receives highest American FFA degree

Will Winkler, a 2016 graduate of Early County High, received the prestigious American FFA Degree, the highest degree offered to an active FFA member, at the 2018 National FFA Convention & Expo held Oct. More...

Crowdis Run Jan. 19

Mark your calendars! The 2019 Dr. James H. Crowdis Run and Walk will be held Saturday, Jan. 19 beginning at 9:30 a.m. at First Methodist Church on College St. More...

Editorials

Looking forward to piling my plate high

Other Voices

I’ve made no secret of my belief that the Christmas season does not officially begin until Santa Claus is spotted in Herald Square at the end of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Bill Cooper

Retired

Charles Lester “Bill” Cooper, 87, of St. Simons Island, Ga., formerly of Albany, Ga., peacefully entered into eternal rest on Nov. 15, 2018, at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick, Ga., surrounded by his family. More...

Asker Williams

Retired

Asker Williams, 70, of Damascus, Ga., died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at his residence. Mr. Williams was born July 19, 1948, in Damascus to the late Julius Williams and Beulah Mae Royal. More...

Society

Bowen-Lowry

Due to the untimely event of Hurricane Michael, Savannah Bowen and Gabe Lowry have rescheduled their wedding for Jan. 5, 2019.  Mr. and Mrs. More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive

Daily Events   More...