September 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Safe Date training

Calling all church and organization youth leaders... this training is for you! The Safe Dates curriculum deals with attitudes and behaviors associated with dating abuse and violence. More...

Candidate forum set for Oct. 11

Mark your calendars now so you won’t miss the General Election local candidate forum scheduled for Tuesday, Oct 11. Advance voting begins on Oct. 17. More...

McDowell scholarship

A scholarship was established in 2013 in honor of Thomas B. McDowell, a prominent citizen of Early County in the early 1900s. More...

Christmas Wish Tree applications

Christmas Wish Tree applications will be available at Early County Family Connection at 40- A Harold Ragan Drive for the 2016 Christmas Wish Tree the following dates: Sept. 26-29 - 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sept. 30 - 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28 LIONS CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club BIRTHDAYS: Adam Raines, Miriam Rollins, David Powell ANNIVERSARY: Mr. & Mrs. Chris Warfieldà THURSDAY, Sept. 29 ROTARY CLUB, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club More...

Love benefit fund

On July 21, 2016, William Love, 62, was diagnosed with Stage 4 salivary gland cancer and it has spread to his lungs. More...

Democrats to meet

All Democratic citizens of Early County, Clay County, Randolph County and Terrell County are invited to meet at the Blakely Civi Center Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 5 p.m. The meeting is of importance. More...

Religion

The brightness of God’s glory

Sunday School Lesson

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CHURCH NEWS

New Prospect New Prospect African Methodist Episcopal Church, located on Hwy. 62 West, will have their annual Friends and Family Day Sunday, Oct. 2 at 3 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Perez Blackmon along with New St. Marks and Rosinvick Choir. More...

Sports

Early County loses to Berrien County, 16-12

The Bobcats lost an error-plagued game Friday night in Nashville against the Berrien County Rebels. More...

Down, Set, Hike!

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Kolomoki Festival October 8

The 45th annual Kolomoki Festival is set for Saturday, Oct. 8 with plans for great music, delicious food and fun activities for all ages. More...

Quilt of Honor

Branden Webb, U.S. Army veteran and 2008 graduate of Early County High School was presented a Quilt of Valor last week by the P.H. Fitzgerald American Legion Post. More...

Calling all Bobcats

ECHS is trying to locate former Bobcats overseas for the Oct. 14 Homecoming. More...

Williams will be honored Friday

Shawn Williams will return to Standifer Field Friday night where the former Bobcat and UGA football standout’s Bobcat jersey No. 7 will be retired at 7:30 in a pregame ceremony. More...

Why Arnold Palmer is Important

Not many readers will remember Butch Bryant. He was the golf pro at Blakely T&CC 1979 - 1984. More...

Editorials

New is not always better

Other Voices

I have a policy against things that are supposed to be new and supposed to make my life easier, because most of the time, instead of making my life easier, they usually make it more complicated. Remember when call waiting was the new big thing? More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

John Marshall

John E. Marshall, 57, of Blakely, Ga., died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. Mr. Marshall was born in Blakely Jan. 23, 1959, to the Charlotte Boozer and the late John E. Summerset. He was preceded in death by his father, John E. More...

Mary Hazel Brown

Retired

Mary Hazel Chandler Brown passed away Friday evening, Sept. 23, 2016, at Early Memorial Nursing Home, Blakely, Ga. More...

Campus

Newly retired educators honored at meeting

The Early-Clay- Calhoun Retired Educators Association met Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the Blakely Country Club at noon for a luncheon and program honoring newly retired educators and an update on the Georgia Retired Educators Association. More...

High school students visit LMC

Eight students had the opportunity to visit Lewis M. Carter Manufacturing in Donalsonville, Ga., Sept. 15. More...

Warriors defeated by Westwood Wildcats

The Southwest Georgia Academy Warriors played their homecoming game this past Friday night against the Westwood Wildcats. The Warriors started the game by receiving after winning the coin toss. More...