August 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

SGA Homecoming Court

Southwest Georgia Academy students have selected representatives for the 2017 Homecoming Court. Presentation of the Court will take place Sept. 15 at 6:30 p.m. prior to Warriors’ game with Fullington Academy.  More...

“Pursuing Justice for Rape Victims Act”

On March 24, 2016 — the final day of the 2016 General Assembly — Senate Bill 304, the “Pursuing Justice for Rape Victims Act,” unanimously passed the House establishing protocol and requirements for recording and reporting evi More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 16  CHAMBER of Commerce, noon, Alexander Bldg.  ANNIVERSARY: Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Phillips  THURSDAY, Aug. 17  ROTARY Club, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  GENEALOGY Society, 5 p.m. More...

GYSTC receives contribution from Kirbo Charitable Foundation

The Georgia Youth Science and Technology Centers, Inc. (GYSTC) received a $10,000 contribution from the Thomas M. and Irene B. Kirbo Charitable Foundation to provide science related programs to the teachers and students of Southwest Georgia. More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive  Daily Events   More...

Religion

Knowing Jesus will change your life

Sunday School Lesson

Acts 9  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Arms of Faith  Arms of Faith Missionary Baptist Church’s annual revival will be held Monday, Aug. 14 through Aug. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be pastor John Henry Williams. Friday night will conclude with a fish fry. More...

THANKS

A heartfelt thanks to all our friends and family who came out to celebrate Lurlene’s 75th birthday celebration. Your love and support made the celebration extra special.  Love,  Lurlene Boozer  Robinson & Family   More...

Campus

BSC begins fall semester classes today

Bainbridge State College would like to welcome its students to the classroom for the beginning of the fall semester and new academic year.  As students return to the classroom today, Aug. More...

Fall 2017 Georgia Landowner Academy

A six-class Georgia Landowner Academy is being planned for the fall of 2017 to serve landowners with 10 or more acres. More...

Conservation meeting planned

The Lower Chattahoochee River Soil and Water Conservation District will hold a short course on planting winter grazing, fertilization requirements, legume mixes, over seeding pastures, rotational grazing, and renovating pastures at the monthly meetin More...

“Spirit Night”

The fall sports season will get a kick off Thursday at Standifer Field when the community’s student-athletes of all ages will be recognized.  Activities begin at 6:30 p.m. More...

Everyone has a story inside

Early Choices is sponsoring “Everyone Has a Story Inside. More...

Bobcat reserved seats

Friends of Early County Schools are selling Century Club memberships and Bobcat football reserved seats.  More...

Wrestling Saturday

Continental Championship Wrestling returns to Blakely Saturday, Aug. More...

Public Safety meeting

The   Public Safety meeting cancelled last month has been rescheduled for Monday, Aug. 21 at noon at the Blakely Theatre on Court Square.   More...

Editorials

Just a few of my favorite things

Other Voices

With apologies to Rodgers and Hammerstein, these are a few of my favorite things: The feeling of mud oozing between my toes while I’m walking along the lake. A smile from a pretty girl. Saturday afternoons in Athens. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Please explain this one!

Mumbles

How did we miss that one on this week’s front page? How did so many of those rape test kits go so long — some over 10 years without being analyzed?  More...

Obituaries

Jacquelyn Dancy

Retired   Jacquelyn Davis Dancy, 90, of Colquitt, Ga., died Aug. 13, 2017, at Early Memorial Nursing Home in Blakely.  More...

Mavis Lark Moore

Director

Dawson – Mavis Elizabeth Lark Moore of Graves/Dawson, Ga., went to live with Jesus, who she believed in with all her heart, on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. Her Celebration Service was held on Saturday, Aug. More...

David Lee

Retired

David B. “Bill” Lee, 72, of Blakely, Ga., passed away Aug. 3, 2017.  Mr. Lee was born Sept. 27, 1944. to the late Albert and Catherine Lee. He attended Washington High School and was a farmer.  More...

Society

Growing trend in family reunions

In many families, parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles once lived in close proximity to one another. But modern families have spread their wings a little further. More...