October 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Early voting underway

Early voting for the Nov. 6 General Election began Monday, Oct. 15.  Ballots must be cast in person 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday at the Registrar’s Office at 17 McDonald Ave. in Blakely. More...

ECHS Homecoming next week

Early County High will be alive with homecoming activities next week — Oct. 22-26.  The homecoming parade will be Thursday, beginning at 5 p.m. Parade entries will line up at 4:40 p.m. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 17  CHAMBER of Commerce Meeting, noon, Chamber  BIRTHDAY: Josie Forsee  ANNIVERSARY: Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Daniels  THURSDAY, Oct. More...

GP Cedar Springs holds 12th annual Water Ways Festival

Georgia-Pacific Cedar Springs held its 12th annual Water Ways Festival at Kolomoki Mounds State Park Thursday, Oct. 4. Approximately 300 students, teachers, presenters and volunteers participated. More...

Sen. Burke attends conference on opioid epidemic

Senator Dean Burke recently attended the Best Practices in Combatting the Opioid Epidemic Conference with senior members of the president’s administrative team and other state and local government officials. More...

Breaking News - 10/19/2018 10:18 AM

Blakely Chicken free meals

Blakely Chicken will distribute 500 meals Saturday, Oct 20, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Early County High School.   More...

Breaking News - 10/19/2018 10:08 AM

SGA delays return to classes

It was initially reported that Southwest Georgia would retun to class Tuesday, Oct. 23. However, due to damage at the school classes will not resume until Monday, Oct. 29.  More...

Citizens of Blakely:

We are truly blessed for no loss of life in Blakely from Hurricane Michael! Many challenges lie ahead but I am confident that we will persevere through these trying times.  Please be assured that your City will be put back together. More...

Editorials

Old neighborhood won’t look the same

Other Voices

It was a surreal sight, those first images I saw of the neighborhood in Blakely, down in the heart of Southwest Georgia where I grew up. It looked like a bomb had gone off. It didn’t look real. But it was. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Hoarding tidbits of info

All That’s Fit to Print

(Note: Due the power outage caused by Hurricane Michael, this column is reprinted from October 2015.) I once tried to enter a pin number on the microwave. More...

Religion

The birth of the Promised Son

Sunday School Lesson

Genesis 18:9-15; 21:1- 7 The thought of “instant gratification” is not a new concept. This principle was a major factor in the temptation in the Garden of Eden. Genesis 3:1-6. More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive

Daily Events Oct. 22 - 9 a.m.- 9:45 a.m. TaiChi Beg. 9:45 a.m.- 10:30 a.m. Tai-Chi Adv. 11 a.m. Drumming. Lunch: Sliced Ham, broccoli, macaroni & cheese. Oct. 23 - 10:15 a.m. - 11 a.m. Physical fitness. 11 a.m. More...

CHURCH NEWS

More Abundance Seminar   More...