November 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Dialysis Clinic holds open house Sunday

Dialysis Clinic, Inc. held an open house Sunday afternoon at its new facility in Blakely located on Columbia Highway.  More...

Watering Georgia: The State of Water and Agriculture

Report addresses decades old “water wars”

Georgia grown goods and products clothe and feed people far beyond the state’s borders. The value of the state’s agricultural products, including peanuts, corn, cotton, timber, meat, milk and eggs is more than $14 billion. More...

Other News

Veterans honored at Southwest Georgia Academy

Southwest Georgia Academy paid tribute to veterans Friday with an Honors Day program hosted by the Student Council, Senior Beta and Junior Beta organizations.  More...

Class of ‘56 enjoys another reunion

Once again the Blakely Union Class of ‘56 enjoyed a good meal and precious fellowship together.  Twenty-one gathered at Magolias on Main at 11 a.m. on Oct. 28. More...

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 15  CHAMBER of Commerce, noon, Alexander Bldg.  BIRTHDAY: Jackson Allred  THURSDAY, Nov. More...

Religion

Mediator of the new covenant

Sunday School Lesson

Hebrews 12:14-29  More...

CHURCH NEWS

New Zion  More...

Blakely Fire Dept. relocated

The Blakely Fire Dept. is moving this week in preparation of the construction of the city’s new municipal services building scheduled to begin next month. More...

Farley siren test

Plant Farley, in cooperation with state and local emergency management agencies, plans to conduct the annual test of the emergency notification sirens within the plant’s 10-mile emergency planning zone. More...

City council approves tax increase

The Blakely City Council adopted an ordinance at a special meeting Oct. 5 setting the city’s millage rate at 4.25 mills.  The council had adopted a resolution at their Sept. More...

Nov. 7 Municipal Election Results

City of Blakely  City Council, District 1, Post 1 Al Hutchins (I) - 372 73% Arthur Wimbush - 138 27%  City Council, District 2, Post 1 Charles Middleton (I) - 247 67% Travis Wimbush - 119 33%   More...

Obamacare navigator

Brooks   Carter at Primary Care on College Street can help local citizens navigate the Health Insurance Marketplace.  For an appointment contact Brooks Carter at 723-2660, ext. 7139.   More...

Editorials

Let’s go to the movies

Other Voices

I love movies. I used to love going to a theater to see a movie. In fact, at one point in my life, I went to a theater four or five times a month to see movies. I got out of the habit a few years ago, and now I seldom venture inside a theater. More...

Sort this out ...

All That’s Fit to Print

The hole puncher had a birthday Tuesday, 131 years old. I wonder if the hole puncher was the inspiration for the first data processor. More...

Stuck in it with you!!!

Mumbles

I know how he feels! I’m surprised President Trump hasn’t already tweeted... “Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right, here I am, stuck in the middle with you.”  More...

Obituaries

Maxine Rabney

Real Estate

Maxine Ruby Rabney, 79, passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family.  More...

Frances Page

Retired

Rosa Frances Jones Page, 94, of Dothan, Ala., passed away Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at her residence.  Mrs. Page was born Oct. 29, 1923, in Talbotton, Ga., to the late William Ferrell Jones and Vera Mulkey Jones. She was of the Baptist faith. More...

Early Johnson

Farmer

Early Peace “Earl P” Johnson, 74, of Blakely, Ga., died at his residence Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. Mr. Johnson was born Jan. 1, 1943, in Blakely, Ga., to the late William Ellie Johnson and Lucille Womble Johnson. More...