April 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Kolomoki Easter Egg Hunt!

Kolomoki Mounds State Historical Park is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt Sunday at 3 p.m. at the visitors center. Age groups 0-2, 3-4, 5-7, 8-11, and 12 & up. More...

Rail detour

Weather permitting, there will be a detour at the CSX rail crossing at the SR 370 and U.S. 84 intersection in Saffold from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 17. More...

Watch that water!

With the Spring season coming to full bloom with a shortage of rainfall, Blakely residents are reminded that the following outdoor watering restrictions are still in effect. More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

041206-01 NOTICE STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF EARLY TO ALL DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF H.H. DAVENPORT: More...

Community Calendar

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12 12-STEP substance abuse meeting, 8 p.m., Hope House Ministries, 459 Bay St. For info call Min. James Robinson at 229-359-0088 More...

Editorials

House News

Highlights and lowlights of the 2006 legislative session

It's good to be back in Southwest Georgia after a session of 40 legislative days that took about 80 days to complete. More...

Full Story

Mumbles

Strolling down the hallways

It's sometimes hard to get things into perspective. More...

Obituaries

Annette Hromalik

Housekeeping Supevisor Annette Corley Hromalik, 68, of Blakely, died Sunday, April 9, 2006, at her residence. More...

Derrick Williams Sr.

Derrick Antwan "Da" Williams Sr., of West Palm Beach, Fla., died Wednesday, March 26, 2006. More...

George Mulkey Upholsterer

George Jordan Mulkey, 78, of Blakely, died Monday, April 10, 2006, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center. More...

Society

Westville to hold annual storytelling festival

Let's tell a story ... Tall Tales and Short Tales More...

Hover Ceasar

Doretha Hover announces the engagement of her daughter, Quajanna Hover to Glenn Travis Ceasar, son of Wesely and Emma Jean Ceasar of Blakely. Miss Hover is also the daughter of the late Charlie Lee Hover Sr. More...

King-Smith

Mr. and Mrs. Jim King of Cuthbert announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristina Marie, to Neal Curtis Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan "Buster" Smith of Cuthbert. More...

39-Primary Care ribbon-cutting

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Early County's new Community Health Center - Primary Care of Southwest Georgia - drew approximately 100 people Friday afternoon on College Street. More...

Sunrise Services

6:00 a.m. New Prospect A.M.E Church 7:00 a.m. Liberty Assembly More...

Secretaries' luncheon

Ladies, make plans now to attend the Professional Administrator's Day luncheon April 26 at the Blakely Town and Country Club. The luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tickets are available at the Chamber of Commerce at $12 each. More...

39-year GP employee dies in mill accident

A Georgia-Pacific employee died Monday following an accident at the company's pulp and paper mill in Cedar Springs. More...

Taking the CRCT serious

Early County Elementary students weren't celebrating the beginning of spring break with their parade March 31. Instead, students in the elementary school held a parade celebrating their preparation for the CRCT. More...

Other News

Collins appointed project manager of Early County 2055

Special to the News Early County 2055 officials and the Charles and Catherine B. More...

From our Files

News from the past Coleman named Secretary of the Year

April 25, 1996 ACTIVE MEMBERS of the Senior Center traveled to the Golden Olympics held in Albany. Winning ribbons were Cecil Cooper, Minnie Mitchell, Alda Cooper, Everett Felch and Don Mowery. More...

SGA Warriors stumble against Fullington Trojans

The SGA Warriors baseball team traveled to Pinehurst to play the defending state champion and top ranked Fullington Academy Trojans, April 7 More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

We need Job's faith today

Job 38:1, 4, 16, 17; 42:1, 2, 5; Mark 16:1-14, 20 It is easy for us to lose our "eternal perspective," as we deal with the day to day issues of life, as well as the "tragedies" that can - and often do - come to us. More...

CHURCH NEWS

St. Paul A.M.E. The Cedar Springs Circuit Annual Family Summit will be April 11-13 at St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church. The summit addresses various family issues. Tuesday will be youth night. More...

From the Heart

We're saved "because he lives"

Two wooden beams, rugged and bloodstained. On that old rugged cross, the son of God shook the world in his nail-pierced hands. Jesus Christ did not escape the grave. He suffered it's shock and humiliation and paid the full price for our sins. More...

Agriculture

Don't let your lawn suffer through dry spells

Spring has started on a dry note for much of Georgia. If your lawn is a little thirsty, you can do some things to get the most out of your sprinkler system without getting in trouble. More...

Georgia EPD to hold meetings on farm-use water management

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division has scheduled a series of town hall meetings to help farmers understand the requirements of a new plan to manage agriculture water use in the state's lower Flint River Basin and to explain the permitting More...

Georgia cotton commission nomination meetings scheduled

Georgia cotton producers have the opportunity to nominate fellow producers to fill two positions that will soon expire on the Georgia Agricultural Commodity Commission for cotton. More...

Campus

On Campus at ECHS

ECHS staff and faculty shows support to juniors

A group from the Better Seekers committee at Early County High School traveled to Atlanta to see Dr. Gerald Anderson, author of the acclaimed educational book More...

COLLEGE NEWS

Valdosta State April Nicole Williams of Bluffton was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi March 28 and Beta Gamma Sigma April 7 at Valdosta State University. More...

ECES Kindergarten registration scheduled

Early County Elementary Kindergarten open registration will be held May 3-5. More...