October 12, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Postal Service hearings

JAKIN AND BLUFFTON

A “USPS requested” town hall meeting will be held at the Jakin Methodist Church Thursday, Oct. 13 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss USPS proposal to make changes in postal services.  More...

Judge affirms permit

Administrative Law Judge Stephanie Howells completed her review of the permit for the Longleaf power plant in April sending it back to the EPD for two minor revisions, stating “the limits and conditions in the Permit Amendment are practically e More...

Saturday was a good day for our community!

The 41st annual Kolomoki Festival attracted a large crowd Saturday at Kolomoki State Park. Many vehicles were bearing out of state tags. More...

Literacy Day

Join the Early County School System and the Early County Elementary School PTO in celebrating Literacy Day in Early County this Thursday, Oct. 13. More...

ECSS needs your input

Lend   Your Voice to Early County School System’s Future. The ECSS invites you to participate in a strategic planning process!  The strategic planning session will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at Early County High School. More...

Other News

Halloween at the Depot

The Downtown Development Authority of the City of Arlington will host their yearly Halloween at the Depot event Thursday, Oct. 27 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. More...

Flush breast cancer

Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 21 the Funny Girls walking team started an interesting fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day Breast Cancer walk in October.  A pink toilet was placed in Mayor Ric and Kaye Hall’s front yard. More...

Religion

Sunday School Lesson

Fear God, keep his commandments

In any society, youth is the time when the next generation is expected to learn lessons from the previous generation that will help each one to meet the challenges of life.  More...

The Gospel Truth

Focus on Jesus Christ and find perfect peace

Last week we looked at Mark 9:30-32, and noted how this passage is like looking at the gospel life through the side mirrors of a car. The objects in the mirror are different than they appear. More...

Dr. Bray to speak at Arlington Baptist

Arlington Baptist Church will have revival services Oct. 16 through Oct. 21 with Dr. Phil Bray speaking and Rev. Ben Adkison leading music.   More...

Agriculture

Georgia banks recognize peanut farmers

Banks across Georgia are going “nuts” during Georgia Peanut Bank Week, Oct. More...

Check with local FSA before clearing land

Clearing up land? Check with you local FSA or NRCS office first.  More...

SURE signup begins Nov. 14

Signup for the SURE Program for 2010 crop losses will begin Nov. More...

Sports

Warriors lose to Arlington Christian

The Warriors traveled to Fairburn, Ga., to take on region foe Arlington Christian on Friday night.  After a big win last Friday night the Warriors were ready to put another region win under their belt. More...

Purple Hurricanes blow by Bobcats

Kaleb Nobles hit Kevin Coney with a 20- yard scoring strike with 22 seconds left to play to give eighth ranked Fitzgerald a 20-14 come from behind win over Early County Friday night at Standifer Field.  More...

Breaking News - 10/17/2011 3:38 PM

CANDIDATE FORUM TONIGHT  Free Access 

Don't forget the candidate forum tonight a 7 p.m. at the Early County Courthouse. More...

Breaking News - 10/13/2011 9:48 AM

IMPORTANT REMINDER!!!  Free Access 

AIM GRAND OPENING Don't forget the AIM Grand Opening this afternoon on US 27 north of Blakely. Ceremony begins at 3 p.m. Tours begin at 4 p.m. and the concert is at 7 p.m. See page 3 of this week's Early County News for more information! More...

Counterfeit $100 bill alert!

Bogus $100 bills in town

The Sheriff ’s Office has issued a counterfeit warning to local merchants following recent counterfeit cases involving fake $100 bills.  Investigator Will Caudill further cautions the merchants that these fake bills are passing the “ More...

Improving Georgia's YIELD Behind the Wheel

Leaders of Georgia’s agriculture and highway safety communities are joining forces to draw attention to an increasing number of crashes involving farm equipment on Georgia roads.  More...

Paint it!!!

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Community Calendar

HERE & THERE

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 12  Lions Club Meeting, noon.  BIRTHDAYS: Peggy Cherry, Merle McDowell, Kyle Paige Brackin, Emmalise Houston, Asher White, Noah Still, Kendyl Carver  ANNIVERSARY: Phillip and Debbie Evans  THURSDAY, Oct. More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Other Voices

Something special

By the time you read this, I figure I will have heard the song Rocky Top so many times this weekend that my head will have exploded.  More...

All That’s Fit to Print

Wall Street and poverty

I’ve been following the Occupy folks and can’t help but wonder what their mamas and daddies must be thinking.  One young man was quoted in a news article as saying he would love to be arrested, but he could do more if he stayed out o More...

Obituaries

Virginia Sasser

Retired

Virginia Beason Sasser, 82, of Arlington died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011.  Mrs. Sasser was born Nov. 19, 1928, in Arlington to the late Dr. Willie Beason and Leila Branch Beason. More...

Irene Toske

Retired

Irene Thomas Toske, 91, of Lynn Haven, Fla., died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011.  Mrs. Toske had been a resident of Bay County, Fla., since 1943, moving there from Blakely. More...

Society

BIRTHS

Chad and Mandy Chapman proudly announce the birth of their son, William Joseph, born July 13, 2011, at 1:34 a.m. at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Ala. Joe weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.  More...

THANKS

In 1997 our family welcomed two little boys into our home and lives. One was a curly haired little boy with a small vocabulary but a twinkle in his eye that won anyone’s heart over that got to know him.  More...