March 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

City adopting sexual harassment policy

The council approved a resolution presented by city attorney Tommy Colman adopting a sexual harassment policy at their March 6 Blakely City Council meeting. More...

Community Improvement Meeting

There will be a Community Improvement meeting March 27 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Blakely Civic Center. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, March 14  BLAKELY Lions Club Meeting, noon, Town & Country Club  LEGAL Aid, 9:30 a.m., Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library  CHAMBER of Commerce, noon, Alexander Bldg. More...

School Board Appreciaiton Week

Imagine a community with no voice in the operation of its public schools. Think about an education system where all policy is set at the state or national level. More...

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive   More...

Religion

The people give thanks to God

Sunday School Lesson

2 Chronicles 7:1-9  Lowly humans can offer our Heavenly Father — the creator of the universe — only those things that are part of our physical world. More...

CHURCH NEWS

New Prospect  New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church, Arlington, will hold their annual Youth Revival meeting Wednesday, March 14 through Friday, March 16 at 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be Pastor John Williams. Everyone is invited. More...

Society

Benjamin Rees Collier

Neil and Stephanie Collier of Arlington, Ga., announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Rees Collier, born Jan. More...

May 22 election set

In addition to candidates seeking local state and national office in the May 22 General Primary, there will be two issues of special interest to voters in Blakely and Early County — T–SPLOST and Sunday sale of alcohol in Blakely. More...

The road back started here...

Blakely being the “Peanut Proud” community struggling most under a dark cloud of negative publicity resulting from the salmonella outbreak which has bruised the entire peanut industry, it’s fitting the effort to restore both the ind More...

Bypass intersection plan

Mayor Anthony Howard received a letter Feb. 6 from District DOT Engineer Randy Rathburn along with planned upgrades at the U.S. More...

Keith Day running for Pataula judgeship

Assistant District Attorney Keith Day has announced his candidacy for Superior Court Judge of the Pataula Circuit to fill retiring Judge Joe Bishop’s seat.  More...

Editorials

Cat owners be wary

Other Voices

I’m a dog person. You know that. Milly, the liver and white springer spaniel who lives at my house, has been living here for four years this week. I know some of you disagree, but dogs are better than cats. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

It comes from the heart!

Mumbles

My mind is not what it used to be, but I can remember it like it was yesterday... More...

Obituaries

Steven Craft

Fork Lift Driver

Steven Alan Craft, 62, of Colquitt, Ga., died Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center.  Mr. More...

Donald Flowers

Retired

Donald L. Flowers, 63, of Blakely, Ga., passed away March 4, 2018.  Mr. Flowers was born June 7,1954, to the late Linzo Foster and Cora M. More...

JoAnn Shierling

Retired

JoAnn Shierling, surrounded by her family, passed away quietly at her home in Blakely, Ga., on Feb. 28, 2018. She was born in Steadman, N.C., to parents Bynam Ethridge Blake and Lilly Collins Blake. More...