March 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Community of “Spirit”

Publisher, Georgia Trend Saturday’s festival reminded me of my friend Neely’s column in the April 2009 issue of Georgia Trend which appears below in part.   More...

Spring Break

Local schools will be out for Spring Break next week as follows:   More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, March 28  BLAKELY Lions Club Meeting, noon, Blakely Town & Country Club  BIRTHDAY: Kelly Davis  ANNIVERSARY: Mr. and Mrs. More...

Swafford-Grimsley

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Swafford of Decatur, Tenn., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica N. Swafford, to William E. “Billy” Grimsley III. More...

Copp completes POST certification training

Blakely City Marshall Jim Copp has completed POST certification training at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Tifton.  Georgia law enforcement officers are required to earn certification through the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and More...

Religion

Jesus Christ is indeed risen

Sunday School Lesson

Luke 24:1-35  For many adherents of false religions, their life-long desire is to visit the tomb of their founder. These excursions seem to comprise the high-light of their religious experience.  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Holy Family  More...

THANKS

The family of the late James Edward “Eddie” Davis wish to express our gratitude for your thoughts, prayers, calls, flowers, food and words of encouragement.  Your many acts of kindness and sympathy continue to be a great comfort to u More...

Campus

Jones winner of Youth Georgia Authors

Asiaonna Jones, Early County High 10th grader, was recently named the winner of the Young Georgia Authors for the Southwest Georgia Regional Education Service Agency. More...

Rolling Out the Honors

ECES Principal Scholar First Grade Dylan Chandler Emmanuel Clark Tyler Cook Hayley Crapps Jordan Ealey Miller Gabriel Evans Paris George  More...

Celebrate Holy Week!

Holy Family Catholic Church invites everyone to celebrate Holy Week Services.  March 29  Holy Thursday Mass  March 30  Good Friday,  Recalling Jesus’ Death  March 31  Easter Vigil Mass  More...

Bobcats in Troy classic

Bobcat fans take note! The Bobcats will be participting in the May Troy Cable Spring Classic in Troy, Ala. The Bobcats will play the Charles Henderson May 16. More...

Traffic stops result in meth charges

Tony Nicholas Gordon, 37, of Blakely, was arrested following a 10 p.m. traffic stop March 16 when an investigator observed Gordon attempting to conceal a bag of suspected methamphetamine.  More...

Editorials

Is there no place to hide?

Mumbles

Anybody notice that Facebook has been in the news lately?  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

‘Zig Zag Zell’

Other Voices

I was flying in a Georgia State Patrol helicopter with then- Gov. Zell Miller and Macon Mayor Tommy Olmstead, surveying a city flooded by waters from the Ocmulgee River in 1994. More...

Obituaries

Charles Musgrove

Retired

Charles “Charlie” Musgrove, 76, of Colquitt, Ga., died Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Mr. Musgrove was born Dec. 1, 1941, to the late John Sam and Cappie Musgrove. More...

Society

SGA students attend Shakespeare Festival

Southwest Georgia Academy’s seventh and eighth grades visited Alabama Shakespeare Festival in Montgomery, Ala., March 13, 2018. More...

Sports

Chandler, Jordan qualify for national fishing tournament

Benjamin Chandler and Richard Jordan from the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Bass Fishing team finished in sixth place at the recent Yeti PLW College Fishing Event on Lake Seminole to qualify for the national tournament. More...