July 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Isakson, Perdue leading civil service reform

Georgia U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, along with U.S. Rep. More...

Ray Knight Golf Classic

The   13th annual Ray Knight Memorial Golf Classic will be Saturday at the Blakely Town and Country Club.  The two-man scramble will have shotgun starts at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Entry fee is $150 per team. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, July 25  BLAKELY Lions Club, noon, Blakely Town and Country Club  BIRTHDAYS: Ty Gainer, Collier Harper  THURSDAY, July 26  BLOOD Drive, LifeBrite Community Hospital of Early, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Climate change dèjà vu

Democrats took to the floor of the U.S. More...

Shapiro-Arnold to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. John T. Shapiro Sr. of McKinney, Texas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Elizabeth, to James Alford Arnold III, son of Mr. and Mrs. James A. More...

Religion

Parable of the great dinner

Sunday School Lesson

Luke 14:15-24   More...

CHURCH NEWS

Zion Watch   Zion Watch African Methodist Episcopal Church will host their annual revival July 23 through July 27 at 7 p.m. Rev. David Hamn will be the revivalist. Everyone is invited.  Rosinvick   More...

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Runoff Election Results

See next week's News for election details. More...

Here come the Cats!

Everyone might not be excited about returning to school Friday. But most folks get excited about what the start of each school year brings with it... More...

New teachers

There will be 11 new teachers in classrooms when Early County students return to class Friday. They include Eric Gervin, Victor Lavatte, Georgette Salter, Lorie B. More...

Book Bag Program

Early   County Family Connection is partnering with the Early County School System to supply nutritious meal items and snacks for children over their long weekend breaks during the coming school year.  It will cost approximately $5 to fill More...

Editorials

Where did I put that?

Other Voices

One of my elementary school teachers used to wear her glasses on a chain around her neck.  When she needed to read something to us, she put her glasses on. When she stood in front of the class, she took them off and let them hang there.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

There was no doubt!

Mumbles

It hasn’t been as weird as it might seem living with a woman praying for brain surgery the past eight months. More...

Obituaries

Annie Ryan

Homemaker

Annie Ruth Stricklin Ryan, 88, of Blakely, Ga., and formerly of Yazoo City, Miss., died Monday, July 23, 2018, at Early Memorial Nursing Home.  Mrs. More...

Josephine Staib

Retired

Josephine Delia Flannery Staib passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018, in the Miller County Hospital.  Mrs. Staib was born March, 23, 1928, in New York City, N.Y., to the late John Flannery and Delia Bolie. More...

Jean Fletcher

Retired

Jean DuBose Fletcher of Griffin, Ga., passed away at her home Sunday, July 22, 2018.  More...