September 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Contentious issues

Commissioner training, Public Safety agreement

Commissioner training and Public Safety became contentious items of discussion at Monday’s county commission meeting.  More...

Join the Conversation

Everyone is urged to join the Early Cares conversation... Why health equity matters to all of us!  Early Cares is a partnership for better living funded by Healthcare Georgia Foundation.  The meeting will be Monday Sept. 17 from 9 a.m. More...

Distinguished Young Woman of Early County

Karlie Bridges, winner of the Distinguished Young Woman of Early County competition, participated in the Distinguished Young Women of Georgia competition July 21 in Marietta, Ga. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12  BLAKELY Lions Club, noon, Blakely Town and Country Club  GA Cares, 1:30 p.m., Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library  BIRTHDAYS: Priscilla Davis, Ann Jarrett, Abigail Crouch  ANNIVERSARY: Mr. and Mrs. More...

DAR members attend luncheon

The DAR Annual Constitution Day Luncheon was held in Albany Thursday, Sept. 6. The Peter Early Chapter NSDAR was invited to attend.  The luncheon was hosted by the Chehaw, Commodore Richard Dale and Thronateeka Chapters of the NSDAR. More...

Barnes inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

Bluffton native Deborah Barnes was among eight people inducted into the Wiregrass Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018 on July 14 in Dothan.  “I am honored to be inducted into the Wiregrass Sports Hall of Fame,” Barnes said. More...

Obituaries

Owen Fussell

Retired

Owen Lawrence Fussell, 89, passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.  More...

THANKS

Our hearts are full of gratitude and gratefulness when we say many thanks to everyone for all the acts of comfort, caring and sympathy. More...

Society

Blakely Senior Center

310 Meadowbrook Drive Daily Events More...

Bowen-Lowry to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Tim Bowen of Donalsonville are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Savannah Eve Bowen, to Gabriel Alan Lowry, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Adkinson-Lawrence

Mr. and Mrs. More...

Utility bill woes

Reports of problems with the city’s utility bills began circulating last week... More...

City Council meeting

The Blakely City Council adopted two ordinances at their September meeting and tabled another.  Having determined that it is in the best interest of the City of Blakely to create the position of Municipal Court Clerk, the council held the second More...

SGA Homecoming Court

The Southwest Georgia Academy student body has selected their representatives for the 2018 Homecoming Court. More...

Woman beat, then struck by vehicle

Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a 911 call on E. South Blvd. Sept. 8 in reference to a female subject struck by a car. More...

“Old Fashioned” Hymn RE-Sing Sept. 30 at 6 p.m

The   Bicentennial Hymn Sing is “back by popular demand!”  More...

Editorials

Start the day with a good breakfast

Other Voices

A friend and I were talking the other day about how much breakfast has changed in our lives. Breakfast used to be simple. My mother would break out the Rice Krispies or the Frosted Flakes and put them on the table. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

What I’m afraid of ...

All That’s Fit to Print

Fear, I often tell my bossier friends, is a powerful motivator. While that might be true when it comes to dealing with folks, fear of things not human can do quite the opposite. Scary things can downright paralyze us. What scares us varies.  More...

Religion

God created man in his own image

Sunday School Lesson

Genesis 1:26-2:7  More...

CHURCH NEWS

Evergreen Church will sponsor their Family and Friends Day Sunday, Sept. 16 at 11 a.m. Pastor R. Hallman will be the speaker of the day. All are invited. Arms of Faith  More...

Campus

‘Who’s back?’ Bobcats defeat Worth 27-7

The Bobcats took down the Worth County Rams Friday 27-7 in another big home win.  The opening kick from the Rams gave the Cats good field position, however the Cats went three and out and punted the ball away.  The Rams put together a great More...

Warriors defeat Bobcats

On Friday Sept. 9, the SGA Warriors played the RF Munroe Bobcats in Quincy, FL. More...

Area gymnasts excel in national competition

Several local girls who are part of the Bainbridge Gymnast-ACats competition team, ended their competition season in the 2018 AAU Gymnastics Nationals.  Three of the girls came home as National Champions with All Around Gold Medals in their age More...