December 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Middle School Spelling Bee winners

The annual Early County Middle School spelling bee was held in the John R. Harris Media Center. Students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades participated in a vocabulary elimination round before advancing to the spelling round. More...

Other News

HERE & THERE this WEEK

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 19  CHAMBER of Commerce meeting, noon, Chamber  BIRTHDAYS: Rhonda G. Weaver, Charlotte Cashwell, Leah Knight, Al Hromalik  ANNIVERSARY: Mr. and Mrs. Bradley M. Grantham  THURSDAY, Dec. More...

Early Birds entertain

The P.H. Fitzgerald Post 11 of the American Legion enjoyed a supper meeting Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m. The Early County Elementary School’s award-winning “Early Birds” performed and provided some great entertainment. More...

Religion

Love God for the gift of Jesus

Sunday School Lesson

Luke 1:26-31; 2:21-35   More...

CHURCH NEWS

C Hope Ministries   More...

$1.87 million tax check

As the largest employer and largest tax payer in Early County, Cedar Springs Operations directly and indirectly creates approximately 3,270 jobs, generating over $229 million in compensation.  More...

Storm recovery

Through the first round of storm debris removal, which ended Dec. 15, over 3.4 million cubic yards of debris have been removed from 13 counties. Total debris removed from Early County during the first round was 187,000 cubic yards. More...

Police Report

During the month of November the Blakely Police Dept. More...

Editorials

What I want!

Other Voices

One of the most often asked questions this time of the year is one that I don’t have a good answer for. “What do you want from Christmas?” More...

Political Cartoon

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Christmas goodness

All That’s Fit to Print

This is a hard Christmas for many people this year. Hurricane Michael blew away some of the joy back in October and in some ways, sorrow replaces that joy. Businesses are hurting and families are trying to get homes put back together. More...

Obituaries

Frank Thomas

Retired

Waymon Franklin “Frank” Thomas Jr., 66, of 17278 Hwy. 39, Blakely, Ga., passed away at his home early Tuesday morning, Dec. 11, 2018.  A funeral service was held in the chapel of Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home on Thursday, Dec. More...