Early County

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Early County, Georgia

PO Box 849
Blakely, GA 31723
Phone: (229) 723-3033
Fax: (229) 723-4411

On southwestern border, southwest of Albany; original county; organized Dec 15, 1818 from Creek Indian lands. Name Origin: For Peter Early (1773-1817), U.S. representative from GA, jurist, and governor (1813-15)

Area (sq mi):: 516.27 (land 511.23; water 5.04) Population per square mile: 23.60
Population 2005: 12,056 State rank: 115 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.40%; 1990-2000 4.20% Population 2000: 12,354 (White 49.90%; Black or African American 48.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $14,936; median household $25,629; Population below poverty level: 25.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,874-$25,410
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.00% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Partners include Early County Road Department, Early County Elementary, Georgia Power and local Boy Scout troops.
The Riversiders stuck to their guns on a bitterly cold day to bowl the early County Championship front-runners out for 265, a lead of 261.
A recurrence of the condition had caused him to miss part of the early county season with Warwickshire, but now he is back at the crease and looking forward to the Bears' run-in, plus a well-earned benefit after 10 years at Edgbaston.
Having Woakes back will help after the all-rounder missed a lot of early county cricket this season due to England duty.
There are definitely concerns, Early County Commission Chairman Richard Ward said.
For low-risk offenders who are candidates for early county release, Springfield will be offered the opportunity to come and get them, said Lane County Sheriff's Office Capt.
In the end, taxpayers stand to pay plenty for all this, either through increased local taxes or diminished public services - closed libraries and shelters for battered women, fewer trash pickups, shuttered courts, slower police and fire response times, more potholes, early county jail prisoner releases and much more - if local governments see layoffs and furloughs as their only way out.
FOLLOWING their success in the club level and early county rounds of the Road to Wimbledon competition, three Thongsbridge youngsters made the final county round of this under 14s competition.
Early County striker Steven Craig saw a couple of early attempts flash just wide before Huntly took a surprise lead after 18 minutes.
Two early County Championship defeats, including this week's innings and eight runs humbling at the hands of Notts, have dampened hopes that a new coaching set-up and some exciting young talent will add up to brighter times for Glam.
After some early county appearances, Horton has had to accept second team cricket at Old Trafford.
Falkirk weathered an early County storm and took the lead on the half-hour when Jamie McQuilken curled a free-kick into the top right-hand corner.