April 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Georgia launches online voter registration

Georgia residents will now be able to go online and register to vote. Secretary of State Brian Kemp recently announced the launch of the Web-based registration. More...

Other Jenkins News

Wild Hog Problems Worsen

Wild hog problems in the state of Georgia and Jenkins County continue to worsen. In the last two weeks, over 400+ acres of corn have been destroyed. More...

Local Organizations Bring Telethon-Style Housing Counseling Event to the CSRA

On April 24th from 3-7 p.m., multiple organizations are partnering to facilitate “Call-In-To-Connect”. More...

JCES LUNCH MENU

Monday, April 21 – Spaghetti, bread stick or turkey &cheese wrap/chips; choices: whole kernel corn, steamedbroccoli. More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor: From an inmate’s eyes – I am currently an inmate at the Jenkins County Jail. However, I am not from this town. More...

Church News

Church News

Council of Churches announces Holy Week celebration The Jenkins County Council of Churches will host a Holy Week Celebration April 14-18. Lunch and a gospel message will be presented at the Millen United Methodist Church from noon until 1 p.m. More...

Church Listings

Big Horse Creek Baptist Church1267 Buttermilk Road in JenkinsCounty. Sunday School at 10 a.m.Church at 11 a.m. Sunday nightchurch at 6 p.m. Wednesday nightchurch at 6:30 p.m. Pastor BertHickman. Look us up on facebookwww.facebook.com/bert.hickman.9. More...

Easter Sunrise Service at Big Buckhead

An Easter Sunrise Service will be held at Big Buckhead Baptist Church, Perkins, 7 a.m. Sunday, April 20. The message will be delivered by Rev. David Willet, pastor of Millen United Methodist Church. More...

VFW to collect old U.S. Flags

According to Commander Byron Scogins, local Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), will be collecting old U.S. Flags that are no longer serviceable. These Flags will be used to support an initiative of Mrs. Dot Quick of Waynesboro. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

This Sunday is Easter. It is both a solemn and joyous occasion for Christians, a time to remember the sacrificial death of Jesus Christ on the cross of Calvary and to celebrate His resurrection from the grave three days later. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking” I slid my finger across a couple of icons on my phone to set the alarm. It’s a quick, easy ritual I perform five nights a week. More...

Don Lively

HE’S OURS

Okay, hold on to your hats.I’m about to commit heresy.I try not to be too controversial inmy scribblings but sometimes the truthjust has to be told.So, here goes.I have never been to the Masters.I know, to most folks around these parts, that&rs More...

Datebook

Datebook

Depot Dudes to perform April 26thThe Depot Dudes will be performing 6 p.m. Saturday, April26, in Perkins. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs,insect repellent and come join an evening of music, singingand fun. Concessions will be available. More...

Obituaries

Sallie Bradham Gunn

Mrs. Sallie Bradham Gunn, resident of Wadley, died Saturday, April 5, 2014 in Vero Health and Rehabilitation in Wadley. Funeral services were held 10 a.m. More...

Vaughna Roberts

Ms. Vaughna Roberts, 81, of Millen died Monday, April 14, 2014 at Jenkins County Hospital. Memorial services will be 11 a. m., Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the Millen Baptist Church with Revs. David Wheeler and Lee Roberts officiating. More...

Helen T. Davis

Mrs. Helen T. Davis, 80, of Millen died Monday, April 14, 2014 at Jenkins County Hospital. Funeral Services will be 10 a. m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Oak Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Jamie Archer officiating. More...