November 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Edith Cavell Chapter 193 honors Veteran for Veterans Day

The local Edith Cavell Chapter 193 of the Order of Eastern Stars OES honored the son of a member for Veterans Day. Daniel Gregory is the son of Leonard and Lillian Gregory. More...

School News

JCHS/MS Marching Band competes

On Saturday October 27th, the Jenkins County High/Middle School Marching Band competed in the East Georgia Band Competition held in Statesboro. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

When will the tragedies end?  Not a week goes by that I don’t turn on the television news and learn of yet another senseless shooting of unsuspecting people. The news reporters always talk about “motives” for the carnage. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Young Adults: Not Happy With the Election Results?

There are over 83 million Millennials in the U. S. and many of them don’t vote. This needs to change! Young voters account for half of the voting population and they could represent a powerful political force. More...

Don Lively

OVER THERE AND BACK

My friend Jim showed me a model of a replica plane like the one he flew multiple missions in over the Pacific in World War II. More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

I was recently invited to join Bob Milford, manager of the prestigious Diamond W Ranch, on a drive-around tour of the place. It’s a huge, private ranch, with tiny ex-logging roads winding around through 13,000 acres of pine trees and rocks. More...

Memorial Tree lighting to be held Dec. 9th

The annual lighting of the Memorial Christmas Tree located at the caboose on Cotton Avenue will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, December 9th.  More...

MPD reports arrests in three incidents

The Millen Police Department (MPD) reported this week arrests in three different incidents.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1937!

George Willie Simmons, 20-year-old Jenkins County convict, was killed Friday when he fell under the wheels of a road machine while working near Habersham Church. More...

Fall gardening time

Robert Coney is known locally for his gardening skills. Here he is shown in the cabbage patch of his fall garden which also includes several varieties of turnips, mustards and rutabagas. Mr. Coney said he will soon begin harvesting the crops. More...

Millen Garden Council meets

Members of the Green Thumb, Magnolia, and Millen Garden Clubs, along with their guests, enjoyed an evening of Fall and Christmas designs on November 8. The holiday program was presented by Jim Roberts of Southern Traditions in Swainsboro.  More...

Church News

Kelsey Chapel Baptist Church to host program

Kelsey Chapel Baptist Church, 1025 Hiltonia Road, will host its “Harvest Day Celebration” 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18th. Dinner will be served. Rev. Danny R. Bennett is the church pastor. Dea. More...

Datebook

Mobile Health Clinic to be here Nov. 15th

The St. Camillus Mobile Health Clinic will be in Millen Nov. 15th at the Project for Better Health office, 856 Cotton Avenue. The clinic provides expert care for the uninsured and under-insured. More...