April 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Dr. John Ell Hendley, Sr. dies

Dr. John Ell Hendley, Sr. passed away April 17, 2015 at Serenity Hospice in Dublin after an extended illness. Dr. Hendley was a graduate of Georgia Southern University and the Medical College of Georgia. More...

School News

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, April 27 – Shepherd’s pie, break stick or chicken salad, saltines/chips; choices: whole kernel corn. Tuesday, April 28 – Hamburger or ham & cheese sandwich; choices: oven fries, baked beans, dill pickle spears. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I hate snakes! I was reminded of this recently when I encountered one while riding with my grandchildren on our golf cart. More...

Church News

Church News

Zion Baptist to host Male Participation program Pastor P.M. Broomfield and the Zion Baptist Church family invite the public to their 18th Male Participation program Sunday, April 26th. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. More...

Memoriam

In loving memory Of Gordon Sasser Who departed this life April 25th, 2012

Your Smile Though your smile is gone forever,and your hand I cannot touch,I still have many memories of the one I loved so much.Your memory is my keepsake, with which I’ll never part.God has you in His keeping. I have you in my heart. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Depot Dudes to perform April 25th The Depot Dudes and others will perform Saturday, April 25th, at the Perkins Depot. Those attending should bring a picnic lunch to be shared at noon with the music program getting underway after the meal. More...

Obituaries

Harriet Parker Neal

Harriet Parker Neal, 74, passed peacefully April 13th, 2015 at the Fountainview Center for Alzheimers Disease. More...

James McRae Andrew

James McRae Andrew James McRae Andrew, 78, of Birdsville, Ga., died Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta surrounded by his family. More...

Breaking News - 4/21/2015 4:20 PM

Otpim sells local hospital - Free Access

Optim Medical Center-Jenkins has been sold to National Surgery Healthcare (NSH), a Chicago, Illinois based company.Bob Sellers, administrator of the Jenkins facility, said that Optim sold 100% of the Jenkins and Screven hospitals, 51% of the Tattnall More...

Ashley Lovett

investigation continues

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office is waiting for positive identification of the human remains found earlier this month in Jenkins County. More...

Griffins Warehouse Millen LLC opens here

Area farmers have a new source for their fertilizer, seed and chemical needs. R.W. Griffin Feed, Seed and Fertilizer, Inc. has opened a business here – Griffins Warehouse-Millen, LLC. More...

Other Jenkins News

Garden Week in Georgia!

In conjunction with the Garden Clubs of Georgia, INC, the state of Georgia has designated the third week of April as Garden Week. The Millen Garden Club has planted summer annuals in the planters on Cotton Avenue to honor this occasion. More...

Eighth annual Keep Jenkins Beautiful

Join Main Street Millen and millions of volunteers across the country to participate in Keep Jenkins County Beautiful as part of Keep Georgia Beautiful and Keep America Beautiful. More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of April 3 – April 9.

Theft by Taking – W. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thanks!

Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) would like to thank the community, their students’ families, and Harvey’s Supermarkets for a successful year of support through Hometown educational rewards. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Someone asked me once, “Where do you come up with ideas for your columns?” Sometimes I just have to think about it for awhile and hope a few ideas will come forward. More...

Don Lively

SOLITUDE “It's bullbat time, boys.”

That was Daddy. I heard him say that dozens of times, my brothers probably heard it hundreds. More...

Library News

Have you got a special occasion coming up? Wow your guests with a “fancy” French dish that’s surprisingly easy to make – Chicken Cordon Bleu. More...