February 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Financing for county equipment completed

During a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners, it was reported that documentation for the financing of E-911 equipment, new ambulance and new motor grader had been completed.  More...

Buckhead Creek Farms wins Quality Cotton Award

Each year Georgia Cotton Commission presents awards for quality cotton ginned in Georgia at the Georgia Cotton Commission’s Annual Meeting. More...

School News

JCES Students of month

Jenkins County Elementary School staff members nominated students for the January “FLY Student of the Month" to reward academic excellence and behavior. More...

GSU announces President’s List and Dean’s List

Georgia Southern University recently recognized approximately 1,500 students for excellence in academics on the Fall 2017 President's List. More...

Annie Lane Sharpe Scholarship

In the spring of 2000, the Dendera Farm families - Dave and Jennie Christopher, Glenn and Butch McFaddin, and Bryan and Elizabeth McKown - agreed to present an annual scholarship gift in memory of Annie Lane Sharpe to an outstanding member of the gra More...

Editorials

Don Lively

THE TRUE MEASURE

It was one of those times when I couldn't decide what to write about. It happens. Even with all the doings in my life and the lives of my friends and kin, there are occasions when I strike a dry hole. More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

It all began when Windy Wilson told the assembled philosophers at the Mule Barn truck stop that he was going to start writing songs so he could win what he called the Nobelly Prize for Lit-a-chur. More...

New Dollar General under construction

Dollar General is currently constructing a new facility at 120 E. Winthrope Avenue in Millen. The store that is currently located at 516 E. More...

JCFEC receives donation from Southern Nuclear!

The Southern Nuclear Charitable Contribution Committee at Plant Vogtle 1&2 recently approved a $2,750 donation to Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center to support programs and services at the C More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When

– This Date in 1932

Mr. M. Marks, who has dissolved partnership with S. Steinberg, will open for business next week in the J.C. Wilson building and solicits the patronage of his former patrons. He carries popular merchandise at low prices.  More...

Millen Rotary Club!

Regina Bell, administrator of Pruitt Health-Bethany, gave the Millen Rotary Club an update on the services of the facility at the club's February 7th meeting. More...

Library News

Happy Valentine’s Day! We here at the library love our patrons – come stop by and say, “Hi.”  Have you ever wanted to learn to draw anime and manga? Come to the library on Friday, February 16, at 4 p.m. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Today (Wednesday) is Valentine’s Day, a day to celebrate those we love. And it is a really big holiday according to statisticbrain.com.  More...

Church News

Bethel A.M.E. to present Men and Women’s Day program

Rev. Ralph Taylor, Pastor, and Bethel A. M. E. Church family invite the public to fellowship with them for their Men and Women’s Day Program, 3 p.m. February 25. Theme: “Anchored in Unity to the Rock”. The speaker will be Rev. More...

Datebook

39’ers to meet

The 39’ers lunch club will meet noon, Feb. 19th, at the Millen Community House. Come celebrate Valentine’s month. All are welcome!   More...

Obituaries

Beauty Mae Harvey

Mrs. Beauty Mae Harvey, 91, entered eternal rest on January 23, 2018, in Clearwater, FL. She was born in Millen, GA, but spent most of her adult life in Florida. More...

Barbara Larisey

Miss Barbara Larisey, age 62, of Millen died Friday, January 26, 2018.  She was born in Emanuel County, was a retired baby sitter, employed by JENCO, and member of the Community Worship Center.  More...

Bessie Lewis Snider

Bessie Lewis Snider, 96, died January 23, 2018 after an extended illness. She was born in Richmond County, GA and lived most of her life in Jenkins County, GA. She was predeceased by her husband Clifford Snider. More...