January 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Edmund Burke honor roll

Students named to Edmund Burke Academy’s A+ Honor Roll for the second quarter are as follows: More...

JCES LUNCH MENU

Monday, Jan. 26 – Spaghetti or sweet and sour chicken/rice; choices: whole kernel corn, oriental vegetables,apple, pineapple.Tuesday, Jan. 27 – Hot dog or chili/saltines; choices:oven fries, orange, applesauce, peach cobbler. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Good Neighbor Award – Clay Boulineau. More...

Military Active Duty

TSgt. Jeremy M. Chestnut, U.S. Air Force, Keesler AFB, Biloxi, MS; CPT Justin G. McBride, U.S. Army, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas; ET3 (SW) Robert Adam Oglesby, U.S. More...

Obituaries

Juel Waters Turner

Juel Waters Turner, 92, of Millen passed away at Jenkins County Hospital on January 15, 2015, after a brief illness. Visitation and funeral services were held Saturday, January 17, 2015 starting at 12:30 p.m. More...

Deborah James Taylor

Mrs. Deborah James Taylor, 52, of Millen died Sunday, January 18, 2015 at University Hospital in Augusta. Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at the Deep Creek Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Carl Miller officiating. More...

Henry Edward Thompson

Mr. Henry Edward Thompson, 69, of Millen, died Friday, January 16, 2015 at the VA Medical Center in Augusta. Funeral Services were held 2:30 p.m. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

If you’ve clicked your television on just a few times recently, you’ve heard a lot of chatter about policemen and women. Let me say right up front, there are bad policemen and women. More...

Don Lively

MYTHS BUSTED

Around the Blessed South folks love animals. More...

Library News

Did you know that you can do amazing stuff with your PINES card? When you sign up for a PINES library card, you open up the doors to virtually every public library in the state of Georgia! More...

Plans for new jail progressing

A new county jail is getting closer to becoming a reality. Regions Bank was chosen by the Jenkins County Commissioners during a recent meeting as the financer for the construction of the new jail. More...

Pooler man linked to cemetery theft in Jenkins County

Morris Cyral Gunter, 51, of 5050 Old Louisville Road, Pooler, has been linked to the theft of a cemetery gate from Scarboro Cemetery in Jenkins County. More...

Other Jenkins News

Christmas at Pruitt-Health Bethany

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Nu Upsilon Omega Chapter, visited Pruitt-Health Bethany and brought Christmas gifts for each of the residents. More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Department reported the following incidents for the time period of Jan. 2- Jan. 8. More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log Jan. 2 – Jan. 8 More...

Church News

Millen New Testament to host program

The Millen New Testament CLG will celebrate its pastor’s 10th appreciation Feb. 2-8 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. More...

Super Bowl Fellowship

Millen Baptist Church, in conjunction with West Millen Baptist Church and Oak Hill Baptist Church, will host a community youth event. The annual Super Bowl Fellowship will be held 6-11 p.m. Feb. 1st at the Millen Baptist Youth House. More...

Gordon Grove to host Senior Citizen program

Gordon Grove Baptist Church will host its 2015 Senior Citizen program 10 a.m. Feb. 1st. Rev. Robert Davis is the pastor. More...

Engagements

Head-Barnes Engagement

Mike and Anette Head of Millen, Georgia, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Michelle Head, to Jordan Knox Barnes, son of Reverend Roland and Peaches Barnes of Statesboro, Georgia. More...