November 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Students of the month

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

CARBO and Robins & Morton recognize students

for Careers in Construction Month

National Careers in Construction Month is designated in October to increase public awareness of our nation’s craft professionals and to increase students’ interest in pursuing careers in construction. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

As Thanksgiving approaches, I find myself trying to recall past holidays, and what comes to mind most are the numerous Thanksgivings I spent at the home of my in-laws, Roosevelt and Ruby Bennett. More...

Military Active Duty

Sgt. Brianna Joiner, U.S. Army, 876th Vertical EN Company, Afghanistan; TSgt. Jeremy M. Chestnut, U.S. Air Force, Keesler AFB, Biloxi, MS; CPT Justin G. McBride, U.S. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Thanksgiving Celebration to be held Nov. 22 A Thanksgiving Celebration, sponsored by Savannah Feed the Hungry, will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center, 434 E. Barney Avenue. More...

Columns

Don Lively

PLEASE HANG UP

Some days I despise people. Not good because I’m a people person So on the days that I despise people my life pretty much stinks. More...

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

The old man was sitting on a bench he’d made himself. His overalls were worn and ragged, his boots with no boot strings or socks. More...

Library News

It’s almost time for Thanksgiving – are you planning a holiday feast at your home? Then you won’t want to miss our How It’s Done workshop this Saturday, November 22, at 12:30 p.m. here at the Jenkins County Memorial Library. More...

JCHS boys’ Cross Country are State champions!

The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) boys’ cross country team won the first State Cross Country 1st place Title in the school history on November 8 in Carrollton for Class A- Public after finishing as State Runner-up in 2012 and 2013. More...

JCHS Eagles headed to state play-offs!

The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Eagles football team is headed to the state play-offs for the first time since 1987! More...

Other Jenkins News

County #2 in unemployment for September

Jenkins County remained at the top of the state’s unemployment chart for the months of August and September, taking third place in August with a rate of 14.2% and second place in September with a 13.3% rate, according to information released by More...

P.R.I.D.E. Class to be taught by Jenkins County E.M.S.

Teens dream of that burst of freedom when they turn the key, rev up the motor and hit the road on their own. But before they put the pedal to the metal, they need to understand the rules of the road. More...

Halloween at Pruitt Health-Bethany

Pruitt Health-Bethany of Millen celebrated another festive Halloween and wishes to express thanks to Queensborough National Bank and Millen United Methodist Church. More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor, It seems bad news travels fast while good news is rarely talked about. Likewise, our law enforcement often is criticized, but seldom praised. It’s time to change that. More...

Church News

Church News

Daniel Grove to host Pastor’s Anniversary program Daniel Grove Baptist Church will be honoring Pastor Eric M. Tate and family on their 7th Pstor’s Anniversary 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23. More...

Obituaries

Hugh Franklin Lane

Hugh Franklin Lane, age 79, Atlanta, Ga., died November 7, 2014 of natural causes. A memorial service will be held in Millen at the Millen United Methodist Church on November 29 at 2 p.m. with visitation at 1 p.m. More...

Mary Ruth “Pat” Williams Mixon

Pembroke-Mrs. Mary Ruth “Pat” Williams Mixon, age 75 passed away Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 after an extended illness. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. More...

Runette Lane Herrmann

Mrs. Runette Lane Herrmann entered into rest on Tuesday evening, November 11, 2014 at the Georgia Regents Hospital. Funeral Services were held 11 a.m. Friday, November 14, 2014 at the Oak Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Jamie Archer officiating. More...