September 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Fair on- the- - Square

to be held Oct. 4

The 41st annual Fair-on-the-Square is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4th, on the Jenkins County Courthouse square from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Fair parade will be at 10 a.m. More...

Other Jenkins News

Deer archery hunting season began Sept. 13

As the seasons transition from summer to autumn, it is time to prepare for a favorite time of year for many hunters. More...

Literacy Week

Shown during the signing of a Proclamation of Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, September 8-12, at the Jenkins County Adult Learning Center, from left, are first row: Elaine Williams, Adult E More...

Optim Primary Care announces new hours

Beginning Oct.1st, OptimPrimary Care-Millen willbe extending office hoursto:Monday, Wednesday,9 a.m. - 7p.m.;Tuesday, Friday,7 a.m. – 5 p.m.;and Thursday,9 a.m. – 5 p.m.Closed for lunch12 p.m. – 1 p.m.all days. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Dickey Family Reunion to be held Sept. 20 The Dickey Family Reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 20, at Big Horse Creek Baptist Church Social Hall, 1267 Buttermilk Road, Millen. The reunion will begin at 11:30 a.m. with lunch served at 12 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Nancy Theresa Hargrove

Nancy Theresa Hargrove, 62, of Perkins died Monday, September 8,2014atGRUHospitalinAugusta. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Green Fork Baptist Church with Revs. Jimmy Allen and Mike Dann officiating. More...

Shannon Estelle Franklin Ward

Shannon Estelle Franklin Ward, 70, died Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Optim Medical Center in Millen. Memorial services will be Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 11 a. m. at the Millen United Methodist Church with Rev. George Durham officiating. More...

Mildred Flakes Thompson

Mildred Flakes Thompson, 91, of Hiltonia passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014 at the Medical College of Georgia. More...

Stolen race car recovered in Richmond County

A $70,000 racing car and trailer that was reported stolen from Jenkins County by the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office on Aug. 31st has been recovered in Richmond County. More...

“Quality of Life” banquet draws large crowd

A kick- off event for the “Quality of Life Initiative” recently announced by sponsors, Jenkins County Development Authority, Millen/ Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce, Jenkins County Commissioners, City of Millen and Jenkins County Board More...

Church News

Church News

Nannie E. Williams to hold revival and Homecoming Nannie E. Williams United Methodist Church family, along with their pastor, Rev. Kenneth Griffin, announces their revival dates of Sept. 23-25 at 7:30 p.m. nightly with different speakers. More...

Memoriam

In loving memory of Gordon Wiggins

Sept. 17, 1942 – Jan. 29, 2014

You never said, “I’m leaving.”You never said, “Good-bye.”You were gone before we knew it,And only God knew why.A million times we’ve needed you.A million times we’ve cried.If love alone could have saved you,Y More...

Scott memoriam

Dear Mother Thank you, Mother, for all you have done. You took great care of your daughters, sons, husband,grandchildren. You loved us all from the start, With your kind and loving heart. Thank you, Mother, for your dear, sweet love. More...

Engagements

Walker-Frawley

The parents of Crisalyn Walker and Taylor Frawley would like to cordially invite all friends and family to be their guests at the marriage of their children on Saturday, the 20th of September, 2014. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

We were just about to enter Jim and Tammie Faye Banker’s PTL (Praise the Lord) temple of healing at the end of last week’s column. More...

Don Lively

ILLUSION

Things are not always as they appear. You’ve probably heard that but in case you haven’t, allow me to apprise you of some examples. More...

Library News

Aaarrrh, maties! Did ye know that Friday, September 19, is International Talk Like A Pirate Day? We’ll be celebrating with a shindig here at the library, complete with tales of pirates and a special pirate contest. More...