April 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Seventh Annual Keep Jenkins Beautiful to be held April 26

Main Street Millen will again sponsor Keep Jenkins County Beautiful as part of Keep Georgia Beautiful and Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup. More...

Other Jenkins News

Bethany Nursing Center to offer Grief Support Group

Bethany Nursing Center, Millen, is now offering an Adult Grief Support Group. There are many forms of grief. More...

Kindergarten registration day at JCES

Registration for Kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year will be held at Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES) 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 7. More...

The first Jenkins County citizen to register to vote online

Jenkins County High School valedictorian Gresham Conway signed up in the JCHS media center Wednesday, April 16, while Rudine Becton, Jenkins County Chief Registrar, Wanda Burke, Jenkins County Election Superintendent, and Ruth Hearn, Jenkins County H More...

Datebook

Datebook

Depot Dudes to perform April 26th The Depot Dudes will be performing 6 p.m. Saturday, April 26, in Perkins. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs, insect repellent and come join an evening of music, singing and fun. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a column about the tricky job of watching TV commercials with your children or grandchildren. More...

Don Lively

NUGGETS

Birthdays. At my age they’re really no big deal. I had one recently and, because it was one of those that doesn’t end in zero or five, there was no party, no cake and no presents. More...

Library News

Summer Reading will be here before we know it. This year’s Summer Reading theme for kids is “Fizz, Boom, READ.” The teen and preteen program’s theme is “Spark a Reaction”. More...

Early voting begins April 28

Early voting in the May 20 General Primary Non-Partisan Election begins Monday, April 28, and will continue through Friday, May 16. All early voting will take place at the Jenkins County Courthouse 8:30 until 5 p.m. Monday- Friday. More...

JCES students receive “Bookworms” award

It’s official. Over 40 students at Jenkins County Elementary School are “bookworms.” More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The barbecue sponsored by the Jenkins County Development Authority on Saturday at Magnolia Springs State Park was a wonderful opportunity for local citizens to meet and greet Gov. Nathan Deal and wife, Sandra. More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor: Despite the obvious troubles we are having with our Federal government, Democracy is still the greatest form of government and it is working well at the local level. More...

Church News

Church News

Lane Grove to hold revival Revival services will be held at Lane Grove Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. April 30-May 2. Sermons will be delivered by Pastor Frank Bedford. The church pastor is Rev. Robert Owens. The public is invited to attend. More...

Church Listings

Big Horse Creek Baptist Church 1267 Buttermilk Road in Jenkins County. Sunday School at 10 a.m. Church at 11 a.m. Sunday night church at 6 p.m. Wednesday night church at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Bert Hickman. More...

Obituaries

Clara Nell Zeller

Clara Nell Zeller, 77, of Melbourne, Florida, departed for Heaven early Saturday, April 5, 2014. Family, friends, and love were her legacy to us all. God has her now and forever. A graveside service will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 2 p.m. More...

Fred B. “Sonny” Newton

Mr. Fred B. “Sonny” Newton, 82, of Millen died Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Bethany Nursing Center. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, April 21, 2014 at Millen Baptist Church with the Rev. David Wheeler officiating. More...

Prince L. Davis

Mr. Prince L. Davis, 60, entered eternal rest on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Georgia Regents University Medical Center (formerly MCG), Augusta, Georgia. Services will be held at Zion Baptist Church on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 12 noon. More...