April 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners discuss need for Building Inspector

The county’s need for a Building Inspector was a topic of discussion at a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners. More...

School News

Head Start accepting applications

Give your child a head start at CSRA EOA, Inc. Jenkins County Head Start, 727 Virginia Avenue.  Now recruiting children who will be three years old by Sept. 1, 2018.  Apply between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Limited slots are available.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Well, Mother Nature is still on a rampage! She just can’t decide whether it’s winter or spring with these flip-flopping temperatures. More...

Editorials

Don Lively

HEARTFELT

Three hundred ninety four million two hundred thousand.  Or, 394,200,000.  Heartbeats.  Mine.  That's approximately how many times my heart has beaten since a young surgeon held it in his hands exactly ten years ago this week.&nbs More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

Billy’s been a busy guy ever since he became the official town dog here. More...

Datebook

Music program at Perkins Train Depot

Live Music at Perkins Train Depot on April 28th at 5:30 PM. Bring a lawn chair. Gospel, Bluegrass and Country.  “Soldiers in Gray” to be presented at Pal Theater   More...

Weddings

Miss Bellamy, Mr. Clark to wed in June

Mr. and Mrs. Tony Bellamy of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Jamye Bellamy, to Mr. Spencer Clark, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Clark of Millen.  More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

This week’s column features kid-friendly recipes that your children and grandchildren will love making – and eating. So, get them in the kitchen and share your love of cooking with them. More...

Ribbon cutting!

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Reita Olitas. More...

Keep Jenkins Beautiful set for April 21st

The annual Keep Jenkins Beautiful campaign is set for Saturday, April 21st, 8 a.m. until noon. The annual event is sponsored by Main Street Millen.  More...

Millen Produce Market opening May 1st

The Millen Produce Market in the Cotton Market Park on Cotton Avenue will open every Tuesday May 1st and remain open until October 30th. The hours of operation are 3-6 p.m. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Date in 2001

Plans to build a 1,524 bed prison in Jenkins County by Corrections Corporation of America have been abandoned. More...

Millen Rotary Club!

Bob Brinkman of Oglethorpe Power gave the Millen Rotary Club an update on the status of units 3 and 4 at Plant Vogtle during the club's April 11th meeting. More...

Library News

Do you want to Paint at the Library? Our free adult painting class will be on Saturday, April 21, at 11 am. We will be painting chickens! Space is limited, please sign up today. More...

Church News

Trinity Fellowship to present program

The Trinity Fellowship Convention will host its monthly third Saturday Workshop at The Friendship Baptist Church April 21, at 9 a.m. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

Happy Birthday! In Heaven Mom!

Thinking of you every day since you went away. We know you’re there to stay, And we’ll be there with you someday. You can show us the way and we’ll have a lot to say. Husband, Children and Grandchildren More...

Obituaries

Frances Royal

Sylvania - Frances Royal, age 90, passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at her residence in Sylvania. She was born in Screven County, GA to the late Wesley Austin and Laura Dena Bassett Royal. More...

Robert Lewis Pierce, Sr.

Mr. Robert Lewis Pierce, Sr. Age 85, of Millen went to be with his heavenly father on Friday at PruittHealth- Bethany Nursing Home.  He was a lifelong resident of  Millen. More...