November 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local resident stars in Madeline's Christmas

Local resident Emily Lloyd plays the title role of “Madeline” in a live stage performance of Madeline’s Christmas by the Schoolhouse Players, with Broadway veteran and Tony winner Steve Fowler. More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday – Nov. 27 – Spaghetti, bread stick, whole kernel corn, or chef salad, fajita wrap, Graham crackers, bean salad or bag lunch: Uncrustable peanut butter & jelly sandwich, cheese stick, chips.   More...

Jenkins County schools Cross Country recap

The Jenkins County High School ( JCHS), Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) and Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES) Cross Country teams have all ended their season with some great successes along the way.  The JCHS girls finished 13th at the More...

Student of Month

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

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Here’s what I’m thankful for. Oh, you don’t want to know what I’m thankful for. More...

Don Lively

MANY, MANY THANKS

This one will be easy.  Folks who write columns, like this one, whether weekly or daily, appreciate when there are built-in topic ideas. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thanks

The family of the late Tylethia Lottiece Foreman (Scooby) would like to express our sincere thanks and gratitude to Ms. More...

JCES students celebrate Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and Mrs. Elizabeth Fordham challenged all 4th graders at Jenkins County Elementary School to participate in an activity called “Disguise a Turkey.” More...

Shop small businesses Nov. 25th!

Saturday, November 25th, is Small Business Saturday and local merchants are participating in the program that was started in 2010 to counter Black Friday, which focuses on big retailers. The local event is sponsored by Main Street Millen. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1922

Mr. George L. Fuller of the U.S. Bureau of Soils is in Millen completing the survey of Jenkins County which was begun last year. This survey is part of a series of surveys carried on over the past 30 years by the U.S. More...

Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center activities!

Coulten Hauser, Branch Manager-Regions Bank-Millen joined clients at the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center and presented a program on financial fraud and asset protection. ( More...

Memorial Tree dedicated to Millen Resident

On October 26, a Tea Olive tree was planted in memory of Rebecca "Beckie" Harvill Becton by the Green Thumb Garden Club at the Jenkins County Memorial Library. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

On Thursday of this week most of us will sit down at a foodladen table with family and friends and enjoy a Thanksgiving meal. It is the day we all pause for a moment in our busy lives and give “thanks” for all the blessings we enjoy. More...

Church News

Zion Baptist Church to host program

Zion Baptist Church will host its annual Men and Women’s Day program 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 26. The theme will be “The time is at hand.” The guest speaker will be Mrs. Mary Mack, former educator of the Jenkins County School system. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

In memory of our Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother, Mrs. More...

Obituaries

Sheila Garvin Hendley

Sheila Garvin Hendley, age 78, of Millen died Thursday, November 16, 2017 at her residence.  She was born in Jenkins County, was a retired caregiver, and member of the West Millen Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death in addition to he More...

Glynda Price Johnson

Mrs. Glynda Price Johnson, age 62, of Millen died Friday, October 13, 2017 at Select Care Hospital in Augusta.  Mrs. Johnson was born in Beaufort, SC on March 1, 1955 to the late Willie and Eudell Jackson Price. More...

Markaila "Mark" Novitsky

Markaila "Mark" Novitsky, age 73, of Martinez, entered into rest on November 15, 2017, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C. Mark was a proud U.S. Army Veteran. More...