November 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Run-Off Election to be held Dec. 4th

Two seats are up for election in the Tuesday, Dec. 4th Run-off Election in Georgia.  More...

School News

JCES 4th graders get ready for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching. Mrs. Elizabeth Fordham challenged her 4th grade classes at Jenkins County Elementary School to participate in two Thanksgiving writing projects. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

This Thursday we celebrate Thanksgiving. Most of us will spend the day with family and friends as we give thanks to God for the many blessings He has bestowed upon us throughout the year. Fortunately, we can still do that in the United States. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Questions for Your Employees: The Power of Focus Groups

Back in the late 1990s, I decided to make some calls and interview any human resource manager in the area who would take the time to sit down with me. More...

Don Lively

BOOBOOS

“I’ve been hurt, hurt, hurt, yes I’ve been hurt. I’ve been hurt, like I’ve never been hurt before.”  More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

“You see that sunset last night?” Steve said. “Now that was a honey.”  “I’ll say,” said Doc. More...

Obituaries

Marie Peel Lane Moultrie

Augusta, GA - Marie Peel Lane Moultrie, 78, daughter of Clara Wallace and Henry Grady Peel passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2018 in her home. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Bennie R. Moultrie.  More...

City/County discuss plans for Recreation Department

During a recent meeting of Millen City Council, Jenkins County Commission Chairman Hiller Spann told the group that the county was interested in purchasing the 2.41 acres across from Recreation Drive and the 20 acres of the current Recreation Departm More...

Ribbon-cutting...........

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Sunkist Tanning Boutique, 817 Cotton Avenue. Shown from left during the ceremony are Tina Oglesby, Katelyn Boone-owner and Adam Oglesby. More...

Jenkins County High School Varsity Football Team

Members of the Jenkins County High School varsity football team are Alroy Parham, Jujuan Major, Darius Burton, Michael Milton, Ty Evans, Andrea’ Young, Markeith Wright, Cameron Brady, Keonda Kelly, Anthony Wilson, Jeffrey Harris, Damion Carter, More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1950

Bethany Home for Men facility is proposed for Millen location known as the Millen Hospital and owned by Dr. Cleveland Thompson. The committee reported receiving a $10,000 donation for purchase of the property from an anonymous donor. More...

Local SAR Chapters attend Fort Morris Event

On Saturday, November 17, four East Region Chapter’s of the Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution traveled to the southeast Georgia Coast to the site of the American Revolutionary War battle to Commemorate the “British Demand to More...

Library News

Hurry down to the library today to pick up your books and movies to keep your family entertained for the long Thanksgiving weekend! More...

Letters

Dear Editor,

According to census data Jenkins County has approximately 9,000 residents and about 3,000 of those residents live in the City of Millen. More...

Church News

Zion Baptist to host Men and Women’s Day

The Zion Baptist Church will host their annual Men and Women’s Day Program, Sunday, Nov. 25th. The guest speaker will be former coach of Paine College, Mr. Ron Spry. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and worship services at 11 a.m. Rev. P. M. More...

Datebook

Magnolia Springs State Park activities

November 23 – Camp Lawton Tour, 5-6 p.m. Cost $4 and November 24 – Art at the Park, 10-11:30 a.m., Cost $1; Turkey Archery 2-4 p.m., Cost $10; Campfire Tales with Bostin Corbett, 6-8 p.m. Cost $10.   More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

Many of you may already be looking at leftover Thanksgiving turkey and ham by the time you read this column. The Turkey Pot Pie and Ham Salad recipes in this week’s column are good choices. More...