September 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

DQ “Blizzard” hits hard here!

Millen and Jenkins County were hit hard by a “blizzard” on Aug. 2nd! But it wasn’t one created by the weather. The Dairy Queen of Millen hosted its annual Miracle Treat Day on Aug. More...

School News

CPR Certified

Faculty for the Eagle Academy Afterschool program for Jenkins County School System has been CPR certified by Tiffany Johnson Wilkinson. More...

War Eagles Roll to first victory of the season over Portal, 26-7

Coming off a second round playoff appearance in 2017, the Jenkins County High School War Eagles are looking for an exciting season in 2018. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I came across this little “quiz” and thought it worthy of sharing. Hope you enjoy it and remember the “good ole days.”  More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor:   I just read Mike Reese’s letter to the editor and wondered how two people raised in the same town, close to the same age, could interpret things so differently.  More...

Church News

First Baptist Church holds Appreciation Day

Pioneer Appreciation Day at First Baptist Church, 307 Old Waynesboro Rd., Millen, was a day set aside to recognize and honor those who have guided, disciplined and taught us in our youth and with God’s help and direction these pioneers helped m More...

Datebook

Bloodmobile to be here Sept. 25th

The bloodmobile of Shepeard Community Blood Center will be in the parking lot of Jenkins Medical Center 2-6 p.m. Sept. 25th. Give the gift of life – donate  Live entertainment in Perkins Sept. More...

Obituaries

Windsor R. Holman

Millen, GA – Mr. Windsor R. Holman, 75, died Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Jenkins County Medical Center.  Born in Sumter County, he was a member of Leslie Methodist Church and was a long haul truck driver. More...

Judy Gibson Capece

Judy Gibson Capece was born on December 8, 1944 in Opelika, Alabama. She passed away at 3:15 P.M. on September 4, 2018 in East Dublin, Georgia surrounded by her family.  Judy was survived by her husband of 57 years and four days, Jonathan B. More...

Two local residents charged in federal drug investigation

A federal indictment unsealed Sept. More...

National Test of Emergency systems set for Sept. 20th

The IPAWS National Test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) is scheduled for Thursday, September 20, 2018  More...

City approves the Blight Tax Ordinance

Owners of blighted/dilapidated property in the City of Millen will soon be paying more taxes on their properties. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When

– This Day in in 1932

There were 1,523 bales of cotton ginned in Jenkins County from the crop of 1931, prior to Sept. 1st, as compared to 5,147 ginned to Sept. 1, 1930.  More...

Library News

Banned Books Week is almost here! From Monday, September 23 – Saturday, September 29, please join us as we celebrate our First Amendment right to say – and read – as we please. More...

STC Adult Learning Center activities

On August 29, Elaine Lanier, 4-H Associate, spoke to students at the Southeastern Technical College – Jenkins Campus. Mrs. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Corporal Punishment: To Spank or not to Spank?

The subject of corporal punishment in a nearby school has been thrust into the national spotlight. Obviously controversial, I’d like to share the facts I’ve found and the way I personally feel about this issue.  More...

Don Lively

USED TO

I was sitting in a canvas folding chair out behind my barn.  I had set it up in a shady spot because  I knew I’d need it.  These days, when I’m working outside around the wooded enclave, I keep several things handy.  W More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You!

The family of Martha Taft wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude for all the kindnesses extended to them during the illness and passing of their loved one. For the flowers, cards, calls, visits, food and prayers, we are eternally grateful. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

If you are looking for something different to try out on your family and friends, this week’s recipes are great choices. The dishes are a little unusual, not our normal Southern dishes. I think you will enjoy them. More...

Engagements

Abigail Hope Wiggins and Tyler Chance Becton to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Alton Black, Jr., of Millen, Georgia, and Mr. Monty Wiggins, of North Augusta, South Carolina, proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Abigail Hope Wiggins, to Tyler Chance Becton, son of Mrs. More...