July 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Dairy Queen to host Miracle Treat Day

The Dairy Queen of Millen will host its annual Miracle Treat Day to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMNH) in Augusta on Thursday, July 28th. On this day all proceeds from the sale of Blizzards will be donated to the hospital. More...

School News

School supply list announced

Jenkins County Middle/High School – 7th grade – ELA – composition notebook, poly folder with pockets, blue or black pens, paper, pencils, 3-ring notebook and magic markers; History – composition notebook, pencils, pens, colore More...

Jenkins County

Bus Routes 2016-2017

Bus # 05-20; Driver-Andy Allen; Monitor, Jesse Cosby; Service Area – W. Old Savannah Road, Hwy. 121, Hwy 23 , Ivey S Lane Rd., Elam Rd, Hwy 17, Amanda Stephens Sub Division. More...

School faculty announced for 2016-2017 year

School begins for local students Friday, July 29th. Faculty members are as follows: Jenkins County Middle/ High School 6th Grade - Wayne Burke, Dinah Cobb, Pam Dailey and Shannon Hilderbrandt; 7th Grade - Brittany Horton, More...

Editorials

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness and to walk humbly with your God? -Micah 6:8 More...

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

We’ve all heard that there are only two certainties in life-- death and taxes. But, there’s one more certainty, and that certainty is change. Think about the changes you’ve seen in your life. More...

Don Lively

SWEETLY SOUTHERN

Nobody has ever accused me of being an epicurean. Or a connoisseur. A foodie. I couldn't explain the difference between gnocchi and penne if my very life depended on it. More...

School has begun. Stop for school buses!

The new school year begins this Friday locally and motorists are being encouraged to observe safety regulations when passing/ approaching school buses. More...

Georgia’s tax-free weekend is July 30-31

The first day of school for local students isFriday, July 29, and parents may want to take advantage of Georgia’s sales tax holiday, July 30-31, to purchase their students’ school supplies and clothing. More...

Georgia Power closing 100+ offices, including Millen

Georgia Power customers who pay their power bills at the Millen office will soon find themselves doing so at another local business. Georgia Power announced last week that it is closing 100+ offices across the state, including the Millen office. More...

Other Jenkins News

FEMA offers free weather app

With FEMA’s updated free app you can get weather alerts from the National Weather Service for up to five locations across the nation. More...

Work begins on City of Millen road project

Work began last week on a City of Millen’s Traffic Operations Quick Response project, awarded by the Department of Transportation, which will widen State Route 67 and install a left turn lane a More...

Sheriff’s Corner

Crime Prevention Tips for Senior Citizens

Preventing crime is everyone’s responsibility. Crime affects all of us and some crimes target our senior citizens more than others. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I came across a bit of “interesting” information recently that I would like to share. More...

Church News

Church News

First Baptist to host Testimonial Service Interested in telling others what God has done for you or your family? Well, you can. There will be a Testimonial Service 7 p.m. July 29th, at First Baptist Church, Old Waynesboro Road. The pastor is Rev. More...

Obituaries

Nancy Ann Davis Herrington

Nancy Ann Davis Herrington, of Sautee GA, formerly of Savannah, passed away July 24, 2016 in Northeast Georgia Medical Center (following a short illness.) Born in Athens, GA she was raised in Millen, GA. More...

Library News

Another Summer Reading Program has come to a close, but don’t let that get you down – we’ve got lots of things planned for the upcoming months. More...