February 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

JCMS/HS Band is marching forward

The Jenkins County Middle/ High School Band (JCM/HS) is well on its way to becoming a fine musical and educational organization. Building on solid fundamentals taught by former directors, Ms. Wilkinson and Mrs. More...

School News

Dairy Queen Students of the Month!

January Students of the Month at Jenkins County Elementary School were treated to lunch at the Dairy Queen restaurant. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

We all know that Feb. 14th was Valentine’s Day. But did you know that there are several other notable “days” in February?  More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

DO IT NOW

Is there something you’ve always wanted to do in life but for some reason you just haven’t yet? Do you have a bucket list you’d like to start on right away? Catch yourself thinking, well maybe next year? More...

Don Lively

THE LEAD UP

So, yeah, I’m a thespian now.  Relax.  It just means that I can add “actor” to my résumé.  Any day now I expect my Screen Actors Guild membership card to arrive.  Soon Hollywood directors and producers should be More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

Dewey picked up Emily’s yellow dress at the cleaners and drove it back to her here in the valley. They had managed to get most of the wine stains out. More...

Obituaries

James Robert Joyner

Sardis, Ga.- Mr. More...

Viola Johnson Taylor

Millen, Ga. – Mrs. More...

Roy Ashley Brannen

Millen, GA - Roy Ashley Brannen, age 51, passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2018.  More...

Legislators discuss issues at Eggs & Issues breakfast

Eggs and issues were served up at the annual Legislative Breakfast held Saturday at the Café on Cotton. More...

ScotBilt Homes, Inc. produces first home

The first manufactured home produced by the Millen facility of ScotBilt Homes, Inc. rolled off the line last week. The plant began operations Feb. 12th at the Chestnut Avenue location in the Industrial Park.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When

–This Date in 1958!

Jenkins County has again been honored by having had named as one of the 11 Master Farm Families of Georgia for 1958, the E.S. Gay Sr. family of the Norwood section of our county. More...

New Ambulance!

Jenkins County Emergency Medical Services Director Henry Young and Shannon Detwilter-EMS are shown with the new Ford F-50 ambulance the department recently acquired. More...

Winners in Millen Rotary Club Speech Contest!

Aaliyah Lawrence was first place winner in the Millen Rotary Club speech contest held Feb. 14th. More...

Letters

Letters

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Church News

Bethel A.M.E. to present Men and Women’s Day program

Rev. Ralph Taylor, Pastor, and Bethel A. M. E. Church family invite the public to fellowship with them for their Men and Women’s Day Program, 3 p.m. February 25. Theme: “Anchored in Unity to the Rock”. The speaker will be Rev. More...

Datebook

PruittHealth-Bethany to host Open House

PruittHealth-Bethany invites the public to attend Open House 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, as the facility celebrates 67 years of service to the community. Visitors may tour the facility, visit with residents, see all that Bethany has to offer. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

Fruit cobblers are called by many names – tarts, crunches, crisps. But no matter what you call them, they are all based on fruit or berries and are all delicious and easy to prepare. Perhaps this is why they are a favorite of many cooks. More...

Engagements

Suzanne Ward and William Brinson to Wed

Mr. David Miles of Cumming, Georgia and Ms. Ashley Ward of Richmond Hill, Georgia announce the engagement of their daughter, Suzanne Taylor Ward, of Richmond Hill, to Mr. William Mathew Brinson of Millen. More...