June 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

City to apply for DCA grant

During a recent meeting of Millen City Council, the group voted to apply for a grant from the Department of Community Affairs to establish a Revolving Loan Fund in the amount of $500,000. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1943

Pfc. Herman Edenfield writes that Fitzsimmons General Hospital where is stationed is the largest Army and Navy hospital in the world, capable of caring for 7,000 patients. More...

Round's fire

Round’s Pizza Seafood & More on Winthrope Avenue incurred considerable damage from a fire that started in the kitchen of the restaurant on Friday, June 16th. More...

Amateur Gardeners!

Ty Bennett, 8, and Avari Bennett, 6, discovered this little pecan tree growing from a pecan they had been playing with in the yard and discarded. More...

Church News

Zion Baptist to hold Revival

Revival Services will be held at Zion Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. July 18-20. The guest pastor for the week will be Rev. C. L. Anderson. Rev. P. M. Broomfield is pastor.  Usher's Anniversary   More...

Datebook

2017 Spring/Summer Seeded Crop Acreage Report Deadline

FSA announces that July 17, 2017, is the deadline to report all Spring/Summer seeded crop(s) to the local Farm Service Agency. More...

The Jenkins County 12U All Stars take 1st place in Lyons tournament!

The 12U All Stars Jenkins County ball team played six games to end up the champions of the 55th annual Lyons tournament in the 12 and under boys’ live pitch division. More...

Celebrate the nation’s birthday on July 1st

Join the crowd at the Jenkins County Recreation Department to celebrate on Saturday, July 1st, at Jenkins County’s traditional Patriotic Celebration. The program begins at 8 p.m. led by Master of Ceremonies Joe Sasser. More...

Millen native serves aboard Navy warship homeported in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

A Millen, Georgia native and 2005 Jenkins County High School graduate, Petty Officer 2nd Class Marvel Drummer, is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided missile destroyer, USS Michael Murphy. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The Augusta area experienced a geological event last Tuesday that is a little uncommon for this part of the country – a 3.2 earthquake. Television broadcasts of the event indicated it was a “minor” quake. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I was looking through one of my AARP magazines. They’re my monthly reminders that I’m of retirement age, but not retired. More...

Don Lively

A SOUTHERN AMERICAN FAMILY

He never swore allegiance to America, as far as I know. I'm talking about my oldest known ancestor. More...

Home Country

Windy Wilson was on the prowl, this beautiful Independence Day morning, searching the neighborhood for something to do for others. More...