January 16, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

JCHS/JCMS holds Christmas Concerts

On December 18 the Jenkins County Middle/High school bands held their annual Christmas Concerts. The bands entertained the community with Classic Christmas tunes.  More...

Recreation Department News

Jenkins County

Registration is now open for the 2019 Dance Season! Spotlight Dance Academy Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop Ages: 2.5 and up Instructor: Cassie Bragg Thomas Location: Jenkins County Recreation Department   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

My grandchildren were at our house Sunday afternoon and wanted me to play “something” with them. I suggested “dodge ball.” They all got a blank stare.  “What? More...

Church News

Needful Baptist Church to host program

Needful Baptist Church will celebrate the 11th Pastoral Anniversary of Rev. James Waltower 3 p.m. January 20th.   More...

Datebook

Martin Luther King Jr. Day events schedule

The celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 21st, will continue with the following schedule of events announced. On Saturday, January 19th, at 10 a.m. the annual MLK Jr. Parade will proceed through downtown Millen. Line-up starts at 9 a.m. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking Sue Davis

If you are looking to heat up these cold winter days, this week’s recipes are just the thing. There is nothing more enjoyable on a cold day than soup! More...

JCES reports threat to students

Jenkins County Elementary School reported a threatening incident to the Millen Police Department and Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, January 9th.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 2003

High water level at Elam Road Bridge causes concern for Jenkins County Commissioners. After some discussion, the Commissioners agree to reduce the level by pumping some water from the pond on either side of the bridge. More...

Garden club

Members of the Millen Garden Club met January 9 at the Senior Citizens Center with 22 members in attendance.  Hostesses Mary Andrew, Annelle Dickey, and Linda Newton served a delicious dessert course upon arrival of the members. More...

Library News

Do you want to paint a snowflake? It’s cool and it’s abstract and you can learn how to paint it at our monthly Paint @ the Library adult painting class, this Saturday at 11 am! More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

These Irritating Sales Calls

Heading into work Monday morning, my husband and I were discussing how much we enjoyed the holidays and the opportunity we had for precious time spent with both our families. More...

Don Lively

MORE BACK WHEN

Last week we pondered.  Okay, to be honest, pretty much every week we ponder, don’t we?  If my unscientific demographic reader research is anywhere near correct, many of you who read my weekly scribblings are close to my age, and as w More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

It’s Tuesday afternoon at two, which means Clarice Devon is on her way to the Curl Up ‘N Dye beauty salon. It’s like the sun coming up or the price of bread increasing. Tuesday. Two. More...