December 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

UPS “Santa Sleigh” – Tis the Season!

A driver with United Parcel Service (UPS) is shown delivering local packages around town with his “Santa sleigh” during the busy holiday season. More...

School News

Though USG enrollment on the rise, state colleges see decline

The University System of Georgia saw Fall 2018 enrollment at their 26 colleges and universities rise to a total of 328,712 students, a 1.1 percent increase over the previous year. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I was reading an online article about “Christmas” recently and was stunned when the writer referred to the Christmas tree as “the main symbol of this pagan tradition.” What!  More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Build a Strong Personal Foundation

With the busiest of holidays coming up and the sometimes stress of the hustle and bustle, I am sharing this column from earlier this year to help us remain committed to building our own personal foundations throughout the holidays.  Life coachin More...

Don Lively

BEEN COLDER

Baby, it’s cold outside!  Oh.  Wait.  I’m not allowed to say that anymore.  More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

Marvin Pincus understands that times change. He sure has. He’s a lot older now, of course, and it gives him more time to consider things, like snowboarding. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

This week’s recipes are great choices for parties and entertaining during the holiday season. More...

City offers to sell Recreation complex property to County

Ownership of the Jenkins County Recreation Complex property, currently owned by the City of Millen, may soon change hands. More...

“Christmas at the Springs”

The Christmas season is here and a big day is planned for Saturday, Dec. 15th, at Magnolia Springs State Park! “Christmas at the Springs” will be held 2-6:30 p.m. with a $5 per person, or $15, per family admission fee. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1951

The County Commissioners after having received a petition signed by 25% of the registered voters of the county have issued a permit to the Jenkins Drive-in for the showing of movies on the Sabbath day. More...

Jenkins County FFA attends National Convention – thanks to Jenkins County Farm Burea

Dobbie Gay, president, Jenkins County Farm Bureau is shown presenting a $1,500 check to the local FFA members as sponsorship of the group’s trip to the FFA National Convention held in Indianapo More...

Library News

Would you like to add a redbird in your Christmas décor? We’ll be painting a bright and cheerful cardinal during this month’s Paint @ the Library adult painting class this Saturday, December 15 at 11 am. More...

Church News

Millen Baptist to present Christmas musical

The Sanctuary Choir of the Millen Baptist Church will present the Christmas musical “Come Let us Adore” on Sunday night, December 16, at 6 p.m.in the church sanctuary. More...

Datebook

39’ers to meet Dec. 17th

The 39’ers lunch club will meet noon, December 17th, at the Millen Community House. All are welcome to join the group for food and fellowship. Bring a friend and your favorite dish. Will Gay will entertain with a musical program. More...