April 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Wind damages Spring Creek Auction building

High winds on April 22nd caused severe damage to the Spring Creek Auction building located at 425 Highway 25 South in the City of Millen.  The front of the building was ripped off by what is believed to have been straight-line wind. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Date in 1926!

W.M. Corbett advertises low cut shoes for $4-$6 per pair; straw hats for $3-$3.50 and Ide soft collar shirts for $2.  More...

BBQ Cook-off and Yard Sale and BBQ Boogie 5K to be held May5th

The annual BBQ Cook-Off and Yard Sale, along with a BBQ Boogie 5K race is set for May 5th in Millen. The activities are sponsored by the Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce. All proceeds will be used to fund Chamber activities. More...

Grady Lane presents program to Millen Woman’s Club

Grady Lane, Field Director for Jenkins County, presented the April Conservation Program for Millen Woman's Club. The meeting was held at the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center and was hosted by Sherri Adams and Erin Drake.  More...

Church News

Needful Baptist to host Spring Revival and Church Anniversary

Needful Baptist Church will hold Spring Revival services 7:30 p.m. May 2-4. Guest ministers will be: Wednesday – Rev. Matthew Davis; Thursday – Rev. Harry Tremble; and Friday – Rev. James Thomas. More...

Datebook

Music program at Perkins Train Depot

Live Music at Perkins Train Depot on April 28th at 5:30 PM. Bring a lawn chair. Gospel, Bluegrass and Country.  Vision Clinic at Senior Citizen Center   More...

Obituaries

Ronald Michael Jacobs

Millen, GA - Mr. Ronald Michael Jacobs, age 68, died Monday, April 9, 2018.  He was born in Syracuse, NY and was a retired carpenter.  Visitation was Friday, April 20, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. More...

James “Rickie” Blackburn

James “Rickie” Blackburn, 58, entered into rest Wednesday, April 18, 2018. He was born in Albany, Georgia and was a longtime resident of Waynesboro.  More...

Mildred Joyner Hargrove

Perkins, GA- Mildred Joyner Hargrove, age 86, died Saturday, April 21, 2018 at her residence following a long illness.  She was born in Jenkins County, and was a retired seamstress, and a member of the Green Fork Baptist Church.  She was pr More...

Births

Leyton Brooke Anderson

Garrett and Haley Anderson are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Leyton Brooke Anderson. Leyton was born on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 1:04 am at St. Joseph’s/Candler in Savannah. More...

Project for Better Health to sponsor Talent Project May 5th!

The 1st annual Talent Project, sponsored by Project for Better Health (PFBH), will be held 6 p.m. Saturday, May 5th, in the Pal Theatre. Admission fee is $5. More...

Go War Eagles!

The Jenkins County High School War Eagles will host Miller County in the first round of the State Baseball Play-offs April 26, 2018. The start time of the double header will be determined prior to Thursday. More...

Millen Woman’s Club to participate in “GFWC Georgia Day of Service”

On Saturday, April 28th, thousands of members of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs in Georgia will be out in their local communities collecting personal care items for local domestic violence shelters and raising awareness for the nationa More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The destruction of the Optim Health System office in the medical complex on Winthrope Avenue, Suite B, by fire last Tuesday was a blow to our community. The office was the site of primary care physician Dr. More...

Editorials

Don Lively

UNDECIDED WEATHER

Even the tree frogs and crickets are confused.  More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

Doc smiled and felt really good inside when he heard the familiar bird song.  “Hey there, Wheezer,” he said, “happy spring!”  More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor:  As the leader of the state Senate, Casey Cagle has led on the tough issues that move our state forward. That’s why I am supporting Casey to be our next governor.  More...

Memoriam

Happy Birthday!

In Heaven Mom!

Thinking of you every day since you went away. We know you’re there to stay, And we’ll be there with you someday. You can show us the way and we’ll have a lot to say. Husband, Children an More...

In loving memory Of Gordon Sasser

Who departed this life April 25, 2012

Your gentle face and patient smile with sadness I recall. You had a kindly word for each and died beloved by all. The voice is mute and stilled the heart that loved me well and true. Ah, bitter was the trial to part from More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

Every once in awhile we all might have a “pot luck” meal, meaning we cook whatever we can find in the refrigerator or freezer! More...