February 23, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Service workers

County considers garbage detail

The Jenkins County Commissioners delayed hiring an additional employee to clean up around county dumpsters until such time as they can investigate the possibility of using community service workers to do so. More...

School News

JCHS students to run for VOCA state parliamentarian, president

Two members of the Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Vocational Opportunities Chapters of America (VOCA) will run for state office at the Region VI VOCA competition to be held at Augusta Technical College Friday, Feb. 25. More...

Six students nominated for CCATS

Jenkins County High School has six students nominated for Clemson More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I have often remarked on the fact that time seems to pass a lot quicker as we age and have often wondered why this is so. More...

Editorials

Bill Shipp ‘TRUST US’

"A government that is allowed to create its own reality is a government that can get away with anything." More...

Datebook

Datebook

Miss Jenkins County Forestry Pageant

The "Miss Jenkins County Forestry Pageant" will be held Saturday, March 19, at the Millen Civic Center. For more information, contact Angie Lane at The Cutting Edge. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

The family of Merle Holton Gregory would like to thank everyone for their kindness, prayers and concerns during her illness and after her passing. So many of you touched her life so dearly, and in turn touched ours in our time of need. More...

Recipes

Southern Cookin’

1 boneless beef pot roast (about 2-2 More...

Absentee/advance voting

Voting machines to be used for March 15 election

For the first time, Jenkins County voters will be able to utilize touch screen voting for both absentee voting and advance voting in the upcoming Tuesday, March 15, Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (ESPLOST) election. More...

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From left, Louise Dailey, Nona Murray, Brenda Mathern, Jeanette Becton and Rudine Becton display a voting machine that will be used for advance and absentee voting in the upcoming Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax election Tuesday, Mar More...

Magnolia Springs gets full support ‘Eggs and Issues’ breakfast held Saturday

State Rep. Jon Burns and State Sen. J.B. Powell discussed issues of concern presented by local citizens during the annual "Eggs and Issues" legislative breakfast held Saturday, Feb. More...

Other Jenkins News

M.I. Windows and Doors Inc. assists ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’

When the hit ABC show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" aired on Sunday, Feb. 20, viewers got an eye-popping look at what is being billed as the largest house Ty Pennington and his army of builders have ever constructed. More...

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Senior class sponsors blood drive Marsha Madray's senior anatomy class at Jenkins County High School sponsored a blood drive Wednesday, Feb. 16, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center with 127 presenters offering the "gift of life." More...

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Donations needed for cemetery Friends of the Millen Cemetery wish to remind citizens that donations are needed to assist with the completion of the memorial fence at the Millen Cemetery and other projects. More...

Church News

Church News

Johnson Chapel

Johnson Chapel Baptist Church will hold their annual Black History Program 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26. The public is invited to attend. The Rev. Allen Webb is pastor and Deacon C.J. Jones is chairman. More...

Weddings

Miss Elmore, Mr. Burke unite in marriage

Allen Burke and Christina Elmore exchanged wedding vows 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at the 100-year old Garfield United Methodist Church in Garfield. More...

Obituaries

Hilda Taylor, 85, of Sylvania, dies Feb. 14, at Memorial Medical

Mrs. Hilda McMillan Taylor, 85, of Sylvania died Monday, Feb. 14, at Memorial Medical Center. More...

Grady Howard Joiner Sr., age 79, of Millen dies on Friday, Feb. 18

Mr. Grady Howard Joiner Sr., 79, of Millen died Friday, Feb. 18, 2005. More...