March 30, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

State School Superintendent to visit Jenkins

During the Monday, March 21, meeting of the Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE), it was announced that State School Superintendent Kathy Cox would visit the local school system today, Wednesday, March 30. More...

Local student named to top 10 CIS student achievement month contest in Atlanta

Shequille Kelly of Jenkins County was among 10 winners selected by Atlanta More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

Please remember that 5 p.m. Thursday (tomorrow) is the deadline for submitting 500-word church histories and photographs to be included in the Centennial edition of The Millen News. More...

Jim Hite

With the nationwide interest in the NCAA basketball tournament, now down to the final four, perhaps a newspaper article of a week or so back will prove interesting. More...

Weddings

Miss Brannen to wed

Mr. Schwonke June 11

Donnie and Tammy Brannen of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tricia Marie, to J.R. Schwonke, the son of Mark Schwonke and Gail Schwonke, both of Millen. More...

Obituaries

H. Laverne Ivey, former WPD police chief dies

Harris Laverne Ivey, 69, of Waynesboro died Monday, March 21, 2005. More...

Christopher Michael "Chris" Clayton dies on March 25

Christopher Michael "Chris" (Monkey) Clayton, 22, died Friday, March 25. More...

Charles M. McKeehan, 72, of Perkins dies on March 25

Charles Milton McKeehan of Perkins, 72, died Friday, March 25, 2005. Graveside services were held 3 p.m. Monday, March 28 at the Brooklet Cemetery in Brooklet. More...

Father charged in deadly fire

Matthew Daniel Sheffield, 20, of Millen has been charged with one count of involuntary manslaughter and two counts of reckless conduct in connection with a fatal mobile home fire that occurred Monday, March 14, on Perkins Road. More...

2-vehicle accident claims man’s life

A 2-vehicle accident Wednesday, March 23, on U.S. Highway 25 South claimed the life of William Edgar Brown of South Carolina. More...

Magnolia Springs State Park holds Open House for museum on April 1

Magnolia Springs State Park Manager Bill Giles announced today that an Open House for the new park museum is set for 5-8 p.m. Friday, April 1. Pass requirements have been waived for this time period, making this a completely free showing. More...

Other Jenkins News

Arts and Crafts Festival set April 2 at Magnolia Springs

Plans for Magnolia Springs State Park More...

Airport gets new lights

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Wildlife, land management seminar April 9

A wildlife and land management seminar will be held 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center, Barney Avenue. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Blood Drive

Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) will sponsor a blood drive in honor of Joe Sasser 8 a.m. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped in the fire rescue of my 4-year-old son, Christopher Williams. Unfortunately, I lost my 17-month-old daughter, Hailey Sheffield. More...

Farm & Home

AG LINE: Peanut Disease Management

Although peanut growers in Georgia are weeks away from planting, they should begin making decisions now with regards to disease management in 2005. More...

Births

Birth

Jenkins

Kenton and Jeana Jenkins proudly announce the birth of their son, Nathaniel Baker, born 11:45 a.m. Monday, March 21, 2005 at University Health Care System in Augusta. More...