April 6, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Recreation department to hold Opening Day

The board of directors and staff of the Jenkins County Recreation Department (JCRD) announced that its annual celebration for the opening of the 2005 baseball/softball season will be 9 a.m. Saturday, April 9. More...

School News

Jenkins County boys track & field compete at Parker-White Relays

Saturday, March 26, in Swainsboro, the War Eagles track team competed in the ninth annual Parker-White relays. The competition included the teams from Burke, Tattnall Screven, Emanuel (Swainsboro), West Laurens, Liberty and Toombs counties. More...

JCHS 4,

Reidsville, 10

Jenkins County Middle School hosted Reidsville Middle School for the second time this season on the baseball diamond. More...

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Students of the Month The Student of the Month program at Jenkins County Elementary School recognizes one student per homeroom each month who maintains good behavior in all school activities, makes an excellent effort to complete all schoolwork and m More...

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Letters

Dear Editor,

Confederate Memorial Day in Georgia is April 26. More...

Church News

Church News

Carswell Grove Baptist Church

Carswell Grove Baptist Church will celebrate their "138th Church Anniversary" Sunday, April 10. Sunday School will begin at 10:30 a.m. and the worship service will begin at 11:30 a.m. More...

Weddings

Miss Rackley marries Mr. McGouirk

Miss Jennifer Lauren Rackley and William Meredith McGouirk were married Saturday, October 23, 2004 in Macon. Held on the bank of the Ocmulgee River at Riverine, the McGouirk home, the 4:00 p.m. More...

Miss Burke to wed

Mr. Womack April 23

Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bragg of Sylvania and Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Patrick More...

Obituaries

Betty Walker Murray of Monroe, dies Sunday, March 27 at age 99

Betty Gunn Walker Murray, 99, of Monroe, died Sunday, March 27, 2005. More...

Clara Wallace Peel, 91, of Millen, dies March 30 in South Carolina

Mrs. Clara Wallace Peel, 91, of Millen entered into rest Wednesday, March 30, 2005 at Oconee County Hospital in South Carolina. More...

Kathy Cox visits Jenkins schools

The Jenkins County school system received a visit from State School Superintendent Kathy Cox March 30. More...

Quitting is not an option

What do Dan Marino, Mark Martin and local Jenkins County High School football standout Andrew Barnette all have in common? Quitting was never an option for any of them. More...

Centennial ‘Barbecue Cook-off ’set April 9

As part of the Centennial celebration commemorating Jenkins County More...

Other Jenkins News

April is "Child Abuse Prevention Month"

Millen News Editor

Numerous colorful children More...

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Interact Club distributes 'blue ribbons' The Jenkins County High School Interact Club members assisted Jenkins County Family Enrichment Commission Child and Youth Council by distributing blue ribbons to local businesses and agencies throughout Millen More...

South Jenkins Volunteer Fire Department being formed

The South Jenkins Volunteer Fire Department is now being formed in the Four Points community. Residents south of Millen are invited to be a part of the organization that will benefit the county immensely. More...

Editorials

Jim Hite

The last few days have been a personal roller coaster of emotions, as I am sure they have been for many others here in Jenkins County and for millions upon millions around the world, while we come to grips with the death of Pope John Paul II. More...

Datebook

Wildlife and Land Management Seminar

The public is invited to attend a Wildlife and Land Management Seminar 9:30 a.m. More...

Cards of Thanks

Cards of Thanks

I would like to thank everyone for your cards, calls, messages, gifts, flowers and mostly for your prayers during the time of my stroke and hospitalization. It was your prayers that brought me through to return home. May God bless all of you. More...

Farm & Home

Farm and Home

AG LINE: Wildlife seminar to be held April 9

The Jenkins County Extension Service will host a Wildlife and Land Management Seminar on Saturday, April 9, at the Jenkins County Ag Center. More...

Recipes

Southern Cookin’

4 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. salt
1 5-lb. bag chicken wings or drumettes, thawed

Mix first five ingredients in a large, sturdy zip-top bag. Add chicken, seal bag and turn to coat chicken. Refrigerate, turning bag occasionally, at least two hours, or up to 12 hours. More...

Births

SUGGS

Brian and Jessica Suggs of Millen announce the birth of their son, William Bryn Suggs. He was born Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2005 at St. Joseph More...