April 13, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

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Magnolia Park Museum From left, Connie Fitch and Magnolia Springs State Park Manager Bill Giles are shown in the recently opened park museum. More...

Midsouth Trenchers of Tennessee

City holds CDBG public hearing, accepts low bid

Prior to the Tuesday, April 5, meeting of the Millen City Council, Linda D. More...

Other Jenkins News

Millen Optimist announce

Oratorical Contest winners

Each year the Millen Optimist club sponsors an Oratorical Contest on a pre-selected topic. More...

Exotic, invasive plants threaten state's forests

Japanese climbing fern climbs plants and chokes them. Cogongrass forms a toxic mat. And they're just two of many foreign plant invaders that threaten Georgia's forests and natural areas. More...

Chuck Conley speaks to Millen Rotary Club

Chuck Conley, Jenkins County High School (JCHS) head football coach, was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, April 6, meeting of the Millen Rotary Club. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Relay for Life

The American Cancer Society More...

Obituaries

Mr. James Edward Arthur of Millen dies April 6 at age 77

James Edward Arthur, 77, of Millen died Wednesday, April 6, 2005. More...

Recipes

Recipe Notes

Meatball Soup 1 egg, beaten, 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs, 2 Tbsp. grated parmesan cheese More...

Commissioners approve construction of road in new industrial park

During their Tuesday, April 5, meeting, the Jenkins County Commissioners approved 3-1 a motion in support of constructing an access road to the new industrial park that is to be located on the Millen By-pass in the amount of $123,310. More...

2/5 mil tax

Development authority requests tax increase

The Jenkins County Development Authority voted unanimously during its Monday, March 28, meeting to request a four tenths, or 2/5, of a mil tax for fiscal year 2005-2006 from the Jenkins County Commissioners for the purpose of funding development auth More...

Blood drive Thursday in honor of Joe Sasser

Planters Electric Membership Corporation will sponsor a blood drive in honor of Joe Sasser, an employee who was recently severely injured, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at the facility on U.S. Hwy. 25 North. More...

JCES named ‘No Excuses School’

The Georgia Public Policy Foundation (GPPF) announced recently that Jenkins County Elementary School was one of 25 public schools across the state to have been named "No Excuses Schools" for 2003-2004, after demonstrating academic achieveme More...

Chamber offers Centennial paperweights for sale

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce has a limited number of Centennial paperweights depicting the Jenkins County Courthouse for sale at a cost of $10 each. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I have discovered as I have gotten older that getting a good night More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,

Hello. I am a grandmother to an autistic grandson. Earlier this year I was privileged to go to a conference on autism in Duluth. Thanks to all who made this opportunity possible for me. More...

Church News

Church News

Dry Branch Baptist Church

Dry Branch Baptist Church will hold revival services Sunday, April 24, through Wednesday, April 27. More...

Weddings

Miss Webb to wed

Mr. Brown April 23

Mr. Larry Webb and Ms. Charlene Hendley Clarke of Millen are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lorry Ashley Webb, to Ellsworth Riley Brown III, son of Ellsworth Riley Brown Jr. More...