June 1, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Congressman John Barrow to be in Millen on June 2

Congressman John Barrow will be in Millen at 12 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Building. His visit is part of a 3-day "Listening Tour" of Georgia More...

Photo

Van overturns This 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan, driven by Judy Hurst Oglesby of Millen, was traveling east on Winthrope Avenue Tuesday, May 24, when it left the roadway and struck a utility pole. More...

School News

Jenkins students graduate from GSU

Jenkins County students who have completed graduation requirements for Georgia Southern University during the Spring 2005 term are Latrese Monique Badie, Johnetta Laresa Bennefield, Jimmy Winston Brannen, Daniel Andrew Brinson, Christine Elmore Burke More...

Posey on president’s list

Vanessa S. Posey of Millen has been named to the president More...

JCHS students receive academic awards

Jenkins County High School held its annual academic awards program Monday, May 16, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Last Friday night saw another class of graduates exit the halls of Jenkins County High School for the last time and enter into a new stage of their lives which we "grown-ups" often refer to as the "real world." More...

Weddings

Miss McLamb to wed Mr. Horne June 11

Courtney and Dustin McLamb are pleased to announce the engagement of their mother, Melinda B. McLamb, to Travis Horne Jr., both of Glenwood. More...

Births

SUGGS

Dale and Neasyie Suggs of Millen announce the birth of their daughter, Emily Bernice Suggs, born Tuesday, May 3, 2005 at St. Joseph More...

Family Enrichment making a difference in Jenkins

In small, rural communities like Jenkins County, change is often seen as an intimidating, unwelcome visitor. Local residents are developing a different opinion with the help of the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Commission (JCFEC). More...

BOE approves tennis court bid

The Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) approved a bid from Frye, Inc. for the tennis court site preparation at Jenkins County High School (JCHS). The $15,200 bid was accepted at the board More...

Hometown hero

This past weekend, Americans all over the United States observed Memorial Day. Some went camping. Some enjoyed a gathering of friends and family over a barbeque, and in Washington D.C. More...

Hurricane season begins

 Hurricane season starts today, Wednesday, June 1, and Insurance Commissioner John W. Oxendine wants to remind Georgians that they should check their homeowner More...

Other Jenkins News

Millen Rotarians hear registrar’s office changes

Chief Registrar Rudine Becton spoke to members of the Millen Rotary Club Wednesday, May 25, on changes that have occurred in the registrar More...

Rural health care in critical condition, but improving

Georgians take it for granted that they will always have access to quality health care. More...

Dairy Festival Car Show set for June 25

A car show will be held as part of the "Dairy Festival" centennial celebration Saturday, June 25. The event will get underway at 9 a.m. across from the Jenkins County High School. More...

Editorials

Jim Hite

As is obvious if you read last week More...

Bill Shipp

THE GIANT DOLLAR-SUCKING MACHINE

If a visitor from Planet X activated his search engine to explore what More...

Datebook

Datebook

Cheer Camp

The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) cheerleaders will present Cheer Camp 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday, June 13-16, in the Jenkins County Agriculture Center across from JCHS. More...

Obituaries

Jenkins native Ben Lane, 89, dies on May 28

Mr. Ben L. Lane, 89, died Saturday, May 28, 2005. More...

Judy Mallard, formerly of

Waynesboro dies May 25

Judy Burke Mallard, a former resident of Waynesboro died Wednesday, May 25, 2005 at her residence in Summerdale, Ala. More...