August 3, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Jenkins County Schools to open Monday, Aug. 8

The 2005-2006 school year will officially open for students on Monday, Aug. 8, under the leadership of Jenkins County School Superintendent Hayward Cordy. More...

Final hearing on tax increase set for this Thursday night

With two of three public hearings behind them, the Jenkins County Commissioners are two-thirds of the way toward implementing a 2.53 percent property tax increase for the 2005-2006 fiscal year that began July 1. More...

Other Jenkins News

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Oath of office given From left, Jenkins County Probate Judge Wanda Burke administers the oath of office for four-year terms to registrars Louise Dailey, Nona Murray, Rudine Becton and Brenda Mathern as Jeanette Becton looks on. More...

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Cordy sworn in From left, Jenkins County Probate Judge Wanda Burke administers the oath of office for a one-year term for Jenkins County School Superintendent to Hayward Cordy. More...

School Bus Driver Safety Training session slated

The 2005-2006 School Bus Driver Safety Training Session will take place on Friday, Aug. 5, in the Jenkins County High School cafeteria. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Barrow rep

A representative of Congressman John Barrow More...

Weddings

Miss Harville to wed Mr. Green Oct. 15

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Harville of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Bridget Nicole, to Gerald Scott Green of Statesboro, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Warren Green of Millen. More...

Atkinson, Cowart to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Atkinson of Garfield announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Brooke, to Casey Cowart, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Cowart of Twin City. More...

Millen man charged with felony murder

William Talton of 3756 Hiltonia-Perkins Road has been charged with felony murder in connection with the Saturday, July 23, death of Leon Lockett, 38, of 1722 Beaverdam Road, Perkins. More...

S.C. man charged with molesting Jenkins girl

(Elizabeth Billips, The True Citizen Associate Editor, contributed information to this article.) More...

Lyons man faces DUI charges in accident

Anthony Wayne Pittman of 319 B.A. Pittman Road, Lyons, has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with a Thursday, July 28, accident that occurred on U.S. Highway 25 North. More...

Editorials

Bill Shipp

DOES UGA NEED A COLD SHOWER? More...

Other Voices

An Unpretentious Proposal to Save America

Schools across the state of Georgia recently received report cards of their own in the form of the state Department of Education More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,

We would like to say a big thanks to all who are attempting to make a difference in our upcoming school year. More...

Church News

Church News

Big Horse Creek

Big Horse Creek Baptist Church announces their annual celebration of Homecoming will be held 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 7. Sunday School will begin at 10 a.m. A covered dish luncheon will be served in the church social hall, following the services. More...

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Morrison Grove The Morrison Grove Baptist Church will celebrate 133 years of faithfulness to God with an anniversary service 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 7. More...

Obituaries

Gerald Wayne Baggett, 52, dies July 30 in Gibson

Mr. Gerald Wayne Baggett, 52, died Saturday, July 30, 2005 at his residence in Gibson. More...

Mary Waters Turner, 79, of Sylvania dies July 28

Mary Waters Turner, 79, of Sylvania died Thursday, July 28, 2005 at her residence near Bay Branch Community. More...