August 10, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Time capsule to be opened at ‘Centennial Breakfast’ Aug. 17

In celebration of Jenkins County More...

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School registration draws many Open house and new student registration drew a record crowd of parents and students to the Jenkins County Elementary School last week. More...

School News

School system holds pre-planning meeting

Jenkins County School Superintendent Hayward Cordy announced the theme for the 2005-2006 school term, "From Good to Great," during pre-planning activities for school staff Monday, Aug. More...

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New teachers attend orientation New teachers to the Jenkins County school system participated in an orientation program Friday, July 29, at the Jenkins County High/Middle School media center. More...

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Donna Kennedy, Jenkins County High School "Teacher of the Year" accepts award during pre-planning activities. (Staff photos by Deborah Bennett) More...

Church News

Church News

Brinson Rock

Brinson Rock Baptist Church will hold a "First Pastoral Appreciation Service" honoring Pastor Undrey M. Bostic 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21. More...

Weddings

Miss Burke to marry Mr. Brown Nov. 5

Randy and Brenda Burke of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Blythe, to Wesley Travis Brown, son of Lynne and Steve Hodges of Millen and Chris and Melanie Brown of Twin City. More...

Daniels celebrate wedding anniversary

Dr. and Mrs. Julian W. Daniel of Sylvania celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 25, at the Pinnacle Club in Augusta. Julian and Betty were married in Savannah in 1955 by the Rev. More...

Recipes

Recipe Notes by

Melodye Williams

Having friends over for a light supper? This time of year, something that More...

Case closed on Rite Aid pharmacists

Millen News Editor

The Georgia State Board of Pharmacy has closed the case on complaints filed against two Rite Aid pharmacists by local resident Thomas K. More...

Deal is named system-wide 2005 ‘Teacher of the Year’

Janine Deal, an eighth grade language arts teacher at Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS), has been selected as Jenkins County More...

Board of education adopts $16 million budget, millage rate

During a called meeting held Thursday, Aug. 4, the Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) adopted its 2005-2006 tentative budget with no millage increase to local taxpayers. More...

City halts cycle billing until further notice

Faced with numerous complaints from residents who had received two bills in the same month, the City of Millen has temporarily halted the implementation of cycle billing. More...

Other Jenkins News

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Boone home patriotic The home of Helen Boone on Masonic Street has taken on a patriotic d More...

Memorial service honors Bowers

A memorial plaque in memory of John Phillips Bowers, RPH, was appropriately placed at the entrance to the pharmacy of Jenkins County Hospital by family members. More...

Old goal comes down, new goes up

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Editorials

Bill Shipp ‘I WAS IN A WHEELCHAIR IN A GEORGIA CHAIN GANG’

Tony Goodman is forced to live in a room so small that he complains he cannot turn his wheelchair around. Poor Tony says he has to stay in that 12-by-3-foot cubicle 23 hours a day and hardly anyone ever comes around to help him. More...

Other Voices

CONGRESS IGNORES THE
ENERGY SHORTAGE

With oil hovering around $60 a barrel, you might think that the energy bill now being ironed out in Congress would do something about high prices at the pump and our nation More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

I would like to express my heartfelt appreciation for the many acts of kindness shown me during my recent surgery. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Faye Spence Wallace,

79, of Stapleton, dies Aug. 6

Mrs. Faye Spence Wallace, 79, of Stapleton, died Saturday August 6, 2005. More...

Mr. Herbert Earl Burke,

64, of Millen dies on Aug. 3

Mr. Herbert Earl Burke, 64, of Millen died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005. More...

Mr. Walter E. Lewis, 79,

of Perkins dies on Aug. 6

Mr. Walter E. Lewis, 79, of Perkins died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005. More...