August 17, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Katie Lewis ‘Outstanding Older Worker’

Katie Lewis was honored with a reception Friday, Aug. 5, as the 2005 "Outstanding Older Worker of the Year" for the East Central Georgia Region. More...

"Old Timers" softball game set for Aug. 26

The Jenkins County Recreation Department invites men and women 35 years of age and older who may be interested in participating in an "Old Timers" softball game to come by the department and sign up. More...

School News

JCHS receives state matching grant

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) was recently awarded a state career development matching incentive grant. More...

What parents need to know about standardized test scores

Diane Miller
County Extension Agent
Family & Consumer Sciences

School districts and state departments of education should provide information to help parents interpret test scores. The following are helpful questions: More...

DNR offers hunter education class for upcoming season

Get ready for the upcoming hunting season by registering for a hunter education course. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division will offer a hunter education class at Magnolia Springs State Park Monday, Aug. More...

Editorials

Other Voices

Endanger of extinction- The Front Porch

I would like to send a letter to Washington, D.C. I wish to have the American front porch put on the endangered species list. I realize this sounds quite far fetched, and if you stop reading now you may even think I have fallen off in the deep end. More...

Bill Shipp ‘YOU CAN’T BEAT SOMEBODY WITH NOBODY’

"Mark Taylor could be the Democratic lineman who sacks Ralph Reed before the Republican quarterback ever gets out of the backfield. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Recreation

The Jenkins County Recreation Department (JCRD) is currently holding registration for youth football, cheerleading and soccer. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You

We would like to thank everyone for the food, flowers, cards and visits to the nursing home and the Emanuel County Medical Center in Swainsboro. And especially "thanks" for all of your prayers for the family. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Ruby Woodcock Hood, 85, dies on Aug. 8

Mrs. Ruby Woodcock Hood, 85, died Monday, Aug. 8, 2005 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. More...

Recipes

The Recipe Corner by

Allison Dann

With school just starting everybody More...

Brier Creek takes action to discourage vandals

Brier Creek Apartments, located at 536 Brier Creek Circle, is on the surface a quiet, well-kept apartment complex where residents enjoy the company of their neighbors and live a peaceful life. More...

Millen resident is featured in book

Millen resident Byron Scogins is a prominent character in a book written by his close friend Charles "Doc" Kinney of Orange, Texas. More...

Photo

New press box lifted The new press box at the Jenkins County High School football field was hoisted to its place above the home stand Friday, Aug. 12. More...

For the Record

State Patrol Report

State Troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated five traffic accidents during the month of July in Jenkins County. These accidents resulted in 11 injuries and one fatality. More...

Other Jenkins News

Photo

Pawpaw - Unusual Fruit Pawpaw fruit such as shown growing in Jenkins County ripens during a four-week period between mid-August and into October. When ripe, it is soft and yields easily to a gentle squeeze and has a perfumed fragrance. More...

Corrections

The Jenkins County Farm Bureau provided lunch at Krystal More...

STC to offer new programs this fall

Dr. Richard Thornton, vice president of instruction, announced that Swainsboro Technical College (STC) will offer classes in two new programs beginning fall quarter 2005. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The Centennial edition of The Millen News will hit the streets next Wednesday, Aug. 24. The history section contains 88-pages of stories and photographs pertinent to the history of Jenkins County, including church, business and club history sections. 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. The presiding minister will be Reginald Scott of the True Born Church of Christ. More...

Weddings

Lanes celebrate 39th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Willis Lane will be celebrating their 39th wedding anniversary and renewing their vows at True Born Church of Christ Deliverance Center, 157 Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Miss Woods to wed Mr. Pylant Sept. 17

Belton and Nancy Baird of Twin City announce the engagement of their daughter, Cynthia Suzanne Woods of Twin City, to David Richard Pylant Jr. of Millen, son of David Pylant of Lyons and Loretta Strickland of Millen. More...