September 7, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

32nd Fair-on-the-Square festivities set to begin Oct. 1 in Millen

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School News

JCMS hires six new employees

Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) has five new teachers and a new receptionist for the 2005-2006 school year. Throughout the last few weeks, the new faculty and staff have been working hard to get accustomed to their new surroundings. More...

Editorials

Congratulations are in order

The selection of Jim Andrew of Jenkins County by President George Bush to serve as administrator of the Rural Utilities Service Agency is an excellent choice. More...

The Chatter Box

I learned over the weekend that relatives of Peggy McLaughlin, a family of nine young adults and adults from New Orleans who have been displaced by Hurricane Katrina, have arrived in Jenkins County seeking refuge. More...

IT COULD HAPPEN HERE

Suppose Hurricane Katrina had struck Savannah or Brunswick. Suppose Atlanta was suddenly bereft of electric power for days. Suppose Macon, Augusta and Columbus were flooded, plunged into darkness and left without communications. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In Loving Memory Of Our Precious Granddaughter Anna Marie Conway Sept. 9, 1987 More...

In Memory

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In Memory of a Deeply Missed Loved One Mr. Nicholas B. Foster Sept. 6 2004

Soon it will have been a year since you left us in body. But your spirit and memories live on. A day doesn More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Jean Jarrell Coggins, 80, dies on Sept. 1

Mrs. Jean Jarrell Coggins, 80, died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005. More...

Harold Leslie Echols, 73, of Millen dies on Sept. 1

Harold Leslie Echols, 73, of Millen died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005. More...

Jenkins native Nita J. Williams, 59, dies Aug. 30

Mrs. Nita Mae Jackson Williams, 59, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005. More...

Governments deal with gas shortages

Local residents and businesses are not the only ones who have been impacted by the high price of gasoline and diesel as a result of the devastation created by Hurricane Katrina last week along the Gulf coast. More...

Help on the way: Local businesses support emergency workers, hurricane victims

Several local businesses have announced plans to support Hurricane Katrina relief efforts and a fund-raiser to benefit local emergency services personnel in memory of the Sept. 11 disaster. More...

Other Jenkins News

Qualifying for city election begins Sept. 12

Qualifying as a candidate in the Tuesday, Nov. 8, Nonpartisan General Election for the City of Millen begins 8:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12, and will continue until 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16. More...

Christian athletes speak to Rotarians

Millen Rotarians were presented a program on the Fellowship of Christian athletes during the Wednesday, Aug. 31, meeting. From left, are club sponsor Janine Deal and members Ayana Walker and Chester Joyner. More...

Eagles lose to Warren

The Jenkins County High School Eagles football team traveled to Warrenton this past Friday night to take on the Screaming Devils of Warren County. More...

Church News

Church News

Millen Baptist Millen Baptist Church announces that Jerry Johnson, director of the Baptist Student Union (BSU) at Georgia Southern University (GSU), will be the state missions speaker at their 11 a.m. service on Sunday, Sept. 11. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Azalea pest management

This has been a busy week for azalea growers! It appears that the azalea caterpillar has been making its way around town. More...

Tips for traveling with your grandkids

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Wasden crowned Miss Peanut Princess

Tiffany Wasden was crowned Miss Peanut Princess Saturday, Aug. 13, in Brooklet. She received a beautiful crown, trophy and banner. She competed in the 10 More...