September 14, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Air Force to hold public hearing October 5 at Jenkins Ag Center

The Department of the Air Force will hold a public hearing 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center for the purpose of discussing its Airspace Training Initiative Draft Environmental Impact Statement. More...

Qualifying for city election underway

Qualifying for candidates in the Tuesday, Nov. 8, Nonpartisan General Election for the City of Millen began Monday, Sept. 12, and will continue through 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. More...

Other Jenkins News

Eagles fall to Panthers 49-6

The Jenkins County High School Eagles football team met the highly ranked Portal Panthers this past Friday night. More...

C-team football

The Eagles C-team played last Thursday at home against Toombs County in front of a large hometown crowd. The young Eagles came away with a 6-0 win. More...

City receives $499,052 grant

Millen City Council received word during its Tuesday, Sept. 6, meeting that the City of Millen is the recipient of a $499,052 Community Development Block Grant from the Department of Community Affairs. More...

Obituaries

Obituaries Mrs. Sara Nell Kent, 84, of Millen dies on Sept. 6

Mrs. Sara Nell Waters Kent, 84, of Millen passed away Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005. More...

Mr. Albert McDougald Jr., 67, dies at his residence

Mr. Albert Bernard McDougald Jr. age 67, died Saturday, Sept. 3, at his residence. More...

Pauline Kent Johnson, 89, of Millen dies on Sept. 11

Pauline Kent Johnson, 89, of Millen, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2005. More...

County pays off long-term debt

For the first time since 1999, Jenkins County is More...

Millen construction worker hauls away $50,000 lottery

When it comes to playing the lottery, Robert Wright Jr. says, More...

1st Lt. Thomas receives commendation

Submitted by Sgt. Tracee L. Jackson

When a Marine cleans up after a chaotic combat tour and returns stateside, the American public stands in awe at the heroic things he accomplished. However, the Marine sees it as another day on the job. More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

It is heart-warming to see how our community is working to provide aid for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Numerous schools, churches and community groups are organizing efforts to raise money to be donated to this cause. More...

THE NATIONAL SONNY

Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue is one of the few big-time Republican politicians to emerge from the Katrina catastrophe with a positive national image. More...

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Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Rome was not built in a day. The football season is nearing the midpoint. The Eagles have played a tough schedule and have yet to reach the win column. It is times like this we must remember Rome was not built in a day. More...

Datebook

Centennial Drama Plans are being made to produce a More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: New method of testing peanuts

County Extension Coordinator The days of the old peanut pod blaster are over at the Extension Office. This year I have implemented a new method of testing peanuts for maturity. More...

Ten tips for avoiding the morning rush

Family & Consumer Sciences Does getting your family out the door in the mornings cause chaos at home? Are you frazzled when you finally arrive More...