November 30, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

City of Millen gets $485,500 grant

The City of Millen is the recipient of a $485,500 Community Development Block Grant to be used for the purpose of complete sewer rehabilitation on the following streets: Corbett Avenue, Plum Avenue, Dukes Avenue, Gray Street, Wilson Street and Hendri More...

Other Jenkins News

Jean Cowart honored at GISA convention

Jean Cowart of Millen was recognized and honored with the Distinguished Service Award on Sunday, Nov. 6, in Atlanta at the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) Convention. More...

'Cut, decorate, strip and trash' isn't the only option. You don't have to kill this year's Christmas tree

As a horticulturist, it seems a little silly to me that folks are willing each year at Christmas to spend $50 or more on a dead plant, a cut Christmas tree. More...

Protection in place Fire walls guard U.S. food supply from bird flu

University of Georgia food microbiologist Mike Doyle says "the likelihood is pretty low" that the harmful strain of avian influenza will enter the United States food supply. More...

Church News

Church News

First Baptist Church First Baptist Church More...

Datebook

Datebook

Recreation The Jenkins County Recreation Department will be holding a soccer clinic for boys and girls ages 4-14 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. More...

Obituaries

Mr. Lawton ‘Hank’ Hinely, 93, of Millen dies Nov. 28

Mr. Lawton O. (Hank) Hinely, 93, of Millen, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2005. More...

Mrs. Betty R. Clark, 70, of Millen dies on Nov. 25

Mrs. Betty Jo Reynolds Clark, 70, of Millen died Friday, Nov. 25, 2005. More...

Mrs. Beatrice Bostic, 83, of Millen dies at hospital

Mrs. Beatrice Bostic, 83, of Millen, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2005 at Jenkins County Hospital. More...

Hart found guilty of Bay Station robbery

Andrew Hart of Millen was sentenced Tuesday, Nov. 22, in Jenkins County Superior Court to a total of 45 years in prison in connection with the Dec. 6, 2004 armed robbery of the Bay Station. More...

BOE members hear vocational update

Members of the Jenkins County Board of Education received an update on the vocational program at Jenkins More...

Centennial Tour of Homes scheduled for Dec. 10

Saturday, Dec. 10, five historic homes and a barn will be open for the Centennial Tour of Homes sponsored by Millen Better Hometown and the Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce. More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

An e-mail buddy sent me this exercise. Try it for yourselves. More...

Jim Hite

I began drafting the ideas in this column back in early October, immediately after reading the lead story from the Wednesday, Oct. 12, issue of More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In Memory of Our Mother Mrs. Hattie Rountree On her Birthday, Nov. 29, 2005 More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Crop update

County Extension Coordinator I hope everyone had a very nice Thanksgiving and is ready to spread holiday cheer, as More...

How to shop smart during the holidays

Family and Consumer Sciences We can More...

Georgians need to look out for ticks

The Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health, is continuing its study of ticks in the state and asking people to send ticks for study. More...