January 4, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Memories of Thomson Company

At, left, the former Thomson Company water tower, located in west Millen, was brought down last Thursday, Dec. 29, by Rocker Metal Recycling. The 120 ft. tower was erected circa 1910 when Morgan Mills was on the site. More...

School News

JCHS supports pediatric healthcare

As a part of the annual Related Vocational Instruction (RVI) and Vocational Opportunities Chapters of America (VOCA) statewide campaign, students at Jenkins County High School are making an effort to support the Children More...

VOCA recognizes paraprofessionals at JCHS

On Wednesday, Dec. 14, officers of the Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Vocational Opportunities Chapters of America (VOCA) gave recognition to the paraprofessionals at JCHS for their hard work and dedication. More...

Too many to count

Kiani Sims, left, was the winner in a contest sponsored by the Jenkins County Memorial Library to guess the number of M&M More...

Church News

Church News

Big Horse Creek Baptist Church Pastor Raymond Trent and the members of Big Horse Creek Baptist Church cordially invite everyone to a drop-in More...

Fair Haven, Habersham

Fair Haven and Habersham United Methodist churches welcomed David and Jennifer Thompson, United Methodist missionaries to Latin America, and their children Lydia, Ben and Luke to their respective pulpits on Dec.11. More...

Endtime Faith Deliverance Church

The Endtime Faith Deliverance Church of Midville will hold a three-night revival 7:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 4, through Friday, Jan. 6. Pastor Clyde Foreman Sr. invites the public to attend this great event. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

I would like to thank those who contributed clothes for our free clothes drive, and also those who helped to distribute the clothes. It was a big success, and we are looking forward to next year More...

Jenkins Grand Jury indicts 29

The Jenkins County Grand Jury met in December in Jenkins County Superior Court and indicted 29 persons as follows. More...

Athletic banquet set Jan. 9

The annual Winter Athletic Banquet, sponsored by the Jenkins County Athletic Booster Club, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, in the Jenkins County High School cafeteria. More...

Datebook

Relay For Life Chili cook-off The Jenkins County Relay for Life will sponsor a Chili cookoff 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, at West Millen Baptist Church to kick off the 2006 event. More...

Other Jenkins News

Parents raise two disabled children

A reader of this column in the Lake Crystal Tribune More...

Sheppard Joins STC staff

Jan Brantley, New Connections coordinator at Swainsboro Technical College (STC), announced that Barbara Sheppard has joined the staff at STC as New Connections to Work Program Assistant. More...

Natural disasters: Winter storms defined

Winter Weather Terms Being familiar with terminology used by the Weather Service will help you know what to expect when weather warnings are issued. More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

It has come to my attention that a recipe I submitted for publication in the Centennial Cookbook has a typographical error in it. If you try the More...

THE OTHER BIG STORIES

I overlooked the biggest story of 2005, and so did many of my fellow chin-strokers. Perhaps we missed it because it looked like old news. We had heard it before. Besides, the news was obscured in a jumble of hard-to-read numbers. More...

Newspaper campaign helps recover rare Georgia tektites

Georgia tektites are small glassy meteorite like bodies that fell approximately 35 million years ago. They are found in approximately 18 east central Georgia counties. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In Memory of Our Mother: Mrs. Hattie Rountree Sunset, Aug. 19, 2005 Our Father: Mr. Elisher More...

Weddings

Miss Riner to marry Mr. Walden June 24

Ms. Pam Riner of Garfield announces the engagement of her daughter, Dena Lynn Riner, to Aaron Davis Walden, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Walden of Twin City. The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Dean Riner. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Pruning Crape Myrtles

The Crape Myrtle is one of the most common trees in landscape/ yard situations. If you drive through Millen on any of More...

Smith becomes member of U.S. Merchant Marines

Seafarer Philip Smith of Millen is a proud new member of the United States Merchant Marines having graduated from the Unlicensed Apprentice Program at the Paul Hall Center for Maritime Training and Education, located in Piney Point, More...

Georgians in need grateful to hunters

Hunters donated 733 harvested deer to the 2005 hunters for the hungry (HFTH) program, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resource Division (WRD). This year More...