January 11, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

City to deal with meter tampering

Members of Millen City Council considered actions that might be taken against city residents who are caught tampering with city water/gas meters during its Tuesday, Jan. 3, meeting. More...

Datebook

New Scout Troop A new Girl Scout troop is to be organized, and the first meeting will be held 6 p.m. More...

Other Jenkins News

Eagles win one, lose one

Friday, Jan. 6, the Jenkins County High School Eagles basketball team played the fifth ranked team in the state, Calvary Baptist, about even for three quarters, and in the fourth quarter let the game slip away for a final score of 77-60. More...

Driver escapes injury

The driver of this vehicle, Thomas Owen Blanchard, escaped injury Monday, Jan. 2, when the pick-up truck he was driving on Ga. Hwy. 17 left the roadway and overturned in the ditch. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) More...

County receives $12,320 dividend

Jenkins County has received a dividend in the amount of $12,320 from the Association County Commissioners of Georgia, Group Self-Insurance Workers More...

Farm & Home

Farm and Home

4-H Update It has been a while since I have written anything about More...

Engagements

Miss Sapp to marry Mr. Fleming Jan. 20

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Sapp of Sardis and Ms. Donna Sapp of Millen proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Cassidy Erin Sapp, to Mitch Fleming. More...

Planters accepting applications for WYT

Once a year Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) selects three high school juniors as delegates on the Washington Youth Tour (WYT), a once-ina lifetime leadership opportunity available to prospective students in Georgia. More...

Armed robbery attempted at Millen Popeye’s

An attempted armed robbery at Popeye More...

James Henry, J.C. Douglas re-appointed commission chairman, vice-chairman

James Henry and J.C. Douglas were re-elected Jenkins County Commission chairman and vicechairman, respectively, during the group More...

MLK Day activities are announced

The celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 16, will begin locally with a More...

Substitute teacher workshop set for Jan. 20

The Jenkins County school system will conduct a substitute teacher workshop from 8 a.m. until noon on Friday, Jan. 20, in the media center of Jenkins County High School. More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

I could hardly watch the television news coverage of the terrible mining tragedy in West Virginia last week as family and friends of the victims spoke of their loved ones, the notes some had left behind and the miscommunication that had occurred duri More...

DO YOU SUFFER FROM ACUTE “MAJOR” PHOBIA?

I have recently noticed that most of the things in life that have the word More...

Other Voices

WOMEN IN AVIATION AT GAVTC DO IT RIGHT

(Editor More...

Church News

Church News

Williams Grove Missionary Baptist The Williams Grove Missionary Baptist Church family of Jenkins County will celebrate their More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Gladys McKinney, 73, dies on Dec. 22

Mrs. Gladys Estelle Royal McKinney, 73, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. More...

Mr. Everett ‘Mike’ Pike, 88, of Millen dies Dec. 30

Mr. Everett Henry (Mike) Pike, 88, of Millen died Friday, Dec. 30, 2005 at Medical College of Georgia Hospital. More...

Mr. Randy Boone, 56, of Millen dies on Jan. 2

Mr. Randy Boone, 56, of Millen died Monday, Jan. 2, 2006 at his residence. More...