February 1, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

The Chatter Box

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Those of you who know me know I have spent many years working with and advocating for the mentally ill. Currently, I serve as the representative from Jenkins County on the Ogeechee Area Community Mental Health Board. More...

D’ AS IN DEMOCRAT AND DEFEAT

The late Sen. Herman Talmadge used to break me up with his derisive descriptions of his Democratic colleagues as More...

Datebook

Lions Club Pancake Supper The Millen Lions Club will hold their annual Pancake Supper 5 p.m. More...

STC Foundation 2005 annual drive exceeds $140,000

Garry Pittman, chairman of the Swainsboro Technical College (STC) Foundation, reported that the foundation had a successful fund-raising drive for 2005, raising $140,464.43. More...

Bramblewood fire still undetermined

Mental health board member speaks out

State investigators failed to discover the cause of a fire last week that destroyed a home on Bramblewood Drive. Gary Allen of the State Fire Marshal More...

Log truck trailer overturns, spills load

The owner and driver of this log truck, Walter Leeks of Sylvania, escaped serious injury when the vehicle overturned and spilled its load onto U.S. Highway 25 South Thursday, Jan. 26, as the vehicle attempted to turn onto Gray Street. More...

Other Jenkins News

Church of the month

Jenkins County is a community deeply rooted in its religious values with many magnificent churches. More...

Eagles lose 2, win 1

Tuesday, Jan. 24, the Jenkins County High School Eagles basketball team lost to Burke County 87-64 with Kenith Scott scoring 27 points. He was followed by Jasper Oglesby, Kionte Gross, Dewayne Colley and Jamar Holmes, each scoring 8 points. More...

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents this week. More...

Church News

Church News

First McCoy The First McCoy Baptist Church family will celebrate the 34th anniversary of their senior choir 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11. Choirs are asked to help celebrate this joyful occasion, and the public is cordially invited to attend. More...

Engagements

Blackburn-Wilcher engagement announced

Mr. and Mrs. Randy Gay Blackburn of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Alexis, to Rodney Adam Wilcher, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Rodney Wilcher of Thomson. More...

Miss Cooper to marry Mr. Bass on June 3

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cooper proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Rena Cooper, to Romain Jamal Bass, son of Ms. Mary Lou Bass of Oliver. More...