February 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Citizens beware of Medicare scams

Insurance Commissioner John W. Oxendine is warning Medicare beneficiaries to be wary of scam artists who may try to take advantage of confusion about the new Medicare Prescription Drug coverage benefit. More...

Other Jenkins News

Meeting correction

During the Friday, Feb. 3, meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners, the group voted unanimously to make the office of Jenkins County Probate Judge an elected office in 2008. This position is presently filled by appointment by the commissioners. More...

Artwork available at local chamber

Artwork available at local chamber The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce has available for $15 each the artwork of Lois E. Theiss, which includes this sketch of Cotton Avenue in earlier years as well as sketches of other local scenes. More...

Favorite Family Photo

Melvin Dickey is shown in 1959 with daughter, Melodye Dickey Williams, when she was only 18 months old. The bride doll was a gift to Melodye from her father. More...

Farm & Home

Master Gardener Program to be held in Burke County

I had the opportunity to present a program to the Magnolia Garden Club in January. A couple of the members asked about having a Master Gardener Program. More...

GREA program presented

Wilma Leonard, Jenkins County Georgia Retired Educators Association (GREA) president, left; Bonnie Tanner, a community relations representative for United Hospice, center; and Harriett Lewis, program chair, were among those attending the GREA meeting More...

BLHS Class of ’65 marks 40 years

It has been 40 years since the members of the Class of 1965 of Burgess Landrum High School graduated. More...

Millen Better Hometown presents 2005 review to council

By Deborah Bennett Millen News Editor

An overview of the accomplishments and goals of Millen Better Hometown (MBH) was presented to Millen City Council Tuesday, Feb. 7. Art Johnson, MBH manager, and Paula More...

City to consider revising tree ordinance for new businesses

A $4,500 grant received by Millen Better Hometown (MBH) has city council considering revisions to its present tree ordinance. More...

Recreation department to host U.S. Junior Olympic Skills event

Local youth between the ages of 8 and 13 have the opportunity to participate in the U.S. Junior Olympic Skills Competition presented by Kellogg More...

County unemployment rate remains unchanged

Preliminary figures released by the Georgia Department of Labor show that Jenkins County More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

Good Morning America More...

TALK ABOUT BAD MANNERS!

In a clipped Long Island accent, National Review Washington editor Kate O More...

Officers’ Association of state offering scholarships

The County Officer More...

Church News

Church News

Dickey Grove Missionary Baptist Church Dickey Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Screven County will celebrate its annual Benefit Revival 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, through Friday, Feb. 24. The guest minister for the week will be the Rev. More...

Datebook

Datebook

SCV to meet The Buckhead-Fort Lawton Brigade camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, at Cindy More...

Obituaries

Mr. Jack D. Herrington, 73, of Augusta dies on Feb. 8

Mr. Jack Donald Herrington, 73, of Augusta died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006 at his residence. More...

Mr. Shane Moore, 33, of Millen dies on Feb. 11

Mr. Michael Shane Moore, 33, of Millen died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006. More...

Mr. Dean Becton, 73, of Millen dies on Feb. 9

Mr. Dean Becton, 73, of Millen died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006 at his residence after an extended illness. More...