February 22, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Jenkins baseball begins Feb. 28

Baseball season gets underway Tuesday, Feb. 28, for the Jenkins County School system when the Eagles will face Southeast Bulloch on the road at 5:30 p.m. More...

School News

Storytime

Storyteller Barbara Cheeseboro recently entertained students from Jenkins County Elementary School at the Jenkins County Memorial Library. Cheeseboro takes her stories and folktales to audiences all over Georgia and South Carolina. More...

Book Fair set for this Friday at Jenkins Elementary

Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES,) 220 Landrum Drive, will host a Scholastic Book Fair from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. daily, Friday, Feb. 24, through Monday, March 6, in the school More...

Janet Hodges chosen Dodge County Teacher of the Year

Janet Sutton Hodges, a graduate of Jenkins County High School (JCHS,) has been selected as the Teacher of the Year in the Dodge County Primary School system. More...

Church News

Skull Creek #2 The Skull Creek #2 Baptist Church family will More...

Memoriam

In loving memory of Don Reynolds Nov. 15, 1961 – Nov. 27, 2004

I thought of you with love today, But that is nothing new, I thought about you yesterday And days before that, too. I think of you in silence, I often speak your name. Now all I have are memories, And your picture in a frame. More...

In loving memory of Mr. Lesley Williams Jr. (Bull) Feb. 23, 1991

To be absent from the body Is to be present with the Lord. More...

Cards of Thanks

Burdell Frison wishes to extend heartfelt thanks to everyone who attended her 72nd birthday celebration, hosted by her children at the Senior Citizens building. Many thanks for the cards, gifts and well wishes. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Ruth Frawley Cochran, 98, of Sylvania dies Feb. 19

Mrs. Ruth Cochran, 98, of Sylvania died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2006. More...

Col. Chap Chandler dies in Carrollton on Feb. 17

Colonel John Chapple Chandler, Jr., U.S. Marine Corps (Retired), died Feb. 17, 2006 in Carrollton, Ga. following an extended illness. More...

24 apply for school superintendent position

The search for a new superintendent for the Jenkins County school system has sparked the interest of 24 applicants from near and far. The deadline for applying for the position, which was posted for two weeks on the More...

Parents face truancy charges

Jenkins County establishes local attendance protocol committee

Are parents responsible for the actions of their children? If it involves regular school attendance, Georgia More...

Bethany Nursing Center celebrates 55th anniversary

After 55 years of service to the elderly of not only Jenkins County but also surrounding areas, the Bethany Nursing Center of Millen remains a More...

Other Jenkins News

Severe weather tips given to homeowners

Georgia

This is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia, and Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine wants to remind homeowners of some important insurance tips to protect their property from tornadoes, flooding and other weather-related hazards. More...

Favorite Family Photo

The John Gregory family poses for a photograph in 1950 at Magnolia Springs State Park. From left, are, first row: Barbara Ann Gregory and Edward Gregory; and standing: John W. Gregory and Isabell Gregory. More...

Medicare correction

The Millen News published an article in last week More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

I was watching television recently when an advertisement for a new program that is to be aired soon came on. The program will basically be a contest to discover the best new inventions. I don More...

BREATHING FIRE

My email lit up last week. After I wrote a column defending the organizers of Coretta King More...

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Farm & Home

Roundup Ready Flex Technology

County Extension Coordinator The issue of the UGA Georgia Cotton newsletter came out last week. In this issue, Dr. Steve Brown, cotton specialist, had some interesting comments about RRF (Roundup Ready Flex) technology. More...

AgSouth distributes $12 million surplus

Bill Spigener, CEO of AgSouth Farm Credit, recently announced that the cooperative distributed a $12 million allocated surplus revolvement to its members in Georgia and South Carolina. More...

Recipes

Many thanks to Sue Davis for sharing these recipes that feature turnip roots. More...