March 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber annual banquet slated for this Thursday

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet will take place 7 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. Southern humorist, Robert Alston, will provide entertainment. More...

School News

Students excel at chess tournament

Jenkins County students from the elementary, middle and high schools competed in the Ogeechee River Chess Championship Series Saturday, Feb. 25, at Bulloch Academy in Statesboro. The teams are lead by Pamelia Dwight, chess coordinator. More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

I never knew eating a meatball sandwich could be so much work until I recently purchased one for lunch and couldn%27t help but notice how "messy" the thing was. More...

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I want to express my thanks and gratitude to our sister churches and the people of Jenkins County for their outpouring of love and generosity these past two weeks following the death of our youth minister, Brad Weiser. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

Dear Hailey, Today, one year ago, you left our lives with no explanation. So, I am making today a special occasion to celebrate your life. More...

Cards of Thanks

The family of Michael "Shane" Moore would like to express a special thank you to all of those that helped comfort our hearts during our time of loss. The food, the flowers, the kind words and all of your prayers were greatly appreciated. More...

Sincerest thanks We, the family of Laurie Michele Bowen, send sincerest thanks to all our family and friends for your support and encouraging words during our time of sorrow. More...

We would like to thank everyone for the flowers, cards, calls, prayers and other thoughtful gestures during the loss of our mother and grandmother. It is so comforting to have such caring friends to help us through times like these. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Betty Reeves Norris dies March 8

Mrs. Betty Reeves Norris entered into rest in Lawrenceville on Wednesday, March 8, 2006. More...

Bud Dailey, 67, of Millen dies March 11

Mr. Lavaughn (Bud) Dailey, 67, of Millen died Saturday, March 11, 2006 at Twin View Healthcare Center. More...

Engagements

Miss Holloway to wed Mr. Wasden

Mr. and Mrs. Strickland Holloway, Jr. of Amelia Island, Florida announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Lauren, to William Thomas Wasden, III, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas Wasden, Jr. of Millen. More...

Merchants argue TE-Grant parking

The issue of angle or parallel parking on Cotton Avenue resurfaced during the Tuesday, March 7, meeting of Millen City Council with the attendance of several downtown merchants. More...

Volunteers sought for Relay For Life to be held in May

The American Cancer Society is seeking teams of 8-15 people for its annual Relay For Life, to be held Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6, at Millen/Jenkins County Recreation Center. More...

Sheriff Fields reports to commissioners

Jenkins County Sheriff Tim Fields reported that his department is taking a "proactive" approach toward traffic violators and drug enforcement during the Tuesday, March 7, meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners. More...

A healthy community

Approximately 47 runners participated in the Super Eagle Day 5-K Road Race held Saturday, March 11. The 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk saw 174 persons participating. See related story inside. (Photo contributed by Mike Dann) More...

Other Jenkins News

STC board member certified by TCDA

Pamelia Dwight

Pamelia Dwight, a member of the Board of Directors of Swainboro Technical College, recently completed the requirements to become a Certified Board Member, as determined by the Technical College Directors%27 Association of Georgia. More...

Commissioner of Agriculture candidate speaks to Rotary

Gary Black, left, Republican candidate for the office of Commissioner of Agriculture, was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, March 8, meeting of the Millen Rotary Club. More...

Jenkins County schools observe School Board Appreciation Week

The Jenkins County School System is joining in a statewide celebration this week to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week of March 13-17 has been proclaimed School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. More...

Church News

Church News

Green Fork Baptist Green Fork Baptist Church will hold a special "Baby Dedication" service on Sunday, April 2, during the 11 a.m. worship service. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Georgia On My Mind Day Georgia On My Mind Day will be held at the Georgia Visitor Center located on U.S. Highway 301 near Sylvania from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 27. The day of food and fun will include a free hot dog lunch. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Florida Betony management

County Extension Coordinator Florida betony has proven to be a very troublesome weed in Jenkins County! Florida betony, or rattlesnake weed, is More...

Recipe Notes

We don%27t often realize just how far we have progressed until something reminds us of the great strides that have been made over the last 50 years. My sister, Harriett, recently gave me a 1951 cookbook that was quite an eyeopener for me. More...

Millen Woman's Club installs officers

The Millen Woman%27s Club held its February meeting at the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC.) Hostesses for the meeting were Anette Head, Marilyn Knight and Jeni Wilson. More...

Births

Birth

Viveros Rey and Lisa H. Viveros are proud to announce the birth of their new son, Reynaldo Perez Viveros Jr. (Little Rey.) More...