April 5, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

25 Styles holds ribbon-cutting

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for 25 Styles hair salon, located on U.S. Highway 25 North. More...

School News

CIS recognizes students at statewide SAM luncheon

Enthusiasm and excitement filled the Empire Room as proud parents, students and school educators celebrated on Thursday, March 9, during the Communities in Schools (CIS) statewide Student Achievement Month (SAM) recognition luncheon. More...

Many enjoy activities at the county's senior citizens center

Above left, members of the Millen Chinettes are shown during a china-painting class at the Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center. More...

Students of the Month for January at JCES

The Student of the Month program at Jenkins County Elementary School recognizes one student per homeroom each month who maintains good behavior in all school activities, makes an excellent effort to complete all schoolwork and maintains a good attend More...

Church News

Church News

Big Buckhead Baptist Church Easter Sunrise services will be held at 7 a.m. on Sunday, April 16, at Big Buckhead Baptist Church. Dan Zellner will bring the message. Everyone is invited. More...

United Methodist Women's Day held

United Methodist Women%27s (UMW) Day was held recently at the Millen United Methodist Church. The UMW ladies were in charge of the morning worship service. Babies born in 2005 were recognized and a gift to missions was given in their honor. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Trip to aquarium in Atlanta planned Everyone is invited to enjoy a day trip to the spectacular Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta on Saturday, May 20. More...

Cards of Thanks

Cards of Thanks

The family of Patsy Lewis would like to extend our deepest gratitude to our friends who shared their gifts and prayers with us at this time of need. We will be forever grateful to you. May God bless you all. More...

Obituaries

Mr. Trahan, 49, of Millen died March 27

Mr. Robert (Bobby) Trahan, 49, of Millen died Monday, March 27, 2006. More...

Mrs. Bertha Golden Giddens, 80, died

Mrs. Bertha Golden Giddens, 80, died Friday, March 31, 2006 at the Statesboro Nursing Home after an extended illness. More...

Jenkins robbery suspect charged in Statesboro crimes

An Atlanta man charged in the March 7 armed robbery of the Quick Stop convenience store in Millen is facing similar charges in connection with two March 6 Statesboro incidents. More...

'Pinwheels for Prevention'

The Child and Youth Council of Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center sponsored a "Pinwheels for Prevention" program Thursday, March 30, on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse. More...

Keep Jenkins County Beautiful Day set for April 22

When it comes to trash, Jenkins County is blessed, or maybe cursed, with an abundance of material. Approximately 520 tons of refuse is received by the county and disposed of on a monthly basis. More...

Courthouse photo to be displayed in Gov. Sonny Perdue's office

From left, Paula Herrington and Mike Reese display a photograph of the Jenkins County Courthouse, taken by Reese, which is to be displayed in the office of Gov. Sonny Perdue. More...

Other Jenkins News

Relay boasts 13 teams

The annual Jenkins County Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society has been set for Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6, at the Jenkins County Recreation complex. More...

Overturned vehicle on Hwy. 23

The driver of this vehicle, Tracy Michelle Smith of Millen, escaped serious injury when the Chevrolet Impala she was driving left the roadway on Ga. Hwy. 23 and overturned in the ditch. The accident occurred Friday, March 31. More...

Local volunteer fire department to hold opening

South Jenkins Volunteer Fire Department (SJVFD) will hold its grand opening at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 14. The public is invited to tour the fire station, see the fire trucks and enjoy free hamburgers, hotdogs and soft drinks. More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

If it were not for the fact that I have yet another birthday this month, April would be my favorite month of the year. It%27s not too hot, but the cold weather is pretty much gone, and everything is in the "renewal" stage of life. More...

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MCKINNEY & THE MORONS

"Shame on us for letting those people in the Georgia General Assembly make us look like a bunch of narrow-minded morons." - More...

Weddings

Amerson, Franklin unite in marriage

Rebun Lee Amerson Jr. of Millen and Barbara Head Franklin of Swainsboro were united in holy matrimony on March 20, 2006 at a private ceremony in Millen. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: 2, 4-D sprayer cleanout

As farmers continue to burn down cotton land in preparation for planting and peanuts, the issue of sprayer contamination continues to surface. More...

Learn to recognize signs of child abuse

What is Child Abuse? More...

Recipe Notes

Thanks to Seth Benson, Teri Pope and Beverly Joiner for their contributions to this week%27s column. All of the recipes sound delicious! More...