April 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Cotton Ave. parking plan to remain unchanged

There will be no change in the Transportation Enhancement (TE) Grant parking design for Cotton Avenue. More...

Flags placed in honor of Confederate history

In observance of April as Confederate History Month, the Buckhead-Fort Lawton Brigade, Camp 2102, has placed commemorative flags at the Confederate monument on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse. More...

Bethel A.M.E. receives award

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently presented the "Chamber Applauds" award to Bethel A.M.E. Church in recognition of improvements made to the grounds of the facility. More...

School News

JCHS celebrates outstanding students

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) held its first annual "Great Kids Celebration Day" Wednesday, March 29, on the Eagle football field. More...

Editorials

Misinformed again!

Once again an Augusta television station has revealed its intent to broadcast only negative and derogatory news stories about Jenkins County with little investigation on its part. More...

The Chatter Box

When my sons were small, I was constantly reminding them to "close the door." They were forever going out or coming in and leaving the doors to our home open. More...

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Datebook

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Millen Better Hometown to host Easter Egg Hunt Millen Better Hometown will host its annual community Easter Eggstravaganza 10 a.m. Saturday, April 15, at the little ball fields by Edenfields Feed and Seed. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Eula Mae Lee of Millen died March 27

Mrs. Eula Mae Lee of Millen entered into rest on Monday, March 27, 2006 at Jenkins County Hospital. More...

Qualifying for General Primary set for April 24

Qualifying as a local Democratic or Republican candidate in the July 18 General Primary will take place Monday, April 24, through Friday, April 28, in the office of the Jenkins County Probate Judge at the Jenkins County Courthouse. More...

New garbage truck arrives

Jenkins County Commissioner Floyd Chance and county workers inspect the county's new garbage truck which was delivered on Monday of this week. More...

Commissioners approve china-painting classes

China-painting classes will continue to take place at the Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center. The Jenkins County Commissioners approved the continued use of the building by the group during its Monday, April 3, meeting. More...

Relay for Life to be held May 5-6

Hundreds of people are expected to take part in the American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay For Life of Jenkins County Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6, at the Millen/Jenkins County Recreation Department with a goal of raising $23,500 in the fight agai More...

Other Jenkins News

Keep Jenkins Beautiful Day plans announced

Spring is a great time for cleaning and pitching in with Millen Better Hometown, the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce and over 250 groups in Georgia, working to improve Georgia communities during this year's cleanup and Keep Georgia Beautifu More...

Accident victim airlifted to MCG

A Jenkins County youth escaped serious injury last week when the vehicle he was driving overturned on Sonny Allen Road. Matthew Boulineau was airlifted to the Medical College of Georgia after being penned beneath the vehicle. More...

Favorite family photo

Annelle Dickey is shown with her three daughters on Easter Sunday in 1968. From left, are Harriett, Melodye, Annelle, Beverly and her 3-year-old niece Cyndee Sumner. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Once again political opportunist Hamp Scott proved true the old adage, "Better to be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt." More...

Church News

Church News

Big Buckhead Baptist Church A community-wide Easter sunrise service will be held 7 a.m. Sunday, April 16, at Big Buckhead Baptist Church. The Rev. Dan Zellner will bring the message. The public is invited to attend. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Carpenter Bees

County Extension Coordinator We finally received some much needed rain Saturday! It has been several weeks since Jenkins County had a good soaker, and one was overdue. More...

Reducing the risk of SIDS the do's and don'ts

Diane Miller County Extension Agent Family & Consumer Sciences More...

Recipe Notes

Joy Lee Brackin is a terrific cook, and she has graciously agreed to share some of her delicious recipes with us this week. She uses her cooking talents daily, on her job and at home. More...