April 19, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Keep Jenkins Beautiful Day set for Saturday

Keep Jenkins Beautiful Day will be held Saturday, April 22, and the public is invited to join in the activities beginning at 8 a.m. at the Millen Community House with breakfast sponsored by Popeyes. More...

School News

JCHS Chorus performs for Jenkins Co. GREA

The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Chorus entertained members of the Jenkins County unit of the Georgia Retired Educators Association (GREA) at their April meeting. More...

Students recognized at GSU Honors Day

Georgia Southern University students were recently recognized at the annual "Honors Day" ceremony. Individual awards were presented to 216 students. Inductees into various honor societies were also recognized. More...

Principal's list, honor roll students' names released

Jenkins County High School announces their principal's list and honor roll for the third nine weeks. More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

Mr. Hamp Scott dropped by the office last week to discuss the recent television segment conducted by WJBF, Augusta, concerning the historical flags on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse. More...

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DON'T SELL OFF AMERICA'S NATIONAL SECURITY

At the beginning of March, as Congress and the President were locking horns over the Dubai ports deal, news of a similar deal was leaked: A state financed company from the United Arab Emerites (UAE) was buying Doncasters Group Limited, a British comp More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: 4-H Cloverleaf APA; "La Nia" Season

4-H Cloverleaf APA Jenkins County 4-H was well represented at Cloverleaf Area Project Achievement (APA) on March 18 held in Effingham County. More...

Home maintenance: spring checklist

Diane T. Miller County Extension Agent Family and Consumer Sciences More...

Boulineaus face parents' worst nightmare

The call came while Clay and Angela Boulineau each were at work. It was "the" call that all parents fear the most. The caller told Clay that his youngest son, Matthew, 16, was involved More...

Archie Jordan takes leap of faith

When it comes to jumping off the edge of reason, twotime Grammy nominated songwriter Archie Jordan smiles and admits that he has become a "pro" at taking the preverbal leap of faith. More...

JCH Health Fair slated for May 11

The annual Jenkins County Hospital Health Fair is set for 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday, May 11. This year's theme is "Better Health = Better You." More...

Other Jenkins News

JCHS tennis teams get several wins

Monday, April 10, Jenkins County High School hosted Burke County for a match on the tennis courts. This was a make-up game and not a region match. Both the boys and girls posted a win for Jenkins County. More...

Eagles lose two; shut out by Savannah Country Day

Tuesday, April 11, the varsity Eagles lost a tough played baseball game at home against E.C.I. Avery McAlpine pitched a hard fought battle, but the Eagles lost 8-6. More...

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incident this week. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: April 17-23 marks the 31st Annual National Volunteer Week. More...

Church News

Church News

Green Fork Baptist Church "Contagious," a contemporary Christian band, will perform during a youth concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, at Green Fork Baptist Church. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Congressman Barrow to visit Millen Twelfth District Georgia Congressman John Barrow will be in Millen 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 20, at the Jenkins County Extension Service building on Barney Avenue. More...

Engagements

Clower, Hailey to unite in marriage

Dr. and Mrs. Dean Clower of Lynchburg, Virginia proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Marin, to Ridley Hunnicutt Hailey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Edward Hailey, Jr. of Atlanta, Georgia. More...