April 26, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Local church sponsors Baccalaureate service

Millen Baptist Church will sponsor a community-wide Baccalaureate service 4 p.m. Sunday, May 21, for all Jenkins County graduates of 2006. During the service, each graduate will be presented with a study Bible as a gift from the church. More...

School News

Four students recognized by TIP

Four students at Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES) have been recognized by the Duke University Talent Identification Program, also knows as Duke TIP. More...

Eagles win one out of three

By Mike Dann

The Eagles opened up a three game week on Monday, April 17, against Metter. More...

JCHS golf teams compete in region

School (JCHS) girls' and boys' golf teams competed in the region golf tournament recently at Black Creek Golf Club in Bryan County. More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

I had a very interesting (aggravating) telephone call recently. I was attempting to make contact with a health insurance company, which is worse than trying to talk to an actual real-life Bell South operator. More...

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, April is National Child Abuse Prevention month. This is a time to raise awareness about the occurrence of child abuse and remind adults that everyone shares the responsibility for the safety of our children. More...

Weddings

Miss Sherrilyn Young to marry Mr. Clayton

Young of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Sherrilyn Denice, to Johann Marelleus Clayton of Augusta, son of Mary Clayton of Augusta and Joe Friday of Atlanta. More...

Obituaries

Jackie Wiggins, 90, of Millen died April 21

Gertie Pearl (Jackie) Wiggins, 90, of Millen passed away Friday, April 21, 2006. More...

Columns

Medicaid Estate Recovery Program

Does recent action by the Georgia General Assembly regarding the asset threshold and retroactivity affect the program? More...

Switching Medicare Prescription Drug Plan

Do you realize that the only time in our lives when we like to get old is when we're kids? If you're less than 10 years old, you're so excited about aging that you think in fractions. More...

'Lockdown' at JCHS finds no drugs

A "lockdown" drug search at Jenkins County High School Friday, April 21, produced no evidence of drugs on campus. The search was conducted by More...

JCHS names Class of 2006 honor graduates

Jenkins County High School announced this week the honor graduates of the Class of 2006. The valedictorian and salutatorian of the class will be announced during the academic honors programs to be held in May. More...

BOE accepts bid on JCHS gymnasium

The Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) moved one step closer to seeing a new gymnasium for Jenkins County High School (JCHS) become a reality last week after some creative financial "maneuvering." During a called meeting Friday, April 21, the BO More...

Other Jenkins News

County jail to get new roof

While a new jail may be out of reach at the present time, a new roof is in the works. More...

Church of the Month

Jenkins County is a community deeply rooted in its religious values with many magnificent churches. More...

Favorite family photo

Joy Lee Joiner Brackin is shown with her mother, Marie Joiner, in 1957. More...

Church News

Church News

Sandhill Baptist Sandhill Baptist Church will hold a groundbreaking service to help revitalize the church at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 30. The church's pastor is the Rev. Rayford Whitehead. More...

Millen Baptist honors eldest deacon, Mr. E.

The senior adults of Millen Baptist Church declared Sunday, February 26, as "E. J. Daniel Day." At the age of 98, Ellis Joel Daniel, affectionately known to the congregation as Mr. E. J., is the eldest deacon in the church. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Memorial service Learn more about the history of Millen and (what is now) Jenkins County's role in the War Between the States. Join the Buckhead-Fort Lawton Brigade, SCV Camp #2102, at 2 p.m. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Pasture weed management

Wade Parker County Extension Coordinator Pasture weed management is a great concern this time of year in Jenkins County. Everyone with pastures would love to have pretty green grass with no weeds. More...

Recipe Notes

Thirteen-year-old Kayla Brackin loves to cook! The daughter of Buster and Joy Lee Brackin of Millen, Kayla is a seventh grade student at Jenkins County Middle School. More...