May 3, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

SFC Ronnie Perryman receives awards

SFC Ronnie Perryman, of Millen, was awarded two military commendations Wednesday, April 26, for service rendered in Iraq with the A-Btry, 1st BN/118th Field Artillery Regiment, 48th BCT of Savannah. More...

Relay for Life to be held May 5-6

In a nation where more than one million people will be diagnosed with cancer this year, Jenkins County is invited to celebrate life. The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life will take place at the Jenkins County Recreation Department from 6 p.m. More...

Magnolia Springs Arts and Crafts Festival provides fun for the family

The 13th Annual Magnolia Springs Arts and Crafts Festival will be held Saturday, May 13, in the picnic area of Magnolia Springs State Park. More...

School News

JCHS senior receives welding certificate from STC

Milton Minchener will graduate from Jenkins County High School (JCHS) on Friday, May 26. More...

JCHS athletic teams receive tent

On Monday, April 17, Nan Searles, coordinator of the Jenkins Abstinence, Wellness and Teen Leadership programs, shown at right, presented a new track and field tent to, from left, coaches Charlie Waters and Bill Knight. More...

JCHS art teacher retires, hosts Student Retrospective of Art

Perri Cochran Morris Dean, art teacher at Jenkins County High School, is retiring after 311/2 years of teaching. More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

I wish to extend my deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Steven Harley. More...

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PERDUE II

"There's a new day dawning in Georgia. The doors to state government will be flung open to the people. New ideas will be encouraged and rapidly implemented. Schools will flourish; traffic [will] diminish. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Spring Fertilization Program

County Extension Coordinator As the weather continues to warm up and our lawns get greener, it is time to add some plant food! When I say "plant food," I am referring to fertilizer. More...

On April 15, the Jenkins County 4-H Program assisted the Millen Better Hometown with their annual Easter Egg Hunt. The 4-H'ers hid the eggs and assisted the smaller kids in their hunt for the golden egg! More...

10 qualify for July Primary Election

Ten Jenkins County residents tossed their hats into the political arena last week by qualifying as candidates in the July 18 General Primary Election. More...

Investigation of Harley murder continues

The investigation into last week's murder of Steven Harley, 31, of Millen is continuing this week with little information being released by law enforcement. More...

Hospital prepares for Health Fair

Vicki Mitchell is shown with a bulletin board displaying Jenkins County Hospital's slogan for its annual Health Fair, "Better Health = Better You." Mitchell submitted the winning slogan. The Health Fair will take place 2-6 p.m. More...

Freedom short-lived for jail escapee

An escapee from the Jenkins County Jail Wednesday, April 26, enjoyed only a brief period of freedom before being recaptured by law enforcement and returned to his cell. More...

Other Jenkins News

Boys track team wins Region 3A championship

The 2006 Jenkins County War Eagle track team won its fourth consecutive Region 3A championship in Effingham County Tuesday, April 18. More...

Lady Eagles are Region 3A track champions

The 2006 Lady Eagles track team won its third consecutive Region 3A championship Tuesday, April 18. More...

Favorite family photo

The children of Betty Sasser are shown in 1968. From left, are Steven, 14, with "Smoky", Sonya, 4, Sharon, 12, and Kevin, 10. (Photo contributed) More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Saturday, April 22, was Keep Jenkins County Beautiful Cleanup Day, our local participation in Keep Georgia Beautiful and the Great American Cleanup. More...

Church News

Church News

Morrison Grove Baptist Church The Morrison Grove Baptist Church will host "The National Day of Prayer" on Thursday, May 4. The church will open at 8 a.m. Everyone is invited to More...

Datebook

Datebook

Prescription Drug Plan assistance offered The Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC) invites eligible persons to visit the JCFEC computer lab at their office, located at 527 Barney Avenue, for assistance with online applications for a new p More...

Card of Thanks

I know for sure that the "kindest and best" live in Millen/ Jenkins County. My thanks to each of you for your many acts of kindness during my recent illness. More...

Obituaries

John Spence, 80, of Millen died April 27

Mr. John Henry Spence, 80, of Millen died Thursday, April 27, 2006 at Jenkins County Hospital. More...

Jutson Suggs, 85, of Millen died April 25

Mr. Jutson Suggs, 85, of Millen died Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at his residence. More...

Steven K. Harley, 31, of Millen died April 25

Mr. Steven Kyle Harley, 31, of Millen died Tuesday, April 25, 2006. More...