May 17, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

SPC Milton in Iraq

SPC Arthur Lamont Milton Jr., right, son of Arthur and Alice Milton, is shown with his father during a recent visit home. SPC Milton was stationed with the HHC 1-36 Infantry Battalion in Friedberg, Germany before being deployed to Iraq in January. More...

School News

GSU releases president's list, dean's list for spring

Georgia Southern University announces their president's list and dean's list for the spring 2006 term. More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

I was recently made aware of a website containing some very old photographs of Jenkins County and Millen that I think you might enjoy viewing. More...

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HOW ABOUT AN APOLOGY?

Isn't anyone going to say "sorry"? Shouldn't someone apologize to the taxpayers for letting this happen? More...

Church News

Men's Bible Study To help men apply the Bible to their daily lives, a weekly Bible study for men will be held at 6 a.m. every Tuesday at Cindy's Caf on Cotton. All men are invited. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In loving memory of Elene C. Royal April 29, 1909 - May 8, 1998 More...

Cards of Thanks

Cards of Thanks

I would like to say thank you to our church family and friends in our community who gave us a shower because our home burned. The gifts, phone calls and prayers are greatly appreciated and needed. More...

Obituaries

Jenkins County native, Ray Kent, died May 10

Ray Neely Kent, 54, of Millen joined his wife, Louisa McGeorge Kent, in eternal rest on May 10, 2006. More...

Evelyn Lane Daughtry, 92, of Metter died May 3

Evelyn Lane Daughtry, 92, of Metter died Wednesday, May 3, 2006. More...

Wife, acquaintance arrested in murder

Steven Harley

Nearly one month after the beating death of her husband, Tracy Harley has been charged with his murder. More...

Two new polling locations approved

Voters in District No. 3, Perkins, and District No. 5, Four Points, will have new locations at which to cast their ballots beginning with the July 18 General Primary. The U.S. More...

Relay for life raises $29,898.50 exceeding goal

The people of Jenkins County came out in record numbers to the annual Relay for Life held May 5 and May 6 at the Millen/ Jenkins County Recreation complex. This year marks the eighth year of the Relay and this year was one of the biggest and best. More...

Baccalaureate services to honor graduates

Zion Baptist Church The community-wide Baccalaureate service, sponsored by the Jenkins County Baccalaureate Committee, will be held 6 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at Zion Baptist Church. More...

Other Jenkins News

Police Blotter

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

Favorite family photo

The Lewis family is shown in front of the family home where they were born. More...

Library News

During the month of May, the works of the students of Ms. Perri Dean, art instructor at the JCHS, will be on display in the multi-purpose room of the Jenkins County Memorial Library. This is a great exhibit that you don't want to miss. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: As we celebrate National Nursing Home Week May 1420, let us also remember May is "Older Americans Month," and that this is the appropriate time to salute and celebrate not just the lives of our residents at Bethany Home Nursing Center, More...

Datebook

Datebook

State BOE Public Hearing Are you interested in learning more about public education in Georgia? Do you have suggestions that may help Georgia lead the nation in improving student achievement? More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Centipede Chlorosis

County Extension Coordinator The Extension Office has been receiving several calls concerning yellowing or chlorosis in centipede. If you ride around town, you will notice that many yards are having trouble greening up and do not look up to par. More...

Dining club members become 'ambassadors of goodwill' for Millen

The Millen Gentlemen's Gourmet Dining Club members have become unofficial "ambassadors of goodwill" for Millen. More...