May 24, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Bridges receives $70,344 Army scholarship

U.S. Army personnel presented Jenkins County High School senior Deanna Bridges, center, with a $70,344 Army College Fund scholarship during the school's annual academic awards ceremony held Tuesday, May 16. More...

School News

Jenkins County High School Class of 2006

***Valedictorian ** Salutatorian * Honor Grad Not pictured are Tamika Nicole Burke, Felicia Renea' Foreman, and Henry Douglas Foreman. More...

JCHS academic awards program

Jenkins County High School honor graduates were honored during the school's annual academic awards program held Tuesday, May 16, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. More...

Davis named to dean's list

Truett-McConnell College in Cleveland announces that Jordan Rebekah Davis of Millen has been named to the dean's list for spring semester 2006. More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

The Chatter Box By Deborah Bennett If you have news items that you want included in the newspaper, please write the information, as you would like for it to appear and then bring it to the office. More...

Jim Hite

The constant news coverage of the immigration situation and continuing discussion of the increased use of the Spanish language within our country, even in the South, serves as something of a background to some thoughts that came to mind the past coup More...

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Farm & Home

Ag Line: Cotton seedling diseases

This has been one of the coolest springs that I can remember. For the past several weeks, the nighttime temperatures have hovered in the lowmid fifties. There were even some nights that dipped into the high forties. More...

4-H'ers attending Bring a Friend Day were, from left, seated: Tyler Taylor, Mary Beth Cates, Jetera Boatwright, Johnesia Badie, Shaniece Jones, Sebriana Dunn, Chazmin Archer, Shelia Boone, Harley Purvis, Nicole Wilson, Abby Wiggins and Jakovia Willia More...

S.C. murder suspect captured in Jenkins County

A Camden, S.C. woman accused of murdering her ex-husband in Pelion, S.C. was picked up in Jenkins County Thursday, May 18. More...

Changes made to marriage, gun license laws

Changes to the marriage and gun license laws will go into effect on July 1, 2006, said Jenkins County Probate Judge Wanda Burke. More...

Hearings held for Harley and Walker

First Appearance Hearings were held last week for Tracy More...

Other Jenkins News

Stacie Stephens named to 'Best and Brightest'

Jenkins County High School senior Stacie Stevens has been selected as one of 25 students to receive More...

Crosses placed in observance of Memorial Day

The crosses and flags on the Jenkins County Courthouse lawn were placed by members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2776 and American Legion Post 188 in observance of Memorial Day, May 29. More...

Favorite family photo

Playing with balloons was a favorite past time of cousins, from left, Craig Brackin, Anna Joiner, Amee Joiner and Kayla Brackin. (Photo contributed) More...

Church News

Church News

Big Horse Creek Baptist Church Big Horse Creek Baptist Church announces the beginning of their bus ministry. More...

Card of Thanks

To our families and friends in Millen and Jenkins County. Words are inadequate to express our heartfelt thanks and appreciation for the outpouring of prayers, love, phone calls, cards, flowers, food, thoughts and gifts during our time of loss. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Flag Retirement Ceremony A combined US/CS flag retirement ceremony is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, June 9, at the flagpole of the Jenkins County Courthouse. More...

Weddings

Miss Powell to wed Mr. Lane Aug. 5

Mr. and Mrs. Timothy J. Powell of Statesboro, Georgia announce the engagement of their daughter, Christine Marie Powell of Statesboro, to Thomas Blake Lane of Millen, Georgia, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Lane of Millen. More...

Newman, Bird wed in private ceremony

The children of Mr. Bill Bird and Ms. Patty Newman are pleased to announce the marriage of their parents. A private ceremony was held at the home of the bride and groom on April 25, 2006. Immediately following the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. More...