June 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Reception given in Cordy's honor

Resigning Jenkins County School Superintendent Hayward Cordy is greeted by Betty Echols, a Jenkins County Elementary School teacher, during a reception in his honor Sunday, June 11. More...

School News

Varsity Cheerleading Squad

This year, Jenkins County High School has two cheerleading squads working together to More...

Junior Varsity Cheerleading Squad

Jenkins County High School's Junior Varsity Cheerleading Squad will cheer for junior More...

Midget Girls - #1

Members of the Jenkins County Recreation Department's first place midget girls team are, More...

Church News

Church News

Rocky Ford Baptist Rocky Ford Baptist Church, located on U.S. Highway 25, north of Millen, will honor Pastor Thelma M. Evans with a First Pastoral Anniversary Celebration 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 18. Everyone is cordially invited. More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory of Grady Lambert Sr. Daddy, there hasn't been a day that I haven't thought about you. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Market Day on Saturdays Millen Better Hometown announces that Market Day will be held every Saturday on the lot across from Region's Bank. Everyone is welcome to bring items to sell and also to come buy items that are offered for sale. More...

City council hears nuisance complaints

Abandoned and dilapidated houses, junk automobiles and speeding motorists prompted a group of residents from Lincoln, Washington and Warren streets to attend the Tuesday, June 6, meeting of Millen City Council to air their complaints. More...

Summer Learning Program keeps teens busy

The Summer Learning Program began Monday, June 5, kicking off six weeks of paid working and mentoring for 20 Jenkins County High School (JCHS) students. More...

JCFEC reports decrease in child abuse

"This county is very progressive in the services that are provided," said Julie Chance, executive director of Jenkins County Family Enrichment Commission (JCFEC), as she presented the organization's annual report during the Tuesday, June 6, meeting o More...

Hydrangeas in full bloom on Atwell Ave.

Evelena James is shown with a few of the many beautiful hydrangeas that adorn her Atwell Avenue residence. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) More...

Other Jenkins News

Bear visits library as part of reading program

Smokey Bear surprised children with a visit to the Jenkins County Memorial Library Tuesday, June 6, giving handshakes and hugs to all those in attendance. More...

Jenkins County school district named as academic out-performer

The Jenkins County school district is one of 20 Georgia school districts recognized as academic out-performers by the Standard and Poor's School Evaluation Services. More...

Dairy Month remembered

Picstured is a float in the Dairy Festival More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

I am often asked if I plan to write another book, and the answer is, yes. "Keepsakes for the Soul - Volume II" is already in the works. More...

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AN OMEN FOR RALPH REED?

Ralph Reed must have winced nervously as he viewed last week's disastrous outcome of Judge Roy Moore's bid for Alabama governor. Reed, a candidate for Georgia lieutenant governor, is likely wondering how he can avoid a similar fate. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: New peanut fungicides

As peanuts continue to grow and growers continue to kill weeds, it will not be long before it will be time to begin our fungicide program. Peanut fungicide programs largely depend on the weather. More...