June 21, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

McNeely named JCHS principal

By Deborah Bennett Millen News Editor During a called meeting last week, the Jenkins County Board of Education voted to name a former Jenkins County High School (JCHS) graduate as the new principal of the school. More...

School News

STC to offer classes in CMS program

Swainsboro Technical College and the Office of Economic Development will offer classes in the Certified Manufacturing Specialist (CMS) program during summer quarter beginning in July. More...

JCHS announces principal's list, honor roll

Jenkins County High School announces the principal's list and honor roll for the fourth nine weeks. More...

Saxon receives scholarship

Jenkins County High School senior Jake Saxon, son of Ellis More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Congratulations to Dr. Judy Holton, Jenkins County Elementary School principal, on being named as a High Performance Principal by Gov. Sonny Perdue. More...

Bill Shipp

THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM

Bill Campbell, once Atlanta's great African-American hope, grimaced before the TV cameras last week. "This is, I think, an abomination," he said of the 30-months prison sentence just handed him by Federal District Judge Richard Story. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Political Forum The Jenkins County Optimist Club will conduct a political forum, "Election 2006: Meet and Hear the Candidates," 7 p.m. Monday, June 26, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. The public is invited. More...

Weddings

50th wedding anniversary

The family of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Dickey of Millen proudly More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: June is Dairy Month

County Extension Coordinator When people think about the month of June, the first thing that comes to their mind is hot weather, no school, and time to go swimming. However, June is National Dairy Month. More...

USDA FSA nominations being accepted

Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns announces that agricultural producers throughout the nation can nominate eligible candidates to serve on USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees through Tuesday, Aug. More...

Money available to help local farmers conserve agricultural water for irrigation

The Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission announces that $3.6 million has been made available to help farmers in 82 South Georgia counties conserve agricultural water supplies used for irrigation. More...

Dr. Holton named High Performance Principal

beyond expectations," said Gov. Perdue. "We need to make sure that our best principals are in the places where they are needed the most." More...

Prisoner escapes

An inmate with a prison work detail escaped at Magnolia Springs State Park Thursday, More...

Jenkins County Rec. Dept. under new leadership

Millen News Intern There's a new director at the Jenkins County Recreation Department, and Kayla Wygal is eager to show that, while she may have just graduated from college, she's ready for the director job - which just happens to be her dream job. More...

Other Jenkins News

CASA Program helps children of broken homes

Millen News Intern There were one million confirmed reports of child abuse and neglect in the United States in 2005. More...

Favorite family photo

Tom Stephens is shown with the family home in the background. More...

Truck rams dentist's office

This 2001 Ford truck, driven by Christopher Henderson of Augusta, plowed into an office More...

Church News

Church News

Dry Branch Baptist Dry Branch Baptist Church invites all children, age birth to youth, to "Club VBS: Space Quest." Get ready for a galactic experience that is definitely outof this-world! More...

Big Horse Creek Baptist Church 1267 Buttermilk Road, Millen, Rev. Raymond Trent, Pastor Sunday School, 10 a.m., Morning Worship, 11 a.m. Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Bus Ministry Transportation Available. Call 478-982-4923. More...

Cards of Thanks

Cards of Thanks

The families of Steven Harley wish to thank the entire community for their outpouring of kindness during our time of loss. More...

Obituaries

Josephine Farr, 90, died in Waynesboro June 12

Josephine M. "Jo" Farr, 90, formerly of Rixford, died Monday, June 12, 2006 in the Brentwood Terrace Healthcare Center, Waynesboro, following a lengthy illness. More...