July 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Blackwood takes oath of office

Jenkins County School Superintendent Joan Blackwood was administered the oath of office last week by Jenkins County More...

The rockets red glare

A spectacular fireworks display was the highlight of the More...

School News

STC medical assisting program graduates 10 for spring quarter

The medical assisting program at Swainsboro Technical College (STC) held a pinning ceremony for medical assisting graduates on Tuesday, June 13, in the Maurice D. Boatwright auditorium on the STC campus. More...

STC announces president's, merit list for spring quarter

Swainsboro Technical College announces their president's list and merit list for spring quarter. More...

Local school representatives attend GSBA conference

Jenkins County School Superintendent Joan Blackwood, Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) Chairman Carroll Gay, Vice-Chairman Roderick Campbell, Bobbye Q. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

We're back! By the way the telephone has been ringing all morning, most of you are aware of that fact. More...

Church News

Church News

Drakes Chapel Baptist Church Drakes Chapel Baptist Church will celebrate "Men and Women Day" 11:30 a.m. Sunday, July 16. 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

Card of Thanks

To each classmate who attended the BLS Class of 1967's 39th class reunion, President Samuel Johnson would like to say many thanks. We hope everyone had a wonderful time "Backing It Back To The '60s." In addition, we appreciate the hard work of Mrs. More...

Obituaries

Herman F. Burke, 85, of Millen died July 3

Mr. Herman F. Burke, 85, of Millen died Monday, July 3, 2006. More...

Hunter M. Wiggins, infant, died July 6

Hunter Michael Wiggins, infant son of Mike and Daphne Wiggins of Millen, died Thursday, July 6, 2006. More...

Recipes

Recipe Notes

Summertime is definitely here, and the heat is sweltering. It's always nice to cook outside this time of year, to keep the temperature down in the kitchen. More...

Columns

Don Gay

Lifelong Planning - Long-term Care

It's the great unknown lurking on the horizon that could derail even the most carefully constructed retirement plans. Long-term care includes services More...

Library News

Are you ready to make some noise? Scott Douglas will "Shake, Rattle and Roll" the library today, Wednesday, July 12, at 11 a.m., right before the Once Upon A Time Vacation Reading Party. More...

Election to be held July 18

Local residents will join voters across the state when they cast their ballots in the Tuesday, July 18, Primary Election. However, citizens in the Four Points and Perkins precincts will do so at different polling places than previous elections. More...

County approves 2006-2007 budget with no tax increase

The Jenkins County Commissioners gave approval to a tentative 2006-2007 budget during their Friday, July 7, meeting. More...

Williams wins computer from CIS

Jakovia Williams of Jenkins County, a Communities In More...

Other Jenkins News

Garvin, Wygal speak at Rotary

Right, Civil War enthusiast Ray Garvin displays a sword More...

GHSGT review to be held this week

Review for the Georgia High School Graduation test is currently being held from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Jenkins County High School (JCHS) in all subject areas for those students who failed portions of the test. More...

Pvt. Sea graduates basic training at Fort Jackson

Army National Guard Pvt. Gabrielle Sea has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. More...

Editorials

Opinions, yours and ours

   More...

Jim Hite

An interview on CNN a couple of weeks ago and an article in More...

Datebook

Datebook

BLS Class of 1967 President Samuel Johnson announces that the Burgess Landrum High School Class of 1967 will meet 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 22, at Bethel AME Church located on Walnut Street in Millen. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Peanut Insect Update

County Extension Coordinator As peanuts continue to grow, the insects have started finding their way to fields. Unfortunately, as dry weather starts setting in, so do certain insects. More...

4-H News

Over a century ago, a small group of boys in Newton County formed what they called, a corn-club. Never did they imagine it would become a state-wide organization focused on promoting agriculture and developing essential life skills in today's youth. More...

Engagements

Miss Weathersby to wed Mr. Boulineau

Mr. and Mrs. Horace Weathersby, III announce the engagement of their daughter, Monica Katherine of Millen, to Mr. Daniel Clayborn Boulineau, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clay Boulineau. More...

Miss Becton, Mr. Parker wedding plans finalized

Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Vanessa Kent Becton and Timothy Joseph Parker. More...