August 30, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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BOE to purchase four new buses

The Jenkins County school system will soon have four new school buses added to its present fleet. More...

School News

JENKINS COUNTY + SEPT. 4-8

Monday HOLIDAY Tuesday Pepperoni Pizza, Corn, Apple Slices, Graham Crackers. More...

JENKINS COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION SUBSTITUTE TEACHER WORKSHOP

The Jenkins County School System will conduct a substitute teacher workshop on Thurs., Sept. 14, 2006 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon in the media center of Jenkins County High School. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

We all know that looks can be deceiving and that circumstances are often not as they appear. I was reminded of this fact as I read the following "funny story" from an e-mail buddy. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, "Togetherness" is the word to describe the feeling of those who attended the reception for Governor Perdue last Wednesday as he visited with the citizens of Jenkins County and with the many visitors from out of town. More...

Church News

Elam Baptist Church

Milburne Aaron recently retired after serving 70 years as organist for Elam Baptist Church. She began serving as pianist as a teenager in 1936. More...

Millen Baptist Church

Moses A. Valdes, missionary with the Language Ministries of the Georgia Baptist Convention, will speak during the 6 p.m. service on Sunday, Sept. 10, at Millen Baptist Church. The public is cordially invited to attend. More...

Skull Creek Missionary Baptist Church #1

Skull Creek Missionary Baptist Church #1 will hold revival services at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 4, through Friday, Sept. 8. The Rev. Matthew Davis will be the guest speaker for the services. The Rev. Levi Sapp is pastor. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

We, the family of the late Jessie Mae Lake, would like to thank everyone for their acts of kindness shown to us during our time of loss. Thank you for your cards, gifts, food and prayers. More...

Obituaries

Jannie W. Royal, 90, of Millen died Aug. 26

Mrs. Jannie Williams Royal, 90, of Millen died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006. More...

Winton (Jay) Carroll, 46, of Millen died Aug. 26

Mr. Winton Jason (Jay) Carroll Jr., 46, of Millen died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006. More...

Mrs. Edith Harden, 81, died Sunday, Aug. 27

Mrs. Edith Wilson Johnson Harden, 81, of Canoochee died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006. More...

Columns

NEW RULES FOR POLITICS

Georgia politics is like professional football. The exhibition season is just about over. The teams' cuts have been made. New plays and players have been tried. The starting lineups have been picked. The real season starts after Labor Day. More...

Man seriously injured in Hwy. 25 collision

Charles Ervin of Waynesboro suffered severe injuries during a Wednesday, Aug. 23, accident that occurred on U.S. Highway 25 North near the Jenkins County Airport. More...

Gov. Perdue visits Jenkins County

Gov. Sonny Perdue and First Lady Mary Perdue address those gathered to greet them at Hanging Rocks Plantation during a visit to Jenkins County Wednesday, Aug. 23. See additional photos on page 2. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) More...

Other Jenkins News

Thurmond speaks to Rotary

Michael Thurmond, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Labor, was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, Aug. 23, meeting of the Millen Rotary Club. More...

Jenkins County Memorial Library prepares for Evergreen software

The Jenkins County Memorial Library will be closed during the Labor Day weekend to enable all Georgia's Public Information Network for Electronic Services (PINES) libraries to migrate to the new Evergreen software platform. More...

Eagles beat Glascock 34-21 in scrimmage

Millen News Staff writer The Jenkins County High School Eagles football team hosted the Glascock County Panthers last Friday in a preseason scrimmage game, besting the Panthers 34-21. More...

Memoriam

In loving memory of Mama, Jessie Mae Lake, on her birthday

Aug. 22, 1956

The Light Shines On in Heaven A life well-lived is like a light so beautiful and rare That everyone within its glow is blessed because it's there. More...

Datebook

Dairy farmers to meet

This year, dairy farmers of this area will hold their district meeting noon, Thursday, Sept. More...

"Miss Fair-on-the-Square" pageant

The "Miss Fair-on-the-Square" beauty pageant will be held 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Millen Civic Center Theater. Applications may be picked up at The Cutting Edge hair salon. More...

Lanes celebrate 40th

Willis and Bessie Lane celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Aug. 13, 2005, and they renewed their wedding vows in a ceremony held Aug. 28, 2005 at the True Born Church of God in Christ. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Soybean Rust Management

As many of you read this article on soybean rust, it may seem silly to be writing about this topic. However, as I look at Hurricane Ernesto's projected path, it is destined to go right over us. Whether that happens, only the Good Lord knows. More...

4-H News

Mini Booths Yall are probably going to get tired of hearing about these mini booths, but they all need to be finished by More...

Births

Kiersten LaRen Lake

Joshua Lake and Ashley Williams announce the birth of their daughter, Kiersten LaRen Lake. She was born Thursday, July 27, 2006. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces. More...