September 13, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Traffic stoppers!

The Millen United Methodist Church preschool students are shown returning from a recent field trip to the local BI-LO store. The class literally stopped traffic as they crossed Winthrope Avenue. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) More...

School News

Placement rate at 98 percent for Swainsboro Tech graduates

Leisa Dukes, career services coordinator at Swainsboro Technical College (STC,) announced that the placement rate for STC graduates is 98 percent. More...

Eagles fall to Bleckley 56-20

The Jenkins County High School Eagles football team hosted the Bleckley County Royals last Friday, losing 5620. More...

Lady Eagles suffer first loss against SCD

The Jenkins County High School Lady Eagles softball team suffered its first loss Aug. 29 against Savannah Country Day. The Lady Eagles gave up eight runs with the final score being 80. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

If you are like most motorists in the City of Millen, you find it very difficult to navigate your vehicle onto Winthrope Avenue. The traffic is almost nonstop. More...

Church News

ObituaryChurch Skull Creek Missionary Baptist Church No. 2

Skull Creek Missionary Baptist Church No. 2's annual revival is currently ongoing, with services continuing each night at 7:30 p.m., through Friday, Sept. 15. The guest minister is the Rev. Johnny Ray Sampson. More...

Green Fork Baptist Church

Green Fork Baptist Church has called Kendra Tompkins as their bi-vocational director of youth. She is from Dacula, and she and her parents are members of Hebron Baptist Church, where Dr. Larry Wynn is pastor. More...

Brinson Rock Baptist Church

Brinson Rock Baptist Church announces their "2nd Pastoral Appreciation" service honoring Pastor Undrey M. Bostic will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17. The presiding minister will be Minister Reggie Scott. More...

Cards of Thanks

Cards of Thanks

The family of Mr. Prince L. Davis Jr. would like to express their sincere gratitude for all prayers, cards, calls, food and other acts of kindness given to them during their time of bereavement. More...

Farm & Home

Put your garden to bed for winter

You've harvested the last of the summer veggies, and you're ready to hang up your hoe and spade until spring. More...

Ag Line: Forage Quality

How many times have you heard someone advertise hay for sale? As I attend various beef cow meetings and short courses, it sounds like hay is going to be very short! More...

City of Millen considers becoming CLG

The advantages of becoming a Certified Local Government (CLG) were explained to members of Millen City Council during the group's Tuesday, Sept. 5, meeting. The presentation was made by Anne Floyd of the C.S.R.A. More...

Commissioners make chief registrar position full time

Overseeing voter registration has become an increasingly complex and time-consuming process, prompting the Jenkins County Commissioners to make the county's chief registrar position a full time job. More...

Other Jenkins News

'Chamber Applauds'

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce presented the "Chamber Applauds" award to Popeye's Restaurant in recognition of the beautiful flowerbeds at the establishment. More...

Favorite family photo

From left, are cousins Janice Perryman Pylant, Deborah Chester Bennett and Sue Perryman Davis in 1961. (Photo contributed) More...

Syl-View Happenings

Days are filled with exciting happenings at Syl-View. On bingo days, we are blessed with six or more volunteers to help. Some are male and some are female, and they range in age up to 95 years. More...

Editorials

Opinions, yours and ours

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Jim Hite

As one who frequently finds himself aboard commercial aircraft, crowded within the confines of the narrow seats that make up the coach section, I found a CNN news item a couple of weeks ago of particular interest. More...

Datebook

Insurance investigator to be in Millen Sept. 14

Georgia residents with insurance problems or questions can receive assistance directly from the office of Commissioner John Oxendine by contacting the insurance investigator working in the local area. More...

Old Timers' Softball

Everyone is invited to enjoy a fun-filled night at the "Old Timers" (35 years of age and older) softball game 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. There is a $5 per participant charge; the cost of admission to the game is $1. More...

Youth Football and Cheerleading

The Jenkins County Recreation Department (JCRD) is currently holding registration for youth football and cheerleading. Children between 6 and 13 years More...

Obituaries

Lillian (Hall) VanDusen, 76, died August 23

Mrs. Lillian VanDusen, 76, of Winter Haven, Fla. entered into rest Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006, at Spring Lake Nursing Center. More...

In Memoriam

"Death Opens the Door...to Life Evermore" We live a short while on earth below Reluctant to die for we do not know Just what dark death is all about And so we view it with fear and doubt. More...

Ashley Naldrett 5-30-90 to 9-28-05

Ashley blew into our world like a whirlwind Eating up all the Debbie Cakes and chips Brought laughter and smiles into our home Showing off her karate and flips More...