September 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners table courthouse parking plans

Plans for providing additional parking space at the Jenkins County Courthouse were placed "on hold" during the Tuesday, Sept. 19, meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners. More...

School News

Eagles lose 36-3 to Telfair County

The Jenkins County High School War Eagles football team traveled to McRae Friday, Sept. 15, to take on the Telfair County Trojans. The final score of the game was Telfair 36 and Eagles 3. More...

JCMS Peace Eagles train new members

The Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) Peace Eagles met after school recently in order to train new members. Eighth grade Peace Eagles Ashlee Rhodes, Tyler More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Don't forget to mark your calendars for Saturday, Oct. 7, and attend the annual Fair-on-the-Square. Activities get underway at 9 a.m. with the annual parade at 10 a.m. More...

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Memoriam

Bishop R.L. Johnson

It's amazing how one person, who brought me a thousand joys, Left me shedding a thousand tears. It was back when I played with toys, And he was the knight in shining armor, who chased away my fears. More...

In memory of Lewis E. Saxon Jr. Oct. 29, 1970 Sept. 27, 2004

Two years have passed Since I saw you last. Those blue eyes Telling me goodbye. There's not a day I don't see your face. My memories of you can't be erased. Each day that goes by I still ask God, "Why?" All I seem to do is cry. More...

Happy Birthday, Nick Sept. 29, 1977 Nicholas Bershaun Foster

In remembrance of your birthday

Two years have passed, and we have not forgotten about you. Your name still comes up in conversation, The way you smiled happiness within us. More...

Obituaries

Averitt (Abe) Oglesby of Midville died Sept. 18

Mr. Averitt (Abe) Oglesby, 63, of Midville died Monday, Sept. 18, 2006. More...

Versie Forehand, 76, of Twin City died Sept. 20

Versie Louise Smith Forehand, 76, of Twin City died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006. More...

Janie Lewis McMillan of Millen died Sept. 23

Mrs. Janie Kimbrell Lewis McMillan, 89, of Millen died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2006. More...

Columns

Re-enrollment in the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan

The time is right around the corner for enrollment or re-enrollment in a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan. If you enrolled in a plan for the year 2006 and you do not like that Plan for some reason, the time More...

Jim Hite

Every once in awhile, something special happens. Actually, something special happens to me often every day. But this special something warms the heart of a writer. A person lets me know he or she has read a column! More...

BOE approves bond cancellation

The Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) voted during its Monday, Sept. 18, meeting to adopt a resolution authorizing the purchase and cancellation of the 2005 Series General Obligation Refunding Bond. More...

Jenkins County Sheriff's Office receives grant

Jenkins County Sheriff Tim Fields announced this week that the Jenkins County Sheriff's Office has been awarded a grant in the amount of $28,425 from the GEMA Homeland Security Grant Local Agency Assistance Committee through the Georgia Bureau of Inv More...

Family donates vacant lot to Jenkins County Development Authority

Through the generosity of the heirs of the late Louis Lourie and Annie G. Lourie Simon, the Jenkins County Development Authority is the recipient of the vacant lot fronting 52 feet on Cotton Avenue and extending north for a distance of 102 feet. More...

Other Jenkins News

HERO celebrates Hands On Georgia Week with local cleanup project

Hands On Georgia Week is a catalyst to bring attention to volunteerism and to encourage Georgians to take charge of their communities, not just for this week, but to serve year round. For one week, from Saturday, Sept. 30, through Saturday, Oct. More...

Favorite family photo

Shown in their younger years are, from left, first row: Evie Kay Parrish Wiggins; second More...

Syl-View Happenings

We were a part of the Sylvania Sampler, and we were delighted to have people from Millen stop by our display to visit. We appreciated those who stated they read the Syl-View Happenings in More...

Church News

Millen/Jenkins County Fellowship and Unity Rally attracts hundreds

Sunday evening, Sept. 17 at 6 p.m., Community Worship Center hosted a Fellowship and Unity Rally that brought together churches from Jenkins and surrounding counties in More...

Church News

Morrison Grove Baptist Church The Morrison Grove Baptist Church will hold its "Men's Day" observance 11:30 a.m. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Fair-on-the-Square The annual Fair-on-the-Square will be held 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse. The public is invited. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Jenkins County Crop Update 2006

As the 2006 growing season finally nears an end, cotton pickers are being seen in full action and peanut combines will start entering the fields real soon. As a whole, Jenkins More...

4-H News

This week we are going to be busy wrapping up work on the mini booths. If your child has started one, they need to come in and finish it this week in order to go to the fair. More...

Engagements

Miss Clower marries Mr. Hailey

The marriage of Sarah Marin Clower, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Dean Clower of Lynchburg, Va., to Ridley Hunnicutt Hailey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Edward Hailey, Jr. took place at 5:30 p.m. More...

Miss Godbee to wed Mr. Leader Nov. 4

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Godbee of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimbralee Ann Godbee, to Derek Andrew Leader, son of Mr. Alan and the late Mrs. Jacqueline Leader of Stow, Ohio. More...

Skelton, Long to unite in marriage

Mr. and Mrs. Norman Bussey Skelton of Augusta are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Sandra Kathryn Skelton to Jason Scott Long, son of Col. (Ret) and Mrs. Scott Carl Long of Evans. The wedding is planned for 6 p.m. More...