October 18, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

GDED sponsors local Entrepreneur Friendly workshop

Local business owners and entrepreneurs were greeted with a wealth of information at a Resource Workshop held Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the City of Millen Municipal Building. More...

School News

STC teacher speaks at Rotary

Jill Lehman, a teacher with Swainsboro Technical College, More...

Library News

Do your stick men look more like a plate of spaghetti? Do your parents think your picture of a horse is a portrait of the family dog? More...

Pre-K students learn about fire prevention

Shown are the Jenkins County Elementary School Pre-kindergarten classes of Tabatha Bennett, Ruth Herrington, Marcia Newton, Sherri Smith and Shelby Williams. Robert Reeves Jr., More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I have received word that Julie Ginn Moretz will be appearing on Good Morning America this Friday, Oct. 20. As most of you will recall Julie's son Daniel died last year after a long battle with various health conditions. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I'm just a law abiding citizen, worked to survive. I'm 90 percent attitude and 6 percent circumstance. Just 96 years old with the secret to longevity, worked all my life to stay off public assistance. More...

Church News

Church News

Big Horse Creek Baptist Church As an outreach to the community, Big Horse Creek Baptist Church will hold "October-fest Family Night" Saturday, Oct. 21. The church is located on Buttermilk Road, near the Screven County line. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Winterizing trees

County Extension Coordinator As I write this article on a Monday morning, the weather channel has predicted a 70 percent of rain for Tuesday. More...

4-H News

I have some exciting results from the fair to share with you. We had 80 booths entered in the Kiwanis- Ogeechee Fair in Statesboro last week. Of those 80, 49 of them received top honors, 26 placed second and 5 placed third. More...

Births

Birth

Addelyn Peyton Davis

Lucas and Jennifer Davis proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Peyton. More...

NJCVFD awarded $156,750 grant

" The North Jenkins County Volunteer Fire Department (NJCVFD) has been awarded a $156,750 grant as part of the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. The announcement was made last week by U.S. More...

Demolition continues

Demolition of buildings and construction of new ones is continuing on U.S. Highway 25 in preparation for construction of More...

Harvest of Fun Festival set for October 31

The sixth annual Harvest of Fun Festival sponsored by Millen Better Hometown and Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce is set for 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, on Cotton Avenue. More...

Other Jenkins News

October is SIDS Awareness Month

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of death in infants who are 1 month to 1 year old. Most SIDS deaths occur between 2 to More...

Favorite family photo

Shown in April 1959, from left, are sisters Sue Davis, Janice More...

Syl-View Happenings

Syl-View received first place in the state for Total Community Involvement Media Awards. This was presented at the awards luncheon in Helen. More...

Editorials

Opinions, yours and ours

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Bill Shipp

WANT CHANGE? START HERE

Let's fantasize for a moment. Suppose you were handed $20 million and told to use it any way you wish to become governor - and generally improve the lives of Georgians once you became governor. What would you do? More...

Datebook

Datebook

JCES, JCMS B.L.A.S.T. Open House Communities in Schools (CIS,) sponsored by the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center, announces B.L.A.S.T. Open House will be held 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Ceceilia Martin Ginn, 59, died Wednesday

Mrs. Ceceilia "Ceya" Martin Ginn, 59, died Wednesday at Saint Joseph's Hospital after a brief illness. More...

Christine F. Dailey, 77, of Millen died Oct. 11

Mrs. Christine Frawley Dailey, 77, of Millen died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006 at her residence. More...

Mildred B. Martin, 88, of Millen died Oct. 12

Mrs. Mildred Brown Martin, 88, of Millen died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006 at Ogeechee Hospice in Statesboro. More...

Engagements

Miss Burke to wed Mr. Saxon Nov. 18

Mr. Saxon Nov. 18 Mr. and Mrs. Alan Bragg of Sylvania and Mr. and Mrs. Pete Burke of Lincolnton announce the engagement of their daughter, Mikki Lara Burke, to Andrew Glynn Saxon, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Flanders of Sylvania and Mr. and Mrs. More...