November 8, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Christmas in Millen is Friday

Christmas in Millen, sponsored by the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce and Millen Better Hometown, is set for 5-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, with merchants offering special discounts during these hours. More...

School News

Top-notch Athletes

The Jenkins County High School boys' cross-country team is the Region 3A champs. The girls' team placed third in region competition. Both teams are headed to the state meet in Carrollton this weekend. More...

JCHS boys named Region cross country champs, girls place third

The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) boys' cross-country team claimed the Region 3A championship Nov. 1 at Savannah Country Day. More...

JCHS releases honor roll, principal's list

Students named to the Jenkins County High School principal's list for the first nine weeks is as follows: More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Please note that the deadline for submitting your "Magic of Christmas" photos for the Dec. 20 Christmas edition is 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. More...

Church News

Church News

Oak Hill Oak Hill Baptist Church Acteens will sponsor a Christmas Bazaar in the Family Life Building at the Church, 3233 Oak Hill Church Road, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. More...

Weddings

Miss Saxon, Mr. Brinson finalize wedding plans

The wedding plans for Farrah Lynn Saxon and Daniel Andrew Brinson have been finalized. More...

Miss Reynolds to wed Mr. Reeves Dec. 2

Mr. and Mrs. Doug Faulkner of Waynesboro and Mr. and Mrs. Brian Arthur of New Orleans announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Noel Reynolds, to Joshua David Reeves, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Reeves of Millen. More...

Obituaries

Alvin (Pete) Cauley, 67, of Millen died Nov. 5

Alvin James (Pete) Cauley, 67, of Millen died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006. More...

Jenkins has 43.7% voter turnout in general election

Unofficial results for General Election

Governor Sonny Perdue - 1,173 Mark Taylor - 764 Garrett Hayes - 29 More...

Discipline incidents rank Jenkins schools among lowest in state

When it comes to discipline incidents, the Jenkins County School system ranks among the lowest in the state, reporting a total of 1,963 incidents for the 2005-2006 school term. More...

Parents protest suspension of recreation department coach

The suspension of a Jenkins County Recreation Department volunteer football coach ignited the wrath of parents and sparked a heated debate during a meeting of the departments' board of directors Wednesday, Nov. More...

Other Jenkins News

Harvest of Fun Festival

Horsefeathers the clown entertains children during the annual Harvest of Fun Festival held Tuesday, Oct. 31, on Cotton Avenue. The event was sponsored by the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce and Millen Better Hometown. More...

'Communities of Opportunity' discussed at town meeting

Enhancing the capabilities of rural communities to become more successful through a new "Communities of Opportunity" initiative was the topic of discussion at the annual town meeting held Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. More...

Magnolia Springs State Park to hold Heritage Festival this Saturday

Magnolia Springs State Park, a unit of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, will be holding its inaugural Heritage Festival on Saturday November 11. In conjunction with the Heritage Festival a "Share Your History" event will be held. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am so glad that the election season is over. It makes me sick to watch this disgusting degradation of good people by good people for the sake of party. Politics is either one party or another. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Basketball Alumni Wanted Male and Female basketball players from the 1972-2004 teams interested in playing in an alumni basketball game on Nov. 18 should contact Willie Haynes at Jenkins County High School 478-982-4791. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

To all friends, neighbors and family members who provided food, flowers, love and support during the death of our loved one, we thank you and will always hold you close in our hearts. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Winter chores in the landscape

As the days continue to get colder and shorter, one might think that working in the yard is a bad idea. However, there are many things that homeowners can do in the yard this time of the year and even into January or February. More...

4-H News

Things have been winding down here at the office lately. Now that the fair and Halloween are over. However, I hope it doesn't stay this way long. With DPA coming up, I expect things to pick back up very soon! More...