January 3, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Edenfield wins spelling bee again

The Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) Spelling Bee was held Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Academic Boosters Club meeting, and Emily Edenfield was named the 2006 JCMS Spelling Bee Champion. More...

Students urged to participate in poster contest

What are vibrantly colored and depict the theme More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The holidays are finally over. So, maybe I can get back into my normal routine, both at home and at work. It is time to move on. More...

Church News

Church News

Unity Worship Services Unity Worship Services will be held in honor of the upcoming Martin Luther King holiday 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, at Nannie E. Williams United Methodist Church. More...

Obituaries

Courtny Roberts, sons died Tuesday, Dec. 19

Courtny Roberts, 26, and her two sons, 16-month-old Joseph William Taylor and 5-month-old Brandon Shane Taylor Jr. of Savannah died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006. Graveside services were 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, at the Millen Cemetery with the Revs. More...

Mrs. Stella Royal, 91, died Monday, Dec. 25

Mrs. Stella Royal, 91, died Monday, Dec. 25, 2006. Memorial services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, in the Millen Cemetery. Mrs. Royal was born in Screven County. She was a retired seamstress and a member of Hurst Baptist Church. More...

Lucy B. Stephens, 88, of Millen died Dec. 23

Mrs. Lucy Baxley Stephens, 88, of Millen died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006. Graveside services were 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 29, at the Millen Cemetery with the Rev. Maurice Crowder officiating. Mrs. More...

Grand Jury indicts 38

A Jenkins County Grand Jury convened in Jenkins County Superior Court in December and handed down the following indictments: More...

Planters EMC seeks local applicants for scholarships

Each year, Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) accepts applications for the prestigious Walter Harrison Scholarship. This year, eight scholarships will be awarded to students throughout Georgia. More...

Matt Gay Chevrolet donates car for driver’s education

The Jenkins County Board of Education is pleased to announce that beginning in January, Jenkins County High School (JCHS) will offer three classes of driver More...

Other Jenkins News

Lindsey named collegiate winner

The United States Achievement Academy announced that Haley Lindsey of Millen has been named a United States Collegiate Award winner in Psychology. The academy recognizes fewer than 10 percent of all American college students. More...

Library News

The staff of the Jenkins County Memorial Library wishes each and every one of you a healthy and happy New Year. The display cases in the Ruth Newton Spiers Board Room are filled with beautiful handpainted china. These pieces were done by Mrs. More...

Georgia Department of Defense to utilize technical colleges in times of emergency

In new agreement

The grounds of Georgia More...

Editorials

We salute J.C. Douglas

When the Jenkins County Commissioners convened for their first meeting of the new year this past Tuesday morning, a familiar face was notably absent at the conference table, that of commissioner J.C. Douglas. Mr. More...

Opinions, yours and ours

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Columns

Bill Shipp

CHAIR CHANGE, & GLENN IN HOT WATER

Bytes and bits at the beginning of 2007: * * * Atlanta lawyer Bobby Kahn, a leading scapegoat for the Democrats More...