January 10, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Rain wreaks havoc on county roads

The condition of county dirt roads after several days of rain was a major topic of discussion at the Tuesday, Jan. 2, meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners. More...

School News

Doyle receives Good Citizen Award

A local senior has been honored for his citizenship by the Daughters of the American Revolution. Jenkins County High School student Bernard Doyle received the Good Citizen Award at a recent meeting of the Edmund Burke Chapter DAR. More...

Eagles lose 1, win 1 on the court

Turnovers continue to be a problem for the Jenkins County High School Eagles basketball team. Against Portal, Friday, Jan. 5, the Eagles committed 17 turnovers that Portal converted into points. The Eagles eventually lost to Portal 76-51. More...

Lady Eagles earn first win of season

The Jenkins County High School Lady Eagles won their first game of the season Dec. 15 against Bryan County 59-50. More...

Editorials

Opinions, yours and ours

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Bill Shipp

WHY ARE THESE GUYS LAUGHING?

One has to wonder why our just re-elected governor and legislative leaders are in such a joyous mood. A tsunami of state spending is on the way, and they know it. More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

                           In Memory of Our Brother          &nb More...

Datebook

Datebook

Rec. department registration The Jenkins County Rectreation Department is now holding baseball/softball registration. Parents with children ages 4- 14 may come by the recreation department to signup. More...

Obituaries

Ervin "Delma" Scott, 72, of Eden died January 5

Ervin Delano "Delma" Scott, 72, of Eden, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2007 at Candler Hospital. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Greenhill Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Travis Cowart officiating. Mr. More...

City appoints Planning, Zoning Commission

At its first meeting of 2007, Millen City Council tackled the task of appointing a Planning and Zoning Commission. The purpose of the commission will be to hear disputes that may arise over zoning within the City of Millen. More...

MLK activities announced

22nd national observance

The celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day began locally Sunday, Jan. 7, with a Unity Worship Service at the Nannie E. Williams United Methodist Church. Activities will continue with other events slated throughout the week. More...

John Newton competes in Taiwan

Tech savvy

John Newton, son of Margaret and Jack Newton of Millen, participated in the International PowerTech competitions in Taipei, Taiwan in November. He is married to the former Teresa Jones and they have two sons, Joshua and Wesley. More...

Other Jenkins News

Jenkins residents honored by Augusta Rose Society

Special recognition for volunteer work done at home is wonderful; however, when you are singled out for outstanding contributions two counties away and across the nation it is even more impressive. More...

Syl-View Happenings

The schedule has been full and running over at Syl-View the past few weeks. There have been parties, worship services and so many special activities. It has been a blessed season for our residents and staff. More...

Brown speaks at Rotary

Amanda Brown, community manager of the American Cancer Society for Jenkins County, was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, Dec. 27, meeting of the Millen Rotary Club. (Photo contributed) More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

To all of those who have inquired as to the health of my mother, Martha Robbins, I sincerely thank you for your concern. Mama recently had surgery. The operation went well but the recovery is rough. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor and folks in Jenkins County: I'm feeling very angry and very sad. When I went for my appointment at Ogeechee Mental Health on Jan. 2, the information of its being closed on Jan. 31, 2007 was posted on the door. More...

Church News

Church News

Bethel A.M.E. Church Bethel A.M.E. Church along with pastor Alma P. Mack will have its first Jenkins County Gospel Fusion Concert 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Millen Civic Center. More...

Local businesses, churches donate toys

Millen United Methodist Church Beginnings Preschool and children's Sunday School are shown donating toys to the local Toys for Tots program. (Photos contributed) More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Ag Meeting Season

Is it springtime or is it still winter? In my opinion, it feels like corn planting weather. The weatherman is predicting a little cooler weather this week, but a return to 80 degrees by the weekend. More...

4-H News

Now that the holidays have come and gone and everyone is getting back to their usual routine, I guess it's time for me to get back to mine! I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays. More...