January 31, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Terra Wommack is billboard cutie!

Terra, the daughter of Terrence and Ana Wommack of Millen, is featured on a billboard advertisement for her "Nana", Bonnie King, an agent for Platinum Properties Real Estate. The billboard is located on Hwy. 21 between Rincon and Springfield. More...

School News

Moore named spelling bee champ

10 students competed in county bee

Jenkins County Elementary School hosted the county-wide spelling bee Friday, Jan. 19. More...

Head Start accepting applications

CSRA EOA, Inc. Head Start will be accepting applications for children who will be 3 years old by Sept. 1, 2007 and 4 years old by Dec. 31, 2007. More...

Magic Mark visits JCES

Students at Jenkins County Elementary School enjoyed performances last week by Magic Mark of WTOC television in Savannah. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

When it rains, it pours. And when it doesn't, there is a drought. For the past several weeks, I have been experiencing a "drought" in the news department. Normally, it is just the opposite. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Editor: Friday, January 19th marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of America's greatest military heroes, a man whom President Dwight David Eisenhower described as "one of the supremely gifted men produced by our nation" - General Rober More...

Church News

Church News

New Hurricane Branch Baptist New Hurricane Branch Baptist Church will celebrate pastor James L. Brooks 20th Pastoral Appreciation Sunday, Feb. 4. Sunday School begins at 9 a.m. and mass meeting follows at 10 a.m. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Baseball/softball registration The Jenkins County Recreation Department is holding registration for baseball and softball. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Surface Roots in Lawns

I was walking through my lawn the other afternoon looking at all of the unsightly winter weeds! In my yard I have henbit, chickweed, and dandelions everywhere. However, as I was walking, I noticed several large roots on the surface of my lawn. More...

Engagements

Miss Smith to wed Mr. Sikes Feb. 3

Jerrie Ann and Joe Williams of Millen and Jimmy and Tommie Smith of New Orleans, La. More...

RFLchili cook-off creates some heat

Some like it hot, and some not, but the heat was definitely on last Thursday, Jan. 25, as some of the county's best cooks entered their pots of chili in the Jenkins County Relay for Life (RFL) chili cook-off. More...

School cafeteria recognized for nutrition standards

Middle/High School in compliance with dietary guidelines for Americans The Jenkins County Middle/High School cafeteria has been recognized by the Georgia Department of Education (GDE) for compliance with the School Meals Initiative for Healthy Chi More...

Other Jenkins News

Futurity winner has ties to Millen

(Editor's note: Priscilla Crawley competed in The Augusta Futurity in Augusta last week.) At this rate, Priscilla Crawley will have paid for most of her college education. More...

Qualifying fees set for City of Millen election

Qualifying fees for the City of Millen Nonpartisan General Election to take place Tuesday, Nov. 6, has been set at $45 for each council seat and $108 for the Mayor's position. More...

Millen Rotary Club

Dr. Kyle Gay was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, Jan. 24, meeting of the Millen Rotary Club. (Photos contributed) More...

Editorials

Opinions, yours and ours

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Bill Shipp

SEE JANE RUN THE DONKEYS

If you believe the story in Atlanta's rapidly deteriorating major daily, then the Georgia Democratic Committee elected former state Rep. Jane Kidd as chairperson last weekend mainly to attract women voters to the Democratic Party. More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

Near shady wall a rose once grew, Budded and blossomed in God's free light, Watered and fed by morning dew, Shedding its sweetness day and night. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

We wish to express our sincere appreciation for the flowers, food, cards, visits, prayers and monetary donations during our recent loss. The family of Wilbur Joyner More...

Obituaries

Virginia Johnson, 81, of Millen died January 21

Mrs. Virginia Johnson, 81, of Millen entered into rest Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007 at her residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 27, at St. John Baptist Church with the Rev. Bobby Williams Jr. officiating. More...

Melvin Gene Tinley, 74, of Millen died January 28

Mr. Melvin Gene Tinley, 74, of Millen died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31 (today), at Oak Hill Baptist Church with Revs. Carl Ledbetter and Jamie Archer officiating. More...