February 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners increase pledge for OneGeorgia grant

The Jenkins County Commissioners increased their financial commitment to securing additional industry for Jenkins County during the group's Tuesday, Feb. 20, meeting. More...

School News

Science Fair winners

The Jenkins County Middle School Science Fair was held Feb. 1, at the Jenkins County Ag Center. The sixth and seventh grade GTO students participated in the fair. More...

Welding competition STC dual enrolled students win

Four students from Jenkins County High School (JCHS) recently won the welding competition and placed fifth overall in the Area 4 FFA Agricultural Mechanics Competition. More...

Students get Braves' tickets for good grades

Each year the Atlanta Braves rewards students who have achieved the high honor of straight A's in all subjects on their Fal12006 report card. Jenkins County High School is proud to announce 96 students who have accomplished this great task! More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Editor: Over the past several months, the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2776, commanded by Bryon Scogins, has been in the process of getting the necessary funds to erect a suitable monument to honor Jenkins Countians who paid the ultimate pr More...

Church News

Church News

Marching to revival Spring Revival services for Millen Baptist Church will be held 7 p.m. Sunday-Wednesday, March 18-21. Dr. John Waters, pastor of First Baptist Church of Statesboro, will be the guest speaker for the week. More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

In Memory of Our Mother Evelyn (Pete) McNeely You were a precious gift from God above, So much beauty, grace and love. You touched our hearts in so many ways, Your smile so bright even on the bad days. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

The family of Roosevelt (Buddy) Bennett would like to express our sincere appreciation for all the acts of kindness shown to our family during our loss. More...

Obituaries

L.C. Williams Jr. died after an extended illness

Mr. L.C. Williams Jr., 72, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. Funeral services were 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at First Baptist Church with Dr. John Waters and the Rev. More...

PeachCare crisis may affect 312 local children

Due to an inadequacy of federal funding, the health coverage of approximately 312 local children enrolled in PeachCare may be terminated sometime next month. A statewide freeze on enrollment in the program becomes effective March 11. More...

Cong. John Barrow visits local hospital

of Jenkins County Hospital officials during a visit to the facility Wednesday, Feb. 21. More...

Police look for burglars

Snack and drink machines at Jenkins County High School were broken into some time Tuesday, Feb. 20, by burglars attempting to steal money from the machines. Damage to the equipment was estimated at $2,000-$3,000. More...

Other Jenkins News

Syl-View Happenings

The many happenings at Syl-View included an educational program on President's Day. Staff and residents wore red, white and blue ribbons in honor of the holiday. The discussion was lively as the residents recalled the presidents they remembered. More...

Chris Hatcher speaks to Millen Rotary Club

Chris Hatcher, the new head football coach for the Georgia Southern University Eagles, was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, Feb. 21, meeting of the Millen Rotary Club. More...

SCV officers installed

Above, from left, Georgia Division, 5th Brigade Commander Michael Mull installs the officers of Buckhead-Fort Lawton #2102 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans for the year 2007: Darryl Drake, Commander; Ray Garvin, 1st Lt. Commander; Jeremy C. More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

I have received several inquiries from people wanting to know where to send cards and letters to Arthur Milton who was wounded in Iraq. More...

Photo

Full Story

Jim Hite

"IT'S PATHETIC!"

That emotionally charged cry emanated from my beautiful wife as we drove out of our driveway onto Hiltonia Road. More...

Datebook

Free legal help

Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) will be in Jenkins County to meet with senior citizens wanting free legal help, on a first-come, first-serve basis 1- 3 p.m. Monday, March 5, at the Jenkins County Senior Center, 998 College Avenue in Millen. More...

"The Sound of Music" comes to Millen

Residents will have the opportunity to enjoy a live production of Roger and Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music" 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Old Pal Theater on Cotton Avenue. More...

Super Eagle Day is set for March 10

Raising health and literacy awareness in the community is the main focus of the fourth annual Super Eagle Day Road Race and Community Health Fair scheduled for Saturday, March 10. More...