April 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Eagles play well but suffer losses

The Jenkins County High School varsity Eagles baseball team continued to play well this past week despite four losses on the diamond. "It's been a tough week losing three region games by a total of fours runs. More...

School system observes Child Abuse Prevention month

The Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center Child and Youth Council provided blue ribbons to school bus drivers and Jenkins County Elementary School administration and staff as part of the observance of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. More...

Food drive

Employees of the Movie Gallery recently conducted a canned food drive to benefit the local food pantry of the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center at 527 Barney Avenue. Employees are, from left, Steven Barber, Niki Roberts and Jennifer Beck. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The past few days have been great kite-flying weather with the winds cranking up to 20-35 miles per hour. Unfortunately, winds of that magnitude also play havoc with electric lines and tree limbs. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to send a heartfelt thanks to the staff of Jenkins County Hospital for their wonderful treatment during my recent stay there. I have been an in-patient at MCG in Augusta, St. More...

Church News

Church News

Bark Camp Church Back Camp Church Association Inc. will hold its fourth annual meeting 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21. The program will include a business meeting, congregation singing and special song. Brooks Coleman will be guest speaker. More...

Weddings

Miss Reynolds to wed Mr. Howell

Nicholas Howell and Jasmia Reynolds announce their upcoming wedding, planned for 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2007. The ceremony will be held at Greater New Jerusalem, located at 250 Booker Ave., Millen. A reception will follow at the Ag Building. More...

Sherrod receivesaward

Nicole Sherrod recently received the Savannah Morning News Award of Excellence. Nicole is the daughter of Michael and Johnie M. DeLoach of Statesboro and Nathaniel Sherrod of Twin City. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Willie Mae Myers of Millen died March 26

Mrs. Willie Mae Myers of Millen entered rest Monday, March 26, 2007 at her home. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerome Herrington officiating. More...

Six charged in burglary of home

Six persons have been charged in connection with the recent burglary of a Jenkins County home. More...

High winds cause damage

Heavy thunderstorms and damaging wind created havoc across Jenkins County Saturday and Sunday. This feed house located on the property of Randall Gay at 300 Johnson- Gay Road, Garfield was damaged during a storm early Sunday morning. More...

Other Jenkins News

Millen UMC uses abuse prevention display

The 102 pairs of shoes, symbolic reminders of the 102 substantiated cases of child abuse in Jenkins County in 2006, were displayed on the steps of the Millen United Methodist Church April 1. More...

Favorite family photo

Nancy Jane Riley Rider, great-great-grandmother of Helen F. Boone, is shown. She was born in 1854 and was a registered Cherokee Indian. (Photo contributed) More...

Youth help with cleanup

The Elam Baptist Church youth group is shown disposing of bags of trash they picked up during Saturday's countywide Cleanup Day. More...

Editorials

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Jon Burns

WEEKLY CAPITOL UPDATE

Monday, April 9 This past week the Georgia General Assembly was recessed in observance of the holy holidays of Easter and Passover. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Southern Memorial Day The Emanuel Rangers Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy will observe Confederate Memorial Day with a special program 3 p.m. Saturday, April 21, in the George L. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You The Myers family would like to thank all their many family and friends with sincere gratitude and appreciation for the many acts of kindness they have shown during our time of bereavement. May God forever smile on each of you. More...

Farm & Home

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Damage assessment continues

County Extension Coordinator This past Monday was a lot quieter than last. The phone was not ringing off the hook about freeze damage to crops and gardens. More...

4-H News

This past weekend, eleven 4- H'ers traveled to Athens to compete in the State 4-H & FFA Dairy Judging Competition. Junior Competitors were: Irene Dieteman, Tyler Gearheart, Jessica Herrmann, Jaymee Moore and Tabitha Trent. More...