July 4, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Local restaurants rank high on health inspections

Whether it is a hamburger, fried chicken or pizza, patrons of local restaurants can enjoy their meals without the worry of serious violations involving food safety and cleanliness. More...

Other Jenkins News

Local equestrian reaps ribbons, rewards at shows

There's a sign in the main barn at Cross Ridge Ranch that reads, "The desire to win is nothing without the desire to prepare." Local teen Tara Salter has taken those words to heart, and her hard work is paying off big. More...

'High School Musical' to be performed July 14

Live theater will come to Millen 7 p.m. July 14 with the performance of "High School Musical" at the Pal Theatre on Cotton Avenue. More...

Georgia readies for busy hurricane season

The 2007 hurricane season is underway amid predictions of an active summer and fall that could spawn as many as 17 named storms, including 10 hurricanes. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In loving memory of Ethel Mae Singfield Sister, Mom, Aunt, Great-grandmother Born 6-24-1929 Died 7-8-2006 Mothers Never Really Die - They Just Keep House up in the Sky Death beckoned her with outstretched hand, More...

Farm & Home

Farm and Home

Be Wise to Plant's Health Before Purchasing

I hope everyone has an enjoyable Independence Day! We are very lucky to get to live in a country with so many freedoms. Let's don't forget the troops that are stationed throughout the world fighting for the preservation of democracy. More...

Engagements

Ms. Johns engaged to marry William Christopher Graham

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Ewell Johns of Fort Walton Beach, Florida announce the engagement of their daughter, Ms. Heather Kristen Johns, to Mr. William Christopher Graham, son of Mr. David Graham and Ms. Marsha Newton-Graham of Charlotte, North Carolina. More...

Free movie and popcorn night at the Library set for July 17

Did you know that 100 years ago there were more electric cars on the road than gas-powered? In 1996, electric cars began to reappear on California highways. Quiet and fast, they ran without gas and produced no exhaust. More...

$10,000 grant aids volunteers for child advocate training

Without the help of child advocates, several hundred children slip through the cracks of the judicial system every year, and many more have to reenter the system utilizing an inefficient amount of resources from the courts. More...

Patriotic Celebration set Saturday

The sixth annual "Patriotic Celebration", sponsored by Millen Better Hometown and the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce will be held Saturday, July 7, at the Jenkins County Recreation Department complex. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

As we celebrate our nation's birthday July 4th, I hope we all take the time to thank God for his blessings upon the United States. He has provided so abundantly for us. Our nation was conceived and built upon faith and trust in God. More...

Editorials

Dixie Divas

TO LOOK GREAT OR SOUND GREAT? THAT IS THE QUESTION

Karen and I were meeting up on a secret beauty mission. En route to the appointment, I talked to two other friends on my cell phone. More...

Church News

Church News

Antioch Christian homecoming, revival Antioch Christian Church, located at 1050 Antioch Road in Screven County, will hold their Homecoming service 11 a.m. Sunday, July 8, with a special fellowship meal to follow the worship service. More...

Datebook

Datebook

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

Obituaries

Selma Stephens Glover died on July 1 in Millen

Mrs. Selma Stephens Glover, age 89, of Millen died Sunday, July 1, 2007. She was born in Jenkins County, retired from Southern Bell after 46 years, and was a member of the Millen Baptist Church where she attended the Friendship Bible Class. More...