February 27, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Property tax collections decline

Property tax collections for the county are short approximately $718,858. Chairman James Henry delivered the disturbing news during the Tuesday, Feb. 19, meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners. "This is not looking good," Henry said. More...

School News

December Students of the Month

Edmund Burke Academy students who received Planter's Electric Membership Corp. More...

January Students of the Month

Edmund Burke Academy students who received Planter's Electric Membership Corp. More...

Schools celebrate National Breakfast Week

The School Breakfast Program began as a pilot project in 1966, and was made permanent in 1975. Jenkins County Schools will celebrate National School Breakfast Week (NSBW) March 3-7. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

For those who are interested, Keepsakes for the Soul-Volume II is now available locally at Sister's Gifts and Collectibles, The Charm Barn and, of course, The Millen News. The cost is $16.95. More...

Church News

Church News

Parker Grove Missionary Baptist Church Parker Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Rocky Ford, will hold a Spring Youth Revival 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 7, through Friday, April 11. The guest revivalist for the week will be the Rev. More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

In Memory of Evelyn "Pete" McNeely We Lost You Just Three Years Ago We lost you just three years ago, A sorrow that still sings Of all the tears and emptiness The loss of loved ones brings. More...

Datebook

Datebook

"A Step Back in Time in Jenkins County" Flower Show "A Step Back in Time in Jenkins County," a standard flower show, will be presented by the Millen Garden Council Saturday, March 1, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. More...

Rep. Barrow visits Jenkins

The Farm Bill and illegal immigration were two topics local citizens wanted to discuss with Congressman John Barrow during the representative's 4th annual Rural Listening Tour visit to Jenkins County Friday, Feb. 22. More...

Cotton Avenue to get a new look

City officials announced this week that the Cotton Avenue Streetscape Improvement project (TE-grant) is one step closer to completion. More...

Legislative Breakfast serves up 'hot' topics

Grits and eggs were not the only items on the menu at the Legislative Breakfast held Saturday, Feb. 23, at Krystal's Taste of Kountry. More...

Other Jenkins News

Screven-Jenkins library wins state award

The Screven-Jenkins Regional Library System (SJRLS) is proud to announce that thanks to the hard work and imagination of staffers Belinda Waters and Sharon Blank, the library has won a statewide competition among children's librarians. More...

Super Eagle Day set for March 8

Raising health and literacy awareness in the community is the main focus of the Fifth Annual Super Eagle Day Road Race and Community Health Fair scheduled for Saturday, March 8. More...

Library News

Teens, are you tuned in? Do you love anime, prefer listening to your books rather than reading them, and seek to master the art of Google-fu? Then come to the library for a celebration of Teen Tech Week, Monday, March 3, through Saturday, March 8. More...

Editorials

A Sign of the Times

During a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners, it was noted that the county is experiencing a "shortfall" in its collection of local property taxes. More...

Political Cartoon

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HILLARY AND THE H-FACTOR

An anonymous reader writes: "In your column (Feb. 17) you state, 'The total Republican [presidential primary] vote was down nearly 25 percent from Gov. More...

Engagements

Miss Herrmann to wed Mr. Anderson

Mrs. Teresa Ellison of Sylvania and Mr. Gary Herrmann of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Haley Celeste Herrmann, to William Garrett Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Danny Anderson of Sylvania. More...

Fleming, Fordham to marry June 21

Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Fleming of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Virginia Elizabeth Fleming of Millen, to Chad Foy Fordham of Brooklet, son of Mr. and Mrs. Burney Fordham of Brooklet. More...

Hendley, Ward to wed June 28

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hendley of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Rosanna Lucille, to Bradley Patrick Ward of Statesboro, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy (Dana) White of Claxton and Mr. and Mrs. Julian Ward of Statesboro. More...