May 14, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

JCHS announces 2008 honor graduates

The Jenkins County High School Class of 2008 has 23 honor graduates. Brookes Brinson, valedictorian, daughter of Matt and Jancey Brinson, plans to attend the University of Georgia, majoring in Pre-medicine to become a pediatric oncologist. More...

School News

Students tour MGC of Aviation

Local students visited the Middle Georgia College (MGC) of Aviation in Eastman on Friday, April 25. The students were welcomed by Jeremy Bynes. More...

Rocker signs golf scholarship with AASU

Bulloch Academy senior Mark Rocker will take his love of golf to the collegiate level when he tees it up for the Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) Pirates next spring. More...

Students visit Plant Vogtle

Jenkins County High School BLAST, Grad.NET and Youth Apprentice students participated in a "career exploration" field trip on Thursday, April 3, to Plant Vogtle in Waynesboro. More...

Editorials

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THE DRAFT FOR GOVERNOR

The directors of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce should hire professional headhunters right now to interview candidates for governor in 2010. More...

Datebook

Datebook

2008 Baccalaureate Service The Millen Make-a-Difference Ministry invites the community to the 2008 Baccalaureate Service. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

The family of Mitchell "Mayes" Brinson, son of Ashley Flakes and Clay Brinson, would like to give a special thanks to everyone who donated and participated in the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Walk held Saturday, April 26, 2008 at Savannah Rapids Pavi More...

Obituaries

Leah Brock, 94, of Scottdale died May 6

Mrs. Leah Gay Brock, 94, of Scottdale died Tuesday, May 6, 2008. Her funeral was held 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, in the chapel of A.S. Turner and Sons with the Revs. Kenneth Sweat and Brenda Sweat officiating. Burial was in the Melwood Cemetery. More...

Columns

Library News

Are you a fanboy or fangirl? Do you like to write or draw? Then join us this afternoon, Wednesday, May 14, at 4 p.m. for the Zine Scene, and create your very own fanzine, comic or magazine! More...

Storm hits county hard

A violent storm that roared through Jenkins County early Sunday morning caused wide spread damage throughout the area with two residents reporting minor injuries. More...

JCHS announces val, sal

The Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Class of 2008 were announced last week. More...

Other Jenkins News

Residents want county to adopt road

Several residents of the BB Lane subdivision met with the Jenkins County Commissioners Tuesday, May 6, to request that the county adopt the road through the area into the county road system. More...

JCH holds health fair May 20, 21

Due to various circumstances, the Jenkins County Hospital Health Fair will be presented in a scaled down format this year. More...

Millen News travels to Savannah

The Millen News recently traveled with members of the Shopping/Eating/Traveling (S.E.T.) Club as they visited The Lady and Sons' Restaurant in Savannah. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The recent announcement that Dr. Judy Holton has resigned as principal of Jenkins County Elementary School is sad news for Jenkins County. Dr. More...

Church News

Church News

Millen UMC Youth Chicken-Q Fundraiser The youth of Millen United Methodist Church ask the public to support their upcoming Chicken-Q fundraiser. The event will be held 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, May 17. More...

Memoriam

In memory of our mother Elene C. Royal

4/29/09 - 5/8/98

A mother is love, A devotion that grows, A from-the-heart feeling That she alone shows. She was deep in understanding, Her friendship was rare, She was someone we could count on Who would always be there. More...

To: Mrs. Sarah (James) Pierce

When a man finds a wife, he finds a good thing. Sarah, that's what you were to Boo; 25 years and nine months of nothing but goodness and faithfulness. We're so sorry that you must spend this anniversary alone, now that Boo's gone home. More...

In memory of Arnett "Jack" Foster

Aug. 9, 1943 - May 7, 2007

A whole year has come and gone, since you graced us with your presence. The Lord removed the pain from the battle you fought, enduring until the end. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Tree Care Following Storms

As everyone is well aware of, Mother Nature flexed her muscles early Sunday morning on Jenkins County. As I have toured the storm stricken areas, it has amazed me how many trees were blown over and destroyed. More...

Births

Birth

John Thomas Kile

John and Kristi Kile proudly announce the birth of their son, John Thomas Kile, born Monday, May 5, 2008 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. John Thomas weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces. He was 19½ inches long. More...