November 5, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Judge dismisses BOE recall case

A recall attempt for the Jenkins County Board of Education District #5 seat held by Chairman Carroll Gay has failed. More...

School News

JROTC Raiders begin to soar

Saturday, Oct. 4, the Jenkins County High School JROTC Raider Team reported their success at Elbert County with a second place overall trophy. More...

BOE approves JCMS Y-Club

Students at Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) will soon have the opportunity of joining a Y-Club. The Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) approved the formation of a club at the middle school during the group's Monday, Oct. 20, meeting. More...

Students tour state prison

Wednesday, Oct. More...

Editorials

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Jim Hite

THE POWER OF PROPAGANDA

As I write this, the election is still several days in the future. More...

Memoriam

In Loving Memory of Mr. Willie Archer Jr.

Nov. 6, 1975 - July 1, 2003

We miss you, Wife, Mrs. Natika S. Archer Children, Chazim and Deja Mother, Deotha Archer Father, Willie Archer Sr. More...

Datebook

Christmas Bazaar

The annual Christmas Bazaar at Oak Hill Baptist Church will be held 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29. Along with a variety of handicrafts and Christmas decorations, a soup-andsandwich lunch will be served. More...

Flu shots available now

The Jenkins County Health Department has received an ample supply of flu vaccine, and it is available to anyone who wishes to take the flu shot. The cost of the flu vaccine is $25, and it is covered by Medicare (Part B) and Medicaid. More...

Cross Country Race and Ceremony honoring Military to be held

The 12th Annual Cross Country 4.8-mile race will be held Saturday, Nov. 15, at Magnolia Springs State Park. The event begins at 9 a.m. and runs through the trails within the park. This race is held annually close to Veteran's Day. More...

Area schools connect to economics network

In today's world, economics - and the impact it's having on the lives of most Americans - has been very much in the news. More...

Jenkins chooses McCain President

Jenkins County voters chose John McCain over Barrack Obama for President of the United States by a vote of 1,935 to 1,480 in Tuesday's General Election. More...

Area student named to student advisory council

State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox named 55 students from around Georgia to her 2008-2009 Student Advisory Council, and Jenkins County is fortunate to have Jessica Head, one of its own, named to this council, according to Ruth H. More...

Other Jenkins News

Millen News goes to North Carolina

The Millen News recently traveled to Ashville, N.C. with Pete and Louise Dailey, as they attended the wedding of Sue Bragg and Joe Morris at the Sleepy Hollow Inn Bed and Breakfast. This photo, taken the next day, shows a few of the attendees. More...

Memorial Fly-in to be held Nov. 8

Saturday, Nov. 8, the Jenkins County Airport is expected to be humming with traffic as the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 172 members memorialize Millen resident Keith Brock with an annual Memorial Fly-in. More...

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents this week. Friday, Oct. 24 • Officers investigated a burglar alarm incident at a Recreation Drive residence. Nothing was missing or disturbed. Sunday, Oct. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The annual Harvest of Fun Festival drew a large crowd of fun lovers to the downtown area of Millen last Thursday evening. Activities included a costume contest, free games and prizes and a variety of food items available for purchase. More...

Church News

Daniel Grove Baptist Church "Pastor Appreciation"

Daniel Grove Baptist Church invites all churches and ministers to their Pastor Appreciation service for the Rev. Eric Tate 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9. The Rev. David Reese and members of Gordon Grove Baptist Church will be in charge of the service. More...

Fair Haven United Methodist Church Revival

Fair Haven United Methodist Church, 1126 N. Herndon Road in Millen, will hold revival services Sunday, Nov. 9, through Tuesday, Nov. 11. Each service will begin at 7 p.m. More...

Welcome Baptist Church "Joy Night"

The Welcome Baptist Church Choir will present "Joy Night" 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8. The speaker will be Deacon Johnny McGee. The Rev. E. Walker is pastor and Deacon W.L. Foreman is chairman. Everyone is invited. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Fall Landscape Activities

Now that the first frost has hit Jenkins County, there are many important landscape tasks that need or can be accomplished. Many times, as winter arrives, we tend to forget about our lawns and shrubs. More...