October 21, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Harvest of Fun set for Oct. 31

Millen/Jenkins County Recreation Department will be the location for the ninth annual Harvest of Fun Festival 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31. More...

Beware counterfeit bills!

Millen Police Chief Dwayne Herrington displays a counterfeit $5 bill that a local citizen turned in after receiving it in change from a Statesboro fast food restaurant. The bill is smaller and the paper lighter than its real counterpart. More...

Other Jenkins News

GEMA approves mitigation plan

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) announced recently the approval of the Jenkins County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. More...

Toys for Tots campaign gets underway

Registration for the annual Toys for Tots campaign, sponsored by the Jenkins County Council of Churches will be held 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, through Wednesday, Nov. More...

Rep. Barrow votes to secure borders

Congressman John Barrow (GA-12) recently voted to invest in top priority homeland security programs that will keep Americans safe. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Judgment House to be held Oct. 27-31 Local area youth invite the public to join them for Judgment House 09, "A Day at Work," at the Jenkins County Recreation Department. Show times are 7- 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, through Saturday, Oct. 31. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Annual Bluegrass Control

It is hard to believe that it is already the middle of fall. As I write this article, it is very cool outside and wet. It seems like we are going to have a long drawn-out harvest season ahead of us. With the onset of fall, comes annual bluegrass! More...

Applications sought for food, toy drive

Congregations of six local churches are partnering with non-profit groups to make sure families and senior citizens have a happy Christmas. More...

John Oxendine

QUESTION AND ANSWER COLUMN WITH GEORGIA INSURANCE AND FIRE COMMISSIONER JOHN OXENDIN

Q: I've heard that the number of house fires goes up in the winter. Is that true, and if so, what causes these fires? A: The number of house fires and fatalities does tend to increase during the winter months. More...

Looking good!

These photographs show the progress of the City of Millen's TE-grant project on Cotton Avenue. Greenspace with trees, new sidewalks with decorative bricks and new streetlights enhance the appearance of the street. More...

Jenkins waiting for H1N1 vaccine

While the public health agencies of several surrounding counties have received their first shipment of the H1N1 (swine) flu vaccine, Jenkins County was not among the fortunate even though two cases of the H1N1 flu were confirmed in the county durin More...

Website offers voter information

Voters across the state have a new tool with which to access sample ballots in upcoming elections, voter registration information, maps to polling places, Congressional District maps, State District maps, information on elected officials and infor More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

An article in last week's copy of The True Citizen calls attention to the fact that dog fighting remains a source of concern for this area. More...

Church News

Church News

Millen Baptist Church to hold Fall Revival Millen Baptist Church will hold Fall Revival services Sunday, Nov. 1, through Wednesday, Nov. 4. Services will be held at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank you Our thanks with our true appreciation is expressed for your warmth and thoughtfulness shown to us during the loss of our loved one, our mother. Thanks for the cards, calls, prayers and the kindness shown to us during this time. More...

Obituaries

Lois Arthur, 91, of Sylvania died Oct. 14

Lois Madlene Saxon Arthur, 91, of Sylvania died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009 at her residence. Funeral Services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009 at Oak Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Jamie Archer officiating. More...

Recipes

Have a Frightfully Fun Halloween

It's true — the kitchen is the heart of the home. Ever notice how people always gather there? Whether baking treats, making dinner or spending time with family and friends, the kitchen is my favorite place to be. More...

Columns

Don Lively

AMONG THE TREES

The Woods. That's what we called the thousands of acres of forest that surrounded our homeplace. More...