November 11, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Zellners' retirement is short lived

While many may attribute the outcome of their major life events to coincidences or fate, the Rev. More...

Other Jenkins News

U.S. Census Bureau seeking workers

The U.S. Census Bureau is currently seeking workers in Jenkins County. Testing dates will be Tuesday, Nov. 24, and Monday, Nov. 30, at the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center. More...

Cross Country race to be held Saturday

The 12th Annual Cross Country 4.8 Mile run will be held this Saturday, Nov. 14, at Magnolia Springs State Park. Directed by Millen Milers and More, the event will start at 9 a.m. More...

Photos

Winners in the annual Harvest of Fun costume contest, ages 0-4, are, from left, Bradley Davis Jr., third place; Jamari Bynes, second place; and Katie Lynn Bell, first place. (Staff photos by Deborah Bennett) More...

Church News

Church News

Evening Light Church of God to hold concert The Evening Light Church of God, 220 Washington St., will hold its second annual Children of Joy Choir Concert 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21. The guest speaker will be Minister Marcus C. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Degenhardt, 93, of Savannah died Nov. 7

Dorothy Perkins Degenhardt, 93, of Savannah, Ga., died Nov. 7, 2009. She was born at Perkins in Jenkins County, daughter of the late Walter Cleveland and Freddie Bargeron Perkins. Mrs. More...

Engagements

Lanier, Chance to wed November 14

Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Cullen Brooke Lanier and Joshua Lewis Chance. The wedding will be at 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, at Millen Baptist Church. All friends and family are invited to attend. More...

Thomas, Johnson and Ford named to City Council

Approximately 29.28 percent of the City of Millen's registered 823 voters went to the polls in the General Election held Nov. 3. More...

Health Department has H1N1 vaccine

The long awaited H1N1 injectable vaccine has arrived at the Jenkins County Health Department. Unfortunately, the seasonal flu vaccine is not available at this time, but additional vaccine is expected within the next several weeks. More...

Commissioners consider fuel station for airport

Fueling up aircraft may become a little more convenient for local pilots. The Jenkins County Commissioners agreed during the group's Tuesday, Nov. 3, meeting to look into the possibility of installing a fuel station at the Millen Airport. More...

At the library ...

Join us for a cup of coffee between 11 a.m. and noon on Friday, Nov. 13! Enjoy our Saturday Cinema on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 12 noon as we show the movie "UP!" This lovely movie will raise your spirits and have you laughing out loud. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

While I have often heard it said that we are moving toward a paperless society, I have never really thought much about it until recently. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I really appreciate your printing my letters. The response was beyond my expectations. I would like to acknowledge the local members who played on these teams. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Council of Churches collecting Thanksgiving donations The Jenkins County Council of Churches will be collecting green beans, stuffing, cranberry sauce and yams, as well as monetary donations, for Thanksgiving in Millen. More...

Births

Shaelynn Jayde Cobb

Shaelynn Jayde Cobb was born Sept. 7, 2009 at 1:32 a.m. She weighed 5 lbs., 15 oz. and was 19½ inches long. Her parents are Rachel Lane and Randle Cobb. More...

Columns

Don Lively

MINING FOR WORDS

Milestones. I like most milestones, but even the ones I don't particularly care for, I still pay attention to. For instance, I'll always remember the exact date and time that I crashed my motorcycle and spent the next year recovering. More...

Jim Hite

A PANIC REACTION!

I heard a very interesting news item this past week. As you are well aware, swine flu has been a hot news topic for several months and continues to be so. More...