December 2, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Christmas in Millen to be held Saturday

Christmas in Millen activities will take place Saturday, Dec. 5. Due to the construction work taking place on Cotton Avenue, activities have been scaled back and the event has been relocated.   More...

Christmas decorations to be judged Dec. 14

The annual Christmas decorations contest, sponsored by the Millen Garden Council, will be held Monday, Dec. 14 with judging taking place from 6-10 p.m. Lights must be on during this time period.   More...

Other Jenkins News

New, improved licenses coming

By the end of this month, the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) will begin issuing new and improved driver’s licenses and identification cards at DDS customer service centers across the state. More...

BI-LO Charities to Stock Shelves at JCFEC

Beginning last week and continuing through Saturday, Dec. More...

Graham named to honor society at GSU

Claire Julia Graham of Waynesboro was recently selected   for membership in Georgia Southern Chapter of Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society.   Delta Epsilon   More...

Datebook

Datebook

Magnolia Springs to hold Heritage Festival   The third annual Heritage Festival will be held 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at Magnolia Springs State Park. More...

Obituaries

Jamie Clyde Daughtry Davis, 88, died Nov. 23

Janie Clyde Daughtry Davis, 88, passed away Nov. 23, 2009, at her residence in Sylvania.   Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009 at the Sylvania First Baptist Church with the Rev. More...

Jay Burke, Jenkins Co. native, died Nov. 25

Jacob (Jay) Burke passed away in Tacoma, Washington on Nov. 25,2009.   He was preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, Cornelia (Connie) Reese Burke, who passed away Dec. 1, 2005.   Jay was born Nov. More...

City gets new truck

Millen Fire Chief Dwayne Herrington is shown with the City of Millen’s new, fully equipped fire truck. The vehicle was secured through a $203,000 Assistance to Fire Fighters Grant. More...

BOE recognizes bus driver

Members of the Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) extended special recognition to substitute bus driver Charles Anfield during the group’s Nov. 16, meeting. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Don’t forget that Christmas in Millen is taking place this Saturday. Due to the construction on Cotton Avenue, some of the usual activities will not occur.   However, Santa will still put in an appearance. More...

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Don Lively

THANKS A LOT

Okay, so I’m a week late with my list of things that I’m thankful for.   I’ve been busy.   Sue me. More...

Church News

Church News

Needful Baptist Church to hold Youth   Christmas program   A Youth Christmas program will be held at Needful Baptist Church Sunday, Dec. 6. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and the service at 11 a.m.   The Rev. More...

Weddings

Kersey, Javis to exchange vows

Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Jodi Farrow Kersey and Jim Jarvis. The wedding is planned for 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at Oak Hill Baptist Church in Millen. More...

Births

Kami Blaise Brackin

Kami Blaise Brackin was born Nov. 6, 2009 at 1:44 p.m. She weighed 7 lbs, 4½ oz. and was 19¾ inches long. Her parents are Craig and Chrissy Brackin. More...