January 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Hospital to revitalize volunteer program

Pete Mills, Jenkins County Hospital chief executive officer, announced this week that the facility will revitalize its adult volunteer program. More...

Other Jenkins News

BI-LO golf tournament offers Early Bird pricing

The BI-LO Charity Classic, the largest one-day charity golf tournament in the United States, will be held June 5–7, and this year members of the community can join with BI-LO Charities in raising money for organizations across Georgia, North C More...

Jenkins County student makes Brewton-Parker Dean’s List

Tricia Marie Schwonke from Millen qualified for the Dean’s List at Brewton-Parker College of Mount Vernon for the fall 2009 semester, announced Dr. Ron Melton, provost. More...

SCV donates canned goods

The Buckhead-Fort Lawton #2102 Sons of Confederate Veterans recently donated canned goods to the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center’s food bank. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,   January is traditionally the time to make new resolutions for the coming year. More...

Church News

Rev. Taylor speaks at Rotary

The Rev. Butch Taylor talks to the Millen Rotary Club about the work of the Jenkins County Council of Churches. (Photo contributed) More...

Rev. Braswell speaks at Rotary

The Rev. Bobby Braswell, director of missions for the Middle Baptist Association, and the Rev. Jamie Archer, pastor of Oak Hill Baptist Church, discuss the Jesus Christ for Jenkins County Crusade planned for July in Jenkins County at the Jan. More...

Church News

Millen Baptist Church to host “Blackwood Legacy” in concert   More...

REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

A highlight of the local Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration was a parade through downtown Millen on Monday. Numerous other events were also held in conjunction with the holiday. More...

Sheriff’s Office is now online

Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby announced this week that the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office now has a modern, attractive and, most important of all, legal webpage, noting that the project has been ongoing since his having taken office. More...

Chamber of Commerce names officers

The Millen-Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce board of directors met Tuesday, Jan. 12, with the first order of business being the election of officers. Claudette Sasser was elected president, and Diane Wade was elected secretary of the group.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Finally, Old Man Winter is taking a break and allowing us to thaw out this week. There has been ice in our goldfish trough for two weeks straight! More...

Editorials

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Don Lively

FROM SOUTHLAND TO GLORYLAND

It was a quiet conversation, whispered because of where we were. The talk was bittersweet, but the words were sincere and necessary, at least for me.   The exchange was really no exchange at all. The talk was very one sided.   More...

Jim Hite

BOOKS DECLINE, INTERNET GROWS

Being a member of the older generation, I remember when schools had libraries rather than media centers. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Miss Jenkins County School pageant to be held March 6   More...

Weddings

Wendy Jenkins to wed Wade Ward March 20

Larry and Tammy Jenkins are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Wendy Lee Jenkins, to Wade Thomas Ward, son of Shannon Ward and Calvin Ward of Millen.   The wedding will be an event of 4 p.m. More...