February 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Drug, weapon search held at middle, high schools

Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby, the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Department and the Richmond County Canine Unit conducted a drug and weapon search Jan 20 on the Jenkins County High School (JCHS) and Jenkins County Middle School campus. More...

School News

New crosswalks at JCMS

Those passing Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) since Christmas break may have noticed something new—crosswalks. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

An e-mail buddy sent me the following concerning contradictory terms or an oxymoron. I thought it was worthy of passing along for a good chuckle.   More...

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Jon Burns

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

On Thursday, Jan. 28, the House adjourned after our 80th legislative day of the 2010 session. This week consisted of short days of legislative action followed by committee hearings reviewing legislative initiatives.  More...

Jim Hite

THERE IS NO PLACE LIKE HOME

After being “on the road” much of the time since mid-November, both Joyce and I find returning home a joy and delight. And I’m sure each of you can relate. More...

Memoriam

In loving memory of Edward L. Gregory On his birthday

Daddy, so many images come to mind, Whenever I speak your name; It seems without you in my life, Things have not been the same. Daddy, some days, I hear your voice, And turn to see your face; Yet in my turning, it seems, The sound has been erased. More...

Aug. 30, 1988 – Feb. 15, 2009

CLASS OF 2008

In memory of Jermaine Micquell Scurry, we would like to express our deepest and most sincere appreciation for your love and acts of kindness expressed during time of our grief for our loved one. More...

JCHS senior anatomy class to sponsor blood drive

The 2010 senior anatomy class of Jenkins County High School (JCHS) will sponsor their annual blood drive 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, in the old JCHS gymnasium. Shepeard Community Blood Center will host the event.   More...

Courthouse repairs to continue

“Facelifts” can be expensive, especially when the “patient” is a courthouse. The Jenkins County Commissioners met with architect Frank D’Arcangelo at the Jan. More...

Other Jenkins News

Millen’s Lion’s Club helps with food give-away

The Millen Lion’s Club, assisted by Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 2776, facilitated a second Harvest Food Give-away, Saturday, Jan. 30, to approximately 275-300 needy Jenkins County families. More...

The Millen News goes to Mumbai

Joyce Hodges-Hite was invited to take part in the Mumbai Marathon Jan. 17, in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India. Jim Hite put his running effort into a 6 kilometer run. (Photo contributed) More...

Captain Slade Burke receives military honor

Air Force officials selected 30 lieutenant colonels, 47 majors and 3,087 captains for promotion during the 2009C chaplain, judge advocate, and Line of the Air Force Central Selection boards. More...

Church News

Church News

First Baptist Church to hold pastoral   anniversary   First Baptist Church and congregation cordially invites the public to attend a pastoral anniversary for the Rev. Allen Webb, 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14.   The Rev. More...

Weddings

Miss Lane, Mr. Broadie to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Emory G. Lane III of Warner Robins are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Elizabeth Lane, to Jonathan Andrew Broadie, son of Mr. and Mrs. Troy T. Broadie of Centerville. More...