February 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Arbor Day

City of Millen Mayor King Rocker, seated, is shown signing a proclamation declaring Friday, Feb. 19, as Arbor Day in Millen. More...

Rep. John Barrow to host ‘Congress on the Corner’

Congressman John Barrow will host “Congress on the Corner” in Jenkins County 9:30- 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at Cindy’s Café on Cotton. More...

School News

Blood drive held at JCHS

Jenkins County High School’s Senior Anatomy Class sponsored a blood drive Friday, Feb. 12, to benefit the Shepheard Blood Center. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Preparation work for the paving of Cotton Avenue began last week, and the street is difficult to travel as a result of the old pavement being removed. The temporary inconvenience, however, will be well worth the finished results.   More...

J.B. Powell

SENATE LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

On Feb. 11, I co-sponsored legislation that would provide muchneeded assistance to U.S. military veterans who want to attend one of Georgia’s public colleges or universities. More...

Editorials

Cartoon

Full Story

Jobs will come to Jenkins County

Word received last week that Milledgeville would get the 1,000 bed prison sought for so long by Jenkins County was disappointing news for this community. More...

Jon Burns

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

This week marked another busy time at the state capitol. The House voted on the amended fiscal year 2010 state budget and passed legislation to give local school systems more flexibility. More...

2010 Census forms to arrive in March

The time is fast approaching for the 2010 Census. Forms are scheduled to be mailed or delivered to every household in the United States during March.   More...

County to study radio conversion

Converting from wideband radio frequency to narrowband will be required of all emergency agencies operating within the county and city by Jan. 1, 2013. More...

County receives funds for food, shelter program

Jenkins County has been chosen to receive $7,863 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.   More...

Legislative breakfast slated for Saturday

The annual Legislative Breakfast sponsored by Jenkins County Farm Bureau and Millen-Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce will be held 8 a.m. this Saturday at Krystal’s Taste of Kountry.   More...

Other Jenkins News

TCSG honors 30 adult learners

The Technical College System of Georgia recently recognized 30 adult learners for their outstanding achievement in the state’s adult education program.   More...

Syl-View Happenings

Greetings and welcome to activities at Syl-View. We find that one of life’s simple pleasures is celebrating, and we celebrated winter.   More...

National FFA Week is Feb. 20-27

The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) FFA is celebrating National FFA Week, Feb. 20- 27. Lead Out Loud is the theme this year as members pledge to show off what makes them premier leaders in their schools and communities. More...

Church News

Church News

Andy Allen ordained at West Millen Baptist   More...

Datebook

Datebook

Class of 1980 plans reunion   The Jenkins County Class of 1980 is beginning to plan for their 30th class reunion. More...

Obituaries

Robert Leroy Mountain Sr. died Feb. 2, in Augusta

Mr. Robert Leroy Mountain Sr. died Feb 2, 2010 at the VA Medical Center in Augusta. His funeral was held Feb. 7, 2010 at Zion Baptist Church, Millen, with the Rev. P.M. Broomfield officiating.   He was born to the late Mr. More...

Births

Jackson Lee Melton

Gary and Summer (Waters) Melton of Washington are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Jackson Lee Melton, on Jan. 7, 2010. He weighed 10 lbs. 1 oz. and was 23 inches long.   More...