March 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Miss Jenkins County Schools Pageant winners announced

The Miss Jenkins County Schools Pageant was held Saturday, March 6, in the Jenkins County Gymnatorium.   Shae Burke, daughter of Butch and Kelly Burke, was crowned the 2010 Miss Jenkins County High School. More...

School News

JROTC drill team are region champs

The Jenkins County High School JROTC Drill Team made it three in a row as they out marched six area schools to win their third Region Championship in three years in five separate events. More...

War Eagles’ track season cranks up

The Jenkins County High School War Eagles’ track teams competed in their first meet at Screven County High School Thursday, March 4, against Screven County and Tattnall County, two very strong AA schools in track and field. More...

School Menu

JENKINS COUNTY March 22-26

Monday - Pepperoni Pizza or P/B Jelly Sandwich, Corn, Applesauce, Fresh Fruit, Graham Crackers or Salad Bar: Lettuce, Tomato, Celery Sticks, Boiled Egg, Cheese, P/B Jelly Sandwich, Grapes.   More...

Church News

Millen UMC to hold revival

Millen United Methodist Church will hold revival services Sunday, March 21, through Wednesday, March 24. Sunday services will be held at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. More...

Glory Explosion Conference to be held

Tony Thompson Ministries welcomes Pastors Tom and Katherine Ruonala with Newday Ministries of Australia 7 p.m. March 25-27 at Springhill Southern Hospitality Conference Center, 205 Springhill Drive, Statesboro.   More...

Morrison Grove to hold Spring Youth Revival

A Spring Youth Revival will be held 7:30 p.m. nightly Monday, March 29, through Friday, April 2, at Morrison Grove Baptist Church.   Guest ministers will be as follows: Monday and Tuesday – the Rev. More...

Weddings

Elmore, Gay to marry June 5

Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Elmore of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Danielle, to Charles Blake Gay, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Horace Gay III and Kim Edenfield-Gay of Millen. More...

McMillan, Neville to wed Saturday

The wedding plans of Kimberly Ann McMillan and Brantley Rawls Neville have been finalized.   The event will take place 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 20, at First United Methodist Church of Statesboro.   More...

Jenkins, Ward finalize plans

The wedding plans for Wendy Lee Jenkins and Wade Thomas Ward have been finalized.   The wedding will take place 4 p.m. Saturday, March 20, at the Millen United Methodist Church. More...

Columns

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Current economic conditions have forced the Georgia House and Senate to spend the past two weeks focusing on ways to lower government spending. More...

Lee Wilson is new Tax Appraiser

The position of Jenkins County Tax Appraiser, left vacant by the death of Don Rich, has been filled.   More...

JCES to hold registration

Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES) Pre-Kindergarten registration for the 2010-2011 school year will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. More...

Chamber to host annual banquet

Dinner, awards and entertainment will be on the agenda of the annual banquet of the Millen-Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce to be held 7 p.m. Thursday, March 25, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center.   More...

Other Jenkins News

Weathersby wins at Taxidermy Association

Trevor Weathersby of Millen received a first place win with a deer entered in the Georgia Taxidermy Association convention on Feb. 25. He learned his taxidermy skills from his “Pa”, Alex Bragg with Deer Creek Taxidermy. More...

Justin McBride graduates GSU

Justin Grey McBride graduated from Georgia Southern University Dec. 11 with a bachelor of science in Justice Studies and a minor in Military Science. More...

Jenna Dailey named to Dean’s List

The faculty and administration of South University School of Pharmacy recognize outstanding scholastic achievement by placing Jenna Laine Dailey on the Dean’s High Honors List.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The annual banquet of the Millen-Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce is set for 7 p.m., Thursday, March 25, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. More...

Datebook

Millen Optimist to sponsor Oratorical Contest

Students under the age of 16, as of Dec. 31, 2009, are invited to participate in the Millen Optimist Club’s annual Oratorical Contest. The event will take place 4 p.m. Sunday, March 21, at Morrison Grove Baptist Church, Old Louisville Road. More...

Athletic Booster Club holds Boston Butt sale

The Athletic Booster Club is selling Boston butt tickets for Good Friday, April 2. The cost is $25. Boston butts may be picked up at West Millen Baptist Church from 3-6 p.m., just in time for Easter dinner. More...

BCCC Class of 1994 to hold reunion

Burke County Comprehensive Class of 1994 reunion will be Oct. 23. For more details, go to http:// bcchsclassof1994reunion.myevent.com/. You may RSVP there and contact us at bcchs1994@ yahoo.com.   More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

I would like to thank everyone for all the acts of kindness extended to me during my recent illness, surgery and recovery. I appreciate the food, flowers, cards, calls, visits, letters and prayers, most of all. More...

Farm & Home

Jenkins grower wins cotton award

The quality of Georgia cotton has been a serious issue in the past. Bayer Crop Science and the Georgia Cotton Commission teamed up several years ago to sponsor the Georgia Quality Cotton Award. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Taylor Paul, 88, of Millen died March 11

Mrs. Dorothy Taylor Paul, age 88, of 530 N. Masonic Street, Millen, died Thursday, March 11, 2010.   Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, March 14, 2010 at the Millen Cemetery with the Revs. More...

Hubert Harris Knight, 74, of Millen died March 8

Hubert Harris Knight, 74, of Millen died Monday, March 8, 2010.   Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Thursday, March 11, 2010 at the Millen Cemetery with Dr. Maurice Crowder and the Rev. David Wheeler officiating.   More...