March 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners approve bridge repairs

Several bridges in Jenkins County will soon get needed repairs. More...

Clay recognized for essay

Vashnia Clay, center, was the winner of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post # 2776 program, Patriot’s Pen. More...

School News

Eagles win two on the diamond

The Jenkins County High School varsity baseball team won two region games last week on the road. The Eagles defeated Claxton 10-9 on Mach 13 and Bryan County 11-2 on March 16.   More...

JCHS girls track team competes

The girls’ track team competed in Swainsboro March 16 against Swainsboro and Screven County.   More...

School Menu

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Monday - Salisbury Steak or P/B Jelly Sandwich, Rice & Gravy, Green Beans, Juice Bar, Fresh Fruit, Garlic Bread Sticks or Salad Bar: Lettuce, Tomato, Celery Sticks, Boiled Egg, Cheese, P/B Jelly Sandwich, Grapes.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I received the following “Seeds from the Sower” of the Michael Guido ministries in Metter and thought it worthy of sharing as Easter approaches.   More...

Datebook

SCV 2102 Spring Bazaar

The local Sons of Confederate Veterans will hold their annual Spring Bazaar 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, March 27, at the lot in front of the old Sharpe Implement Company. 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...

Archaeological dig being conducted at Magnolia Springs State Park

The Georgia Southern Archaeology Department is conducting an archaeological dig at Magnolia Springs State Park. The team is doing shovel testing and screening in an attempt to find the stockade wall which was burned by Gen. William T. More...

Engagements

Miss Strickland to marry Mr. Royal

Stacey M. Strickland and Stephen Royal are pleased to announce their upcoming nuptials.   This wonderful occasion is set to take place 3 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at Oak Hill Baptist Church. More...

Schools pursue AdvancED District Accreditation

The Jenkins County school system is opening its doors to a powerful system approach in improving student performance and organizational effectiveness by inviting trained professionals from across the state and nation to assess our strengths and oppo More...

BOE members recognized

Jenkins County Board of Education members were presented Certificates of Appreciation during the March 15 meeting of the group as part of Board Member Appreciation Week. More...

Chamber annual banquet is Thursday

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

Other Jenkins News

Oglesby sworn into U.S. Navy

Robert Adam Oglesby of Millen, as a new enlistment with the U.S. Navy, was sworn into service March 1.   Adam enlisted in the Delayed Entry/Enlistment Program of the U.S. Navy Jan. 30, 2009. More...

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents this week.   Thursday, March 4   • A Harvey Street resident reported that someone had taken her mailbox. More...

Millen Woman’s Club attends district meeting

On March 6, five members of Millen Woman’s Club attended the First District Spring Meeting in Waynesboro. Following the business meeting, new district officers for 2010-2012 were installed by Julie Lumpkin, junior director. More...

Church News

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...

Long Branch Church of God to hold “Transformation 2010”

Pastor Tim Tatum and the congregation of the Long Branch Church of God invite the public to join them Sunday, March 28, through Wednesday, March 31, for “Transformation 2010” with Evangelist Joel Talley. More...

Millen New Testament to hold Women’s Conference

The Millen New Testament Church will sponsor a Women’s Conference 7:30 p.m. nightly Sunday, March 28, through Friday, April 2. More...

Obituaries

Tommie Lee Covington Kent, 86, died March 19

Mrs. Tommie Lee Covington Kent, 86, of Millen, died Friday, March 19, 2010.   Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, March 22, 2010 at the Elam Baptist Church with the Revs. Kevin Farmer and Dr. Maurice Crowder officiating. More...

Columns

Library News

We’ll be having a great time this Wednesday! We’ll be cooking with kid-friendly cuisine that will put a smile on any child’s face. More...

Syl-View Happenings

The “Happenings” have come so fast that I’m begging for the world to slow down. It’s been great with much more to come, and I love every moment of the activities.   More...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

After taking two weeks to closely examine the state’s budget, the Georgia House of Representatives reconvened on Monday, March 8. More...