December 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff’s Office recovers weapon stolen in burglary

A recovered stolen weapon may soon lead to the arrest of those responsible for a residential burglary that occurred during the month of August on Highway 23 North.   More...

Christmas in Millen

The annual Christmas in Millen festivities were held Saturday on Cotton Avenue with Santa as the guest of honor. More...

Other Jenkins News

Tis’ the season for holiday scams

The holidays are a happy time for food, family, and friendship, but they are also a time for fraud. Consumers can fall into any number of traps over the holidays and become victim to identity thieves, hackers and deceptive merchants online. More...

Holiday Solutions for allergy suffers

For many people, it is not truly Christmas without a fresh and adorned tree standing in the middle of the living room. The smell alone can instantly shift people into the holiday spirit. More...

Barrow elected to Steering, Policy Committee

Congressman John Barrow was recently elected by his fellow members of Congress from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, the American Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to represent them on the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.   More...

Obituaries

Happy birthday Vickie Dec. 7th

We know you were tired and had to leave us that March morning. There isn’t a day that goes by that we don’t feel your love and guidance. We love and miss you every minute of the day. Most of all, your beautiful smile keeps us going. More...

Mildred Rabitsch, 67, died November 30

Mildred Louise Taylor Rabitsch, 67, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, at Jenkins County Hospital in Millen.   Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, 2010 at the Big Horse Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. More...

Georgia Family Council

Is Marriage Obsolete?

Virtually every major news outlet in the country shouted it and every talk show discussed it: “Marriage is becoming obsolete.”   The interest in the apparent obsolescence of marriage came from a highly publicized survey of American More...

Two burglary suspects arrested, another sought

The vigilance of a neighbor has assisted law enforcement in the capture of two burglary suspects and aided in identifying another. On Wednesday, Dec. More...

Cedric Cutter cleared in Florida murders

Cedric Michael Cutter, 30, was released from the Duval County Jail, Jacksonville, Florida last week, over two years after he was apprehended in Millen on two murder charges.   More...

One Act Play claims Region Championship

The 2010-11 Jenkins County High School Drama Team captured their third consecutive 3A region title Nov. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Next Wednesday at 10 a.m. Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) will host a ground-breaking ceremony for the Jenkins County Correctional Center to be constructed on Hilltop Road. The general public is invited to attend as well as invited guests. More...

Church News

Sandhill Baptist Church to host Christmas celebration

The family of Sandhill Baptist Church and pastor R. L Whitehead wish to invite the public to attend their “Christmas Celebration” 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 12. Services will be held at Welcome Baptist Church where the Rev. More...

Datebook

CCA to host groundbreaking Dec. 15

Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) will host a ground-breaking ceremony 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, on Hilltop Road for the Jenkins County Correctional Center. Gov. Sonny Perdue will be one of the guest speakers. More...

Columns

Libary News

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas here at the library! More...

Cartoon

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Don Lively

LOSING THEM

Dixie dirt farmers, that’s what we were. I employ the term with the utmost affection. I had to admit at a very young age that I was not cut out to be a full time farmer, but, I wouldn’t swap the farm years for forty fortunes. More...