January 19, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Local club owners arrested

The operator of a local club, two bartenders and a disc jockey are all facing charges in connection with a Saturday, Jan. 15, raid by law enforcement.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Winter weather impacts blood collections

The American Red Cross reports that inclement weather on Monday and Tuesday, Jan. More...

Keller named to honor organization

Jason Keller of Millen has recently been recognized as a member of the Sigma Alpha Lambda, a national leadership and honors organization at Georgia Southern University.  More...

Fulford speaks at Rotary

Kristen Fulford, constituent outreach director for Congressman John Barrow, presented the Millen Rotary Club program on Jan. 12. (Photo contributed)   More...

Church News

Endtime Faith to hold revival

Endtime Faith Deliverance Church of Midville will host a three night revival 7:30 p.m. nightly Jan. 19-21. The speaker will be Bishop Walter Oree of House of God Miracle Temple from Adam’s Run, S. C. Clyde Foreman Sr. More...

Recipes

Kountry Kitchen Cooking

Salads are a favorite of any true Southerner and these are sure to please Macaroni Salad 1 lb. uncooked elbow macaroni 6 hard-cooked eggs, chopped 1 green or red bell pepper, chopped 4 c. real mayonnaise 3 T. prepared yellow mustard ½ tsp. More...

Teen dies in shooting incident

A Wednesday, Jan. 12, shooting incident at the Subway restaurant in Millen has resulted in the death of a teenager.  More...

Commission upholds ambulance charges

Citizens using the county ambulances will have to pay for the service. The decision to uphold the charges for ambulance services was made during a December meeting of the group.  More...

BOE names chair, vice chair

The Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) started 2011 with three new members and a new chairman and vice-chairman. During the regular Jan. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Last week’s winter ice storm reminded me of just how vulnerable we are to Mother Nature. Of all the things we can control, or think we can, the weather is something we cannot do a thing about. It comes and goes just as it pleases!  More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Millen and the county have gonve through some dark times the last 25 years, but with such citizens as Mabel Jenkins with the Camp Lawton project and Sheriff Oglesby’s fine job, everything looks up.&nbs More...

Datebook

School system to hold Title I program

The Jenkins County School System, Title I program, will be holding a “System Stakeholder Meeting” 3:30 p.m. Feb. 2, at the Board of Education office which is located at 1152 E. Winthrope Avenue, Millen. More...

Obituaries

Michael McKenzie, 18, of Millen died Jan. 12

Michael Brandon McKenzie, 18, of Millen, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011.  Funeral Services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 at the Millen Baptist Church with Revs. Butch Taylor, David Wheeler, Andy Allen and Steven Adams officiating. More...

Columns

Wade Parker

WINTER ICE DAMAGE

I don’t think anyone was expecting the amount of ice and freezing rain we received. Many trees and shrubs were damaged from the ice storm of last Monday and Tuesday. More...

Legislative Update

According to Georgia’s Constitution, the Georgia General Assembly is required to convene for its annual 40 day legislative session each year on the second Monday in January. More...