February 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Legislative breakfast to be held Feb. 26

Eggs and issues will be served up at the annual Legislative Breakfast to be held 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at Krystal’s Taste of Kountry. More...

School News

Students compete in economics

  The Georgia Council on Economic Education has announced the regional winners of the Fall 2010 Georgia Stock Market Game. Seventh grade GTO students are, from left, Chelsea Jones, Samantha Lewis, Sidney Clark and Tykeise Oliver. More...

JCES Principal’s list, honor roll

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JCHS Principal’s list, honor roll

Students named to Jenkins County High School’s second nine weeks Principal’s List and Honor Roll are as follows.  Principal’s List  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Last week as I sat in my car waiting for someone, I noticed a nearby tree that seemed to be blowing in the wind when others nearby were perfectly still. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Retired Educators Association to meet   The Jenkins Retired Educators Association will meet Thursday, February 10, 3:30 p.m. at the Board of Education. Judy Joyner will present the program: Driving Tips for Seniors. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

As I work on this column, it’s sunny but getting cooler. More...

Library News

Are you a teen who’s looking for something fun to do? Hurry to the library and sign up for our terrific Teen Lock-In, to be held Friday, Feb. 18, at 6 pm! More...

Syl-View Happenings

Great happenings have popped up like popcorn at Syl- View. Fun Night brought a special one as the Show Choir “Adrenaline” from Georgia Southern University presented song and dance.  More...

City finances improve

The City of Millen’s finances have improved substantially since 2007. The good news was delivered to council members during their Feb. 1 meeting by Patricia Hunter, a representative of the auditing firm Reddick, Riggs, Hunter and Kennedy.  More...

Gathering for Christ being planned

Several local churches are planning a “Gathering for Christ” event to be held Saturday, March 26, at the Millen Community House.  More...

DNR looking for nuisance alligator agent trapper

The Wildlife Resources Division of Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking a qualified individual to fill a vacant Nuisance Alligator Agent Trapper position. More...

Other Jenkins News

Interact members speak at Rotary

Members of the Jenkins County High School Interact Club presented the Millen Rotary club program Feb. 2. More...

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for Jan. 20-27.  Theft by Taking  Jan. 28 – 1115 A Street  Simple Battery  Feb. 3 – Oak Hill Church Road  Domestic/Family  More...

Give the gift of good health

This Valentine’s Day, instead of giving candy hearts and chocolates, show loved ones that you care by encouraging them to get a flu shot. More...

Church News

Church News

Church of God to hold revival   Revival services will be held at the Church of God, 625 Highway 25 North, 7 p.m. nightly Sunday, Feb. 13, through Friday, Feb. 18. More...

Obituaries

Dorethea Brown, 49, of Millen died February 5

Dorethea Boulware Brown, 49, of Millen died Saturday Feb. 5, 2011.  Memorial services will be at a later date in Union, S.C.  Mrs. Brown was born in Union, S.C. and was a homemaker.  More...

Robert “Bobby” Miller, 77, died February 2

Mr. Robert G. “Bobby” Miller, 77, of Rocky Ford died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011 at the Bright Light Baptist Church with burial in the Rocky Ford Cemetery.  More...