February 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Grant money

Work is continuing at the entrance to Entrepreneur Park on Winthrope Avenue. More...

School News

Crosby makes dean’s list

Alyson Crosby of Millen has been named to the Dean’s List for 2010 Fall Semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville. The announcement was made by university President Dorothy Leland.   More...

Drummer graduates from Lincoln Memorial

Marcia Drummer recently graduated from Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tenn. where she received her Educational Specialist degree in the area of Curriculum and Instruction. Ms. Drummer is the daughter of Mrs. More...

USDA announces dates for crop sign up

Hobby Stripling, Executive Director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Georgia announced a general signup for the Conservation Reserve Program ( CRP) will begin on March 14 and continue through April 15. More...

Editorials

Legislative Update

The first priority of the legislative session is always to pass the budgets. House Bill 77, the Amended Fiscal Year 2011 (AFY 2011) budget, was passed out of the House on Feb. 10. More...

Ag Line

SOIL SAMPLE TIME

It is time, or actually a little past time, to pull soil samples from your farm or home. Soil sampling is a very important part of managing any type of crop, lawn, forage, or turf. More...

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Full Story

County among unhealthiest in the state

Jenkins County ranks among the unhealthiest counties in the state, according to information recently released in the 2010 Public Health Rankings Report published by Partner Up for Public Health, a statewide advocacy campaign. More...

PINK OUT

Staff and students and Jenkins County Elementary School wore pink on Pink Out Day, Feb. 8, to show support for teacher Lisa Burke, who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. More...

The sign says “Stop”!

It’s official. Motorists must now stop at the intersection of Harvey Street and College Avenue as a 4-way Stop has been initiated by the City of Millen, upon a petition from local citizens and safety concerns.   More...

Other Jenkins News

JROTC Drill Team starts season strong

The Jenkins County High School JROTC Drill Team and Color Guard has come out strong and continue to improve each week as they approach their fourth Region Championship Meet on March 5.  More...

JCFEC awarded car seat mini-grant

The Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC) was awarded the 2011 Car Seat Mini-Grant by the Georgia Department of Community Health, Division of Public Health, Maternal and Child Health Program – Injury Prevention.  More...

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents Feb. 4 through Feb. 10.  Theft by Taking –  Motor Vehicle  Feb. 9 – 1605 Messes Road  Theft by Taking –  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Mark your calendars for March 26. That is the date set for the “Gathering for Christ” event to be held at the Millen Community House. More...

Church News

Pentecostal Assembly to hold Open House

Pentecostal Assembly, 399 Needful Church Road, invites the public to their Open House.  Sunday School begins every Sunday at 9 a.m. and the morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday night prayer meeting is held at 7 p.m. More...

Datebook

Benefit to be held for Beau Brinson

A Benefit Raffle is being held for Beau Brinson, toddler son of Arthur and Gayle Brinson. Beau is in need of a small intestinal transplant, and is currently in Omaha Nebraska.  More...

Obituaries

Amber Lee “Amberbug” Gay died February 11

Amber Lee Gay, 6, died Friday, Feb. 11, 2011 at the Burke Medical Center.  Amber was born in Burke County on July 22, 2004.  More...