March 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

City, county population declines

Data gathered by the 2010 Census reveals that both Jenkins County and the City of Millen have declined in population over the past 10 years.  More...

School News

JCMS principal’s list

Randy Dailey, principal, and the faculty and staff of Jenkins County Middle School wish to congratulate the following students for their academic achievement for the Third Nine Weeks of the 2010-2011 school year. More...

Local EGC student to have research published

East Georgia College (EGC) recently recognized 14 students who will have their Environmental Geology research about coal fires published in the multimedia section of the four-volume Elsevier book entitled “Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspect More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Those interested in securing jobs with Corrections Corporation of America at the Jenkins Correctional Facility may now go to the following website for update information - http:// www.ccacommunities.com/cca-in/jenkins-ga/. ******   More...

Editorials

Jon Burns

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

We reached an important point in the 2011 session on Wednesday, March 16th. “Crossover Day,” the thirtieth day of the session is the last day a bill passed by either chamber can be considered by the other chamber.  More...

Jim Hite

VOLUNTEERS MAKE THE WORLD GO ROUND

Over the past few weeks I’ve been involved in gathering information on volunteer efforts by different organizations. More...

Political Cartoon

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Memoriam

In Memorian

Time marches on and days go by,  And though we’re not supposed to, we still wonder why. More...

In memory of Vickie Marie Flakes March 23, 2010

Why did she have to go so young? I just don’t know why things happen half the time, without reason, without rhyme.  Lovely, sweet, young woman, daughter, wife and mother.  More...

Columns

Library News

It’s storytime at the library again! Every Wednesday at 4 p.m. we have a great afterschool storytime for the youngsters. They get to hear a terrific story read to them, do a cool craft and have a lot of fun exercising their brains. More...

Winners of school pageant crowned

Saturday, March 5, the Jenkins County High School ( JCHS) Gymnatorium was buzzing with excitement as it slowly filled with observers and competitors for the annual Miss Jenkins County Schools Pageant. More...

‘Gathering for Christ’ set for March 26

“A Gathering for Christ” event will be held this Saturday, March 26, at the Millen Community House, Millen United Methodist Church (U.M.C.) and area surrounding the facilities. Activities kick-off at 9 a.m. More...

Other Jenkins News

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents this week.  Wednesday, March 9  A Birdsville Road resident reported the theft of a Cobra Model 29 LTD CB radio from his tractor trailer during the night.  More...

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of March 11 – March 17.  Theft by Taking  March 16 – Hwy. 23 North  March 16 – Academy Drive  Motor Vehicle Accident W/  More...

All Region Basketball

Jenkins County High School senior Ayana Walker, left, was recently named to the Region 3-A 1st Team All Region Basketball team. Senior Zandra Lake was named to the 2nd Team All-Region. More...

Church News

Millen New Testament to hold Women’s Conference

The Millen New Testament Church will sponsor a Women’s Conference March 27- April 2. The March 27 service will begin at 5 p.m. All other services begin at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Activities will conclude Saturday, April 2, at 10 a.m. More...

Millen Methodist to hold revival

Millen United Methodist Church will hold revival services Sunday, March 27, through Wednesday, March 30. Sunday services will be held at 11 a.m. More...

Gordon Grove to hold spring revival

Gordon Grove Baptist Church will hold spring revival services 7:30 p.m. nightly March 28 – April 1. The guest speaker will be the Rev. More...

Datebook

Pre-K registration to be held April 13

The Jenkins County Elementary School Pre-K program will hold registration 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Building located beside the Jenkins County Extension Service on Barney Avenue. More...

Engagements

Callison, Lazar to exchange vows

Grady “Bubba” and Nancy Callison of Martinez announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole, to Robbie Lazar, son of Kenny and Diane Lazar of Martinez.  The wedding is planned for 5 p.m., Saturday, June 11, 2011 at Miracle Baptist More...

Griffin-Holley wedding plans completed

Sarah Kathryn Griffin of Augusta and Robert Clinton Holley of Wadley will wed on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Statesboro. Dr. and Mrs. More...

Miss Hodges to wed Mr. John April 16

Mr. and Mrs. William Clifford Hodges, Jr. of Millen, Georgia are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Whitney Belle Hodges of Statesboro to Timothy Dale John, son of Mr. More...