April 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Teen Maze held at JCHS

Students at Jenkins County High School (JCHS) recently had the opportunity to experience real life experiences without real life consequences, thanks to the Teen Maze program presented March 30 by sponsors, Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center and More...

Other Jenkins News

GSU to commemorate 150th anniversary of start of Civil War

Fort Lawton artifacts to be on display

Georgia Southern University (GSU) will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War during a day filled with living history, displays of priceless artifacts and roundtable discussions on Saturday, April 16.  More...

Volunteer Week

April 10-16 is National Volunteer Week. Shown, from left, are Elaine Brown, Evelyn Young, Margaret Newton and Marilyn Knight, volunteers at Jenkins County Hospital. More...

Art contest winners

Millen Woman’s Club recently sponsored an art contest for grades 3-5 at Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES). More...

Church News

Spring Revival at Drakes Chapel

Spring revival will be held at Drakes Chapel Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. April 13-15. The guest minister will be the Rev. Frank Bedford.  The Rev. Robert L. Stephens, pastor, and congregation invite the public to attend. More...

Obituaries

Jean Poteat, 76, of Charlotte died April 4

Jean Johnson Poteat, 76, of Charlotte, N.C. went to be with the Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ at 11 a.m. Monday, April 4, 2011. Jean’s parents were Russell and Agnes Meade Johnson of Millen. More...

Richard “Rick” Jones, 53, of Millen died April 10

Richard Floyd “Rick” Jones, 53, of Millen died Sunday, April 10, 2011 at his residence.  A memorial service was held 2 p.m. Monday, April 11, 2011 at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home.  Mr. More...

Bid awarded for CCA access road

Southeastern Civil, Inc. of Statesboro was the successful bidder for the construction of the Corrections Corporation of America access road for the Jenkins Correctional Center. The bid amount was $606,875.60.  More...

Commissioners support STC classes

“On campus” classes may be coming to Southeastern Technical College’s (STC) adult learning center in Millen. The Jenkins County Commissioners gave their stamp of approval to the project during a March meeting of the group.  More...

Millen is on ‘Sherman’s Trail Yard Sale’ route

Millen is among 25 cities that have already committed to participating in “Sherman’s Trail Yard Sale” May 7-8, which will follow the path of General William Techumseh Sherman’s infamous March to the Sea of 1864. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Last Tuesday’s storm reminded me again of the fury and might of Mother Nature! While damage was extensive, it could have been much worse. Material things can be replaced, electricity can be restored and debris can be cleaned up. More...

Editorials

Jim Hite

ADOPT HEALTHY HABITS

On March 30, The Statesboro Herald published a report on the health of our country’s 3,000-plus counties.  In ranking the health of Georgia’s 157 counties, the study found that Metro Atlanta, north Georgia, and the coastal counties a More...

Cartoon

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Jon Burns

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

As this session draws to a close, the General Assembly continues to debate and vote on issues of importance to our state. More...

Datebook

Blood drive to be held April 28

A community blood drive to benefit Shepard Community Blood Center will be held 2-6 p.m. April 28 in the parking lot of the Jenkins County Hospital.  Everyone is encouraged to give the gift of life at this time. More...

Columns

Syl-View Happenings

The Ms. Syl-View pageant is a night filled with music, fun and beauty. The ladies were all decked out in their “Sunday best” and proudly wearing their corsages provided by the Sylvania Junior Woman’s Club. More...

Library News

It’s National Bookmobile Day, and that means celebrating with Miss Barbara, the Bookmobile Lady! She’ll be stopping by the library for storytime on Wednesday, April 13, at 4 p.m. to tell stories and explain what the Bookmobile does. More...

SCV

WAR FOR WHAT?

For the next four years we will be seeing and hearing much about the “Civil War”. We are entering the 150th anniversary (Sesquicentennial) of the beginning of the war.  More...