June 1, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

PalletKraft ships out first truckload

The first truckload of pallets was shipped out last week from the newly opened PalletKraft plant located in the Industrial Park on Magnolia Street. Mike Olvey, PalletKraft founder, demonstrates how the product works. More...

School News

JCHS lady track team finish 2nd at state

The Jenkins County High School ( JCHS) Lady War Eagle Track and Field team traveled to Albany for the Class A State Girls Track meet May 12-14. The Lady Eagles, with nine girls, finished second place in the state as a team. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

If you haven’t paid a visit to the Cotton Market Park on Tuesday afternoons, then you should do so soon if you like fresh produce. More...

Editorials

Jim Hite

CHEATING!

Over the 30-plus years that Joyce and I have been involved in running, we have been surprised how runners in a road race and even on the track will cheat. Yes, cheat!  More...

Church News

Mt. Carmel to host Pastor’s Pre-Anniversary program

A Pre-Anniversary program for Rev. and Mrs. Jerome Herrington will be held June 11 and June 12 at Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church.  More...

Datebook

Blackburn family reunion to be held June 11

The Blackburn family reunion will be held 10 a.m. until Saturday, June 11, at the home of Steve and Jan Blackburn, 503 Middleground Road, Waynesboro. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. Bring your favorite covered dish to share. More...

Obituaries

Georgia Elizabeth Kimball Royal, 88, died May 26

Mrs. Georgia Elizabeth Kimball Royal, 88, of Millen died Monday, May 23, 2011.  Funeral services here held 11 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2011 at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home with Rev. Jamie Archer officiating. More...

Dorothy Neal Lanier, 86, of Twin City died May 20

Dorothy Neal Lanier, 86, of Twin City died Friday, May 20, 2011 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.  Funeral services were conducted 3 p.m. More...

Billy Joe DeLoach, 73, died May 29

Billy Joe DeLoach, 73, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2011 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center.  Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at the Chapel of Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home, Glennville. More...

Teachers of the Year honored

Recognition from their peers is an honor that three local school teachers have achieved. The Jenkins County school system honored its Teachers of the Year during a post-planning meeting held May 23 at the Jenkins County High School (JCHS). More...

Commissioners hear EMS needs

Repairs and replacement of the Jenkins County Emergency Medical Services trailer and ambulance bays which were damaged in a storm could be an expensive project for the county. More...

Other Jenkins News

Beaulah Bryant Ramsey honored

(Reprinted with permission from The Savannah Tribune)   On Saturday, April 16, members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha and Zeta Phi Beta Sororities visited Soror Beulah Bryant Ramsey at her sister’s home, Mrs. Bernice Grimes.  More...

Copper thieves hit Planters EMC

The theft of copper continues to be a problem in the area. Approximately $3,000 worth of copper wiring was stolen from Planters Electric Mem- bership Corporation last month.  More...

Red Cross Heroes Campaign is a success

The Jenkins County Disaster Action Team (D.A.T.) for the American Red Cross of Augusta announced recently that the third annual Heroes Campaign fundraiser was a success. The event was held recently at the Millen BI-LO store.  More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

In loving memory Of our mama Martha Robbins Aug. 23, 1929 – June 4, 2010 Rare and beautiful is the love That comes from one’s own mother. True and tried it will persist, Enduring like no other. More...

Weddings

Miss Daley to wed Mr. Davis July 23

Betty Redd of Perkins announces the engagement of her granddaughter, Katrina Star Daley, to Kevin Matthew Davis, son of Roy Davis Sr. and Delane Durden Davis, both of Millen.  The wedding is planned for 6 p.m. More...

Johnson, Suggs to marry June 11

Richard and Jackie Johnson of Garfield announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Virginia Johnson of Garfield, to Dallas Bruce Suggs of Millen, son of Frank Suggs Jr. of Millen and Christina Suggs of Statesboro.  More...

Columns

Syl-View Happenings

We had a Millen connection in our quilt show at Syl-View. Marilyn who is the grandmother of Hillary Evans of the Bethany nursing staff presented dozens of homemade quilts, some as old as 100 yrs. More...

Library News

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