June 22, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Travis Chance Chosen Top Business Leader

Jenkins County native Travis Chance has been chosen as one of Statesboro’s 2011 “Top 20 Business Leaders Under 40” for his work with Tarkenton Financial, LLC.  Travis was recently featured in a special magazine section of The S More...

School News

Hike in GED testing fees delayed

Individuals desiring to take the tests to acquire their General Education Diploma (GED) will not see an increase in the fees until early 2012.  More...

JCHS Awards

Jenkins County High School recognized students for academic achievements during its annual Honors Night. Recipients of the Science Academic Achievements Awards were, from left, Meigan Kicklighter, C.J. Elmore, Robin Boone and Frank Hagins. More...

Vocational Education Academic Achievement Award winners

  Vocational Education Academic Achievement Award winners were, from left, Brandy Cooper, Ladeshia Simpkins, Sharnice Snelling, Robin Boone, Jared Orvin, Kayla Kirkland, She’nice Thompson, C.J. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The announcement this week that the county is the recipient of an AIRGeorgia grant award in the amount of $1,174,023 is obviously good news. More...

Church News

Millen Methodist to hold “Under the Shelter” program

Millen United Methodist Church will sponsor an “Under the Shelter” 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, June 25. Free to the community. Come and enjoy a picnic lunch and fellowship with friends. More...

Obituaries

John W. “Mac” McMillan of Port Wentworth dies

John W. “Mac” McMillan, 68, of Port Wentworth died Thursday, June 16, 2011 at Hospice Savannah.  A memorial visitation was held 6-8 p.m. Saturday, June 18, 2011 at Thomas C. More...

Freddie W. Powell

Mr. Freddie W. Powell, age 54, died Saturday, June 18, 2011. He was born in Reidsville, and was a veteran of the U.S. More...

OneGeorgia Authority awards grant

County receives $1 million for airport improvements

Jenkins County has been awarded a grant in the amount of $ 1,174,023 from the OneGeorgia Authority for improvements to the Jenkins County Airport. Gov. More...

Jenkins County School Superintendent resigns

Jenkins County School Superintendent Melissa Williams has resigned, effective June 30. Her resignation was formally accepted during Monday night’s meeting of the Jenkins County Board of Education.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Sheriff warns about illegal dumping

Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby asks that all Jenkins County citizens be aware of the problem of illegal dumping of tires within the county.  More...

Millen News goes to Mexico

The Millen News recently traveled with Donald W. Penning III on a five day Western Caribbean cruise to Cozumel, Mexico and Grand Cayman Island. He was accompanied by his grandmother, Marian K.  More...

Ga. National Resources Conservation Service receives $3.59 Million

James E. More...

Editorials

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Jim Hite

IS RELIGION CHANGING?

To say that the world is changing rapidly is to state the obvious. Law, politics, medicine, transportation, entertainment, communication, education all are changing and adapting. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Mosley family reunion to be held July 1-3   More...