September 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Fair-on-the Square slated for Saturday

Celebrate with Millen 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday at the 38th annual Fair-on-the-Square on the Jenkins County Courthouse Square.  More...

JCHS prepares for Homecoming

Jenkins County High School announced its 2011 Homecoming Court this week. Representatives for the Freshman Class are Dona Gay and Jenifer Sanders. Dona is the daughter of Don and Evelyn Gay. More...

School News

Teachers of the Year recognized

The Jenkins County Board of Education recognized its Teachers of the Year during their Sept. 19 meeting. Above left, Superintendent Tara Cooper, left, is shown presenting award to Katrina Sherrod, Jenkins County Elementary School. More...

Georgia 4-H: I am Georgia 4-H

I, Elaine Lanier, Jenkins County University of Georgia Cooperative Extension 4-H program assistant, am Georgia 4- H. And that’s what we’re celebrating this year during Georgia 4-H Week, which will be held Oct. 2-8. More...

Southern Thunder places first

The Southern Thunder baseball team came in first place in their second live pitch tournament of the season. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The rain last week was great! It is has been so long since I have heard thunder that I almost didn’t recognize the sound that awoke me early Thursday morning.  More...

Church News

Church News

West Millen to hold homecoming and revival Oct. 9   West Millen Baptist Church will hold homecoming Sunday, Oct. 9, during the morning worship service with a covered dish lunch to follow.  Revival will begin 6 p.m. More...

Datebook

Datebook

4-H’ers to sell 1985 Bicentennial Cookbook   Jenkins County 4-H will have the 1985 Bicentennial Cookbooks for sale at the Fair-on-the-Square. The cost is $10. Visit the 4-H booth to purchase a cookbook. More...

Obituaries

Jack “Pee Wee” Chester, 72, died September 24

Mr. Jack “Pee Wee” Chester, 72, died Saturday Sept. 24, 2011 at St. Joseph ’s Hospital in Savannah following a brief illness.  Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday Sept. More...

Births

Alivia Jenae Davis

Joey Davis and Joannie Fries of Millen announce the birth of their daughter, Alivia Jenae Davis, on Aug. 26, 2011 at 12 p.m. More...

Drought dries up crop yields

Many farmers will be glad to see 2011 go away. While some areas of the county received some relief in the form of scattered showers, the majority of the county started off dry and ended dry. More...

Two arrested on theft charges

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Department, with assistance from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, has arrested two men in connection with five thefts of metal products from a West  Old Savannah Road business.  More...

Other Jenkins News

The Millen News goes dog sledding!

The Millen News recently traveled with the Jenkins family to the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska, where the group went dog sledding.  More...

Sims completes basic

PV2 Quintez Sims completed the requirements for basic training Sept. 15 at Ft. Jackson, S.C. PV2 Sims was a Distinguished Honor Graduate. He is a member of the U.S. Army, 187th Ordinance Battalion, 171st Infantry Brigade. More...

Flower show to be held October 1

The Azalea Garden Club will sponsor a Small Standard Flower Show noon until 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Jenkins County Memorial Library. The show is free to the public. More...

Editorials

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A BUSINESS THAT CARES!

Cooler weather finally making it to our part of the country has brought weather more consistent with football as well as welcome relief to Georgians who have suffered through one of the hottest summers on record.  More...

UNDERSTANDING GROUNDWATER

Ag Line

Unfortunately, this summer and now fall have been exceptionally dry. If you listen to the weather professionals, the cause is the La Nina weather pattern. More...

Engagements

Miss Sauer to wed Dr. Lariscy Oct. 9

Ms. Carolyn Lariscy of Perkins and Gary and Judy Lariscy of Sylvania announce the engagement of their son, Dr. David Lariscy, to Denise Marie Sauer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Bushee of Pownal, Vermont.  More...

Johnson, Hall to marry October 8

Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Johnson of Millen announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Julie Kathryn, to Jimmy Bryan Hall, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Hall of Pearson.  Julie is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. More...