March 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber Banquet to be held Thursday

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet will be held 7 p.m. this Thursday at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. More...

School News

dairy queen rewards students

Jenkins County Middle School students were awarded lunch at the Dairy Queen for selling two or more DQ ice cream cakes during a recent school fundraiser. Shown are   More...

SOAR Students of the Month

Jenkins County Middle School recognizes SOAR Students of the Month for excellence in academics and behavior. The following students were recognized as SOAR students of the month for February. More...

EBA releases third quarter honor roll

Edmund Burke Academy in Waynesboro has released its honor roll for the third quarter.  Students named to the “A+” honor roll were:  Seventh grade – Ginny Lane Crawford and Morgan Williams;  Eighth grade – Myer More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Here is another good one from an e-mail buddy concerning “Southerners”.  More...

Church News

Church News

Mt. Olivet Baptist to hold revival   Mt. Olivet Baptist Church of Garfield will hold revival services Sunday, March 25, through Wednesday, March 28. Services begin at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday- Wednesday.  More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

Being in Christ is the safest place in life, and in calamity, and in death. In Him, and in Him alone, we are secure, eternally secure.  More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You  On Jan. 11 Franklin Rabitsch fell at his home and severely injured his right hip. Since that time he has been in the hospital receiving treatment for this injury. More...

Father, son charged in metal thefts

A father and son are facing charges in connection with the thefts of scrap metal in Emanuel County.  Charles Wayne King Sr., 58, of Millen was arrested last week and charged with racketeering, the result of an investigation by the Georgia Bureau More...

Sheriff’s Office makes drug arrests, recovers stolen property

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two Millen residents on drug charges and anticipates an arrest(s) in a stolen property case.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Super Eagle Day draws large crowd

Runners from across the area put their running shoes on and participated in the annual Super Eagle Day held March 10 on the Jenkins County Courthouse Square. More...

American Red Cross presents ‘Jenkins County Clash’

The American Red Cross Jenkins County Disaster Action Team (DAT) has teamed up with American Premier Wrestling (APW) of Statesboro and Dairy Queen of Millen to host a championship wrestling extravaganza Saturday, March 31, adjacent to the Dairy Queen More...

Special week honors school boards

The Jenkins County School System joined in a statewide celebration to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week of March 12- 16, 2012, was proclaimed School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. More...

Editorials

Legislative Update

By Rep.Jon Burns Wednesday, March 8, marked the 30th legislative day of the 2012 session. Due to Crossover Day, the House worked long hours, debating and voting on lengthy lists of pending legislation. More...

Jim Hite

CORPORATE AMERICA - CAN’T HAVE IT BOTH WAYS

Have you ever noticed how we (editorial plural!) can want two things that are totally incompatible?  We beat the drums for war but want no casualties. We call for our rights but deny them to others. More...

Datebook

Purple Relay Rally to be held

The American Cancer Society’s Purple Relay Rally will be held 6 p.m. March 27 at the First Baptist Church social hall, 108 N. Main Street, Statesboro. Purple attire is encouraged.  The public is invited to attend.   More...

Columns

Syl-View Happenings

It is a busy time but such an exciting time of the year at Syl- View. We received word that Mrs. Esda Konkle, Ms Syl-View 2012, has been selected as one of the 23 semi-finalists who will take part in the Ms. More...