November 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

In flames

This flat bed tow truck caught fire near the Butts community, Hwy. 23 South, Monday morning, prompting a call for assistance to the Jenkins County Fire Department. (Photo by Bill Cahill) More...

Other Jenkins News

Cause of fire under investigation

The Millen Fire Department is shown responding to a call at a 185 Johnson road residence on Wednesday morning, Nov. 7. The cause of the fire is under investigation. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) More...

Last minute drive lifts Eagles past Tigers

On a night where seniors were recognized and a helicopter delivered the game ball, it was only fitting that the Eagles add their own bit of fireworks. More...

Red-Ribbon Week, Oct. 22-26

During Red Ribbon week, Oct. 22-26, the Jenkins County Drug Free Coalition and HEARTS for Families sponsored a pledging signing event. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In memory Of PFC Earl Ferguson On Veterans Day My heart misses you dearly. The day I learned of your death, I was devastated. Mother has never forgotten the pain that was left in her heart. More...

Obituaries

Karen Carleen J. Flakes

Karen Carleen J. Flakes Jenkins, 57, of Waynesboro, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 from injuries received in an auto accident.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 at the Green Fork Baptist Church with the Revs. More...

Millen woman dies in Burke County accident

Carlene Flakes Jenkins, 57, formerly of Millen, was killed Thursday, Nov. 8, in a 1-vehicle accident that occurred in Burke County. More...

Holiday events announced

Christmas Business Open House is Friday   Several local businesses have announced plans to participate in the annual Christmas Business Open House, sponsored by the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce. The event will be held 6-8 p.m. More...

Commissioners’ office to move

The Jenkins County Commissioners’ office will move some time after the New Year begins. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Mark your calendars!   Magnolia Springs State Park will be featured on GPB’s “Georgia Traveler” program 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. George L. Smith State Park in Twin City will also be featured. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:  I am writing about what I saw in the newspaper’s Chatter Box in the Oct. 31 issue concerning the 117 pets in Sylvania at a dog kennel.  More...

Church News

Millen Baptist to host “Hearts for Missions” Bazaar

Members of Millen Baptist Church are busy preparing for the “Hearts for Missions” Bazaar. The fund-raiser will be held in the church Fellowship Hall from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. More...

Church News

Fountain Spring to host programs Pastor and Family Appreciation revival services will be held at Fountain Spring Baptist church 7:30 p.m. nightly Nov. 14- 16.  More...

Datebook

Date Book

Bloodmobile to be here Nov. 19 The bloodmobile of Shepheard Community Blood Center will be at Optim Medical Center-Jenkins, 2-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19. Everyone is encouraged to support the blood drive and give the gift of life.   More...

Columns

Jim Hite

Evaluating our beliefs

Some time ago, a columnist wrote of his early experience of religious differences. As a teen, he dated a daughter of “bornagain” Christians. More...