December 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Christmas is in the air at Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS)

Under the direction of Mr. Anthony Dixon, the JCMS Choir has been busily preparing for their upcoming concert. He is assisted by Mr. Harold Macarthur Haynesworth and Ms. Pam Luke. More...

Georgia Power donates to JCFEC

Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC) is the recipient of a $2,500 donation from Georgia Power Company that was used to help fund the Telemed Equipment Project for the Jenkins County School system.  More...

Edmund Burke Academy Nominates Johnathan Reeves

Edmund Burke Academy has nominated Johnathan Reeves to participate in the Governor’s Honors Program. The Governor’s Honors Program, known as GHP, is a residential summer program for gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors. More...

Obituaries

Ivy Waye

Mr. Ivy Waye, 84, of Millen died Saturday, Dec, 2, 2012 at VA Medical Center in Augusta.  Memorial services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home in Millen with the Rev. Andy Allen officiating.  More...

William “Terry” Forehand

William Terrence “Terry” Forehand, 83, of Waynesboro passed away on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Brentwood Terrace Health & Rehab in Waynesboro.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. More...

City rejects bids for lift-station

All bids to construct a lift-station as part of the Jenkins Correctional Center Sewer Project, Phase II, came in high and were subsequently rejected by Millen City Council during a recent meeting of the group.  More...

Memorial Tree Service Honors Loved Ones

The annual lighting of the Memorial Christmas Tree, sponsored by the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce was held during Christmas in Millen festivities.  More...

Other Jenkins News

A legacy sustained through education

Georgia State College proudly announces the establishment of the Hubert and Nell Reeves Scholarship. More...

Biker flees cops, wrecks in Midville

A Jenkins County man tried to outrun officers on his motorcycle but his plan failed when he hit a curb.  Donald Eugene Joyner, 50, was jailed Sunday night after he led deputies and state troopers on a 20-mile chase over the Jenkins County line a More...

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents for the time period through Dec. 9: Escorts, 11; Domestic Incidents, 2; Alarms, 5; and Neighborhood Complaints, 9.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I am wishing everyone a safe and “Merry Christmas”!  This is a wonderful time of year when we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ- the reason for the season.  More...

Church News

Church News

Rosemary Baptist to host candlelight service Rosemary Baptist Church invites the public to celebrate Christmasata5p.m.candlelightservicetobeheldChristmas Eve, Dec. 24.   More...

Bark Camp Church Christmas service

The annual community-wide Christmas worship service at Bark Camp Historic Church will be held Thursday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m.  Rev. Lee Pettis, pastor of the Midville United Methodist Church, and members will present the program. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

I love Christmas!

If you have read my Christmas columns in the past, you are aware that I love Christmas. I love the hustle and bustle, the music, the pace, the lights and displays, both indoors and out. I do not subscribe to the “Bah! More...