January 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Sunday alcohol sales in city began Jan 1

The sale of alcoholic beverages within the city limits of Millen began Jan. 1. City voters approved a referendum on the matter in the November General Election by a vote of 381 to 338.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Commissioners discuss Annex project

Repairs and cleaning of the county’s recently acquired Annex Building were recently approved during a meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners.  More...

Bethany Nursing Home Celebrates

  Bethany residents, friends and family enjoyed the annual Thanksgiving celebration.Will Gay provided lively entertainment for the activity. More...

Plans finalized for MLK Jr. celebration

The Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Commission Board has met and finalized plans for all events to take place in Millen and Jenkins County in celebration of MLK Jr. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In Loving Memory of Kacey Lane Five years ago September 10, 2007

We little knew that morning that God was going to call your name. In life we loved you dearly, in death we do love you the same. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“Intolerance is alive and well!”

If you follow the international news scene, you are aware that religious persecution continues to be alive and well. This centuries-old policy dating back millennia seems to be growing. More...

TSPLOST began Jan. 1

Beginning Jan. 1, residents in Region 7 of the Central Savannah River (CSR) Regional Commission, to which Jenkins County belongs, began paying an additional one cent in sales tax. More...

A look back at the Highlights of 2012

A look back at the headlines of 2012  Roland Stubbs Jr. is named Interim County Administrator by the Jenkins County Commissioners.  New golf cart law goes into effect. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Today is Thursday, but it seems like Monday. That is what happens when I take a few days off. More...

Church News

Church News

Bethel A.M.E. to host New Year’s revival

Bethel A.M.E. Church will host a New Year’s revival service 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, through Friday, Jan. 4. Music will be presented by First Ebenezer Baptist Church of Hephzibah, Maestro Macarthur Haynesworth and Anointed Voices and St. More...

Obituaries

Matthew P. Ozbolt

Mr. Matthew P. Ozbolt, 87, of Rocky Ford died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at his home under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice.  Visitation was held 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 in the sanctuary of Rocky Ford Baptist Church. More...

Virgil Cecil Rainey

Mr. Virgil Cecil Rainey, Jr., 51, of 201 N. Railroad Ave. Garfield died Friday morning, Dec. 21, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. More...