January 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Green and Yoke graduate law enforcement program

During the second week of December, Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby announced and attended the graduation of two of his employees from Basic Mandate Training (Police Academy). C.J. More...

Other Jenkins News

Swearing in of local officials

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Unity Worship Service to kick-off MLK Jr. events

The Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Celebration Committee has announced the following schedule of events for the 2013 celebration to be held in Millen. This year’s theme will be “Team Work Make the Dream Work.”  More...

Erosion control in the landscape

When we hear the word erosion, many times we think of row-crop and pasture fields suffering after a heavy rain. However, erosion can take place in our lawns and gardens.  More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In loving memory Of Glover Lane Who passed away Jan. 8, 2012  I know how much you miss me, I see the pain inside your heart. But I am not so far away, We really aren’t apart. More...

Obituaries

James “Jay” Aaron

James “Jay” Aaron, 52, of Millen died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 at his residence.  Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at the Daughtry Family Cemetery with Rev. Terry Hendrix officiating.  Mr. More...

Kevin David Taft

Kevin David Taft, 40, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 in Ashville, N.C.  Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home with the Rev. Cristy Bandy officiating. More...

Peggy Williams Becton

Mrs. Peggy Williams Becton, 79, of Plum Branch, S.C. died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at the West Millen Baptist Church with the Rev. Dave Willis officiating. More...

Ribbon cutting

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribboncutting ceremony for the restaurant, “Honey”, located inside The Charm Barn on Cotton Avenue. More...

Paula Herrington dismissed by Development Authority

The Jenkins County Development Authority (JCDA) announced last week that Paula Herrington. Executive Director, Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce, was no longer employed by the chamber, effective Dec. 27.  Mrs. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I want to personally wish Paula Herrington all the best. After years of dedicated service, she is no longer at the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce.  More...

Church News

Church News

Needful Baptist Church to host Pastor’s Anniversary Needful Baptist Church will host its 5th Pastor’s Anniversary program for the Rev. James Waltower 3 p.m. Jan. 20. The guest speaker will be the Rev. More...

Datebook

Date Book

MLK Jr. Prayer Breakfast The Jenkins County Optimist Club will sponsor a Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast 8 a.m. Jan. 19 at First Baptist Church, Old Waynesboro Road. The speaker will be the Rev. Allen Webb, pastor, First Baptist Church. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“America is changing!”

As the New Year gets underway, it might be worth a bit of time to ponder what the past couple of months have brought to the fore.  More...