January 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire destroys shop building

A block shop building at 4557 Lanier Road, near the Jenkins/Emanuel counties line, was destroyed by fire Saturday, Jan. 5. Calls to both Jenkins and Emanuel 911 offices were received at 9:25 p.m.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Modern Woodmen present flag to Jenkins County Correctional Center

Linda Bragg, Modern Woodmen of America representative, recently presented a U.S. flag to the Jenkins Correctional Center. From left, are Mrs. Bragg, April Allen, Peggy Baker and Warden Ralph Kemp. More...

The Millen 8 O'clock Coffee Club recently had a surprise guest

  The Millen 8 O’clock Coffee Club recently had a surprise guest when this golden eagle created a stimulating conversation. Efforts to have him join the club for coffee were unsuccessful. More...

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, Jan. 21 – Holiday  Tuesday, Jan. 22 – Hot dog or chili/saltines; choices – oven fries, fresh orange, applesauce, peach cobbler.   More...

Church News

Church News

Mt. Carmel to host MLK celebration A Martin Luther King Jr. celebration will be held at Mt. Carmel Baptist church 7 p.m. Jan. 21. The speaker will be the Rev. David Reese. The Rev. Jerome Herrington is pastor. The public is invited to attend.   More...

Datebook

Datebook

Bloodmobile to be here Jan. 17 The bloodmobile of Shepheard Community Blood Center will be at Optim Medical Center-Jenkins 2-6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17. The public is encouraged to come out and “give the gift of life.” More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

“In everything give thanks,” 1 Thessalonians 5:18.  Knowing that God can use all things for good is more than enough to give thanks in everything. More...

Thank You

We would like to express our appreciation to those who sent cards, flowers, food, e-mails, phone calls, visits and most of all, your prayers, during the loss of our loved ones. Mother passed on Oct. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“Immigration - what is our attitude?”

Immigration has been a “problem” in our hemisphere for decades, even centuries, dating back to the Native Americans who watched the arrival of the white man. More...

JCMS and Dairy Queen sponsor fundraiser

Put the “sweet” in “sweetheart” this Valentine¹s Day with an ice cream cake from the Dairy Queen. It¹s not only a great gift, but a great way to supportthe local school system. More...

2008 Farm Bill is extended

If you have read any newspapers or turned the TV on for only a few minutes, I am sure you have heard about the socalled “fiscal cliff”. More...

Man killed crossing U.S. 25

David Lawrence, 60, of Brunswick was killed Jan. 7 as he attempted to cross U.S. Highway 25 South near the intersection with Paynes Chapel Road.  A Georgia State Patrol spokesperson said the accident occurred around 5:50 a.m. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Is it winter or spring? It has been hard to tell this past week with temperatures climbing into the high 70’s during the day. Call me crazy if you want, but when it is winter, I want the weather to feel like winter! More...

Letters

Dear Editor,

First, “Happy New Year everyone.” I hope it is a good one without any fear. Our Lord and Savior Christ Jesus told us that we can live fearless lives. Please keep that in mind in this New Year.  More...

Dear Editor:

The Ogeechee River project keeps rolling along. We know where the oldest pine tree is and through Spanish archives, we know where Desoto crossed the Ogeechee in search of the seven cities of gold.  More...

Memoriam

In Loving Memory Of Charles Watson Lanier Sr. July 9, 1931 – January 12, 2008

It has been five long years since you held my hand And whispered, “I love you,” and you slipped away from me in death. As you closed your eyes in death to wake up in our Heavenly Home That Saturday morning, January 12, 2008, the sunshine More...

Obituaries

Rebecca “Beckie” Harvill Becton

Rebecca “Beckie” Harvill Becton, 73, of Millen died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 at her residence.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 at Oak Hill Baptist Church with the Revs. More...

S. Paul Rhodes

Mr. S. Paul Rhodes, 86, of 1467 Rhodes Lane, Perkins, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 at University Hospital in Augusta.  Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 at the Millen Cemetery with the Revs. More...

Irma Hawes Chance

Mrs. Irma Hawes Chance, 88, of Millen died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 at her residence.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 at the Habersham United Methodist Church with the Revs. Larry Bird and Sue Diebolt officiating. More...