January 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, Jan. 28 – pizza or chicken salad w/saltines, chips; choices – whole kernel corn, fresh apple, pineapple.  Tuesday, Jan. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Watching the national television broadcasts any day of the week can be very alarming. In addition to the financial problems our nation faces, there are also issues of gun control, social injustice, crime, immorality and so on.  More...

Church News

Church News

Kelsey Chapel to host Black History program  A Black History celebration will be held 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 at Kelsey Chapel Baptist Church. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You!

You are a loving a caring community of people. We deeply appreciate your prayers, thoughts, cards and visits during the bereavement of our only beloved grandson, Kevin Taft. Thank each of you so very much. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“The world shows the glory of its Creator”

Those of you who have read my columns in the past may remember that I sometimes mention the beauty of God’s creation, the magnificent universe of which we are part, its age that stretches over billions of years and vastness that we cannot begin More...

Restaurants get straight “A’s”

Local restaurants are not only serving up delicious food, but also safety and cleanliness. More...

“Eavesdropping” by radio may end

The days of listening in on radio communications between local county and city agencies may soon end. More...

Other Jenkins News

Student receives the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership award

The Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership award is presented to a sophomore student who demonstrates strong leadership ability, sensitivity to others and desires to communicate knowledge to his/her peers. More...

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents for the time period ending Jan. 20.  Earl Dubose of 731 Old Waynesboro Rd., Millen, was arrested Jan. 13 for driving under the influence and fleeing/ attempting to elude officers. More...

Inmate arrested for attack on jailer

A Burke County inmate has been arrested for attacking a jailer.  Millen resident Kimberly Aliene Norris, 47, faces a single felony charge of obstruction of a corrections officer.  More...

Datebook

Date Book

BOE to meet Jan. 28  The Jenkins County Board of Education will meet 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28. The meeting was originally scheduled for Jan. 21 but has been rescheduled. The public is encouraged to attend. More...

Obituaries

Thurman Dean Rabitsch

Thurman Dean Rabitsch, 76, of Monticello, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at his residence.  Mr. Rabitsch was born in Millen, Georgia to the late Tom Rabitsch and Claudia Burke Rabitsch. Sister, Patricia A. Rabitsch, preceded him in death. More...

William Harold Schmitt

Mr. William Harold Schmitt, 78, of Millen died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at his residence.  Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at the Long Branch Church of God with the Revs. Bill Hammond and Tim Tatum officiating. More...

Clyde S. Williams

Mr. Clyde S. Williams, 85, died of Millen died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta.  Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at the West Millen Baptist Church with the Revs. More...