January 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

New postage rates in effect

Beginning Sunday, Jan. More...

School News

Jenkins County High School announces Principal’s List and Honor Roll

Jenkins County High School announced its first semester More...

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, Feb. 4 – spaghetti w/breadstick or turkey & cheese wrap w/chips; choices: whole kernel corn, steamed broccoli, fresh apple, pineapple.  Tuesday, Feb. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I had all three of my grandchildren one afternoon last week when I discovered them hovering around the toilet bowl in the bathroom. My first thought was that they had put something in it that didn’t belong there. I was right! More...

Datebook

Date Book

Buddy’s Back Come give blood with Buddy at the Jenkins County High School (JCHS) 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8 in the JCHS gym. Just one pint of blood can save up to three lives! A Health Fair will be held 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.  More...

Golf cart registration to begin Feb. 4

Anyone desiring to operate a golf cart or any other personal transportation vehicle or motorized cart on city streets must register the vehicle with the City of Millen.  More...

Vehicle taxing system to change March 1

Effective March 1, the system for taxing motor vehicles registered in Georgia will change due to tax reform legislation enacted by the Georgia General Assembly in 2012. More...

Other Jenkins News

Planters EMC accepting applications for 2013 Washington Youth Tour

Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is now accepting applications from high school juniors for the prestigious Washington Youth Tour, a unique leadership opportunity available to local students in the cooperative’s service area.  More...

Millen City Council meets

During a recent meeting of Millen City Council, the following actions were taken.  Council approved a motion to pay from E-911 funds a monthly rental fee to Planters Electric Membership Corporation. More...

JCHS announces Facebook page

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) announces the addition of the “Jenkins County High School Parent Connection” Facebook page. This page will be used daily to post announcements and updates pertaining to the school.   More...

Letters

Dear Editor:

The Ogeechee River Project and I seem to have aroused some animosity with people connected to King Finishing. Let me clear the air. Our project is unedited, true stories about the Ogeechee River before 1983 by the people who lived there. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“Easy success is self-defeating”

Viewed a very interesting program on ESPN a couple of weeks ago concerning the athlete of today, or rather the athlete of today vis-a-vis his/her coach.  More...