February 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

JCES first semester Principal’s List and Honor Roll

Mrs. Tammy Hendley, Principal of Jenkins County Elementary School, proudly announces the Principal’s List and Honor Roll for the first semester. More...

JCES Principal’s List and Honor Roll for 2nd nine-weeks

Mrs. Tammy Hendley, Principal of Jenkins County Elementary School, proudly announces the Principal’s List and Honor Roll for the second nine weeks. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I would be willing to bet that most of us have at one time or another walked into a room only to forget for what purpose. Well, as it turns out, there is a “scientific” explanation for it. More...

Memoriam

Edward Loren Gregory

In loving memory  Of our daddy  Edward Loren Gregory  On his birthday  Feb. 10th  Your daughters,  Donna Gregory Peel Becky Gregory Hooks   More...

Obituaries

Inez Wade

On Feb. 3, 2013, Tarrytown, GA native Mary Inez Simons Wade, of Millen, made the crossing.  Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 at Millen Cemetery with Dr. Maurice Crowder and the Rev. David Wheeler officiating.  More...

John B. “J.B.” McMillan

Mr. John B. “J.B.” McMillan, 90, of Millen entered into rest on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013.  Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 at the Millen Cemetery with his grandson, Jody McMillan, and Dr. More...

Ted McMillan

Ted Eugene McMillan, Sr., of Covington, passed away Jan. 29, 2013, at the age of 81.  A memorial service for Ted was held 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington.  More...

County to allow radio monitoring

Listening in on county radio communications may soon be possible. More...

Pat Mann is living her dream

Through the lens of her camera, Pat Mann, a professional outdoor photographer, sees the world as “picture perfect” and everything in it as potential subjects.  “I photograph anything outdoors,” said Pat.  More...

Other Jenkins News

FBLA win at Region Competition

Several members of the Jenkins County Middle School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter recently competed online in Region Competition against students in the 14 counties that make up Region 4 and from across the state.  More...

Retired educators

Lee Walker of the Area Agency on Aging, a division of the CSRA Regional Commission, spoke to members of the Jenkins County Retired Educators Association at their January meeting held at the Jenkins C More...

Health Rocks Training at Rock Eagle

A delegation of Jenkins County 4-H’ers recently attended a Health Rocks facilitator training at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. Once certified, 4-H’ers can teach classes on the prevention of tobacco use, drug use and alcohol use. More...

Church News

Church News

New Testament to host program The eighth Pastoral Anniversary of Pastor Willie Dean Young will be celebrated by Millen New Testament Church 7:30 p.m. nightly Feb. 6-8. A banquet will be held 6 p.m. Feb. 9. at the 4-H clubhouse, Swainsboro. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Millen Lion’s Club to host Pancake Supper The Millen Lion’s Club will be offering its annual pancake supper, Monday, Feb. 25, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Millen Community House. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“How we age is up to us”

Activity may be underrated or overrated, I imagine, according to one’s outlook on living.  While statistics show Americans are living longer, a December front page article in USA Today reported that longevity is masking unhealthy lifestyle More...