March 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Telemedicine now offered in local schools

Students in the Jenkins County School System no longer have to leave school to visit the doctor’s office. They need only to visit the school nurse’s office to receive medical care. More...

School News

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, March 11 – chicken nuggets or turkey/cheese wrap; choices: sweet potato sticks, chips, green beans, fresh apple, pineapple. Tuesday, March 12 – Salisbury steak, roll or ham and cheese slider; choices: creamed p More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

As I sat one morning watching news broadcasts about yet another catastrophic natural disaster resulting in loss of life, property damage and human suffering, I could not help but wonder, “Where is God in all of this?” As quickly as my min More...

Editorials

Jim Hite

“Cosmetic surgery for weight loss?”

Until I read about it, I do not think of what is called “cosmetic surgery.” It’s just not on my radar.  But a fascinating feature in the Dec. More...

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Datebook

Date Book

Save the Date The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual banquet Thursday, April 11. The theme will be “Then and Now”. Save the date!   More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

Thank You  To all – your kind expressions of support and sympathy touched our hearts during these difficult times. Thank you so much for the kindness you have shown our family. It is greatly appreciated and will always be remembered. More...

Ogeechee and creeks flood

February will likely go down as one the wettest months in recent weather history. Approximately 12.11 inches of rain was recorded during the month, according to statistics provided by the Midville Experiment Station. More...

Pre-K Registration to be held March 12

Jenkins County Schools will hold Pre-K registration for the 2013-2014 school year 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. Registration will place on a first-come first-serve basis.  More...

Other Jenkins News

BOE names officers

The first order of business during the January meeting of the Jenkins County Board of Education was the election of chairman and vice-chairman of the group. Danny Bennett was named chairman and Freddie Brinson was named vicechairman. Vanderver R. More...

JV basketball team finishes season 8-3

Coach Terry Langston expressed appreciation to the Jenkins County Junior Varsity boys’ basketball team for a great season.  The last game the JV boys played was against ECI. The score was Jenkins County JV boys 41 and ECI JV boys 35.  More...

Millen Lion’s Club holds annual pancake supper

The Millen Lion’s Club held its annual pancake supper at the Community Center, Monday, Feb. 25, at the Millen Community House.  More...

Church News

Church News

West Millen to host fish fry West Millen Baptist Church will host its annual Fish Fry 4-7 p.m. Saturday, March 9. Dine-in or drive-through pick up is available. More...

Weddings

Dr. DeLay weds Dr. King

Dr. Ashley Elizabeth DeLay and Dr. Thomas Paul King were united in Christian marriage on Oct. 20, 2012 at Westin Savannah Harbor in Savannah, Georgia. Minister David Donnan officiated the ceremony.  More...