April 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Relay for Life to be held May 10

Get out your walking shoes and join your friends and neighbors at the annual Jenkins County Relay for Life May 10. The signature fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society will be held at the Jenkins County Recreation Department complex. More...

School News

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, April 29 – Pizza or chicken salad w/saltines/chips; choices: whole kernel corn, apple, pineapple.  Tuesday, April 30 – Hamburger or ham and cheese sandwich; choices: oven fries, baked beans, orange, applesauce, dill pickle. More...

Jessica Lynn Hodges named Beta Scholar

The National Beta Club announced that Jessica Lynn Hodges has been named a Beta Scholar which entitles her to a scholarship award of $1,000.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Once again our nation and its citizens have become targets of terrorism. More...

Church News

Church News

Community Worship Center to host Celebration Sing   More...

Datebook

Date Book

VFW to sponsor shoe drive Local Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2776 will conduct a shoe drive for homeless veterans 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, April 27, in the Eagle Pharmacy parking lot on Winthrope Avenue. More...

Weddings

Davis-Ray reminder notice

Final plans have been completed for the wedding of Charlotte Ann Davis and Leonard Michael Ray . The ceremony will take place 7 p.m. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“Boston Marathon tragedy”

Writing about a tragic event is never easy. Words are inadequate and often fail to convey one’s total feelings.  More...

Joshtavie Waters guilty of murder

A Jenkins County man will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars. Joshtavie Waters was found guilty of the 2011 murder of Jackie Young in Jenkins County Superior Court last week.  More...

Removing the yellow ribbon

Captain Justin Grey McBride is shown removing a yellow ribbon from a tree in the yard of his parents, Melodye and Buford Williams, of Millen. Capt. More...

Jenkins number one in unemployment

Sixty-six, or 42 percent, of the state’s 156 counties held an unemployment rate of 10.0% or higher for the month of February. At the top of the chart was Jenkins County with a rate of 18.5 percent. More...

Other Jenkins News

JCHS girls’ and boys’ tennis teams are headed to State competition

The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) girls’ tennis team won the Region Championship for Area 2 in Class A public schools on April 16. They will play in the GHSA Class A Public Girls State Tennis Tournament.  More...

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents for the time period that ended April 21.  Escorts 10 incidents Domestic 9 incidents  Alarms 8 incidents Neighborhood Complaints 22 incidents   More...

Lady Eagles Track and Field team headed to State Sectionals

The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Lady Eagles track and field team is soaring high as the Georgia High School Association’s Area 2 champions.  More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In loving Memory Of Gordon Sasser Who passed away April 25, 2012  Sadly missed, Wife, Betty Sasser And families   God saw you were getting tired,  And a cure was not to be,  So he put his arms around you  And whispered &ldquo More...

Obituaries

Margaret Cooper Kea

Margaret Cooper Kea of Millen went to heaven on April 10, 2013 to join her beloved husband, Andrew “Buddy” Kea. Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Rosemary Baptist Church. More...

Augustus “Sonny” Roan Oglesby

Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. More...