May 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

MPD - Fictitious checks land two in jail

Two Millen residents have found out the hard way that crime does not pay.  The Millen Police Department has charged Decarmathea Jones Branch, 31, of 234 Lincoln Street, with four counts of executing fictitious checks. More...

School News

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, May 13 – chicken nuggets or turkey/cheese wrap; choices: sweet potato sticks, chips, green beans, apple and pineapple. More...

The Jenkins County High School FFA chapter awards!

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ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I recently had a birthday, the last one to which I am admitting!  More...

Church News

Church News

Skull Creek Missionary to host Youth Revival and Church Anniversary   More...

Datebook

Date Book

Tax Commissioner’s office to be closed May 13-16 The Jenkins County Tax Commissioner’s office will be closed May 13-16 to allow personnel to attend training classes.   More...

Obituaries

Mary “Betty” Elizabeth Smith Guthrie

Mrs. Mary “Betty” Elizabeth Smith Guthrie, 67, of Millen, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at her residence.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2013 at the Oak Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Jamie Archer officiating. More...

Julia Robinson Lewis

Julia Robinson Lewis (“Memaw” to many), 83, of Grovetown, wife of the late, Julian Stanley Lewis, Sr., entered into rest Monday, April 29, 2013, at her residence. Funeral services were held 3 p.m. More...

Rodney Darnay Ward

Rodney Darnay Ward, 67, of Fayetteville, North Carolina passed away in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center on Sunday, April 21, 2013.  A service was held 2:30 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013 at St. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“Public land is worth preserving”

Magnolia Springs State Park is a treasure, a place we value, and for some, a treasure trove of memories of picnicking, swimming, hiking, family gatherings.  More...

Two men arrested on drug charges

Two area men are behind bars on drug-related charges involving two separate incidents.  Clarence Fann, 30, of 410 W. More...

Annual Relay for Life set for Friday

The community is invited to come out and support the annual Jenkins County Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society this Friday at the Jenkins County Recreation Department complex.  Activities get underway at 7 p.m. More...

Other Jenkins News

Keep Jenkins Beautiful Day

The community received a good “spring cleaning” Saturday, April 27, as local individuals, civic organizations and school clubs turned out for the annual Keep Jenkins Beautiful Day. More...

Head Start has openings

CSRA EOA, Inc. Head Start has openings for children who will be three years old by Sept. 1, 2013. Head Start is a comprehensive child development program that provides quality services for the whole family. More...

Class reunion letter from Governor

The Burgess Landrum High School Class of 1967 recently received the following letter from Gov. Nathan Deal.  “Greetings: It is a pleasure for me to join in celebrating your 46th Class Reunion. Congratulations on this occasion. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In loving memory Of Emory Levi Lane, Sr. April 19, 1922 – May 20, 2012  We thought of you with love today, But that is nothing new. We thought about you yesterday And days before that too. More...

In Memory

In Memory of James E. Washington October 29, 1963 – May 3, 2007 In Memory of James Q. Washington October 22, 1934 – May 10, 2011 In tears we saw you sinking, And watched you pass away. Our hearts were almost broken, We wanted you to stay. More...

In Loving Memory Of my two sons on Mother’s Day

Anthony Napoleon Sherrod March 1, 1967 – April 13, 1990  Richard Dean Sherrod, Jr. September 13, 1968 May 3, 2006  As I sit and ponder the sweet memories, Our Lord and Savior allowed us to share. More...

Engagements

Edenfield-Waters engagement

Tyron Edenfield of Millen and Kris and Joellen Lewis of Sylvania announce the engagement of their daughter, Candace Cecilia Edenfield, of Sylvania, to Trevin Paul Waters of Twin City, son of Tim and Linda Waters, also of Twin City.  More...