May 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

MPD arrests two on drug charges

A routine traffic stop has resulted in the arrests of two Florida men on drug charges.  More...

School News

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, May 20 – Spaghetti or sweet/sour chicken/rice; choices: whole kernel corn, apple, and pineapple.  Tuesday, May 21 – Hot dog or tuna salad/saltines; choices: oven fries, orange, applesauce and cake.   More...

Attendance protocol

The Jenkins County School System (JCSS) Truancy Protocol Committee met May 7. The goal of the Truancy Committee is to reduce the number of unexcused/unlawful student absences. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

If you missed the Jenkins County Relay for Life held Friday night at the Jenkins County Recreation complex, you missed an evening of fun and fellowship with your friends and neighbors. More...

Church News

Church News

Green Fork to hold car wash A car wash fundraiser will be held 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, May 25, at Green Fork Baptist Church. All vehicles, large or small, will be washed for $25. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In loving memory Of Emory Levi Lane, Sr. April 19, 1922 – May 10, 2012 We thought of you with love today, But that is nothing new. We thought about you yesterday And days before that too. We think of you in silence; We often speak your name. More...

Engagements

Edwards-Chance engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Daniel Edwards of Statesboro announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Shannon Danielle Edwards, to Travis Chance, son of Sharon Chance of Evans and the late Wayne Chance Sr. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“Obesity or weight control – it’s your choice”

Will Rogers, a cowboy who was born in 1879 and who became a famous vaudeville performer, humorist and social commentator during the early years of the twentieth century, once said if he ran out of comedic material, he just opened the paper and read w More...

GSU conserves Camp Lawton artifacts

Georgia Southern University (GSU) archaeologists will use X-ray technology in a major conservation project to identify and conserve 150-year-old artifacts found at Camp Lawton, a Confederate Prisoner of War camp located at Magnolia Springs State Park More...

JCHS boys track brings home two State Championships

Members of the 2013 Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Boys War Eagle Track and Field team traveled to Jefferson to compete in the XLII Georgia Olympics May 2-4. More...

Other Jenkins News

Gospel recording artist to visit Millen

On Saturday, June 1, Pastor Jason Nelson will be the featured artist in a concert that is being sponsored by the Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) Choir.  More...

Baccalaureate Service for JCHS Seniors

The Jenkins County Baccalaureate Committee and Millen Make-a-Difference will sponsor a Baccalaureate service for the Jenkins County High School Class of 2013 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at the high school gymnatorium.  More...

Area Yard Sale and BBQ Cook- off to be held

The annual Area Yard Sale and BBQ Cook-off will be held Saturday, May 18, in the Cotton Market Park on Cotton Avenue.  Prizes for the cook-off are: 1st place, $250; 2nd place, $150; 3rd place, $100; best chicken, $50; best sauce, $50; and best More...

Datebook

Date Book

JCHS to hold Commencement Exercise May 24 Jenkins County High School will hold its Commencement Exercise for the Class of 2013 at 7 p.m., Friday, May 24 in the JCHS Gymnatorium.  More...

Obituaries

Charles Edward Clarke

Mr. Charles Edward Clarke, 84, of Millen, died Monday, May 6, 2013.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the Community Life Center with the Rev. Wilma Byrd officiating. Burial was in the Millen Cemetery.  Mr. More...

Mary Lillian Odom Burke

Mrs. Mary Lillian Odom Burke, 86, of Millen died Sunday, May 12, 2013 at Ogeechee Area Hospice.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at West Millen Baptist Church with Revs. Andy Allen and Perry Hearn officiating. More...

Rollie E. Cosby

Mr. Rollie E. Cosby, 53, of Millen died Sunday May 5, 2013 at Optim Medical Center in Millen, GA.  The funeral service was held 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Baptist Church. More...