June 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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The Chatter Box

The Chatter Box is back! I have held the column, along with Jim Hite’s column, for the past two weeks to allow more space for news items as we tried to play “catch up.” Thankfully, we are getting closer to that goal.   More...

Datebook

Date Book

JCHS to offer EOCT remediation and retest To meet state End of Course Test (EOCT) guidelines, Jenkins County High School will offer EOCT retesting. More...

Births

Fagler family welcomes home baby Tyler

Ty and Jami Fagler of Midville proudly announce the birth of their son, Walter Anthony “Tyler” Fagler IV, on April 26, 2013. He weighed 8 lbs. 11 oz. and was 21 1/2 inches long. Maternal grandparents are David and Kay Oglesby of Millen. More...

Mandy Underwood named Chamber Executive Director

For 11 years Mandy Underwood has worked to make life better for the citizens of Jenkins County through her position at the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC). More...

Jocelyn Lewis receives “Nonprofit Leaders 30 Under 30” Award

Girls Inc. More...

Other Jenkins News

BBQ Cook-off winners announced

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Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents for the time period that ended June 2. More...

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period that ended June 6.  Theft by Taking – Hwy. 21 East, June 4.   More...

Church News

Church News

West Millen to hold VBS Grab your tickets and head on over to Colossal Coaster World! Come experience the thrill and excitement of a day at the park. More...

Obituaries

Dea. Robert Lee Bostic

Dea. Robert Lee Bostic, 63, entered eternal rest on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Optim Medical Center Jenkins – Millen, Georgia.  More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“Religious Myopia”

Back on February 7 of this year, at the closing of the 61st annual National Prayer Breakfast, Dr. Benjamin Carson, Sr., of Johns Hopkins Hospital spoke of the American bald eagle soaring on two wings: one right, one left. More...