July 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Clarification of City’s new utility policy

There appears to be some confusion as to the City’s new utility bill policy. The City of Millen would like to clarify this new policy regarding the payment of utility bills. All utility bills continue to be due not later than 2 p.m. More...

School News

JCHS honors night

One Act Play members recognized were, from left, Khara Lynch, JaKaia Williams, Joseph Budgett, Raquel Hanes, Ronnie Hagan, Jonquette Sanders, Tionette Lee, Charisty Langstron, Jonathan Lynch and Dani More...

STC cosmetology students tour beauty supply manufacturer

Southeastern Technical College’s cosmetology program is primarily concerned with sharpening the skills students use behind the chair, but on June 17, Swainsboro and Vidalia classes got an education on the skills used to get the chair itself.&nb More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

On Thursday of this week we will celebrate our nation’s birthday. It is traditionally a time of family gatherings, barbecues, fun, fire works and relaxation. More...

Church News

Church News

Millen New Testament to hold revival and Family and Friends service More...

Datebook

Date Book

BOE reschedules regular monthly meeting The regular monthly meeting of the Jenkins County Board of Education has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, July 22. The public is encouraged to attend.   More...

Engagements

Oglesby-Hall engagement

David and Dean Hall of Waynesboro and Terri Bolton of Millen are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Caitlin Hall, to Christopher William Oglesby, son of Rodney Oglesby and the late Angie Oglesby of Millen.  More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“Bullying”

Bullying in schools is a fact of educational life, an undercurrent yet growing problem. In recent years, teachers have been given the task of recognizing and reporting it, principals and school boards the task of ending it.  More...

S&S Grocery – a Southern treasure

The South is known for its traditions – hospitality, slang, country music, farmers’ markets, family values and good food – sweet tea, fried chicken, boiled peanuts and grits. More...

Locks of Love!

Ava Brantley, 6, donated 10 inches of her hair to Locks of Love, a foundation that makes wigs for children and adults who have lost hair due to chemotherapy. More...

Other Jenkins News

Jenkins County EMS Corner

Jenkins County EMS answered 115 calls during the month of June – medical, 80; transfer, 15; trauma, 10; and obgyn, 10. More...

GHSGT Review Sessions

Ruth Hearn, Guidance Counselor at Jenkins County High School (JCHS), has announced the dates for the review sessions for the Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHSGT). More...

Booking Log

The Jenkins County Jail Booking Log for June 22-27.   More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In Loving Memory Of Gordon Sasser On Our Anniversary July 3rd

I’ll always recall the sparkle in your eyes,  And the smile on your lips; I’ll always remember the sound of your voice,  And the touch of your fingertips. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

My recent visit to Optim/Jenkins Hospital ER reminded me of how fortunate our community is to have a caring, highly trained health professional staff in our hospital.  More...

Obituaries

Riley Lee Royal

Mr. Riley Lee Royal, 84, of Millen, passed away Friday, June 28, 2013 at Ogeechee Hospice in Statesboro.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, June 30, 2013 at The Church of God of Millen with the Rev. Josh Farthing officiating. More...

Robert A. Reeves, Sr.,

Robert A. Reeves, Sr., 86, of Millen died Saturday, June 29, 2013, at home following an extended illness.  A service celebrating his life, death and resurrection was held at Millen United Methodist Church 11 a.m. More...

Wyndell K. Bell

Mr. Wyndell K. Bell, 65, of Millen died Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Optim Medical Center after a long illness.  Memorial services were held 4 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2013 at the Green Fork Baptist Church with the Revs. More...