July 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Stop for school buses

The new school year begins this Friday and local motorists are being encouraged to observe safety regulations when passing/ approaching school buses.  “The number one complaint I receive from local bus drivers is that of illegal passing by More...

School News

School faculty

The 2013-2014 school year will officially open for students on Friday, Aug. 2, under the leadership of Jenkins County School Superintendent Tara Cooper.  Mrs. More...

Summer Reading

Wayne Burke is shown with children participating in the Summer Reading Program of the Jenkins County Memorial Library. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I received the following from an e-mail buddy and thought it worthy of sharing. It sure made me stop and think about what is really important in life! More...

Datebook

Date Book

School System to Host Substitute Workshop Aug. 6 A Substitute Workshop will be hosted by the Jenkins County Board of Education 9 a.m. Aug. 6 at the Central Office, 1152 E. Winthrope Avenue. Registration is limited to 25 participants. More...

Obituaries

Mae Dell Williams Brannen

Mae Dell Williams Brannen, 95, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 23, 2013 at her residence in Jenkins County after a short illness.  Funeral services and a Celebration of Life was held 3 p.m. More...

Gloria McBride Becton

Gloria McBride Becton, 77, of Millen entered into rest on July 22, 2013 after a brief illness.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Oak Hill Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

Teachers – true professionals!

Have you noticed? Another school year is upon us!  On a personal note, it’s always come too quickly since 1940! I hated that it interfered with sand box day when I was in the first grade! And now it starts even earlier. More...

Armed robber holds up Citgo

A third local business has fallen prey to armed robbers within a 6-weeks period of time.  The Citgo convenience store, Hwy. 25 North, was robbed at approximately 11:15 p.m. Saturday, July 27, by a black male wearing all black clothing. More...

Blizzard predicted for Aug. 8

The temperatures may be soaring, but a “Blizzard” is predicted for Aug. 8. More...

School bus safety Data

Data collected by school districts statewide in 2011 during a one-day survey showed that 7,349 vehicles illegally passed school buses in a total of 4,222 incidents. More...

Other Jenkins News

Fundraiser for Historic Carswell Grove Church

Volunteers for the Save Historic Carswell Grove Baptist Church benefit are shown with special guests. More...

City of Millen Delinquent Tax Notice

The names of delinquent taxpayers in the City of Millen who have not paid their property, mobile home and timber taxes will be published in the Aug. More...

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents for the time period that ended July 28. More...

Church News

Church News

Dickey Grove to host Centennial Revival Dickey Grove Baptist Church of Sylvania will host its Centennial Revival Aug. 5-9. Guest speakers will be: Rev. J. H. Herrington, Simmons Branch Baptist Church, Aug. 5 and 6; Rev. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In loving Memory Of Heidi Markovcic Johnson Nov. 5 – 1967 to Aug. 3 – 2003

I feel a warmth around me,  Like your presence is near.  And I close my eyes to visualize,  Your face when you were here.  I adore the time we spent together,  And they are locked inside my heart.  For as long as I have More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank you   We, the family of Don Godbee, are so thankful to our family, friends and members of our community. You have helped us through the last four months when we needed the love and support that you so generously gave. More...

Engagements

She said yes ......

Engagement and Wedding Announcements

Cook-Jackson engagement   Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cook of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Carrie Elizabeth Cook, to Matthew Stephen Jackson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Benny Jackson of Gloverville, S.C.  More...