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Sheriff’s Department supervising 19 sex offenders

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Department is currently monitoring and supervising 19 registered sex offenders in Jenkins County, a task which Sheriff Robert Oglesby said is “one of the most important” responsibilities his office has.& More...

School News

JCES LUNCH MENU

Monday, Aug. 12 – spaghetti or sweet and sour chicken/rice; choices: whole kernel corn, and fresh apple.  Tuesday, Aug. 13 – hot dog or chili/saltines; choices: oven fries, fresh orange, applesauce and peach cobbler.   More...

Megan Nichol Lane of Millen received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree

Megan Nicole Lane of Millen received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and graduated from South University School of Pharmacy on June 15. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I can’t believe it! Two of my “babies” started Pre-K last week. Where has the time gone? My own sons seemed to stay little forever. This is not true with grandchildren! More...

Obituaries

Jabe Virgil Mims

Jabe Virgil Mims, 79, of 2571 Patterson Bridge Road, Hephzibah went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 30, 2013. A graveside service was held 11 Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 at Millen Cemetery with Pastor Robert Driggers officiating. Mr. More...

Robert Earl Reynolds, Sr.

Robert Earl Reynolds, Sr., 73, of Millen, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, July 30, 2013.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 at Green Fork Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Allen and Dr. Ray Freeman officiating. More...

Allyson Becton Williams

Ms. Allyson Becton Williams, 38, of Hephzibah died Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 at her residence.  Memorial services were held 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 at the Millen Baptist Church with Rev. David Wheeler officiating.  More...

Prison

The Jenkins Correctional Center held a contest July 24-31 to collect school supplies to be donated to Jenkins County students. The facility was divided into four teams with the winning team receiving a Pizza Party. More...

Development Authority

Members of the Jenkins County Development Authority visiting the Georgia Ports Authority on July 25 were, from left, Jerry Messex, Mandy Underwood, and Hiller Spann and . Not pictured: Randy Hill. More...

Other Jenkins News

MPD Chief Dwayne Herrington attends GACP summer training

As part of his continuing education and training in the administration of law enforcement, Chief Herrington, of the Millen Police Department, recently attended the 2013 Annual Summer Training conference sponsored by the Georgia Association of Chiefs More...

Bethany cook off

Bethany Nursing Center will host its first Annual BBQ Cook Off Sept. 13-14.  More...

Sheriff’s Department supervising 19 sex offenders

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Church News

Church News

Millen Methodist to host reception for Rev. David Willett A reception honoring the Rev. David Willett will be held 1- 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You   I would like to thank everyone for all of their prayers and thoughts, plus the food, flowers and gifts that I have received. All this support means more to me than I could ever express. It is what helps me keep my spirits up. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

Moral Mondays

Late-breaking information can raise havoc with a writer on deadline.  After starting this week’s column, I received a phone call from my daughter, and a couple of items in the Raleigh News and Observer forced a change.  More...