September 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Members of the Jenkins County High School Lady Eagles softball team

Members of the Jenkins County High School Lady Eagles softball team are, from left, first row: Keyasia Williams, Harley Purvis, Amanda Harden and Jocylyn Summers; second row: Shaterica Smith, Brooke More...

Other Jenkins News

Four freshmen compete for starting positions

Coming into this football season, the one thing Coach Ashley Harden did not want to do was to throw his Jenkins County High School (JCHS) freshmen to the wolves.  More...

JCES LUNCH MENU

Monday, Sept 9 – spaghetti or sweet & sour chicken/ rice; choices: whole kernel corn, apple and pineapple.  Tuesday, Sept. 10 – hot dog or chili/saltines; choices: oven fries, orange, applesauce and peach cobbler.   More...

EMS hosts medical responder classes

The students shown are Marvin Miles,Latrelle Rocker, Teresa Kirkland, Leola Kelly, Shelia Williams, Alexis McClain, Monica Boulineau, Allison Doughman, Sara Pressley, Tracy Edenfield, Michael Yoke, C More...

Columns

Jim Hite Sylview Happenings

“Spelling Problems”

Education is a profession that is definitely dynamic. There is no stagnation. More...

Breaking News - 9/6/2013 11:09 AM

Jim Hite passed away Friday morning - Free Access

By Deborah Bennett, editor I arrived at work Friday morning, Sept. 6, and learned the shocking news that Jim Hite had died during the night. I was stunned and deeply sadden. More...

5 qualify for 3 seats on City Council

Five candidates qualified last week for three Millen City Council seats in the Nov. 5 Nonpartisan General Election. The successful candidates will serve a 4-year term.  More...

Unemployment rate is down

Jenkins County’s unemployment rate fell 1.5% from the month of June to July. However, the county still claimed the third highest rate in the state for the month of July, 17.9 percent. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Does anyone use clotheslines any more – other than me? I have a clothes dryer and use it occasionally when the weather is bad or I am just a little “lazy”. I really prefer hanging my clothes on the clothesline, however. More...

Church News

Church News

Daniel Grove to host revival night and church anniversary Daniel Grove Baptist church will host a revival night 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, with Rev. Donald Long, pastor of Fellowship Baptist as the guest minister. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You!

To: My family, neighbors, friends and Rollie (Dea) co-workers  From: Elizabeth Cosby and family  More...

Obituaries

Horace E. Waters

Horace E. Waters, 68, passed from this earth, Monday, August 26, 2013 to be with his beloved wife Jeannie who preceded him in death in 2007.  Funeral services were held 10 a.m. More...

Kathryn “Kitty” Daughtry

Mrs. Kathryn “Kitty” Daughtry, 71, of Millen died Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at Ogeechee Hospice.  Funeral services were held 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013 at Rosemary Baptist Church with Revs. More...

James Michael “Mike” Birdwell

Mr. James Michael “Mike” Birdwell, 63, of Millen went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 after a long illness.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at Millen Baptist Church with Revs. More...