September 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Construction underway at CARBO site

Construction is well underway at the site of the Jenkins County plant of CARBO Ceramics, Inc. on Hwy. 17, south of Millen.  More...

School News

JCES LUNCH MENU

Monday, Sept. 23 – spaghetti, bread stick or turkey & cheese wrap/chips; choices: whole kernel corn, steamed broccoli, apple, pineapple.  Tuesday, Sept. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I receive monthly the Georgia magazine, a publication of the state’s electric cooperatives, and enjoy reading it. But as I look through the pages I am often transported back in time to the Rural Georgia of a past era.  More...

Church News

Church News

Nannie E. Williams to hold revival Nannie E. Williams United Methodist Church will hold revival services 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17-19. On Sunday, Sept. 22, the week will be highlighted with the 136th Homecoming celebration at noon. The Rev. More...

Datebook

Date Book

“Your State Parks Day” is Sept. 28 Visitors to Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites will not pay for parking or admission on Saturday, Sept.  More...

Engagements

She said yes ......

Engagement and Wedding Announcements  Amy Leigh Bragg to wed Matthew King Rocker   Mrs. Pam Ward and Mr. Palmer Addison Bragg, Jr. of Metter announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Leigh Bragg, to Matthew King Rocker, son of Mr. More...

40th Fair-on-the-Square to be held Oct. 5

The annual Fair-on-the-Square will celebrate its 40th anniversary Saturday, Oct. 5. The arts and crafts festival will take place 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on the Jenkins County Courthouse lawn. More...

Grand Jury indicts 26 persons

The Jenkins County Grand Jury convened earlier this month and handed down indictments and accusations against 26 persons as follows.  Artis Wadley – Terroristic Threats and Acts and Battery Misdemeanor.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Local farmers may be eligible for Emergency Conservation Program

Excessive rain has caused severe damage in Jenkins County. More...

Lions Club

The Millen Lion’s Club placed U.S. Flags on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse on Sept. 11 to honor whose who perished in the Twin Towers and at Benghazi, Libya. More...

Rotary Club

John E. Stone, a candidate for the U. S. More...

Obituaries

Henry A. (H. A.) Flanders, Jr.

Henry A. (H. A.) Flanders, Jr., of Millen, born July 12, 1930 passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, after an extended illness.  Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Swainsboro City Cemetery with Rev. More...

Jerry Emmitt Joyner

Mr. Jerry Emmitt Joyner, 74, of Perkins, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 at Ogeechee Hospice in Statesboro  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 at Habersham United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

Bobbie Bailey Mobley

Ms. Bobbie Bailey Mobley of Waynesboro, 62, was called home by her Lord and Savior on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family.  More...