December 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Unemployment rate down from 2012

Even though the numbers are still high, there are signs of improvement in Jenkins County’s unemployment rate.  More...

School News

JCHS happenings

Jenkins County High School has been busy! The hallways have been buzzing with activity.  On Tuesday, Dec. 3, FFA members held their December meeting and elected new officers for Reporter and Sentinel positions. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I am going to do something this week I have never done before – use something from a previous “Chatter” column. In keeping with the season, however, I think it is appropriate and worth repeating.  Christmas Trees   More...

Church News

Church News

Millen Baptist Church announces Christmas Cantata Bethlehem – just the word starts our minds wondering and takes us back to a special time and place. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You!

Thank You   Life has been extremely hectic as of late. Tommy and I would like to express our gratitude to all who were so extremely thoughtful and generous to us. Your thoughtfulness has helped out very much. More...

Engagements

Jenna Dailey and Dallas Wilson to wed

Nancy Dailey of Millen announces the engagement of her daughter, Jenna Laine Dailey, to William Dallas Wilson, son of William (Jet) and Laurie Wilson and Mark and Sandra Mays, all of Millen. More...

JCHS graduation rate improves 5.6%

Jenkins County High School’s (JCHS) four-year graduation rate is 75.5 percent for 2013, a 5.6 percent increase from last year according to the Georgia Department of Education (DOE).  More...

Santa arrives!

The countdown to Christmas has begun and Santa Claus paid Millen an official visit during the annual Christmas in Millen festivities held Friday, Dec. 13, on Cotton Avenue. More...

Other Jenkins News

Tree lighting service

The Memorial Tree located at the Caboose on Cotton Avenue was lit during a ceremony held Dec. 6. Those honored were as follows.  Star on the Tree: In Memory of Craig Jackson - by Mama, Daddy, Al, Christy, and Family and Mrs. More...

Moulton

Jenkins County School System Director of Special Services Charre’ N. Moulton was recently a co-presenter during the Fall Georgia Council of Administrators of Special Education ( GCASE) conference held in November.  More...

Correctional Center graduates inmates

Corrections Corporation of America’s (CCA) Jenkins Correctional Center will hold a graduation program 1 p.m. Dec. 13. Nineteen GED certificates and 22 vocational certificates, 16 in computer skills and 6 in plumbing, will be conferred.  More...

Obituaries

Walter H. “Tally” Saxon

Mr. Walter H. “Tally” Saxon, 65, of Millen died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.  Graveside services were held 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 at the Millen Cemetery.  Mr. More...

William Paul Jones Jr.

William Paul Jones Jr., 53, of Chattanooga, Tenn. died Friday, Dec. 26, 2013.  Graveside services will be held Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013 at the Millen Cemetery with Rev. Butch Taylor officiating.   More...