December 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Herndon bridge project on schedule

For over two years the Jenkins County Commissioners have been working with the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) on replacement of the bridges over the Ogeechee River at Herndon. The project now appears to be moving forward. More...

Other Jenkins News

Eagles win on the basketball court

The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) War Eagles basketball team hosted the Montgomery County High School boys’ varsity basketball team at the beautiful JCHS gymnasium on Friday, Dec. More...

Yester year

Yesteryear’s Fine Used Furniture, Harold Moore owner, recently honored Main Street members with a reception in appreciation for their time and hard work decorating the store windows for the hol More...

Millen News goes

The Millen News recently traveled with Neasyie Suggs to Augusta for a book reading for author, Sara Sommerville, at the Maxwell Branch Library. More...

Obituaries

Larry Dean Suggs

Larry Dean Suggs, 62, of Millen died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013.  Graveside service was held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 at 11 a. m. at Oak Hill Cemetery with Rev. Tommy Pulliam officiating.  Mr. More...

Tyron Edenfield

Tyron Edenfield, 46, of Millen died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013.  Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery with Rev. Rudine Becton officiating.  Mr. More...

Zelda S. Hargrove

Zelda S. Hargrove, 79, of Perkins died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 at Green Fork Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Allen officiating. More...

A review of the top stories of 2013

Sunday alcohol sales approved in City of Millen  The sale of alcoholic beverages within the city limits of Millen began Jan. 1. City voters approved a referendum on the matter in the November General Election by a vote of 381 to 338.  More...

Headstart

Students at the Jenkins County Head Start all received a shiny, new bicycle for Christmas – thanks to all the generous sponsors who helped make Christmas “very merry” for the childr More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I was watching the evening news recently and became interested in a broadcast concerning the number of times several online retailers mark their items up daily. More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor:  In regards to Mike Reese’s remarks - I think that the buildings Mike mentioned, courthouse, schools, library, etc. may not have the room to house the Old Freight Depot museum’s holdings.  More...

Church News

Church News

Zion Baptist Church to host Community Youth Sunday Community Youth Sunday will be held 11: 30 a. m. Sunday, Dec. 29, at Zion Baptist Church. The guest speaker for the occasion will be Mrs. Tara Cooper, Superintendent of Jenkins County schools. 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...