January 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Extended unemployment benefits end

Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) benefits ended this week, the result of “sequestration” budget cuts.  More...

New daycare law goes into effect Jan. 1

A new law aimed at increasing the safety of all children in child care facilities goes into effect Jan. 1, 2014.  More...

School News

Members of Jeannine Curl’s art class

Members of Jeannine Curl’s art class at Jenkins County Elementary School colored Christmas pictures for the Dairy Queen. More...

JCES LUNCH MENU

Monday, Jan. 6 Pizza or chicken salad; choices: whole kernel corn, apple, pineapple.  Tuesday, Jan 7 Hamburger or ham and cheese sandwich; choices: oven fries, baked beans, orange, applesauce, dill pickle.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

A New Year, a new beginning – at least that is how many of us feel the first day of January – every year. I can’t help but wonder how long those “new beginnings” last as the year rolls on. More...

Editorials

“Initial Impressions”

I recently passed my two month mark as the Administrator of Optim Medical Center-Jenkins. You can learn a lot in a short period of time. Today I would like to share a few of my observations.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Church News

Church News

Freewill Baptist to host pastoral anniversary  The 8th Pastoral Anniversary for Rev. and Sis. Frank Bedford will be held 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Freewill Baptist Church, Sylvania. The sermon will be delivered by Rev. More...

Engagements

She said yes ......

McNeely-Johnson engagment

Mr. and Mrs. Craig & Sallie McNeely of Swainsboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Bonnie Elizabeth McNeely, to Hudson Boyd Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell and Carol Johnson of Millen.  More...

$10,000 reward

offered for missing Millen man

The reward for information leading to the location of a missing Millen man has been raised to $10,000. Family members of L.C. Burroughs, missing since Sept. 26, an- nounced the increase last week.  More...

MPD arrests two in shooting incidents

Two local men are behind bars, arrested by the Millen Police Department (MDP) in two separate incidents.  Hosely Harris, 28, of 315 West Winthrope Avenue, Millen, has been charged with Commission of a Crime by a Convicted Felon Through Use of a More...

Local Conservation Rangers receive Public Safety Award

The Georgia Department of Natural Resource (DNR) recently recognized four Conservation Rangers with the DNR Law Enforcement Division during the 2013 Governor’s Public Safety Awards ceremony.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Jenkins County Recreation Department Flea Boys football

  Jenkins County Recreation Department Flea Boys football champs are the Daniel Bishop Chevrolet team. Team members, from left, are, first row: Christian Wilson, J.C. More...

Jenkins County Recreation

Jenkins County Recreation row: Coaches Randy Department Mite Boys football Adams, Bernard Carter and champs are the Modern Bobby James. (Photos contributed) Woodmen team. More...

Mandy Underwood Executive Director

  Mandy Underwood, Executive Director of the Millen/ Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce and Jenkins County Development Authority, presented the program for the Millen Rotary Club on Nov. 27. More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor:  The Ogeechee River Project at the beginning, we would seek stories from people who we thought would have a good story. Some would have no interest or it was only to make money. But some would gladly give their story.  More...

Obituaries

Shirline Parrish Dudley

Mrs. Shirline Parrish Dudley, born Oct. 6, 1935, passed away on Dec. 30, 2013 after fighting a long, hard battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 at West Millen Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Danny J. Clayton

Danny J. Clayton, 57, of Millen died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013.  Memorial services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 at Oak Hill Cemetery with Rev. Health Wingard officiating.  Mr. More...

Pauline Oglesby Rabitsch

Pauline Oglesby Rabitsch, 87, of Millen died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013.  Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 at Millen Cemetery with Rev. More...