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Monday, Jan. 20 – holiday  Tuesday, Jan. 21 – Salisbury steak, brown and serve roll or ham and cheese slider; choices: creamed potatoes, steamed broccoli, orange, applesauce.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I have always said that I prefer cold weather over hot. Last week’s “brutal” cold wave has me re-thinking that position. It was just too cold!!  More...

Church News

Church News

Needful Baptist Church to host Pastoral Anniversary Needful Baptist Church will host a Pastoral Anniversary program for Rev. James Waltower and First Lady Caroline Waltower 3 p.m. Jan. 19. Sister Deotha Arther and Deacon Elijay Coney will preside. More...

Datebook

Date Book

‘39ers to meet The ‘39ers luncheon and social group will meet noon Jan. 20 at the Millen Community House. All are cordially invited to attend for food fun and fellowship.   More...

Engagements

Engagement and Wedding Announcements

Tim Bragg and Kelly Gibbs announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.  Kelly is the daughter of David and Judy Gibbs of Vidalia. She graduated from Southeastern Technical College in 2010 as a Radiologic Technologist. More...

Unemployment applications drop

Fewer Jenkins Countians are applying for unemployment benefits.  According to statistics released by the Georgia Department of Labor, initial claims filed in the county dropped from 41 in October 2013 to 31 in November. More...

5th annual MLK/Charles Beale Memorial Scholarship Banquet to be held Saturday

The fifth annual MLK/ Charles Beale Memorial Scholarship Banquet will be held 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center. The speaker for the occasion will be Ms. Shannon T. More...

Ricky Saxon continues a Southern tradition

Most agree that “homemade” beats “store bought” any day of the week. This can certainly be said of the grits and corn meal produced by Ricky Saxon at the grist mill located behind his home on Mockingbird Road. More...

Other Jenkins News

JCHS basketball update

The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) boys’ basketball team saw a rough week of play, losing three on the court.  More...

JCMS basketball falls 25-49 to Calvary Day

The Jenkins County Junior Varsity basketball cagers had a New Year’s surprise game Saturday, Jan. 4, at Calvary Day School in Savannah, but having two weeks off for Christmas did not help the War Eagles as they fell to Calvary 25-49.  More...

Girls basketball

Tuesday, Jan. 7, the Jenkins County High School Lady Eagles traveled to Portal to take on the Lady Panthers. More...

Obituaries

William Tell “W.T.” Williams

Mr. William Tell “W.T.” Williams, 69, of Millen died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.  Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at the Millen Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Cynthia “Cindy” Howard Brown

Cynthia “Cindy” Howard Brown, 63, of Rocky Ford passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at her residence.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Bright Light Baptist Church with Rev. Newman Samples officiating. More...

Rev. Charles Clifton “Buddy” Conway, Jr.

Rev. Charles Clifton “Buddy” Conway, Jr., former pastor of Millen United Methodist Church, died peacefully Saturday, Jan. 22, 2014 at Pine Point Hospice in Macon, Georgia.  More...