February 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Ribbon cutting

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon cutting ceremony for Honey Café, Hwy. 25 North, at Thompson’s Corner. More...

Other Jenkins News

Jenkins Correctional Center holds first Resource Fair

Jan. 17—Jenkins Correctional Center held its first Resource Fair with the willing participation of local State Agencies. The inmates that were chosen to attend the Resource Fair were within the 180 day release window. More...

Eggs and Issues Breakfast to be held Feb. 22

The annual Eggs and Issues Breakfast will be held 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Café on Cotton. Sponsors will be Jenkins County Farm Bureau, Regions Bank and Queensborough National Bank and Trust. More...

CCA Xmas party at Bethany

Jenkins Correctional Center’s Employee Engagement Committee sponsored a Christmas party for residents at the Bethany Nursing Center in Millen.The Committee made stockings for each resident in t More...

Engagements

Rachel Forehand and Jake Saxon to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Annon Forehand of Statesboro, GA and Mr. and Mrs. James E. Saxon of Millen, GA proudly announce the engagement of their children Rachel Renae Forehand and Jake Elliott Saxon. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

On Sunday afternoons we like to take the grandkids to the Dairy Queen for ice cream. And after their ice cream, they like to ride around town a bit while Janice and I bore them with stories of our childhood in and around Millen. More...

Don Lively

THAT STORM   More...

Will Dasher named STAR student at Edmund Burke

Will Dasher, son of Don and Kimberly Dasher of Millen, has been named STAR student at Edmund Burke Academy in Waynesboro. More...

Ice storm slams area

A second ‘polar express’ in a week’s time slammed Jenkins County last Wednesday and Thursday with freezing rain and sleet and accumulations of up to 1½ inches of ice across the area.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

A tidal wave of shock hit Jenkins County last Friday when word began circulating that a tragic fire at the home of Robert and Nicolette Dudley had claimed the life of their 5-year-old daughter, Grace, and sent Nicolette to an Augusta hospital in crit More...

Church News

Church News

Pastor Installation Services at Morrison Grove Morrison Grove Baptist Church will celebrate the installation of its pastor, Rev. Mark A. Downs Sr. at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. The public is invited to attend.   More...

Datebook

Date Book

Millen Garden Council to sponsor flower show The Millen Garden Council will sponsor a Standard Flower Show entitled “Ladies of the South” 12:30 – 3 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Millen Community House, 517 Cleveland Avenue. More...

Obituaries

Linda T. Garvin

Linda T. Garvin, 56, of Millen died Sunday, February 16, 2014 at Bethany Nursing Center. Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at the Millen Cemetery with Rev. Andy Allen officiating. More...

Grace Caroline Dudley

Miss Grace Caroline Dudley, 5, born December 26, 2008, daughter of Robert and Nicolette Dudley, joined her heavenly father February 14, 2014 after a tragic house fire took her life. Grace was a Pre-K student at Jenkins County Elementary School. More...