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Other Jenkins News

Jenkins County FFA celebrates 2014 National FFA Week, Mar. 3-7

The Jenkins County FFA Chapter in Millen, GA will celebrate National FFA Week, March 3-7. This year’s theme is Ignite and it embraces more than 80 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization’s future. More...

About National FFA Organization

The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 579,678 student members as part of 7,570 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. More...

What is Agricultural Education?

I am often asked by parents and members of the community what purpose an Agricultural Education Program serves in this day and age. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

At the hardware store, I’ve heard every possible opinion concerning the response of our “electrical people” to our ice storm. Some of these opinions were calm and reasonable. More...

Don Lively

THAT STORM, PART TWO

When last we met I was standing in the middle of a frozen perdition compliments of the Dixie Icepocalypse 2014.  “ Almost directly over my head I heard the ungodly resonance of what sounded like a whole tree breaking in half. More...

Garrison Underwood

Garrison Underwood was a Page for Rep. Butch Parrish at the State Capitol on Feb. 5. Shown are, from left, Rep. Parrish, Garrison, and House Speaker David Ralston. More...

Qualifying begins March 3 for May election

Qualifying as a candidate in the May 20 General Primary and Non-Partisan Election will be held 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. March 3-6 and from 9 a.m. until noon on March 7. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I had the opportunity last week to go behind the scenes at Planters E.M.C. as they continued working to restore power to their consumers who were without electricity due to the ice storm. I have to say it was an “eye opener”!  More...

Church News

Church News

Community Worship Center to host gospel sing Community Worship Center, 417 Virginia Avenue, will host a Bluegrass Gospel Sing 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28. More...

Obituaries

Carolyn Jean Brinson Carr

Carolyn Jean Brinson Carr, age 63, of Augusta died Thursday, February 20, 2014.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Monday, February 24, 2013 at Mosaic United Methodist Church with Rev. Carolyn Moore officiating. Burial was at 4 p.m. More...

Engagements

White-Williams engagement

Jimmie Faye Hendley White of Millen is proud to announce the engagement of her daughter, Melissa Elizabeth White, to Travis Daniel Williams, son of Matt and Julie Bird and Joe Williams, all of Millen. More...

Berry-Brannen engagement

Troy Berry of Statesboro and Elaine Berry of Metter announced the engagement of their daughter, Elaina Nicole Berry of Statesboro, to Jason Lee Brannen of Statesboro. He is the son of Donnie and Tammy Brannen of Metter.  More...