March 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Ice damaged pines in Jenkins County

The trees in Jenkins and surrounding counties have experienced extensive damage from the recent ice storm. Even though all species of trees have been damaged, pine trees have suffered the most. More...

School News

JCMS school news

JCMS Stars

As the new year begins, our students and staff at Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) continue to shine. More...

Taylor

To Dean’s List

Young Harris College President Cathy Cox is pleased to announce that Chelsea Carissa Taylor has been named to the College’s Dean’s List for the Fall 2013 semester. More...

JCMS baseball team staying hot!

The Jenkins County Middle School baseball team continues to stay hot starting the season 4-1 and with a region win against Collins.  Leading hitters for the Eagles have been Cheney Knight, Wren Baldwin, Cannon Griffin, Garrison Underwood, Sage R More...

Datebook

Date Book

39ers to meet March 17 The ‘ 39ers will meet noon March 17 at the Millen Community House. A covered dish lunch will be served. Visitors are welcome.   More...

Gay and Welch qualify for State Court Solicitor

Qualifying as a candidate in the May 20 General Primary and Non-Partisan Election ended noon Friday, March 7, with seven candidates vying for the six positions up for election.  More...

Linda Bragg

Linda Bragg of Millen is shown receiving the Modern Woodmen “Agent of the Year’ award from Regional Manager Robert Cooper during the organization’s 2013 award banquet recently held More...

Other Jenkins News

Bethany Nursing Home

Queensborough National Bank and Trust and Elam Baptist Church hosted the Valentine’s Day celebration at Bethany Nursing Center. More...

JCHS pageant

The Miss Jenkins County Schools pageant was held Saturday, March 1, with 41 lovely young ladies competing for the titles of Little Miss Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES), Miss Jenkins County Elementary School, Miss Jenkins County Middle School More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

It is Monday morning as I am writing this column and I am ‘way’ behind!  Of course, losing an hour Saturday night to Daylight Savings Time did not help matters.  But I seem to stay behind all the time lately, possibly because it More...

Church News

Church News

Kelsey Chapel to host Spring Revival Spring revival services will be held at Kelsey Chapel Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. nightly March 12-14. Pastor Clinton Bates of Mills Grove Baptist Church, Sardis, will be the guest revivalist. Pastor Albert L. More...

Columns

Sylview Happenings

Can it be the end of February? We have had so many happenings, including the ice and snow storms. But thankfully we at Syl-View came through it safe. More...

Busy time in the House leading up to

‘Crossover Day’

Monday, March 3, was the 30th legislative day of the 2014 session of the Georgia General Assembly. More...

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I was watching news recently and saw a replay of an acceptance speech of a young African-American actress who had just won an Academy Award. And what she said struck a chord with me. She had come from humble beginnings in Nigeria. More...