March 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Ribbon cutting ceremony

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Spring Creek Auction Company, located at 425 Hwy. 25 South. More...

Other Jenkins News

“Ladies of the South” Flower Show

The Millen Garden Council, a member of the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. and National Garden Clubs, Inc. presented a NGC Standard Flower Show entitled “Ladies of the South” on Saturday, March 8, at the Millen Community House. More...

Ag day

Farm Bureau celebrates amazing contributions of agriculture

If you’re interested in locally grown food, chances are Georgia has it. Need locally grown wood for housing? Georgia has it. Raw materials for clothing? They’re grown in Georgia too.  More...

Millen Woman’s club officers

Millen Woman’s Club 2014-2015 officers were installed at the club’s February meeting. More...

Engagements

Hayes-Williams Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin McDaniel of Kite and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hayes of Soperton are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jerri Jordanna Hayes, to Matthew Pearson Williams of Millen. More...

Absentee voting

Absentee voting by mail in the May 20th General Primary Non-Partisan election will begin April 4th.  Applications for an Absentee ballot are available at the office of the Jenkins County Registrar at the Jenkins County Courthouse. More...

Chamber of Commerce holds its Annual Banquet

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet March 13 at Hanging Rocks Plantation.  More...

Grand Jury indicts 4

The Jenkins County Grand Jury met earlier this month and handed down the following indictments.   More...

Military Active Duty

ET3 (SW) Robert Adam Oglesby, U.S. Navy, USS Bainbridge in Norfolk, VA; Chief Warrant Officer 5 Darryll L. Simpkins, U.S. Army, Fort Gordon Logistics Readiness Center, Augusta, GA; Staff Sgt. Stuart Burrus, U.S. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The announcement this week that the Ogeechee River Pellet Mill will open a plant here is big news for our community. The company plans to invest approximately $70 million in the project which will initially create about 50 jobs. More...

Church News

Church News

Morrison Grove Baptist Church Spring Revival Services Spring revival services will be held at Morrison Grove Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. April 1-3. The guest speakers will be: Tuesday, April 1, Rev. Bobby Williams Jr., William Grove Baptist and St. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Modern Woodmen to sponsor fundraiser for Dudley family Linda Bragg, financial representative, Modern Woodmen, is sponsoring a matching funds fundraiser to benefit the Dudley family. The grand prize is a $100 gas card. More...

Obituaries

Mary Burke Sowell

Mary Burke Sowell, 85, of Hot Springs, left her earthly body on Thursday, March 13, 2014, for her heavenly home.  Funeral services were held, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in the First Baptist Church on Central Avenue with Dr. More...

Inez Lariscy Burke

Mrs. Inez Lariscy Burke, 64, of Millen passed away Saturday morning, March 22, 2014 at University Hospital in Augusta, GA.  Memorial services were held 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Millen City Cemetery with Rev. More...

EllaRee Chance

Mrs. EllaRee Chance, 86, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at the Syl- View Health Care Center. Mrs. Chance was a native of Jenkins County and a lifelong resident of Burke County. More...