April 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Recreation Department Opening Day set for April 12

Opening Day at the Jenkins County Recreation Department is always an exciting and fun-filled time, said Director Lisa Dailey. This year’s event is set for Saturday, April 12, at the complex.  More...

School News

2013-2014 8th Grade Superlatives

The Mighty Middle Yearbook Staff would like to announce the 2013-2014 8th Grade Superlatives. More...

Writing Tests

These fabulous young writers blew the top off the Georgia Eighth Grade Writing Test. More...

Jenkins 4-H’ers Compete

Jenkins County 4-H’ers recently competed at Jr/Sr District Project Achievement (DPA) at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. More...

Letters

Dear Editor:

We were overjoyed about the great turnout for the book signing last Saturday. More...

Datebook

Datebook

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...

Engagements

Hillis-Baldwin Engagement

Mrs. William Wycliffe Hillis, III of Millen is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Ashley Brooke Hillis, to Micah Christopher Baldwin, son of Donald Lockett Baldwin of Statesboro and Mr. and Mrs. More...

McLeod-Greenway Engagment

Keith and Connie McLeod of Millen announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber McLeod, of Millen to Troy J. Greenway of Midville. More...

FEMA disaster aid

County qualifies for FEMA winter storm disaster aid

Jenkins County was among numerous counties in the state of Georgia for which federal disaster aid has been made available by the U.S. More...

McDonald’s Now Hiring!

Applications for employment are currently being taken online for the new McDonald’s restaurant under construction on U.S. Highway 25 in Millen. More...

Other Jenkins News

FSA offers assistance through Emergency Forest Restoration Program

Many forest areas of Jenkins County have experienced significant damage due to broken limbs, tree canopies, and tree trunks, from freezing rain and ice in mid-February. More...

Employers Searching for New Talent at STC Career Fairs

Job seekers will have a chance to meet with employers from across the state at career fairs on Southeastern Technical College’s Swainsboro and Vidalia campuses soon.  The 2014 STC Career Fairs—on April 16 and 23 in Vidalia and Swains More...

EBA students help raise $6,000

Edmund Burke Academy students turned on their talents at the Spartan Rock Café to help raise funds for two big projects. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Tuesday was April 1st, otherwise known as April Fools Day. This is traditionally a day for practical jokes and pranks. I have to admit that I have fallen for a few April Fools’ jokes in the past. But, I am not alone. More...

Church News

Church News

Long Branch Church of God to hold revival Revival services will be held at Long Branch Church of God beginning 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, April 6, and 7 p.m. Monday, April 7, through Wednesday, April 9. The evangelist will be Calvin Anderson.   More...

Obituaries

Vivian St. Clair “Vic” Deer

Mr. Vivian St. Clair “Vic” Deer, 98, of Millen entered into rest on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loved ones.  Graveside memorial services were held 2 p.m. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Watching TV commercials with children today is kind of like tip-toeing through a minefield. I like to have control of the minefield, though, by controlling the remote. More...

Don Lively

CALLING THEM UP

My nephew and I have had a running discussion about turkey hunting.  My position was, the big goofy birds can’t be that hard to hunt if the Indians killed them with rocks or bows and arrows.  The settlers managed to bag plenty of them More...

Library News

Do your kids love reading? Then we’ve got a great idea to help them love it even more – bring them to our special afterschool Storytime on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. More...