April 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Lavontay Evans signs with Lee University

Lavontay Evans, a member of South Georgia State College’s men’s basketball team, has signed a Letter of Intent to continue his basketball career at Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn. next season.  More...

Other Jenkins News

April declared Child Abuse Prevention Month

Forty-four pinwheels blowing in the wind on the Jenkins County Courthouse lawn are a beautiful site. Unfortunately, they are symbolic of something not so beautiful – 44 cases of reported child abuse in Jenkins County in 2013.  More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Aril 11-April 17.

Fight/Disturbance/Disorder – A-Street; April 11. Theft by Taking – Bay Street, April 17. Identity Theft – Walk-in, April 15; Perkins Hiltonia Rd., April 16; Perkins Road, April 16.  More...

Police Report

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents for the time period that ended April 27. Escorts – 15 Domestic – 14 Alarms – 11 Neighborhood  More...

Columns

Military Active Duty

CPT Justin G. McBride, U.S. Army, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas; ET3 (SW) Robert Adam Oglesby, U.S. Navy, USS Bainbridge in Norfolk, VA; Chief Warrant Officer 5 Darryll L. Simpkins, U.S.  More...

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I’ve been watching a lot of TV golf lately and even played a little recently and it got me to thinking about my early golfing days when I started playing this, most frustrating, but fun game.  More...

Don Lively

NOT IN ME

I admit, I don’t have the patience of Solomon. Wait. That’s not right. The patience of Job, not Solomon. It’s the wisdom of Solomon. The patience of Job. I think. I get the two Old Testament a More...

Two annual events set for Saturday

Saturday will be a busy day in Millen and Jenkins County. Two annual events are scheduled to take place – the Super Eagle Day road races and the Chamber of Commerce BBQ Cook-off and Yard Sale.  More...

Drayton signs with East Georgia College

Jenkins County High School standout Trentin Drayton has signed a National Letter of Intent with the East Georgia College men’s basketball program, with head coach Leroy Jordan, assistant coach Terry Langston, and family and friends looking on.& More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

As the month of April comes to an end this week, I thought it might be interesting to note a few historic “firsts” that occurred during April. More...

Church News

Church News

Bethel AME to host Mother’s Day Brunch Bethel AME Church cordially invites the public to attend their annual Mother’s Day Brunch noon, Saturday, May 10. Friends, fellowship and food will be the highlight of the celebration.  More...

Datebook

Datebook

Optim-Screven to sponsor Health Fair Optim Healthcare will sponsor a Community Health Fair in Screven County Thursday, May 15, from 6 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Screven Medical Center, 215 Mims Road. More...

Obituaries

Lewis V. Johnson Sr

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. Lewis V. More...

Otis Calvin Williams

Mr. Otis Calvin Williams, 91, of Rocky Ford, GA died Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Optim Medical Center in Sylvania. Graveside services were held 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27, 2014 at the Rocky Ford Cemetery with Rev. Mike Johnston officiating. Mr. More...