May 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman arrested on meth charges

A Jenkins County woman is facing a variety of drugrelated charges that resulted from a home probation visit.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Volunteers work to Keep Jenkins Beautiful on April 26th

Jenkins County Interact Club members raked leaves and straw in the Millen Cemetery: Will Collier, Jennifer Brinson, Claire Lanier, Nicole Wilson, Noemi Reyes and Henry Sherrod. More...

Golf tournament Geezers trash Youngsters

The first annual Charles Bragg Invitational Golf Tournament was held Monday afternoon, April 21, at Magnolia Country Club.  Teams were selected based on a complicated golf formula, approved by the Augusta National Golf Club. More...

Atlanta attorney bikes in every county

Damon Elmore, an Atlanta-area HT executive and Georgia lawyer, visited Jenkins County May 4 as part of his plan to put the wheels of his bike down in every Georgia county to raise awareness for low income children and families.  More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor:  Why does Jenkins County Board of Education continue to employ educators who send their own children to Edmund Burke Academy and other surrounding area private schools?  More...

Datebook

Datebook

Library Board of Trustees to meet May 15 A Special Meeting of the Screven-Jenkins Regional Library System Board of Trustees will be held on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Lula Mae Dickens Mixon

Lula Mae Dickens Mixon, 67, of Millen died Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Bethany Nursing Center.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. More...

Louise Lambert Bragg

Louise Lambert Bragg, 87, of Sylvania passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014 at her residence under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. More...

Rotarian of Year

Hubert Reeves presented the Rotarian of the Year Award to Mandy Underwood during the April 30 Millen Rotary Club meeting. More...

Commissioners discuss airport improvements

Pilots using the Jenkins County Airport may soon have the ability to fuel their aircraft at the airport.  More...

DQ employees to be on “The Dish”

Two employees of the local Dairy Queen will be appearing on WJBF Television’s “The Dish.” The segment will air on Channel 6 May 9 at 12:30 p.m. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Mother’s Day is this Sunday. It is normally a day to which I look forward, but since the death of my own mama in 2010, the day is not quite the same. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

The contrast between the opening day at Millen’s first fast food restaurant and the latest opening of McDonald’s couldn’t be greater.  More...

Don Lively

BOSS AND ME

My niece, Fireball, was on the phone.  I’d been up all night writing so the call shook me from my coma. More...

Church News

Church News

Williams Grove Missionary to host revival Spring revival services will be held at Williams Grove Missionary Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. nightly May 13-15. Pastor, Bobby G. Williams and church family invite the public to attend.  More...

Church Listings

Big Horse Creek Baptist Church 1267 Buttermilk Road in Jenkins County. Sunday School at 10 a.m. Church at 11 a.m. Sunday night church at 6 p.m. Wednesday night church at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Bert Hickman. More...

Engagements

Camille Thurman and Jake Leonard to wed July 18

Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Woodrow (“Woody”) Thurman, Jr. of Louisville, Georgia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Camille Lane Thurman to Jason William (“Jake”) Leonard, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...