May 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

$20,000 reward offered in L.C. Burroughs case

Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby said a $20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of person(s) responsible for the disappearance of Mr. L.C. Burroughs. Last contact with Mr. More...

Other Jenkins News

EBA kindergarten

The Edmund Burke Academy K5 Graduation will be held 6 p.m. May 15 in the B. Lamar Murray Gymnasium. More...

JCHS Beta Club inducts new members

Thursday, May 1st, 31 new members were inducted into the Jenkins County Beta Club chapter. There were 23 freshmen, 3 sophomores, 2 juniors, and 3 senior inductees. More...

Saquan Reese

Saquan Reese, center, officially accepts a nomination from SFC Wilfren Steinhauer, left, and Captain Aaron Rogers, right, to participate in the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor:   I am responding to last week’s letter concerning private and public schools and why some teachers send their own children to a private school rather than send them to a public school.  More...

Church News

Church News

Ogeechee Free Will to hold Homecoming Homecoming will be observed at Ogeechee Free Will Baptist Church 11 a.m. Sunday, May 18. The guest speaker will be Jeremy Lindsey. Pastor Edwin Taylor and members 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...

Obituaries

Robert Gray “Bobby” Dwelle, Sr.

Robert Gray “Bobby” Dwelle, Sr., 90, of Millen went home to be with his Savior on Thursday, May 8, 2014 in Millen, GA.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Monday, May 12, 2014 at Millen Baptist Church with Dr. Cliff Morris and Revs. More...

JCHS names 2014 Top Graduates

Top honors of the Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Class of 2014 have been claimed by Gresham Lee Conway, Valedictorian, and Sarah Nicole Wilson, Salutatorian. Gresham is the son of Eddie and Kiki Conway. More...

McDonald’s to hold Grand Opening May 17th

A Grand Opening/Community Day is planned for May 17th for the new McDonald’s restaurant on Hwy. 25. Activities will get underway at 10 a.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Other activities taking place from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

May is the busiest month of the year for me at the news office. It is just total chaos most days. So, if I seem to be a little “off center” – it’s not an act! But, I will recover my balance, once June rolls around.  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

In case you missed last week’s column, here’s a brief summary.  Dairy Queen was opening a new restaurant in Millen in the early ‘60s. My family had anticipated this event for awhile. More...

Don Lively

AFTER BOSS

The Boss has left the building.  Or, technically, the Boss has left the lawn.  The biggest, baddest, tastiest, most bodacious, boy-howdyest shindig on Planet Earth has come and gone once again.  Boss Hog, the barbecue cook off.  H More...

Library News

Summer Reading is almost here, and it’s going to be awesome. More...

Datebook

Datebook

JCHS graduation to be held May 23 Jenkins County High School ( JCHS) will hold its Commencement Exercise for the Class of 2014 7 p.m., Friday, May 23, in the JCHS Gymnatorium. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You!

Thank You   We would like to thank the University Health Care and Swainsboro United Hospice Staff for their remarkable care. Also, for the visits, prayers, cards, food, and calls upon his passing, we are grateful.   More...