June 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

MPD arrest 2 in purse snatching incident

Two men are behind bars after snatching the purse of a Drexel Avenue woman as she walked home on June 4th around 5:10 p.m.  James Jones and Christopher Snelling have been charged with Robbery (Sudden Attack) by the Millen Police Department (MPD) More...

Other Jenkins News

Georgia announces 2014 summer reading initiative

Summer is on its way, but that shouldn’t mean books are left on the shelf. More...

JCHS Honors Night

Gresham Conway received the $1,000 Annie Lane Sharpe Scholarship, presented by the Dendera Farm Family. More...

Main Street Millen Celebrates National History Month

Main Street Millen (MSM) observed Historic Preservation Month on Monday, May 12, on Cotton Avenue with Jenkins County Elementary School’s fifth grade classes.  More...

Church News

Church News

Kelsey Chapel to host summer revival Summer revival services will be held at Kelsey Chapel Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. June 11-13. The guest revivalist will be Pastor Danny Bennett of Sandhill Baptist Church. Pastor Albert L. 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...

Community Worship Center to host - Father’s Day program

Community Worship Center will host a Father’s Day program Sunday, June 15. The featured speakers will be Evangelist R.L. and Donna Jordan. The program will include special music and singing with dynamic ministry of the Word of God. More...

Planters EMC

Co-op focuses on communication

Planters Electric Membership Corporation is strengthening its communications efforts, citing lessons learned during February’s ice storm.  The one-inch ice accumulation was catastrophic for the member-owned cooperative, tearing down most o More...

DOLLARS & SENSE

The restoration effort in February cost Planters EMC nearly $3 million but Brinson said he does not expect rates to be affected thanks to federal disaster funds. More...

U.S. Rep. Barrow announces Ice Storm grant for Planters E.M.C.

Planters grant.milCong. Barrow announces Ice Storm grant for Planters E.M.C.U.S. More...

JCHS Scholarship winner!

Mark Brannen received scholarships from Mercer University: Cross Country, $11,000; Presidential Scholarship, $ 22,000; and Sidney Lanier Scholarship, $5,000, during Honors Night. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

This Sunday is Father’s Day, so “Happy Father’s Day” to everyone!  I lost my daddy, Junior Chester, in 1994. Although that was 20 years ago, it seems like only yesterday in many ways. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Well, Father’s Day is upon us. To me, Father’s Day has always had a feeling of “secondness”, not “firstness.” I had this idea as a child and even today, as an adult, who has been a father for 29 years. More...

Don Lively

B.R.A.G.ing Rights

The invasion is on.  Our town has been occupied.  In a good way.  To the local folks, you’ve probably noticed about a thousand extra people around here this week, many of them riding bicycles.  Don’t worry, they come i More...

Library News

It’s been busy, busy, busy at the library – and that’s the way we like it.  More...

Memoriam

Happy Father’s Day Daddy! My Angel Up in Heaven

My angel up in heaven, I wanted you to know, I feel you watching over me, everywhere I go. I wish you were here with me, but that can never be, Memories of you in my heart, that only I can see. More...

Datebook

Datebook

‘39ers to meet The ‘39ers will meet noon Monday, June 16th, at the Millen Community House. Angie Joyner will be performing. Visitors and members will be warmly welcomed.   More...

Obituaries

Eva “Mae Mae” King-Hobson

Mrs. Eva “Mae Mae” King-Hobson died May 20, 2014.  A memorial service was held 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Victory Baptist Church, Oshkosh, WI. The Rev. More...