June 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

JCHS Scholarship winners!

Jenkins County High School senior Jimmy Lee, right, was the recipient of a $62,350 Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete Award during the school’s annual Honors Night. It was presented by Sgt. More...

Other Jenkins News

VFW clothing

Local VFW Post 2776 completed its fourth, and most successful, clothing drive for homeless Veterans. More...

Armstrong Names Lindsey Hall to Dean’s List for Spring 2014 Semester

Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah recently honored Lindsey Hall, from Millen, by naming her to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2014 semester. Lindsey, a Senior majoring in Nursing, earned a GPA of 3.6 or higher for the semester. More...

EMS Safety Health Expo

The Jenkins County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) sponsored its first Annual Safety Health Expo on May 24. Without the support of sponsors, this event would not have been made available to the citizens of Jenkins County.  More...

Datebook

Datebook

Class of 1975 to hold reunion The Class of 1975 will hold its annual class picnic 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. June 28th at Magnolia Springs State Park. For additional information call Eubie Clark Byrant at 706-589-0543.   More...

Local soldier among last deployed to Afghanistan

The Georgia National Guard 876th Vertical EN Company out of Toccoa is the last National Guard unit to be deployed to Afghanistan, as the military looks to withdrawal of all but approximately 10,000 troops after 2014. More...

BRAG

Participants in the Bicycle Ride Across Georgia (BRAG) stopped at the Train Viewing Platform in Millen on Thursday, June 12, for refreshments as they passed through Jenkins County. The 2014 BRAG route began in Washington and will end in Darien. More...

Patriotic Celebration set for July 3rd

Jenkins County will celebrate the Nation’s birthday on Thursday, July 3, at the Millen/Jenkins County Recreation Department. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I awoke last Wednesday morning to the national news of yet another school shooting – more lives senselessly lost! It is unbelievable that these incidents are occurring, let alone so often.  More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor:  Community Vacation Bible School was held June 2-6, 2014 at Zion Baptist Church. Bethel A.M.E. Church was the host church, Rev. Ralph Taylor Pastor. The Theme was “The Jesus Connection…What a Friend.”  More...

Church News

Church News

West Millen to host VBS Calling all agents from kindergarten through 5th grade (last grade completed)! Agency D3 is coming to West Millen Baptist Church June 22-26 from 5:30-8:30pm. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

In writing this week’s column about Father’s Day I thought back to the day I became a father, June 25, 1985.  More...

Don Lively

AFTER BRAG

It was suddenly, eerily quiet.  The bedlam was over and hundreds of people who had become our new friends and temporary neighbors were gone.  More...

Library News

Are you still excited about the new McDonalds in Millen? We have something even more exciting for you – the real Ronald McDonald is coming to the library on Wednesday, June 18, at 2 p.m. More...