November 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners approve Truck Ordinance

Vehicles with over six wheels have been prohibited from traveling county maintained roads unless they are making a delivery to a site on the road.  More...

Train/county employee accident report released

A county employee involved in an Oct. 28th accident with a Norfolk Southern train failed to yield the right of way.  More...

Other Jenkins News

15 local members of Robins & Morton team begin their careers

Robins & Morton’s community outreach efforts in Millen have involved education both on and off the jobsite. More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Oct. 24-31.

Motor Vehicle Accident W/Injuries – Hwy. 25 South, Oct 25; Recreation Drive, Oct. 30. Motor Vehicle Accident/Deer – 7 incidents. Motor Vehicle Accident/No Injuries – 7 incidents.  More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log Oct. 24-31

Michael Bryan Noble – Probation Violation-State Court; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; Oct. 24. Thomas Wayne Johnson – DUI.10-or More; Georgia State Patrol Post 21; Oct. 25.  More...

Church News

Church News

Zion Baptist to host Women’s Day program The annual Women’s Day program will be held at Zion Baptist Church Sunday, Nov. 23. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and morning worship service at 11 a.m. The crowning of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You!

Minister Bernese K. James and the family of our beloved mother, Mrs. Bertha Kelsey, thank everyone very much for all acts of kindness and love shown during the earthly departure of our love one. We love you. God bless and keep you is our prayer. More...

Engagements

Miss Drake and Mr. Forehand announce engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Chris Drake and Mr. and Mrs. Terrence Forehand, Jr., all of Garfield, are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Maggie Drake to Tanner Forehand.  More...

JCHS boys and girls Cross Country are 2014 Area Champions

The Jenkins County High School boys cross country team is the 2014Area Champions. More...

Christmas in Millen plans announced

It will start to look a lot like  Christmas on Cotton Avenue Friday, Dec. 5th, as the annual Christmas in Millen festivities get underway from 6-8 p.m. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

For those who think and say there is nothing to do in Millen and Jenkins County, listen up! There a few events taking place this week that might interest you.  More...

Military Active Duty

Sgt. Brianna Joiner, U.S. Army, 876th Vertical EN Company, Afghanistan; TSgt. Jeremy M. Chestnut, U.S. Air Force, Keesler AFB, Biloxi, MS; CPT Justin G. McBride, U.S.  More...

Letters

Dear Editor:

Sunday morning, I met Jesse Myers in BI-LO. He would give me the bad news about Homer Myers. He was the last of JCHS’s four greatest baseball players. We had lost Connie Lewis, Don Parker, Frank Stephens, now Homer.  More...

Letter to the Editor,

My family has been tremendously blessed to have had children who have participated in the athletic programs through the Jenkins County school system. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Martin Luther King, Jr. Pageant Set for January 15, 2015 The Martin Luther King, Jr. Pageant is held annually as part of the week long festivities in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

Obituaries

Ruby Rebecca Lanier Oglesby

Mrs. Ruby Rebecca Lanier Oglesby, age 97, of Midville passed away Sunday, November 9, 2014 at Optim Medical Center.  She was born in Jenkins County and was a homemaker and a member of the Union Grove United Methodist Church.  More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

While buying movie tickets in Augusta recently, I noticed a cab, all doors open and six young soldiers exiting a mini-van with each boy heading straight to an ATM to withdraw a few dollars for an afternoon’s entertainment away from Fort Gordon. More...

Don Lively

SINCERELY, THANK YOU

The men sitting around Mr. Scott’s store on that long ago rainy day seemed old and mature to me. In reality they were decades younger than I am now. They were all farmers except for Mr. More...

Library News

The weather is finally cooling off, and winter is coming soon - it’s time to start thinking about the holiday season! More...