December 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Leadership UGA visits Jenkins County

The Jenkins County Extension Service has partnered with the newly revamped Leadership UGA Program. More...

School News

Students of the month

Jenkins County Elementary School staff members nominated students for the “FLY Student of the Month” for November to reward academic excellence and behavior. More...

Jenkins County High School Basketball Schedule 2014 2015

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ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I came across this recently and have to admit to having made all of these statements when my sons were young. I don’t think I am alone, though.  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. Army, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas; ET3 More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You!

The family of the late Ruby Rebecca Lanier Oglesby wishes to express their deep appreciation to those who have offered such kindness, prayers, support, and messages of sympathy and comfort in our time of bereavement. We especially wish to thank Dr. More...

Engagements

Sara Ann Simms and Matthew Jason Gay to wed Dec. 27

Mr. and Mrs. Eric Simms of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Ann Simms, to Matthew Jason Gay. He is the son of Ms. Linda S. Gay and Mr. David M. Gay of Sylvania.  More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Well, turkey day has come and gone, and I’m really thankful for that “gone” part. I enjoy Thanksgiving as much as you do, but after eating leftovers for days, see you in a year, Tom Turkey. More...

Don Lively

WRITE THAT DOWN

You and I have been together a while now.  Nearly eight years.  Let’s do the math.  Somewhere around four hundred weeks.  Approximately eight-hundred words per column, per week.  Roughly 320,000 words.  Are we havi More...

Library News

Are you looking for a great gift for the reader in your life? We have just what you need, from old classics to almost-new bestsellers, and prices start at only 10 cents per book! More...

Bethany has awardwinning Activity Director!

Erin Drake, Activities Director, Pruitt Health Bethany, Millen, was the recipient of three awards at the Georgia Health Care Association Annual Activities Directors Meeting held at the Brasstown Vall More...

Christmas in Millen plans finalized

Santa Claus is coming to town! The jolly old elf will be the guest of honor at the annual Christmas in Millen festivities, set for this Friday, Dec. 5th, 6-9 p.m. More...

Other Jenkins News

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log Nov. 14- Nov. 20

Dewayne Lawton Herrmann – Hold for grandmother’s funeral, return to state prison; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; Nov. More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Nov. 14-20.

Theft by Taking – Hyw. 17 North, Nov. 15; Buttermilk Road, Nov. 20. Fire/Business – Big Buckhead Church Road, Carswell Grove Baptist Church; Nov. 16. Fire/Grass – Big Buckhead Church Road, Nov. 17.  More...

Safe holiday

From left, Jenkins County Coroner Henry Young and Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby would like to thank everyone for allowing them to service this community. More...

Church News

Church News

Hurricane Branch to host candlelight service The Hurricane Branch Baptist Church family and pastor invite the public to attend a candlelight service 7 p.m. Dec. 13th. More...

Memoriam

In memory of my daddy Grady Burke

On his birthday November 29th

“You’re always in our hearts” We thought of you with love today,  But that is nothing new.  We think of you in silence.  We often speak your name.  All we have are memories  And pictures in a frame.  Go More...

Obituaries

Charles S. “Buster” Cloy Sr.

Mr. Charles S. “Buster” Cloy Sr., 93, died Friday, November 28, 2014 in Ogeechee Area Hospice surrounded by his loving family.  Graveside funeral services were held 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. More...

Connie Perryman Brannen

Connie Perryman Brannen, 60, of Millen passed away Sunday evening, November 23, 2014 at the Georgia Regents Medical Center.  Memorial services were held 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 26, 2014 in the West Millen Baptist Church with Rev. More...