December 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

2014 Memorial Tree honorees

The 2014 Memorial Christmas Tree was lit during Christmas in Millen festivities Dec. 5th. Those honored were:   More...

School News

JCES LUNCH MENU

Monday, Dec. 15 – Spaghetti or sweet/sour chicken/rice;choices: whole kernel corn, oriental vegetables, apple,pineapple.Tuesday, Dec. 16 – Hot dog or chili/saltines; choices: ovenfries, orange, applesauce, peach cobbler. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Christmas in Millen was another successful community event with a large crowd gathering on Cotton Avenue last Friday night to usher in the Christmas season!  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...

Church News

Church News

Bethel AME to host Missionary Day program Bethel AME Church family along with their Pastor, Rev. Ralph Taylor, invite the public to help celebrate their annual Missionary Day, 11 a.m. Dec. 21st. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You!

Thank you   We the family of Dea. Myrea Williams Sr. would like to thank each and everyone for their acts of kindness and comforts of love during our time of loss - the Zion Baptist Church family, everyone, our family. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

If you don’t watch television news or read a newspaper, or don’t get your news on line, then you may not know what’s been happening in Bill Cosby’s life lately. More...

Don Lively

WHY?

I was drinking my morning cup of coffee which, realistically, is more like four cups since it requires a large mug to do what my morning coffee has to do.  And, as usual, it tasted like crap.  I drink coffee every morning.  I don&rsquo More...

Library News

Looking for great gifts for the reader in your life? The shelves in our Book Sale area are loaded down with books, and they’re priced to sell. Prices start at just 10 cents apiece, or $1 a bag. More...

Large crowd attends Christmas in Millen

He didn’t bring his reindeer, but Santa found his way to Millen just in time for the Christmas in Millen festivities held last Friday night on Cotton Avenue. More...

Local leaders graduate from Georgia Academy for Economic Development

Several local leaders were among the graduates from the 2014 Region 7 Multi-Day Training program, sponsored by the Georgia Academy for Economic Development (GAED). More...

Other Jenkins News

Pathway to College Sweepstakes

What if your child or grandchild won $30,000 for his education? How would that change his or her future?  More...

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas!

This unique “Snow Man” Christmas tree adorns the lobby of the County Annex Building on Winthrope Avenue and is the artistic work of, from left, Brittany Shaw, Administrative Assistant, Je More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Nov. 21 – Nov. 27.  Theft by Taking – Sandy Way, Nov. 22.  Identity Theft – Elam Road, Nov. 21.   More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In loving memory Of Willis Lane  Who departed this life Dec. 5th, 2013  Your loving wife, Bessie Lane   More...

Obituaries

Mitchell Orr

Mitchell Orr, age 19, of Millen died Wednesday, December 3, 2014.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, December 7, 2013 at Ogeechee Freewill Baptist Church with burial in the Lewis Church cemetery.  Mr. More...

Col. John H. Chitty, Jr.

Col. John H. Chitty, Jr., 89, most recently of Stafford, VA, passed away Monday, December 1, 2014 at the home of one of his sons. Col. Chitty was the son of the late John H. and Pearl P. Chitty of Harvey St. More...