December 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Development Authority receives $16,000 grant

The Jenkins County Development Authority is the recipient of a $16,000 Georgia Tourism Product Development Grant to assist with the placement of signs at each entrance into the county. More...

Other Jenkins News

Spring Creek Auction collects “Toys for Tots”

Everyone knows that Santa has a lot of helpers during the Christmas season. More...

EMS

Jenkins County EMS recently held their first Georgia Teens Ride with P.R.I.D.E. class. More...

Ayana Walker “Hawk of the Week.”

Each week Shorter University, a NCAA Division II school, recognizes both a male and female athlete as “Hawks of the Week.” For the week of Dec. 12th, Ayana Walker was one of the two students given this honor.  More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I never heard him voice a negative word or thought about anyone. Nor did a curse word ever exit his lips. Negative thoughts or actions weren’t in his DNA. More...

Don Lively

TWAS? OR WAS?

( With sincere apologies to the heirs of Clement Clarke Moore. More...

Library News

It’s Christmas time! The library will be closed on Wednesday, December 24, through Friday, December 26 so that our staff can celebrate with family and friends, but we’ll be back on Saturday, December 27. More...

Imagination station

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Imagination Station daycare and learning center, 610 N. Masonic Street. More...

Christmas Lights

Train viewing platform on Cotton Avenue More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

As the Christmas season nears every year, a phrase that we often hear is, “peace on earth.” However, it does not take long to realize while listening to the world’s news that peace is a rare and fragile commodity not commonly found 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 to host Watch Night Service Watch Night service will be held at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 217 Walnut Street, Millen, 10:30 p.m. Dec. 31st. Rev. Mark Anthony Dows will be the Proclaimer. Ralph Taylor, pastor invites everyone to come and worship. More...

Obituaries

Jane Sikes

Mrs. Jane Sikes, 70, went to be with her Lord, Tuesday, December 16, 2014.  Mrs. Sikes was a native of Jenkins County and a longtime resident of Waynesboro. More...

Francis Dryer

Mr. Francis Dryer, 82, of Millen died Friday, December 19, 2014 at Heritage Inn Nursing Center in Statesboro.  A memorial service was held 2 p.m. Monday, December 22, 2014 at Green Fork Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Allen officiating. More...