January 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Council of Churches coordinates Toys for Tots

Christmas was brighter for 51 Jenkins County families because of the annual holiday toy drive. The Jenkins County Council of Churches (JCCC) has been involved with this initiative for several years.  More...

School News

JCES LUNCH MENU

Wednesday, Jan. 7th – Turkey roast/gravy, yeast roll or corn dog; choices: turnip greens, creamed potatoes, banana, pears.  Thursday, Jan. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I am so glad the holidays are over! I do enjoy Christmas and New Year’s, but it gets confusing at work when we’re trying to put together several issues of the newspaper at the same time and ahead of time.  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...

Datebook

Datebook

The Martin Luther King Jr. Pageant set for January 15, 2015 Any boys and girls (ages newborn to 18), who are interested in participating in the Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I’ve got a question. This question pertains mostly to my men readers, but women readers feel free to read on.  More...

Don Lively

THE YEAR GONE

Well, here we go again.  Time to review the just completed year.  Didn’t we just do this a few weeks ago?  Seems like it.  The older I get the faster the old globe turns.  Let’s look back, shall we?  More...

Library News

By Sharon Blank

Happy New Year! We hope that everyone had a great holiday season, and we are looking forward to seeing you throughout the coming year!  More...

One Injured

One person was injured in this two vehicle accident that occurred Dec. 30th on Hwy. 25. A Georgia State Patrol spokesperson indicated that a 2012 Volkswagen driven by Samantha Pittman of Conyers was traveling south on Hwy. More...

Work on Herndon Bridge underway

Work on replacement of the Herndon Bridge over the Ogeechee River is well underway.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Ham radio license opportunity

The Burke Amateur Radio Club will host an entry level amateur (ham) radio license course and FCC license exam in Burke County.  More...

Martin Luther King Jr. celebration schedule

Unity Worship Service/Recognize Grand Marshal – 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, Morrison Grove Baptist Church, Rev. Mark Anthony Downs, speaker. Miss Dream Queen/Mr. Dream King Pageant – 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Department reported the following incidents for the time period of Dec. 19 – Dec. 25.

Theft by Taking – Brannen Road, Dec. 21; Buckhead Church Road, Dec. 21; Lewis Church Road, Dec. 25. Fire/Residential – Hwy. 23 North; Dec. 20. Domestic/Family Disturbance – Melissa Drive, Dec. 23.  More...

Church News

Church News

Kelsey Chapel postpones 1st Sunday services Kelsey Chapel Baptist Church announces all first Sunday Services has been postponed at the church. Saint John Missionary Baptist to host revival Revival services will be held at Saint Jo More...

Obituaries

Dr. Julian Wylie Daniel

Sylvania - Dr. Julian Wylie Daniel was born in Millen, Georgia on December 2, 1932. A son of Billy and Elizabeth Newton Daniel, Julian received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. More...

Marian Dwelle Reeves

Marian Dwelle Reeves, 79, of Millen went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 2, 2015 at the Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro after a short illness.  Visitation was held Monday, Jan. More...

Rufus James Williams

Emeritus Superintendent Rufus James Williams, also known as “Hun” Williams from “across the river” in Jenkins County, departed this life on Dec. More...