January 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Animal rescue group is organizing here

The problem of abandoned animals is being tackled by several pet lovers who want to organization an animal rescue group in Jenkins County. More...

School News

JCES LUNCH MENU

Monday, Jan. 19 – Holiday. Tuesday, Jan. 20 – Salisbury steak, brown and serve roll or ham and cheese slider; choices: creamed potatoes, steamed broccoli, orange, applesauce. Wednesday, Jan. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The coldest days we’ve had this winter and our heater goes out at the office. The same thing happened last year during some of the coldest days we had. It also happened in the summer when the heat index was at its highest. More...

Military Active Duty

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 (SW) Robert Adam Oglesby, U.S.  More...

Church News

Community Worship Center sponsors Concert at Optim

Community Worship Center of Millen sponsored a free concert at Optim Medical Center-Jenkins on Sunday, January 4, with “The Byrd Family,” Inner Peace Ministries,” and others in perf More...

Fountain Spring Baptist Church to host program

Fountain Spring Baptist Church will host a Healing Miracle Revival 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, and 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17. The speaker will be Apostle Cleveland Odom Jr. of North Carolina. More...

The Gathering

All middle and high school students are encouraged to attend a time of youth community worship and fellowship known as The Gathering. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I’m probably too old to pretend to sincerely make personal New Year’s resolutions. So, I’ll offer some resolutions for others to follow in 2015. More...

Don Lively

FROM THE PAST

New years, new beginnings, with all of the promise of new opportunities and fresh starts often have the reverse affect on me. More...

Library News

Are you tired of looking at clutter, and having to hunt through your house to find things? Then you won’t want to miss our next “How It’s Done” workshop: Storage Solutions, on Saturday, January 24 at 12:30 p.m. More...

Chamber of Commerce conducts Membership Drive

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce is currently conducting its annual Membership Drive.  The cost of memberships is as follows: Individual, $35; Business, $75; Corporation, $150. 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...

Below average gas prices!

For the first time in several years the price of gas dropped below the $2 mark in Jenkins County last week. The average price for the state is $2.13, according to CNN Money. More...

Other Jenkins News

Taking the oath of office

Jenkins County Probate Judge Wanda Burke recently administered the oath of office to successful local candidates in the November General Election. More...

Rep. Rick Allen sworn in to Congress

U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) was recently sworn in to the 114thCongress as the new representative for Georgia’s 12th district which includes Jenkins County. Upon his swearing in, Allen released the following statement:  More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Dec. 26 – Jan. 1.   More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In loving memory Of Glover Lane Who departed this life 3 years ago

Missing You   More...

Datebook

Datebook

Millen Rotary Club to host “Rotary Day”   More...

Obituaries

William “Buddy” Bolton

William “Buddy” Bolton, 62, of Millen passed away at his residence, January 12, 2015.  He was a native of Burke County and lifelong resident of Burke and Jenkins County.  He was a retired logger and dairy farmer.  He was pr More...

Eunice Webb McMillan

Mrs. Eunice Webb McMillan, 82, of Millen passed away on Friday, January 9, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Monday, January 12, 2015 at the Oak Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. More...

Jimmy Lloyd Lovett

Mr. Jimmy Lloyd Lovett, 75, of Valdosta died on Tuesday Jan. 6, 2015 in Valdosta.  Funeral services were held on Friday Jan. 9, 2015 at 1 p.m. in Millen at Big Horse Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Bert Hickman officiating. More...