January 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

New City Municipal Court officials

  City of Millen Attorney, Hubert Reeves III, swore in new officials for City Municipal Court for the 2015 court year on Jan 20 in the Council Chambers at City Hall. Shown, from left, are Michael Felts, City Manager; Mr. More...

School News

Students of month

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

Planters EMC provides two opportunities for local students

Open to high school juniors, Planters EMC is accepting applications to compete for an all-expense-paid spot on the 2015 Washington Youth Tour. More...

JCES LUNCH MENU

Monday, Feb. 2 – Chicken Nuggets or turkey/cheese wrap; choices: sweet potato pattie, chips, green beans, pineapple, apple. Tuesday, Feb. More...

Church News

Gordon Grove to host Senior Citizen program

Gordon Grove Baptist Church will host its 2015 Senior Citizen program 10 a.m. Feb. 1st. Rev. Robert Davis is the pastor.   More...

Millen New Testament to host program

The Millen New Testament CLG will celebrate its pastor’s 10th appreciation Feb. 2-8 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. More...

Super Bowl Fellowship

Millen Baptist Church, in conjunction with West Millen Baptist Church and Oak Hill Baptist Church, will host a community youth event. The annual Super Bowl Fellowship will be held 6-11 p.m. Feb. 1st at the Millen Baptist Youth House. More...

Datebook

Easter Community Choir practice

The Jenkins County Council of Churches extends an invitation to all to participate in the third annual Community Choir. Rehearsals for the Easter Cantata will begin 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2nd, at Millen United Methodist Church. More...

Farm & Home

Pruning Crape Myrtle

It is indeed time to prune crape myrtle. In fact, I have noticed some pruning taking place in the last few days. I would like to briefly discuss the basics of pruning crape myrtle.  More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Gangs. Nobody likes ‘em. They’re dangerous, violent and we don’t want them in our town. We hear more about them all the time. No so much in Millen, though. More...

Don Lively

BACK THEN

The young man actually shivered as he stepped into the baptistery that sits above the pulpit at our little country church.  More...

Library News

February is almost here, and that means Valentine’s Day is almost upon us! More...

Madison McMillan, Carol Johnson named EBA STAR Student/Teacher

Madison McMillan of Millen has been named Edmund Burke Academy’s (EBA) STAR Student. She is the daughter of Sam and Sheryl McMillan.  More...

Groundbreaking for new school set for this spring

Progress is continuing on construction plans for the new Prek- 12 consolidated school.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Local Veterans transitioning

All American VFW Post Commander Byron Scogins has officially surrounded the VFW Charter for local Post 2776. More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of January 9 – January 15.

Domestic/Family Disturbance – Optim Medical Center; Jan. 11; Ivey Lane Road, Jan. 12; Hwy. 21 South, Jan. 12; Perkins Road, Jan. 14. Burglary/Residential – Godbee Road; Jan. More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log January 9- January 15

Antonio M. Bullock – Speeding, 84/55; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; Jan. 9. Randale Washington – Week-end lock up; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; Jan. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

We all know that death will come to each of us at some point. But when it comes unexpectedly, we find ourselves reeling from the shock. Such was the case with the death of Deborah Taylor last week.  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...

Memoriam

In Memory

In loving memory Of Our Dad Gordon Lamar Wiggins Who passed away January 29, 2014   More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

It is impossible to put into words how grateful our family is for the love and support the people of Jenkins County have extended to us. The last month or so has been the hardest time in our lives. More...

Obituaries

Dallas Lane Kirkland

Dallas Lane Kirkland, 5 weeks, of Hinesville, died Thursday, January 22, 2015 at his home after a sudden illness.  He was preceded in death by his maternal great-grandparents, Lesley Lee Nessmith and James Earl McKeehan, and paternal great-grand More...

Glenda B. Brantley

Glenda B. Brantley, of Waynesboro, Ga. entered into eternal rest January 20, 2015 at the age of 63. She was born in Millen, Ga. on September 21, 1951 and moved to Waynesboro in 1987. More...