March 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Ribbon cutting for Something Different

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Something Different thrift shop located at 503 Cotton Avenue. More...

School News

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, March 16 – Spaghetti or sweet & sour chicken/rice; choices: whole kernel corn, oriental vegetables, fruit variety. Tuesday, March 17 – Hot dog or chili/saltines; choices: oven fries, fruit variety, peach co More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I didn’t get to the Pal Theater to see the recent showing of Disney’s “Frozen”, but thinking about it brought back a lot of memories.  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

Church News

Mt. Carmel to host program Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will celebrate “The Blood of Jesus” 4 p.m. March 21st. Women should wear red, men black/red. The pastor is Rev. Jerome Herrington.   More...

Cards of Thanks

Thanks for the Support

Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) would like to thank their students’ families and BI-LO for a successful year of support through Hometown educational rewards. JCMS earned over 100,000 points from August 2014 until December 31, 2014. More...

Thank you

I would like to send out a very special “thanks” to all of you who were there for me in my time of loss (my home.) It’s so hard for me to name you all one-by-one, but God knows who you are and I pray that He blesses you all richly. More...

Thank You

The family of Doris S. Wilson would like to thank everyone for their sincere expression of sympathy during the loss of their loved one. Your prayers, calls and visits were greatly appreciated.   More...

No drugs found at local schools

A drug search of Jenkins County schools on March 4th did not result in the seizure of any drugs.  The search was conducted by the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit with the Millen Police Department, Jenkins County Probation Services More...

New Farm Bill takes effect

The Agricultural Act of 2014 or better known as the “Farm Bill,” passed Congress and was signed by the President in early 2014 with implementation in 2015. More...

Other Jenkins News

Daraja Children’s Choir

Thursday, Feb. 26th, the Daraja Children’s Choir of Africa led the community in an evening of worship at the Pal Theater. More...

Millen Garden Council Installs New Officers

At the March meeting of the Millen Garden Council new officers were installed to serve for the term of 2015-16. The Council represents the Green Thumb, Magnolia and Millen Garden Clubs.  More...

Special week honors Georgia’s school boards

The Jenkins County School System is joining in a statewide celebration this week to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week of March 16-20, 2015, has been proclaimed School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Chamber Banquet to be held March 12th The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, March 12th, at Hanging Rocks Plantation. More...

Engagements

Rigdon-Conway

Mr. and Mrs. Allen Rigdon of Twin City announce the engagement of their daughter, Olivia Taylor Rigdon, of Twin City to Ethan Harris Conway of Millen. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Conway of Millen.  More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I took the grandkids to the Pal Theater a couple of weeks ago for a performance by a children’s choir from Uganda. The place was packed and the girls really enjoyed the singing. I did, too.  More...

Don Lively

ON THE ROAD ONCE AGAIN

She’s a woman on whose counsel I rely but on one point she couldn’t get me to budge.  “You can have your books shipped to you for less that it will cost you to drive there and pick them up.”  More...

Library News

Spring is springing, and spring produce is starting to show up in our grocery stores and gardens. More...