March 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, March 23 – Pizza or chicken salad, saltines/ chips; choices: whole kernel corn.  Tuesday, March 24 – Hamburger or ham & cheese sandwich; choices: oven fries, baked beans, dill pickle.   More...

Georgia Southern University Announces Fall 2014 President’s List

Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,219 students for excellence in academics on the 2014 Fall Semester President’s List. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

It seems a week cannot pass without the national news media broadcasting a segment on a police officer shooting and killing an “unarmed” person.  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...

Obituaries

Emory Lewis

Mr. Emory Lewis, Sr., 73, of Rincon passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at Candler Hospital.  Funeral services were held 10 a.m. Friday, March 13, 2015, in the chapel of the funeral home with burial at the Springfield Annex.  More...

Irma Nell Gay Hastings

Mrs. Irma Nell Gay Hastings, 91, of Millen died Thursday, March 12, 2015.  Graveside services were held 2 p.m. More...

Elizabeth “Beth” George Allen

Elizabeth “Beth” George Allen, of Midville, daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Reeves George, died March 13, 2015, at her home after an extended illness.  A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I stepped across a mud puddle yesterday. So what, you might ask. For most of this winter all of us have become well practiced in puddle jumping, plate sized puddles, right on up to car sized puddles. More...

Don Lively

THE FEVER

I wasn’t really paying attention, I admit it.  I’m often accused of being inattentive but that’s really not the case.  It’s more like my mind wanders.  Wait, maybe that’s the same thing.  More...

Library News

What better way to celebrate the coming of spring than with a new way to celebrate spring’s bounty? This Saturday, March 21, at 12:30 p.m. More...

Geocaching at Magnolia Springs State Park

The word “geocaching” was added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary as an official new word in 2012. Today, there are more than 10 million registered users on Geocaching.com, with more than 800,000 in the U.S. More...

Southland MD partnered with Optim Medical Center- Jenkins

Southland MD, a regional leader in emergency room services, has partnered with the Optim Medical Center – Jenkins facility. More...

Other Jenkins News

Rep. Parrish at Eggs & Issues Breakfast

Rep. Butch Parrish, Sen. Jack Hill and Sen. More...

"Frozen" at the Pal Theater

Main Street Millen brought the movies to the Pal Theater in Millen on February 28th with two showings of Disney’s Frozen. More...

East Georgia State College bus tour

As human knowledge continues to expand rapidly, unforeseeable career possibilities are on the horizon, and post-secondary education is an important foundation for pursuing these new opportunities. According to the U.S. Dept. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Depot Dudes to perform March 28th The Depot Dudes and others will perform Saturday, March 28th, at the Perkins Depot. Those attending should bring a picnic lunch to be shared at noon with the music program getting underway after the meal. More...

Engagements

Burke-Williams

James Kim and Wanda Price Burke of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Meghan Faith Burke, to Terry Parker Williams, Jr. son of Terry Parker, Sr. and Debbie Holmes Williams, of Millen.  More...

Godbee-Gay

Mr. and Mrs. Milton P. Godbee Jr. of Millen announce the engagement of forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Lynn Godbee, to Willie Lewis Gay III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Lewis Gay Jr. of Millen.  More...