June 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

4-H celebrates a year of success

The Jenkins County 4-H program held the annual awards program April 30. 4-H’ers were recognized for their participation in project achievement, Kiwanis Fair mini-booth exhibits, Project S.A.F.E. More...

May “FLY Student of the Month” - nominated

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

Jenkins County High School Honors Night

 Ivis DeLoach presented the Goizueta Scholars Award to Irvin Benitez. More...

Datebook

Datebook

‘39ers to meet June 15th  The ‘39ers will meet noon, Monday, June 15th, at the Millen Community House. Members are encouraged to attend. Guests are welcome.   More...

Weddings

Plans finalized for Becton-Kirkland wedding

The wedding ceremony of Mary Alice Becton and Tyler Kirkland will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Millen Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. with reception to follow at Quinney Oaks Plantation. No local invitations were sent. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

The family of Richard McNeely would like to express our deep appreciation for all the love and support shown to us during his illness and our loss.  The visits, calls, cards, food, flowers and especially the prayers meant more than you will ever More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I’m still thinking about my childhood vacations, mostly at beaches. I remember our Daytona vacations most vividly. Those trips would drive a child of today to tears of boredom. More...

Don Lively

WHERE ELSE

There they go again.  I was sitting at my desk in my office that's located in a one hundred year old renovated building. My office, honestly, was an afterthought. More...

Library News

Summer Reading is Super – and it’s not too late to get in on the fun!  For kids, our theme is “Every Hero Has a Story”, while the teens will “Unmask!” and the adults will “Escape the Ordinary!” It& More...

Jenkins County among 6 new counties added to Foreign-Trade Zone 104

Local leaders now have another tool to use for the economic advancement of Jenkins County.  More...

Winthrope Avenue T-SPLOST project moves forward

Winthrope Avenue will soon get a new look. The main thoroughfare through the City of Millen will be widened and turn lanes will be installed.  More...

Lightning suspected as the cause of two fires

Jenkins County firefighters are shown responding to a mobile home fire on the Perkins- Hiltonia Road on June 1st. The mobile home was being used as a storage building. More...

Other Jenkins News

PruittHealth-Bethany recognized by national program

PruittHealth-Bethany has been recognized as a 2015 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care. More...

Snake!!

The weather is warming up and snakes are on the move! Wally Sasser, Jr. left, killed this 6 ft. More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of May 22 – May 31.

Theft by Taking – Hwy. 121; May 22; Claxton Chicken Road, May 23; Elam Road, May 27; Claxton Chicken Road, May 27. Domestic/Family Disturbance – Messex Road, May 23; W. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

We recently had my husband’s old farm truck fixed. We just wanted to get it running again so as to be able to take the trash off with it and use it to travel dirt roads when needed.  More...

Church News

Church News

EDITOR’S NOTE - The deadline for submitting church More...

Reverend Lee Pettis appointed to Millen United Methodist Church

Reverend Lee Pettis has been appointed by the bishop and cabinet of the United Methodist South Georgia Conference to serve the Millen United Church. Rev. More...

Obituaries

Margaret B. Joyner

On June 2, 2015, surrounded by her family at her son Harry’s house, The Lord sent his angels for Mrs. Margaret B. Joyner, 87 years of age, following an extended illness.  Funeral services were held held Friday, June 5 at 11 a.m. More...