July 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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A spectacular fireworks display July 3rd at the Jenkins County Recreation Department More...

School News

JCHS Honors Night

From left, Pete Bennett presents Family and Consumer Science awards to Tamera Plair and Amberly Wiggins. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I was watching my grandchildren swimming in our backyard kiddie pool recently when I spotted a Mocking bird atop a cedar tree near the pool. I jokingly told my grandchildren to “listen” as I “talked” to the bird.  More...

Church News

Church News

Oak Hill to observe Homecoming Homecoming will be held at Oak Hill Baptist Church Sunday, July 12th, with Brother Jamie Archer as the guest speaker. Guest worship leader and musical guest will be Darrell Ritchie. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Class of 1973 to plan reunion The 1973 Class Reunion meeting will be held 5 p.m. July 18 at Zion Baptist Church. For more information, contact Mamie Jenkins at (912) 481-2566 or Beatrice Dunbar at (912) 764-9988.   More...

Engagements

Vicki Nicole Burke and Jared Allen Haws to wed

Kimberly and Summer Foster along with Kylianna Haws would like to announce the wedding of their parents, Vicki Nicole Burke and Jared Allen Haws.  More...

Millen selected for “Tiny Town Tour”

Local 88.3 WAFJ radio station will be headed to area small towns each Thursday in July with the goal of spending time with local residents and listeners in each town. More...

Hispanic murder victim identified

The body of a Hispanic male who was apparently murdered on May 11th at a Pecan Drive location in Jenkins County has been identified.  Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby said the victim was Saturnino Revilla Yuca, age 31. More...

BOE approves 20 diplomas under HB91

The Jenkins County Board of Education recently approved 20 diplomas for former students of Jenkins County High School (JCHS) under provisions of HB91.  More...

Other Jenkins News

New guidelines in place affecting for-hire drivers

Department of Driver Services (DDS) announced today that new safety guidelines are in place affecting all for-hire drivers operating in Georgia -- including limousine chauffeurs, ride share networks/drivers and taxi drivers. More...

The Millen News goes to the White House!

First Baptist Church, along with members of other churches, traveled to the nation’s capital, Washington, DC in June. The group visited many of the sights which included touring the U.S. More...

Dr. John Derden to Speak at Jenkins County Memorial Library

Dr. John K. Derden, author and History Professor Emeritus at East Georgia State College, will give a presentation at the Jenkins County Memorial Library (JCML) 6 p.m. Thursday, July 16, in the Wilma Thompson Gainey Room. Dr.  More...

Obituaries

Robert “Machine Gun” McKinney

Robert “Machine Gun” McKinney, age 88, died, Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Bethany Nursing Center after a long illness.  Funeral services were held July 3, 2015 at 11 a. m. at Oak Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Jamie Archer officiating. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

This is a story of regret, unfortunately a true story. It’s about a man I met only a couple of times many years ago. He’s 71 years old now and his story has left innocent people injured by his mistakes. More...

Don Lively

CLEARLY FREE

My friend was laughing and shaking her head at the antics of me and my kinfolk.  " Y'all crack me up. One minute you're discussing Scripture and Bible prophesy and the next you're shooting your brother a bird! More...

Dallas Wilson

Faith Out Loud

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that.” –MLK. JR  More...