July 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

DQ to sponsor Miracle Treat Day

Weston Godbee’s story

Dairy Queen of Millen will participate in the Children Miracle Network’s (CMN) Miracle Treat Day by donating all proceeds from the sale of “Blizzard” ice cream treats on Thursday, July 30, to the CMN. More...

School News

JCHS Seniors/Juniors to pick up schedules

Jenkins County High School is looking forward to another great year for 2015-2016. In an opportunity to have a smoother transition for the new school term, Ms. Ruth Hearn, Guidance Counselor, and Mr.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Every morning when I get up and turn on the television, I have come to expect to hear about yet another “shooting” or “bombing” of some kind somewhere in our country that has killed numerous persons. More...

Church News

Church News

Deep Creek Free Will Baptist to host Homecoming will be observed at Deep Creek Free Will Baptist Church 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 26. A special musical program will be presented, followed by a sermon delivered by former pastor, Rev. Carl Miller. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Depot Dudes to perform July 25th Leroy Clayton and The Depot Dudes will be performing 7 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at the Perkins Depot in Perkins. Come, bring your chairs and insect repellent and enjoy an evening of family entertainment. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You!

We would like to take this opportunity to thank each of you for the many prayers, thoughts, calls, visits, texts, cards, donations and help you provided during our family member, Jr. Joyner’s, surgery and remaining recovery. More...

Births

Birth announcement

Beth Mckenzie and Dave Welden would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Sophie Annora Welden, born on June 25, 2015 at East Georgia Regional Medical center in Statesboro. Annora weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz. and was 20 ½ inches long. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Whatever happened to being worried that you could possibly die by from being run over by a vehicle if you aren’t careful? I’ll tell you why we don’t see ourselves dying by being flattened like a shiny dime any longer. Wal-Mart. More...

Dallas Wilson

Faith Out Loud

One thing I learned from a very young age is that when older folks are talking it’s better to sit back and listen than toss in your two cents. With open ears a man can learn a lot, with an open mouth a man can say too much. More...

Don Lively

CLEARLY FREE

There's a popular ditty making the rounds on Facebook lately. It says: " Growing old is mandatory. Growing up is optional. " I strongly agree with the sentiment. More...

93 properties to be sold in Delinquent Property Tax Sale

Approximately 27 property owners in Jenkins County, 28 in the City of Millen and 38 mobile home owners in the county and city will have their properties sold on August 4th if they fail to pay their delinquent property taxes.  More...

Plantation Favorites –

from the kitchen of Judy Garvin

When it comes to cooking, Judy Garvin knows her way around a kitchen!  Her culinary skills began developing as a little girl as she helped her grandmother, Alma Royal, and her mother, Eunice Royal, in the kitchen.  More...

Schools to hold Open House and New Student Registration

The 2015-2016 school year will officially open for students on Friday, July 31st under the leadership of Jenkins County School Superintendent Tara Cooper.  Mrs. More...

Other Jenkins News

Forage Insect Update

As I write this article, it just finished raining. I have not checked the gauge, but it was at least an inch. I am thankful for any rain we receive.  More...

Recreation News

The Jenkins County Recreation Department will host an  8U and 10U Boys Pitching Machine Tournament Aug. 8. The entry fee is $175, plus two baseballs, which must be paid by July 30, cash or money order only.  More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Department reported the following incidents for the time period of July 3 – July 9

Theft by Taking – U.S. More...

Weddings

Plans finalized for Moss-Clifton wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Joey Moss of Girard and Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Clifton of Millen announce that plans have been finalized for the wedding of their children, Kaylyn Dayle Moss and Coley Daniel Clifton. More...

Obituaries

Carol Bennett Johnson

Mrs. Carol Bennett Johnson, age 51, of Millen died Saturday, July 18, 2015 at GRU Medical Center in Augusta.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at Elam Baptist Church with Revs. Kevin Farmer and Ben Gay officiating. More...

Engagements

Amy Rebecca Lewis and Zackery Lane Cowart to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Scott Lewis of Camilla announce the engagement of their daughter Amy Rebecca Lewis to Zackery Lane Cowart, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Cowart of Millen. More...