September 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Two Millen residents killed in Labor Day accidents

Two Jenkins County residents lost their lives and four others were critically injured in two separate Labor Day accidents that occurred in Jenkins County.  More...

School News

JCES

Monday, Sept. 14 – Spaghetti, bread stick or peanut butter and jelly sandwich; choices: vegetables with dip, garden salad, fruit variety or chef salad, ham/turkey wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers. More...

Linda Bragg Presents check

Linda Bragg, left, Modern Woodmen financial advisor, presents a check for $2,500 to Susan Lewis, Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) cheerleading coach. More...

Literacy month

Elaine Lanier recently spoke to students at the Jenkins County Adult Learning Center, Southeast Georgia Technical College, on healthy eating habits as part of the Center’s health literacy effor More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The days are getting shorter and it is getting darker earlier, signs that Fall is on the way. Although the first official day of Autumn is not until Sept. 23, Monday was Labor Day and that is the “unofficial” last day of Summer.  More...

Datebook

Date Book

“Grits for Grandparents’ Day” – JCES cafeteria Jenkins County School Food Service, along with the Jenkins County Elementary School staff, celebrates Grandparents’ Day at the JCES cafeteria by hosting “Grits for Gra More...

Obituaries

Mildred Bennett Williams

Mildred Bennett Williams, 75, of Millen died Thursday, September 3, 2015 at her residence.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, September 6, 2015 at Deep Creek Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Butch Taylor and Rev. More...

Lillian Reeves

Miss Lillian Reeves of Millen, Ga., 16, entered into rest September 7, 2015. Visitation will be from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Thursday, September 10 at Millen United Methodist Church.  Funeral services will be at 4:00 p.m. More...

Four qualify

in City General Election

Qualifying as a candidate in the City of Millen General Election to be held Nov. 3rd ended Friday, Aug. More...

City receives Safety Enhancement Grant

The City of Millen is the recipient of a Safety Enhancement Grant from the Department of Transportation in the amount of $170,257.20. The funds were used to install new street signage and road striping throughout the city.  More...

Armed and Ready!

Softball season is underway at Jenkins County High School. More...

Other Jenkins News

Men Cook Too!

The kitchen is no longer the domain of only women. A lot of men are expert cooks as well. More...

Get Georgia Reading campaign underway

As the 2015-16 school year begins, every kindergarten and pre-kindergarten student in Georgia will receive a book to take home, an initiative organized by the Georgia Department of Education and partners of the Get Georgia Reading campaign.  More...

Remember When – this day in 1959

Figures released this week by the office of the School Superintendent reveals that in high school, there is an increase of only one. However, in the elementary school, there is an increase of 27.  More...

Church News

Church News

First McCoy to host program The 43rd Senior Choir Anniversary of First McCoy Baptist Church will be celebrated 4 p.m. Sept. 12. Sis Dorothy Scott is Senior Choir President. The pastor is Rev. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

The family of Mrs. Queenie Clark Mills would like to express our appreciation and say “thank you” to all who supported us during the illness and the loss of our love one. More...

Engagements

Mary Alice Wasden and Barry Duncan Farrell to wed Oct. 10th

Sallie Elizabeth Wasden of Millen announces the engagement of her daughter, Mary Alice Wasden, of Franklin, Tennessee to Barry Duncan Farrell of Franklin, Tennessee. He is the son of James A. and Paulette Farrell of Walterboro, South Carolina.  More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Some of you might remember the days when business owners would dream up weird or wild sales schemes, or actually, gimmicks to juice up their sales. Many were silly, simple, and even a little embarrassing. I know firsthand. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

“You must not really believe this.”  That was the sentence that ran through my head as I stared Charles in the face.  More...

Don Lively

HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL

It's back.  You know exactly what I mean.  You've waited for it since mid-  January and now it's here.  College Football Season.  By the time you read this half of all teams will have either begun their seasons with winning e More...