October 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Early voting in City election begins Oct. 12th

City of Millen voters may begin casting their ballots in the Nov. 3rd Nonpartisan General Election next week. Early voting begins Monday, Oct. 12th, and ends Friday, Oct. More...

Sculls Creek Bridge to be replaced

Sculls Creek Bridge, located on East Old Savannah Road, will soon be replaced. The project calls for 0.407 miles of construction of a bridge and approaches over Sculls Creek. More...

Other Jenkins News

“I am Georgia 4-H”

For Jenkins County Youth

Young people in Jenkins County know that they are Georgia 4-H! Local 4-H'ers are proud to continue to say they are Georgia 4-H. More...

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month observed

Optim Medical Center-Jenkins staff observed September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month by purchasing T-shirts to support the cause. More...

State to celebrate Pre-K Week

Leaders from around the state will show their support for early childhood education by visiting early learning classrooms as part of this year’s Georgia Pre-K Week Oct. 5-9, 2015.  More...

Engagements

Black-DeLoach Reminder

Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Dr. Faye Marie Black of Millen to Mr. Joseph Barnes DeLoach of Eatonton. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

There’s nothing like looking back through an old high school yearbook to stir up old feelings like: Laughter (lots of it), Embarrassment (lots of this, too), Anger (that teacher always hated me), Confusion (like, I’m confused, why wouldn& More...

Don Lively

RAINFALL AND ROUNDUPS

The recent rains around the South brought much needed relief from the months long drought. The dry spell prompted public prayers led by the governor on the steps of the Georgia Capitol. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

I could feel it coming…… You know what I’m talking about. That burning in your throat that fills your mouth with a horrible acid taste when you think you are going to be sick. That’s what I was feeling, sick. More...

Weather doesn’t stop Fair on the Square

Umbrellas and rain jackets were the necessary fashion accessories at the 42nd annual Fair on the Square arts and crafts festival held Saturday on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse. More...

Planters EMC director to chair Oglethorpe Power

A Planters EMC board member will become the new chairman of Oglethorpe Power.  Bobby C. Smith, Jr. of Rocky Ford was elected chairman of the Oglethorpe Power Corporation Board of Directors to succeed Benny W. More...

CW4 Glen S. Rhodes retires from Army

CW4 Glen S. Rhodes entered the service on July 8, 1987. He served overseas in Japan, combat tours in Iraq, Afghanistan and numerous stateside assignments. CW4 Rhodes retired after more than 27 years of active federal service.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

So NASA has found evidence of flowing water on Mars, increasing the speculation that life could exist in some form on the red planet. The discovery created excitement in the scientific community.  More...

Church News

Church News

Youth Worship and Fellowship All middle and high school students are encouraged to attend a time of youth community worship and fellowship 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 11 at Millen Baptist Church. Snacks and drinks will be provided.   More...

Datebook

Date Book

Millen Garden Council to host program The Millen Garden Council program on Preservation of Bees will be held at Millen Baptist Church, Thursday, Oct. 8th. Refreshments at 6 p.m. and the program at 6:30 p.m. More...

In memory of Gus Pinkney Sr.

Aug. 25, 1945 – Oct. 8, 2014

I will life up mine eyes unto the hills from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth. This was one of his favorite – Psalm 121   More...

Obituaries

William Henry Bragg, Jr.

William Henry Bragg, Jr. (Billy), 66, of Millen went to be with his Lord and Savior on September 28, 2015, at Select Specialty in Augusta after a short illness.  Visitation was held 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 at Crowe- Fields Funeral Home. More...

Anderson "Andy" Hodges Jr.

The funeral was 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, 2015 for Anderson "Andy" Hodges Jr., 65, of Dacula, Georgia, who died October 2, 2015. Rev. Lee Pettis and Dr. More...

John A. Lane, Jr.

Mr. John A. Lane, Jr., 72, of Millen died Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Bethany Nursing Center after a long illness.  Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015 at Elam Cemetery with Rev. Andy Allen officiating.  Mr. More...