October 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Students visit M.I. Metals

Students with the Quality of Life Student Work Program visited M.I. Metals Oct. 15th for a tour of the plant and an informational program, presented by Plant Manager Chance Marsh.  Prior to touring the plant, Mr. More...

Retired Educators

Sunday, Nov. 1st, has been proclaimed as Retired Educator Day in Georgia, recognizing the contributions made by the more than 113,000 retired educators. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

What to write about? What to write about? That is the question every time I sit down at the computer to compose this column. I sit for awhile waiting for some kind of creativity to just hit me between the eyes. It rarely does. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Mike Farris to perform at Burke Concert Series Mike Farris, 2015 Grammy award winner and critically acclaimed soulful performer will be performing with his ensemble a high-energy concert entitled “Soul 69” at the Burke County High School More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I call it the NASCARization of America.  According to the dictionary, (The Mike  Reese Dictionary of Strange and Unusual  Things Happening in America), NASCARization means putting a sticker, decal, or tag on any surface that could pote More...

Don Lively

FAIR THEE WELL

Have you ever eaten a deep fried  Oreo?  How about a deep fried banana?  Deep fried Snickers?  More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but he who makes his ways crooked will be found out. – Proverbs  10:9  More...

Joel Carter Sr. promoted to Chief Petty Officer

Joel Carter Sr., a native of Millen, was promoted to Chief Petty Officer of the U.S. Navy, on Sept. More...

Senior Companion Program helps local disabled and frail adults

Everyone values their independence, but sometimes aging can reduce one’s capabilities. Getting older can also restrict one’s ability to earn a living. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Day in 1949

Bank of Millen advertises “Let’s Back the Attack” third ward loan, encouraging local citizens to “buy more bonds.”  More...

Notice to Registered Sex Offenders

All registered sex offenders in Jenkins County are required to report to the Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31st, by order of Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby. More...

Soil Sample Time

According to weather conditions and the success of the year’s crop production, nutrients remaining in the soil could have a wide variation, therefore, it is recommended to take soil samples yearly.  More...

Church News

Church News

Oak Hill Upward Basketball Oak Hill Baptist Church is offering Upward Basketball and Cheerleading for K5-8th grade. Early Bird registration is $35 through Oct. 30. Registration after Oct. 30 is $40. More...

Obituaries

Thelma Parker Rogers

Mrs. Thelma Parker Rogers of Ga. Highway 56 South, Waynesboro, age 76, died Monday evening October 12, 2015 in Doctors Hospital of Augusta.  Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. More...

Bobby Joe Cowart

Mr. More...

Loretta Markovcic Newton

Mrs. Loretta Markovcic Newton, 81, of Sylvania, died early Sunday morning, October 18, 2015, at her residence under the care of Trinity Hospice of Augusta and her loving family.  More...