December 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

T-SPLOST project moving forward

A portion of Winthrope Avenue, the main thoroughfare through the City of Millen, is to be widened and turn lanes constructed. More...

School News

School Lunch

JCES

Monday, Dec. 7 – Shepherd’s pie, wheat roll or peanut butter and jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, garden peas, veg. More...

Jenkins County Middle School Basketball Schedule 2015-2016

Nov. 17 Tue Screven Co. Away 4:30 Nov. 19 Thur Screven Co. Home 4:30 Dec. 3 Thur ECI Home 4:00 Dec. 7 Mon Portal Away 4:00 Dec. 8 Tue Collins Home 4:00 Dec. 16 Wed Claxton Away 4:00 Dec. 17 Thur ECI Away 4:00 Jan. More...

Library News

The holiday season is in full swing, and there are parties galore to go to. But what’s a party without food? Learn to make quick, easy and tasty treats that are just right for a holiday party this Saturday, December 5, at 12:30 p.m. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Last week I wrote about our sorry state of affairs with our congress people in  Washington. They plan to work for 111 days next year. You’ll probably work more, I’ll guess.  This week I’m continuing in that same vein. More...

Don Lively

SATURDAY MORNING

It’s Saturday morning.  Well, it’s probably not Saturday morning as you’re reading this.  But it is Saturday morning as the thoughts of what to write about this week formulate in the limited number of brain cells left insi More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

Luke 7:41-43 - A certain moneylender had two debtors. One owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty. When they could not pay, he cancelled the debt of both. More...

SEASONS GREETINGS!

The streetlight poles on Cotton Avenue are sporting Christmas banners to usher in the Christmas season. More...

Christmas Happenings!

Christmas Decorations Contest set for Dec. 7th   More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When...

This Day in 1922

Announcement is made that the Statesboro Business College will open a school in Millen. The school will be managed by J.P. Baker, operator of the Statesboro school. The school will offer full business instruction.  More...

The Christmas Tree

It’s hard to believe it is already December and time for many to get a Christmas tree. Each year in the United States, millions of Christmas trees are decorated in homes bringing the feeling of Christmas with them. More...

Georgia DOT showcases winter preparations

Georgia DOT Commissioner Russell R. McMurry announces readiness for upcoming winter weather. More...

ChatterBox

Chatterbox

“Black Friday” is a term used to refer to the day after Thanksgiving. It is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year with businesses offering numerous specials or “door busters” for specific time periods. More...

Obituaries

Diane Burke Clayton

Diane Burke Clayton, 54, of Millen died Monday, November 30, 2015 at her residence after a long illness.  Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. More...