December 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Local student named to STC President’s List

Lindsey Williams of Millen was named to Southeastern Technical College’s 2015 fall semester President’s List. To be eligible, students must earn a GPA of 3.75 or higher for the semester.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I was blessed to have the opportunity to interview Rev. David Wheeler and his wife, Nicole, for the article in this week’s issue. The Wheelers are leaving our community to take the message of Jesus Christ to Alaska. More...

Church News

Church News

Millen Baptist to host “Sending Forth Sunday”

Millen Baptist Church will celebrate the movement of God in its midst on Dec. 27 as it affirms the calling of God on the life of its pastor, Rev. David Wheeler, and his family. David, Nicole, J.C. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

We are up to our pocketbooks with  More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

I have never been accused of being a big spender. If I can figure out a way to save a dollar, you better believe that I’m going to try my best to do so. To be honest, I just hate to spend money. More...

Don Lively

TWAS OR WAS

( With sincere apologies to the heirs of Clement Clarke Moore. More...

Grand Jury indicts armed robbery suspects and escapees

Two men charged in the Nov. 19th robbery of the Bay Station convenience store on Hwy. 25 North were indicted by a Jenkins County Grand Jury earlier this month.  More...

Wheeler family answers mission call to Alaska

As Christians around the world prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on December 25th, Rev. David Wheeler and family - wife Nicole, children, Reagan, 7, and J.C., 9, - will also celebrate God’s calling on their lives.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When

This Day in 1974

Three killed, eight hurt in three car crash on Hwy. 17, approximately 8 miles west of Millen. Killed in the crash were Christopher Price, 9 months old, of Midville; Mattie Bell Lewis, 34, of Millen; and Leila Mae Badie, 58, of Millen. More...

Santa visits Head Start!

Students at Jenkins County Head Start received a visit from Santa on Dec. 18th and were presented new bikes by the jolly old elf. More...

“How the Grinch Stole Christmas!"

From left, Brittany Shaw, Hester Giles, and Charlotte Ray are shown with the Christmas tree at the Jenkins County Annex Building which is decorated with a “Grinch” theme. More...

Obituaries

Jacklyn R. McElmurray

Funeral Services for Mrs. Jacklyn R. McElmurray, 70, of Aiken, S.C., who entered into rest on December 14, 2015, were conducted Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 11 a.m. from the Posey Funeral Chapel. Rev. Roy Kiser officiated. More...

Saralyn Kate "Katie" Johnson

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Saralyn Kate "Katie" Johnson, age 62, of Garfield, GA on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at her residence.  Funeral services were held Friday, December 18, 2015 at 11 a.m. in the Mt. More...

Howard Emerson (Bill) Pierce

Mr. Howard Emerson (Bill) Pierce, 88, of Sylvania died Sunday morning, December 27, 2015 at Optim Medical Center— Screven in Sylvania.  More...