February 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

First student completes Quality of Life Student Work Program

Alexis Jones is the first Jenkins County High School (JCHS) student to successfully complete the first two years of the Quality of Life Student Work Program (QLSWP) which began in August of 2014.  More...

GEORGIA STATE DEAN’S LIST

Jade Jenifer of Millen was named to the Dean's List for Fall 2015 at Georgia State University. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I came across this statement from Franklin Graham, son of Billy Graham, on the Iowa election results of last week and thought it worthy of passing along.  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Until recently I’ve felt a little jealous of folks with large families. Well, jealous isn’t the right word. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

The love-struck holiday is right around the corner. I hope that you’ve already bought your gifts, ordered your flowers, and made your dinner reservations for this weekend. More...

Don Lively

DIDN'T EVERYBODY?

"We didn't know we were poor." More...

Engagements

Alicia Johnson and Nicholas Johnson to wed April 23rd

Mr. and Mrs. Richard and Kathy Johnson of Garfield are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Alicia Marie Johnson, to Nicholas Allen Johnson of Millen. The future groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

From a dairy farm to a solar farm

For over 70 years a dairy farm has been located on property owned by B.L. Kent on Old Louisville Road. However, change is coming. The dairy farm will soon be home to another type of farm - Jenkins County’s second solar farm.  More...

Benning to Gordon Relay now set for March 10-13

Six men and a “young man” will soon lace up their running shoes and run about 250 miles across Georgia to raise funds for the Fisher House and the Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Gordon. More...

Other Jenkins News

Jenkins County 4-H’ers go to District Project Achievement Competition

Jenkins County 4-H’ers recently competed at Jr/Sr District Project Achievement (DPA) at Rock Eagle 4-H Center Eatonton, Georgia. January 29 –31. More...

No injuries in 2-vehicle accident!

No injuries occurred as the result of a 2-vehicle accident on Friday afternoon, Feb. 5th, at the intersection of W. Old Savannah Rd. and Hwy. 23 in Jenkins County. More...

People & Places

FFA Members Attend Discovery Conference

Members of the Jenkins County Middle School FFA chapter attended the Georgia FFA Association’s Discovery Conference on January 22, at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center near Covington. More...

Church News

Church News

Millen Baptist to host ladies programs   More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In loving Memory Of Bennie Lee Burroughs

Until we meet again   More...

Obituaries

Moses Emerson Toole, Sr.

Moses Emerson Toole, Sr. passed away Saturday, January 23rd at home with loved ones around him after a brief illness. He was born August 10, 1922 in Emanuel County, Georgia to parents, William Cullen and Annie Elizabeth Clifton Toole. More...

Lora Leigh Fisher Sharpe

Lora Leigh Fisher Sharpe of Millen passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at her home after an extended illness.  Survivors include her husband, Richard (Ricky) T. More...