February 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

The Georgia Family Connection turns 25

Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center, Inc. (JCFEC) is joining Georgia Family Connection (GFC) in celebration of GFC’s 25th anniversary. More...

School News

Jenkins County

Elementary School

Monday, Feb. 22 – In Service Day  Tuesday, Feb. 23 – Hot dog or chili w/saltines; choices: oven fries, veg. w/dip, garden salad, peach cobbler, fruit variety or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, sherbet, chips.   More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

If you’re over sixty and grew up in  Jenkins County, you’ll remember most all of this. If you’re between fifty and sixty, you might remember some of it. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

The week after the Super Bowl is a hard time for me. I have to deal with the reality that it’s going to be almost a year before that special time comes around again. More...

Don Lively

DOWN THE AISLE

It was the wingtips that sealed it. They arrived on a Friday afternoon. If I wasn't already convinced that it was going to happen, the wingtips put me over the top. There was going to be a wedding. My wedding. More...

City solar project gets EPD approval

The City of Millen has recently received approval from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) for the installation of solar panels at its Wastewater Treatment Plant and two of its wells.  More...

HEARTS for Families seeks Social Hosting Ordinance

HEARTS for Families, in conjunction with the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center, will ask Millen City Council at its March 1st meeting to adopt a Social Hosting Ordinance that will make it illegal for adults to allow drinking by underage individ More...

Annual Legislative Breakfast to be held Saturday, Feb. 20th

The annual Legislative Breakfast will be held 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at Café on Cotton. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When

This Day in in 1991

Local Remington window plant undergoes facelift and new product line is added with the purchase of Capitol Windows and Doors company by Remington, a division of Metal Industries, Inc.  Jenkins County Board of Education and Jenkins County Library More...

Rep. Butch Parrish

State Rept. Butch Parrish, left, welcomed Georgia’s Senior Senator, Johnny Isakson to the Capitol recently. (Photo contributed) More...

Friends of Magnolia Springs State Park meet

The following members of Friends of Magnolia Springs State Park recently met for the first time in 2016. More...

Church News

Church News

Lane Grove to host Black History program  Lane Grove Baptist Church will host its annual Black History program 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27. All area churches are invited to attend and share the event. Robert Owen is the church pastor. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Legislative Breakfast to be held Feb. 20th   More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth W. “Bill” Lanier

Mrs. Elizabeth W. “Bill” Lanier, 92, died Saturday, February 13, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.  Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Monday, February 15, 2016 at Elam Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Hendleigh Grace Anderson

Hendleigh Grace Anderson, infant daughter of Garrett and Haley Anderson, was born on Friday, November 6, 2015 at 10:27 p.m. at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah. More...