March 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Jenkins County

Elementary School

Monday, March 7 – Spaghetti, break stick or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, veg. w/dip, garden salad, fruit variety or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I had the opportunity this week to talk with the volunteers of Jenkins County K-911 Rescue and was very impressed with the accomplishments of Celess Deal, Sandra Sherrod, Jennifer Davis, Julie Fail and Lucas Davis.  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I can’t believe this product was ever made. I can’t believe its apparent success. They wouldn’t continue to make it, though, if it wasn’t still profitable for their company. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

For whoever is ashamed of me and of my words, of him will the Son of  Man be ashamed when he comes in his glory and the glory of the Father and of the holy angels.- Luke 9:26.  More...

Don Lively

SOLO FIRE

The smoke from the oaky fire was spiraling pretty much straight up since there was very little breeze. More...

Engagements

Engagement

Megan Fields and Michael Baradine to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Tim Fields of Millen proudly announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Elizabeth, to Michael Edward Baradine, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Baradine of Cumming, Georgia.  More...

1 teen dies, 4 others injured in accident

One local teenager has died and four others were seriously injured in a 1-vehicle accident that occurred Saturday, Feb. 27th, around 5:25 p.m. on Old Perkins Road in Jenkins County.  More...

K-911 to the rescue

Everyone knows that a dog is “man’s best friend.” Abandoned dogs in Millen and Jenkins County also have a “best friend” – Jenkins County K-911 Rescue. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When

This Day in in 1958!

Emory S. Gay, Sr. family is one of 11 Georgia families named as a “Georgia Master Farm Family.” Celebration for the family is held at the Millen Community House. Diane Kent, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Commissioners make appointments for 2016

At a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners, appointments for 2016 were made. James Henry was reappointed Commission Chairman and Cynthia McNeely was appointed Commission Vice-Chair. Troy Gay was reappointed County Attorney.  More...

Library News

Happy Read Across America Day! Read Across America Day is celebrated every March 2 to honor Dr. Seuss, whose books taught so many of us that reading is fun. Why not celebrate yourself by reading a Dr. More...

Church News

Church News

Living Word Ministry to host program  Living Word Ministry will host a Fill-a-Chair Rally 6 p.m. Saturday, March 5. The guest evangelist will be Pastor Temicca Odom, Holy Tabernacle Deliverance, Statesboro. The church pastor is Rev. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Chamber of Commerce annual banquet to be held March 10   More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

Thank you – from the wife of J.C. Douglas

My heart is filled with gratitude when I say - “Thank You,” to my family, my friends and my neighbors both near and far, for your many acts of kindness and sympathy during the passing of J.C. More...

Obituaries

Capus Riles, Jr.

Mr. Capus Riles, Jr. of Millen passed on Thurs., Feb. 18, 2016 in Savannah, GA. Funeral service was Saturday, Feb. 21, 2016 at St. John Baptist Church with Rev. J.E. Thomas officiating; burial in church cemetery.  More...

Felicia Lanier Daughtry

Felicia Lanier Daughtry, 40, of Millen passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at the Optim Medical Center Jenkins.  Funeral services were held 3 p.m. More...

Susie Brinson Joyner "Nannie"

Mrs. Susie Brinson Joyner "Nannie" age 90, of Millen died Monday, February 29, 2016 at her residence.  More...