March 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber of Commerce annual banquet to be held March 10

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet will be held 6-9 p.m. Thursday, March 10th, at Hanging Rocks Plantation, 1192 Honey Ridge Road. More...

School News

Jenkins County

Elementary School

Monday, March 14 – Chicken nuggets or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: chips, green beans, veg. w/dip, garden salad, sherbet or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Daylight Savings Time begins this Sunday at 2 a.m. So, be sure to set your clocks “ahead” one hour before you retire for the night.  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I’m one of five people who serve on our local Board of Education (BOE).  I’ve served long enough now to expect anything at our meetings. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

Today I sat in my office and cried.  More...

Don Lively

ALIVE AGAIN

“This is not going to end well,” I thought to myself.  I had every reason to be concerned.  What was happening was not supposed to be happening and what was not happening was making the situation worse.  Here’s the ba More...

Engagements

Plans finalized for Beth McKenzie and Dave Welden wedding

Ms. Jennifer Kent Oglesby of Sylvania and Mr. William Oglesby of Millen announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katie Elizabeth “Beth” McKenzie, to Dave Welden of Minotola, New Jersey. More...

Heather Lambert and Adam Oglesby to wed April 16th

Mr. and Mrs. Al Lambert of Sylvania announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Heather Lambert, to Mr. Robert Adam Oglesby, son of Sheriff and Mrs. Robert Oglesby, of Millen.  More...

Miss Drake, Mr. Dailey to Exchange Vows

Mr. Dexter Drake and Mrs. Tammy Moore of Lincolnton, GA, announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of his daughter, Allison Marie Drake, daughter to the late Kathryne Jones Drake, of Waynesboro, Georgia, to Jeremy Lawton Dailey, son of Mr. More...

Save Lives – Enforce Teen Driving Restrictions

Local law enforcement is encouraging parents of teenagers to make themselves aware of the restrictions on teen driving outlined by the Teenage and Adult Driver Responsibility Act (TADRA).  More...

March 13th, at 2 a.m.

Be sure to set your clocks ahead one hour prior to retiring for the night.   More...

Sculls Creek Bridge to be closed April 20th

A portion of East Old Savannah Road in the area of Sculls Creek Bridge will be closed beginning April 20th as construction of a replacement bridge begins. More...

Other Jenkins News

Benning to Gordon Relay takes place this week

The fourth annual Benning to Gordon Relay takes places March 10-13. More...

Mickey Kicklighter

Conservative attorney Mickey Kicklighter has announced that he will be a candidate for Judge of Superior Court of the Ogeechee Circuit. The Ogeechee Circuit is comprised of Bulloch, Effingham, Jenkins and Screven Counties.  More...

Remember When

This Day in in 1952

Wilmer Taylor wins Sheriff’s run-off race by 282 votes. Record crowd turns out to cast ballots! Taylor wins over incumbent Sheriff Roy L. Johnson with 1,486 votes cast for Taylor and 1,204 for Johnson. More...

Church News

Church News

West Millen to offer Contemporary Worship Service  Beginning Sunday, March 13th, West Millen Baptist Church will hold a Contemporary Worship Service at 8:30 a.m. Traditional services will begin at 11 a.m. and the Sunday night services at 6 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Jacob Daniel Berry

Jacob Daniel Berry, 15, of Millen died Saturday, February 27, 2016.  Visitation was held 2 p.m. Thursday, March 3, 2016 at Oak Hill Baptist Church. The funeral service began at 4 p.m.  Burial followed in the church cemetery. More...

Joshua Alexander Youmans

Joshua Alexander Youmans, 15, of Millen died Sunday, February 28, 2016 at GRU Hospital in Augusta from injuries received in an automobile accident.  Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the Waynesboro Church of God. More...