March 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Millen Lions Club meets Hanna Elshoff

Two members of the Millen Lions Club, Byron Scogins and Tom Osbourne, recently met a remarkable 73-year-old grandmother who is following her dream, riding a tricycle around the country. Born in Germany in 1942, Hanna Elshoff arrived in the U.S. More...

School News

Planters EMC Scholarships available - high school seniors, apply now

Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is accepting applications for the Planters EMC Scholarship. All high school seniors who are the son or daughter of a Planters EMC member are eligible to apply. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. More...

Jenkins County

Elementary School

Monday, March 28 – Corn dog or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, veg. w/dip, garden salad, Jello w/fruit, fruit variety or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers.   More...

JCES Student of the month

Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES) staff members nominated students for the “FLY Student of the Month" for February 2016 to reward academic excellence and behavior. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I was flipping through Sunday’s Statesboro Herald and glanced over a stamp sized picture. I doubled backed to make sure of what I saw. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

I don’t know about you, but science was never one of my strongest subject. I made an A in Mr. Wayne Burke’s class, but that was only because I made a good rocket when the class rocket launch came around. More...

Don Lively

THAT WAS EASTER

Much of my growing up took place surrounded by Daddy's side of the family. More...

Paging

Meredith Saxon of Millen recently paged for Rep. Butch Parrish at the State Capitol. Shown, from left, are Rep. Parrish, Meredith and Speaker of the House, Rep. David Ralston. (Photo contributed) More...

DOT awards contract for Jenkins projects

Signing and pavement marking upgrades at 10 Jenkins County highway/railroad crossings were among recently awarded projects in the East Central Georgia District by the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT).  More...

Benning to Gordon relay is a success!

The fourth annual Benning to Gordon Relay is another success story!  Runners Ray Miller, Rick Lane, River Lane, Rob Sharkey, Chad Waters, Randy Brannen and Craig Brackin put on their running shoes March 10-13 to raise donations for the Fisher Ho More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When

This Day in in 1945

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence W. Pilgrim of Millen were among those reviewing the troops in the Station Complement Retreat Parade held at Fort Gordon, Augusta. More...

4-H

Jenkins County 4-H’ers competed at Cloverleaf District Project Achievement ( DPA) at Swainsboro Middle School on Saturday March 12 in Swainsboro. More...

County’s unemployment rate rises

More Jenkins Countians were out of work in January 2016 than the previous month. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

This Sunday is Easter, one of the holiest days of the Christian faith, a day when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, from the grave, three days after He was crucified on the cross of Calvary for the sins of humanity.  More...

Church News

Church News

Morrison Grove Baptist Church Spring Revival services   More...

Memoriam

In Memory

Jeremy Allan Hendley

Feb. 1, 1984 – March 24, 2004   More...

Datebook

Datebook

Rite Aid to host fundraiser for Children’s Hospital of Augusta More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

Words cannot adequately express the heartfelt gratitude we feel for all of the kindness extended us during the loss of our loved one. For the calls, cards, food, visits, flowers, gifts and prayers, we are grateful. May God bless each of you.   More...