April 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Airport hangar project gets underway

Local and area pilots will soon have the option of leasing hangars for their aircraft at the Millen Airport.  More...

Rite Aid to hold fundraiser for Children’s Hospital

The local Rite Aid store, Winthrope Avenue, will host a fundraising event Saturday, April 9th, from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, Augusta. More...

School News

Jenkins County

Elementary School

Monday, April 11 – Spaghetti, bread 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...

DQ Students of the Month

Jenkins County Elementary School Students of the Month for February recently enjoyed lunch at the Dairy Queen of Millen. More...

JCHS leadership

On Thursday, March 10, students from the Jenkins County High School (JCHS) American History class attended the 1st annual GA-12 Youth Leadership Summit. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

At the end of last week’s column I wrote that I’d finish my story in this week’s column. The story took place during a trip to Atlanta with other Hi-Y (a Christian boy’s organization) members. Our only chaperone, Mrs. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

“We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.” –Romans 6:4  More...

Don Lively

EXCERPTS FROM GRANDMA

(Reprinted from 2012)   Diaries have been kept for centuries.  Eve probably wrote one complaining about Adam moseying around naked in the garden, before the serpent invaded Eden of course.  Folks have recorded their every day doings fo More...

Breaking News - 4/11/2016 1:33 PM

Keep Jenkins Beautiful set for April 23rd - Free Access

This year Main Street Millen and millions of volunteers across the country will participate in Keep Jenkins County Beautiful, Aril 23rd, as part of Keep Georgia Beautiful and Keep America Beautiful. More...

Grand Jury indicts 14 persons

The Jenkins County Grand Jury met in Jenkins County Superior Court last month and handed down indictments/ accusations against 14 persons. Those charged were as follows. Billy Joe Googe – Possession of Methamphetamine. More...

Benning to Gordon Relay raises over $9,000 this year

The fourth annual Benning to Gordon Relay raised $6,450.36 for the Fort Gordon Fisher House and $3,000 for the Warrior Transition Battalion this year.  More...

Other Jenkins News

PruittHealth-Bethany residents take flight!

PruittHealth-Bethany of Millen, in conjunction with Second Wind Dreams, is in the business of making residents’ dreams come true. More...

Remember When

This Day in in 1952

Millen High School students – Tommy Driver, Carroll Godbee, Travis Rhodes, Merrill Johnson Jr. and Ronald Wilson – win first prize ribbon and a $10 cash award at the District Science Fair. More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of March 25 – March 31.

Theft by Taking – South Masonic Street, March 26; Hwy. 25 South, March 27. Identity Theft – Hwy. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I came across this on a friend’s Facebook page and just had to share it – too funny not to!  “As we wave good-bye to our younger years we must also wave good-bye to some of the fads we love. More...

Church News

Church News

Carswell Grove to celebrate 149th Anniversary  The 149th Anniversary of Carswell Grove Baptist Church will be celebrated Sunday, April 10th. Sunday School begins at 9 a.m. and worship service at 10 a.m. The church pastor is Antonio Bush Sr. More...

Memoriam

Date Book

Veterans for Community to host clothing drive   More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You!

Thanking each and everyone with a heartfelt appreciation for all the love, support, prayers, visits, calls, food, cards and assistance over the past years. Words cannot express the gratitude we feel. More...

Obituaries

Robert Hudson Williams

Robert Hudson Williams passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at his home in Jenkins County.  Visitation was held Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Paynes Chapel United Methodist Church. The funeral followed at 3 p.m. with Rev. More...