April 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Primary Election News

Those who are not already registered to vote in the May 24th Primary Non-Partisan Election may do so until Tuesday, April 26th, at the office of the Jenkins County Registrar at the Jenkins County Courthouse. More...

Ribbon-cutting!

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Connection Church-Millen campus. More...

School News

Jenkins County Elementary School

Lunch Menu

Monday, April 25 – Shepherd’s pie, wheat roll or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: garden peas, veg. w/dip, garden salad, sherbet, fruit variety; or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers.   More...

Planters EMC Students of the Month

The following Edmund Burke Academy students were chosen as Planters EMC Students of the Month for the month of March 2016. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

We were delighted to welcome our granddaughter, Savannah Lynn, into our family last Thursday, April 14th. The proud parents are our son, Jason, and wife, Melissa. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I was driving by our courthouse recently and noticed our flag flying full staff and wondered if our commissioners hadn’t heard. One of our greatest “real” country artists was no longer with us. But his music will live on. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

“Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.” -Jesus  More...

Don Lively

BURGS AND BOROUGHS

Not many people know this, but,  Mama was Egyptian.  Born and raised smack dab in the middle of Egypt.  My good friend's first husband was from Rome and she actually lived there herself for a while.  A college buddy of mine, Mike, More...

City manager resigns

City of Millen Manager Michael Felts has resigned his position, effective May 5th.  Mr. Felts has accepted the position of Manager for the City of Quitman, a decision which will take him closer to home and family, he said.  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

Remember When

This Day in in 1922

The County Commissioners held a called meeting for the purpose of receiving bids to let the contract for the bridge across the Ogeechee River. A number of bids were received ranging from $17,000-$21,000. More...

Veterans for Community

The Veterans for Community recently conducted a clothing drive for the Homeless Veterans Program at the VA Hospital in Augusta. More...

Magnolia Springs State Park participating in new Geocaching game

Treasure-hunt fans will soon have a new quest that takes them from Georgia’s mountains to marshes. To celebrate its 85th anniversary this year, Georgia’s State Park system is kicking off a new game called Birthday Bash Geocache. More...

Church News

Church News

Lane Grove to hold revival and 140th Church Anniversary Revival services will be held at Lane Grove Missionary Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. April 27-29. The guest minister will be Rev. DeWayne Rollins. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Community Open House at City Hall  Citizens are invited to a Community Open House at City Hall on April 20th from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. for a tour of the City Hall and lunch.  Depot Dudes to perform April 30   More...

Births

Birth Announcement

Jason and Melissa Bennett of Millen announce the birth of their daughter, Savannah Lynn, on April 14, 2016 at Doctor’s Hospital of Augusta. She weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz. and was 20 inches long. More...