May 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Color Dash – BBQ Cook-off – Yard Sale big success!

The City of Millen was a busy place Saturday!  More...

School News

Elementary School Lunch Menu

Jenkins County

Monday, May 16 – Chicken nuggets or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: chips, green beans, veg. w/dip, garden salad, sherbet, fruit variety or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers.   More...

JCES Parent Night

On Feb. 11, parents of students in the Jenkins County Elementary School “English to Speakers of Other Languages” (ESOL) program were invited to a Parent Night. More...

JCES March Students of Month at Dairy Queen!

JCES Students of the Month for the month of March recently enjoyed lunch at the local Dairy Queen. More...

Editorials

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: “Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all.” Proverbs 31:28-29  More...

Don Lively

THE BOSS OF THEM ALL

Well, here we go again.  If it's early May, the time has arrived.  Folks are coming.  Folks who spend more on grills and smokers than some of us do on our cars will shortly begin ascending on our neck of the woods.  Folks who coul More...

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

The following is a letter to me as a sixteen year old boy in 1966, written by me a sixty-six year old man in 2016. With the exception of the first paragraph, the theme of this week’s column is change. Dear Mike, More...

Engagements

Ashleigh Sutton and Thomas Joyner announce engagement

Jeremy Sutton and Jan Sutton, both of Metter, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashleigh Lynn Sutton, to Thomas Anthony Napoleon Joyner, son of Albert and Michelle Joyner of Millen.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jimmy and Del More...

Jillian Brooke Becton and Russ Sheppard to wed June 6th

The engagement of Jillian Brooke Becton, daughter of Jill and the late Otis Becton, to Russ Sheppard, son of Russell and Genie Sheppard, of Dublin, Georgia, is announced by the bride's mother.  Jillian is the granddaughter of the late Arthur and More...

Construction of county’s 2nd solar farm underway

Trucks, equipment and workers began assembling last week at the site of Jenkins County’s second solar farm on Old Louisville Road.  More...

Congressman Rick Allen Visits with farmers in Jenkins County

The Jenkins County Farm Bureau, Rick Allen’s staff and Jenkins County Extension organized an opportunity for area farmers to meet with Cong. Allen on Wednesday, May 4th. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When

This Day in in 1944!

The Army/ Navy Production, “E” Award, program is held at Thomson Company with State Senator Walter Harrison as Master of Ceremonies.  More...

Library News

Love a light knit top or a fashionable scarf to make an outfit really pop? More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log April 29 – May 5   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

In a recent press release from the Georgia Department of Transportation regarding the closure of Sculls Creek Bridge on E. More...

Church News

Church News

Zion Baptist to host Church Anniversary  The 137th church anniversary of Zion Baptist Church will be observed Sunday, May 22nd. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and the morning worship service at 11 a.m. Dinner will be served. Rev. P.M. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Annual Piano and Voice recital of Angela Joiner’s students to be held May 14th   More...

Obituaries

Edsel Ricky McLeod, Jr.

Edsel Ricky McLeod, Jr., 31, of Millen died Thursday, May 5, 2016 from injuries received in an auto accident.  Visitation was held Monday, May 9, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. at the West Millen Baptist Church. Revs. More...

Glenda Brinson Cowart

Mrs. Glenda Brinson Cowart, 73, died Friday, May 6, 2016 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.  Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 9, 2016 at the Millen Cemetery with the Rev. More...

Jerry Lee Collins

Jerry Lee Collins, 70, of Metter died on Friday May 6, 2016. Born on Oct. 16, 1945, he was the son of the late Albert and Minnie Lee Hadden Collins. He was employed by BI-LO for the past 53 years and had a part time lawn care business for 53 years. More...