June 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony!

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Reeves Produce, located on U.S. Hwy. 25 North, adjacent to Pop-eye’s Restaurant. More...

School News

Georgia Southern University recognizes academic excellence

Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,340 students for excellence in academics on the 2016 Spring Semester President's List. More...

April Students of Month

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

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I have never appreciated the 4-lane, divided highway between Millen and Augusta more than in the past few weeks when I have traveled it so much while my husband was a patient in an Augusta hospital.  More...

Church News

Church News

Gospel sing at Millen United Methodist Church  A gospel sing will be held at Millen United Methodist Church Wednesday, June 29, at 7 p.m. featuring "A Few Good Men" from Screven County. There will be covered dish supper at 6 p.m. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Patriotic Celebration scheduled for July 2nd   More...

Obituaries

Guinnell Richardson Thompson

Guinnell Richardson Thompson, 86, of Millen died Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.  The funeral service was held 2 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Elam Baptist Church with Dr. Maurice Crowder officiating. More...

Engagements

Brittney Adams and Britton Bird to wed July 9th

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery E. Adams of Millen announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittney Leanna, to Walter Britton Bird, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Walter Bird III (Bubba) of Metter.  More...

Grand Jury indicts 13 persons

The Jenkins County Grand Jury convened in Jenkins County Superior Court earlier this month and handed down 13 indictments and accusations as follows.  More...

Jenkins County Patriotic Celebration this Saturday

Everyone is invited to enjoy the Patriotic Celebration on Saturday, July 2nd. Of course, the big attraction is the fireworks show, but there will also be a patriotic program that celebrates the nation's birthday.  More...

Commissioners disband Senior Advisory Council

The Jenkins County Commissioners voted during a recent meeting to disband the Senior Advisory Council until a new Director for the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center can be hired and trained.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in in 1932

During the first six months of 1932, there were 13 incidents in which officers of the law prevented lynchings. Of these, two were in North and Western states and 11 were in Southern states. More...

JCHS to administer Georgia Milestones End of Course (EOC) Summer Administration

Jenkins County High School has scheduled End Of Course (EOC) Summer Administration for July 18-21. More...

Ogeechee Riverkeeper offers new volunteer opportunities

Ogeechee Riverkeeper has introduced a new needs-based volunteer program for existing and new members and encourages people who are interested in helping to preserve Georgia’s waterways to take their involvement to a new level.  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

We were enjoying our meal on a restaurant’s balcony on River Street in Savannah. The weather was perfect, an hour before sundown. I was looking down the river. Janice and Chansley were ordering their meals. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in princes. –Psalm 118:9  More...

Don Lively

DOWN THE HILL

It's not a big piece of land by most standards.  Less than thirty acres.  A farmer would go broke in a hurry if it was all the land he had to plant on.  A Boeing building in Washington state covers almost four times as much ground.&nbs More...