August 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Millen City Council narrows City Manager search

Millen City Council has narrowed its search for a new City Manager to three candidates, one of which is a Millen resident.  The three finalists are Melissa Jones of Baxley, Regional Planner for the Liberty County Planning Commission; Joe Mosley More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Aug. 22 – Spaghetti, bread stick or peanut butter and jelly sandwich; choices: w/k corn, veg. w/dip, garden salad, fruit variety or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers.   More...

Jenkins County Middle School Football Schedule - 2016

Sept. 1 Thurs. OPEN Sept. 8 Thurs. Bryan Co. Away 5 p.m. Sept. 15 Thurs. Glennville Away 5 p.m. Sept. 22 Thurs. ECI Home 5 p.m. More...

Medical Assisting graduates honored at STC

The Medical Assisting program on the Swainsboro campus of Southeastern Technical College (STC) held a pinning ceremony for its summer 2016 graduates on August 3 in the Maurice Boatwright Auditorium.  More...

Editorials

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

The Bible’s main purpose is to reveal to its readers the God of all the universe. All too often we approach the Word of God as a “road map to life” or “life’s instruction manual” but that is not its main job.  More...

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I had not intended to write on this subject today. It’s serious, and it gets more serious all the time. What changed the subject for today happened at a stop sign next to my house. More...

Don Lively

MISS DAISY

What a mess.  What a nasty, stinking mess.  You know what I'm talking about, if you're paying attention.  There are currently somewhere north of 320 million residents of these good old United States of America.  Three hundred and More...

Ashley Lyons named county Personal Property Manager

Ashley Lyons, former Appraisal Clerk, Jenkins County Tax Appraiser’s office, has a new title – Personal Property Manager. More...

Rotary president

Millen Rotary Club's new president, Bob Sellers, began his 2016-2017 term of office in July. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in in 1970

Mrs. R. Hunter Rackley is chosen as Jenkins County Homemaker in Savannah. Her selection was made by a panel of judges based upon her leadership and contributions in the fields of home, church, community and civic activities. James H. More...

Rep. Rick Allen Hosts Service Academy Day for Georgia-12 Students

U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) announced he is hosting a Service Academy Day for Georgia-12 students in grades 8th - 12th, on Saturday, August 27, at Augusta University’s Summerville Campus from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. More...

Rotary Club

Rotary President Bob Sellers recognized Rotarian Ernest Thorne for his perfect attendance record. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I have to admit that I am not a television sports fan. More...

Church News

Church News

Drakes Chapel to hold revival  Revival services will be held at Drakes Chapel Baptist Church, Aug. 15-19 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Sermons will be delivered by Pastor Frank Bedford. The church pastor is Rev. Robert Stephens. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Depot Dudes to perform Aug. 27th  Leroy Clayton and the Depot Dudes will perform 7 p.m. Aug. 27th at the Perkins Depot. Bring your lawn chairs, insect repellent and enjoy an evening of family entertainment. More...

Weddings

Shelly Gibson and Branham Gay to wed Aug. 27th

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Rees Gibson Sr. (Sara), of Waycross, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Michelle Gibson, of Waycross, to John Branham Gay Jr., of Millen, son of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Gay Sr. More...

Obituaries

Hugh “Buddy” Lewis

Hugh “Buddy” Lewis, age 84, of Millen died Sunday, August 14, 2016 at Optim Medical Center in Millen.  He was born in Jenkins County, was a retired truck driver and was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church.  Visitation was held M More...

Austin Matthew (A.M.) Hill, Jr.

Austin Matthew (A.M.) Hill, Jr., age 88, of Sylvania passed away on August 13, 2016, at Optim Medical Center-Screven in Sylvania.  More...