November 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Grand Re-opening Ceremony!

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Grand Re-opening of Neal Hardware Company, 723 Cotton Avenue. More...

School News

JCES “Thanksgiving Feast” feeds 1,000!

The Jenkins County Elementary Cafeteria fed approximately 368 parents/ grandparents on Nov 10 for their Thanksgiving Feast Day. This was the largest turnout school food service has had in one day, as around 1,000 meals were served.  More...

JCES 3rd graders “vote” in Presidential Election

The third grade class of Melissa Cobb recently studied the country’s election process and what the journey to the White House involves. Mrs. More...

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Nov. 28 – 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...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

A couple of weeks ago I was in line at  DQ next to one of my regular customers at the hardware store. He’s from North  More...

Don Lively

THANK YOU

Thankful?  Oh yes.  A well known national radio host/financial counselor, when callers ask how he's doing, invariably answers, "Better than I deserve".  That's me, in a nutshell.  I've never been a really bad fellow, but, like mos More...

Obituaries

Paul Townsend Lewis

Paul Townsend Lewis of Millen transitioned into his new heavenly body on Sunday, November 14, 2016 after a short illness.  Townsend was born in Millen, Georgia to Robert Grady Lewis, Sr. (Bobby) and Patricia Townsend Lewis (Patsy). More...

A Christmas Carol at the Pal Theater

The Cotton Avenue Players, Main Street Millen's theatrical group, will present "A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play" adapted by Kevin Conners and adapted for the stage by Joe Landry, on Dec. 3 and Dec. 4 in the PalTheater on Cotton Avenue. More...

Save Saturday, Nov. 26th, for Millen – Small Business Saturday

Support local merchants and enjoy a day in downtown Millen shopping for great deals from artists and businesses, dining on the train viewing platform or in local restaurants, and listening to free concerts. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Day in 1981!

Local dairymen receive awards. Winton Pierce receives Most Improved Butterfat Award from Jenkins County DHIA President Don Godbee. George Parker receives award for Most Improved Heard and Carroll Gay for Most Improved Production.  Victor B. More...

Bloodmobile to be here Nov. 28th

Shepeard Blood Center issues a thank you” to everyone who continues to give blood at the Optim Medical Center-Jenkins blood drive each month. More...

Lane closures restricted for Thanksgiving holiday

To ease Thanksgiving traffic congestion statewide, the Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction related lane closures on interstate highways, heavily traveled state routes and roadways near major shopping centers, malls, and sh More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

On Thursday of this week we will celebrate Thanksgiving Day. Most of us will spend it enjoying good food and fellowship with family and friends and giving thanks for the many blessings and privileges we enjoy in this great nation of ours. More...

Church News

Zion Baptist Church to hold program

Men and Women's Day will be held at Zion Baptist Church Sunday, Nov. 27. The guest speaker will be Dr. Wayne Badie a retired educator, formerly of Millen .Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and the morning worship at 11a.m. Rev. P. M. More...