December 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

A New Year – A New Angel!

Fair Haven United Methodist Church recently celebrated the unveiling of this refurbished angel. The angel was previously used during the Christmas season during the late 1950s. More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Jan. 1 – In service Day  Tuesday, Jan. 3 – Hamburger or turkey & cheese wrap; choices: oven fries, baked beans, veg. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

It’s hard to believe that the year 2016 is about to slip into the history books of time!  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

A few weeks ago I wrote about the demise of all variety of businesses in Millen and Jenkins County, country stores having the greatest losses. When I was a boy  More...

Don Lively

Dear Santa,  This is a follow-up letter to the ones I've been sending for...well...let's just say for many decades. The ones where I asked for a pony. I think I sent the first request sometime in the early 60s. More...

A review of 2016

Three members of a Portal family died in a 2-vehicle accident that occurred in Jenkins County around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the intersection of Gays Hill Church Road and Hwy. 25 South. More...

M.L.King, Jr. Celebration 2017 Schedule of Events announced

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee has announced the schedule of events for the 2017 MLK Celebration to be held in Millen. This year’s theme is “The Man, The Dream, The Legacy.”  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1953

Pal Theater announces the showing of “White Witch Doctor” staring Rita Hayward and Robert Mitchum.  Jitney Jungle grocery advertises lettuce for 9 cents a head; tomatoes, 19 cents lb.; 3 cans of sweet corn for 32 cents; Grade A fryer More...

Federal Disaster Aid available to local governments

Early estimates show Georgia’s local governments, including Jenkins County and Millen, are eligible to receive between $39 million and $75 million from FEMA to repair or replace infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Matthew, federal officials ann More...

Correction –

Magic of Christmas

Moses Luke Taffet, 3, son of Jefferson and Genie Taffet of Athens. Grandparents are Gene and Bonnie Wiggins of Millen and Bob and Linda Taffett of Montgomery, AL. More...

Church News

Jones Temple to host program

The 34th Ushers’Anniversary will be celebrated at Jones Temple Baptist Church January 8, 2017. Sunday School begins at 10:30 a.m. Guest ushers will be Gordon Grove and Skull Creek #2.  Gordon Grove to hold Watch Night   More...

Obituaries

Hazel Diane “Biggie” Cowart

Hazel Diane “Biggie” Cowart, 77, of Beaufort, S.C. passed away Friday, November 25, 2016 at her home.  Visitation was held 4-7 p.m. More...

Herman Eugene Hickman

Herman Eugene Hickman, age 77, of Rocky Ford passed away at 2:30 a.m. Saturday, December 17, 2016 at University Hospital in Augusta. More...