August 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

County approves Airport grant

The local airport on Hwy. More...

Schools set Title I Meeting date for Sept. 19th

The Jenkins County School System will host its annual Title 1 meeting 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9th, at the gymnatorium on North Avenue.  The keynote speaker will be Dr. More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Sept 4th – holiday Tuesday, Sept. 5th – Salisbury steak w/gravy, wheat roll, creamed potatoes, butter beans or chef salad, fajita wrap or bag lunch: peanut butter & jelly sandwich. Wednesday, Sept. More...

Edmund Burke 7th graders participate in Duke University Talent Program

Each year, personnel at Duke University sponsor the Talent Identification Program (TIP) to identify verbally and mathematically talented students at an early age. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I jokingly tell my grandchildren that I don’t have a “mailbox” that it is a “bill box” because that is all I ever get in it. More...

Church News

Needful Baptist Church to host revival

Revival services will be held 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28-Sept. 1 and Needful Baptist Church. Rev. James Waltower is the church pastor. More...

Obituaries

Nira Skinner Chance

Mrs. Nira Skinner Chance, 83, of Millen died  Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at her residence.  She was born in Screven County, was a retired seamstress for Jockey International and a homemaker.  Mrs. More...

Pamela Lee Bowman Collier

Pamela Lee Bowman Collier, 53, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, August 20, 2017.  More...

Incumbent City Council members unopposed

The three incumbent City Council members up for reelection in the City of Millen’s Non-Partisan Municipal Election have no opposition.  Qualifying as a candidate in the election ended Wednesday, Aug. More...

Burke edCamp

A group of teachers and para professionals from the Jenkins County School System (JCSS) recently attended an edCamp in Burke County. More...

Art Johnson to retire as Main Street Millen Director

Art Johnson will retire as Main Street Millen Executive Director on Dec. 31st. Millen City Council received the news from Mrs. Johnson during a recent meeting of the group. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1956

Jenkins County High School student Mary Franklin was elected the Outstanding Future Teacher in the First District in the Southeastern Fair sponsored search for the States Outstanding Future Teacher. More...

Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center Birthday Bash!

Queensborough National Bank and Trust Company (QNBT) of Millen sponsored the August Birthday Bash at Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center. More...

Children of Confederacy

The Col. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

It was the third grade, I think. More...

Don Lively

TO TEN MORE

Just call me syndicated.  Sniff, sniff.  Yep, that's me.  Well, okay, to be honest, I might be stretching the definition of syndicated just a scrimption but one published definition of "syndicated" reads; "to publish simultaneously in More...

Home Country

A bunch of us went to the races up in the city the other day. Windy won a little, but the rest of us just kinda broke even, and we got to yell and cheer, so I guess that can cost two bucks without hamstringing the entire regiment. It was fun.  More...