September 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

City to consider loft apartments on Cotton and Winthrope Avenues

Millen City Council, during a recent meeting, discussed the possibility of amending the city’s current ordinance on second floor residential apartments in several zones in the City.  More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Sept. 18 – Corn dog, chips, baked beans, Jello w/fruit or chef salad, fajita wrap or bag lunch: uncrustable peanut butter & jelly sandwich, cheese stick, chips.  Tuesday, Sept. More...

School Food Service and JCES host

“Grits for Grandparents”!

Grandparents of students at Jenkins County Elementary School were invited to eat breakfast with their grandchildren in the school cafeteria on Sept. 7 and Sept. 8. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

What was left of Hurricane Irma visited Jenkins County on Monday of this week. All I can say is that if that was a tropical storm, I don’t want to know what a full fledge hurricane might be like!  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

We made our last stand against the return of school hours by taking a Labor Day weekend visit to our favorite beach island, St. Simons. No 98s and 100s, but on the comfortable side of hot with high 80s, low 90s, and bearable humidity.  More...

Don Lively

PRE ARRIVAL

I never panic. Ever. More...

Home Country

It’s fair time again. Time for dreams to come true and for disappointments to temporarily sweep through our lives. But the disappointments can’t really get much of a purchase, because there’s too much fun going on.  More...

Obituaries

Robert G. Brinson, Sr.

Robert (Bobby) Glenn Brinson, Sr., 80, died peacefully August 23, 2017 at his home in Austell, GA.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, August 28th at King Springs Baptist Church with interment following at Kennesaw Memorial Park.  More...

United Way awards!

The 2015-2016 United Way of Southeast Georgia grant recipients are The STEP program of Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center, Jenkins County 4-H program, Ogeechee Behavioral Health and Department of Juvenile Justice. More...

Scotbilt Homes, Inc. Job Fair to be held Sept. 14th

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce will host a job fair for Scotbilt Homes, Inc. mobile home plant 1-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14th, at the Jimmie C. Douglas Agricultural Center, Barney Avenue. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1958

Local contractors were advised late Monday that bids due to be opened on that date for the construction of a swimming pool at the Magnolia Springs State Park would be postponed until Sept. 16th at 2 p.m. More...

Rotary Club

The Millen Rotary Club hosted the Jenkins County School System's Teachers of the Year at its August 30th meeting. More...

Library News

If you’re looking for a great way to spend an hour or so this Saturday, we have a terrific idea: our “How It’s Done” adult workshop! This Saturday, September 16 at 12:30 p.m. More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor,   It seems that every time I write to you I have a criticism. This time is no exception.  This time my complaint is about the title of this page. More...

Church News

Nannie E. Williams to host revival

Revival services will be held at Nannie E. Williams church 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19-21. Rev. Uley Robbins is pastor.   More...

Datebook

North Jenkins Fire Department #2 to sponsor fundraiser

The North Jenkins Fire Department Station #2 will sponsor a fundraiser with the prize being a Traeger Pro Series 34 Pellet Grill. Entry in the contest is $10 with the winner to be announced 3 p.m. Oct. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

The family of Nira Chance wishes to express their sincere appreciation for all of the kindnesses shown them during the illness and loss of their loved one. For the flowers, cards, calls, visits, food and prayers we are extremely grateful. More...