October 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Millen’s Autistic Artist – Donico Allen

He was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome as a child, and he didn’t speak until he was four years old. However, 25-yearold Donico Allen, a graduate of Jenkins County High School (JCHS), doesn’t let the disorder disrupt his life. More...

School News

JCHS Eagles football Friday night!

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LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Oct. 9 – Shepherd’s pie, sweet potato pattie, garden peas or chef salad, fajita wrap or bag lunch: uncrustable peanut butter and jelly sandwich.  Tuesday, Oct. More...

Literacy: The Theme for the 2017 Title I Parent Meeting

Kicking off a campaign to stress the importance of literacy skills was the focus for the 2017 Title I Parent Meeting. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I recently came across an online Jan. More...

Church News

Habersham UMC to hold Homecoming

Homecoming will be observed at Habersham United Methodist Church 11 a.m. Oct. 15th. Sue Diebolt will be the guest speaker. Dinner will follow the service. Everyone is welcome.  Millen New Testament to celebrate church anniversary   More...

Datebook

Days to fly the Confederate flag in October

Fly your Confederate Flag on October 6th, the birthday of Sam Davis. He was born on October 6, 1842 in Rutherford County, Tennessee and died on November 27, 1863 in Pulaski, Tennessee. More...

Obituaries

Robert M. (Bobby) Fulcher, Jr.

Robert M. (Bobby) Fulcher, Jr., Husband of 54 years to Mrs. Eugenia (Genie) Fulcher, entered into rest on Tuesday, September 26, 2017.  Funeral services were held at the First United Methodist Church, Waynesboro, at 2 p.m. More...

County takes action on illegal dumping

“Smile, you’re on candid camera.”!  More...

Ribbon cutting!

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for East Georgia Healthcare Center’s Millen facility during its Open House on Sept. 26th. More...

44th annual Fair on the Square to be held Saturday

  The 44th annual Fair on the Square will be held this Saturday, October 7th, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse.    More...

Other Jenkins News

Library News

It’s time for Teen Read Week! Every October, there is a special week set aside to encourage teens and young adults to make reading part of their everyday lives. More...

Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center activities!

The Millen Woman's Club and Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center recently presented a "fidget board" to the Memory Support Unit at PruittHealth-Bethany of Millen in recognition of World Alzheimer's More...

Senior Citizens Center celebrates anniversary!

The Heritage Inn and Rehabilitation of Statesboro sponsored the Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center's anniversary celebration. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Among my regular bills in the mailbox there was an odd piece which boldly proclaimed on the envelope, “We feel that something very wonderful is trying to come to you!” Well shoot, don’t just “try” to come to me “so More...

Don Lively

CINDER BLOCKS AND CLOSE QUARTERS

(Please enjoy this reprint from 2012)   It's where we lived, once upon a time.  Oddly, sometimes one of us still slips and refers to it as the “new house“ even though it’s been well over a half century since Daddy and Uncl More...

Home Country

When Florencio Ortiz sent off for that new slicker, everyone in town and out at the ranch knew about it. He described in detail how waterproof it was and how a cowboy just couldn't possibly get wet with this slicker on.  More...

Engagements

Victoria Frawley and Kenneth Brower to wed Oct. 14th

Mr. and Mrs. Timothy W. Frawley of Millen, Ga. and Ms. Diane Frawley of Pooler, Ga. are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Victoria Claire Frawley, to Kenneth Evan Brower, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...