December 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

EBA Planters Students of Month!

Students of the Month for December at Edmund Burke Academy are, from left, first row: Abi Wilcher, Carly Johnson, Avery Claire Harris, Mon Bailey; and second row: Dawson Chandler, Clayton Gunter, Del More...

Southeastern Tech congratulates 2017 Fall Semester President's List

Southeastern Technical College is proud to announce its 2017 fall semester President's List.These students from Jenkins County earned a 3.75 GPA or higher for the semester: Carrie Pye.   More...

JCES Student of Month

Jenkins County Elementary School staff members nominated students for the December “FLY Student of the Month" to reward academic excellence and behavior. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

This will be the final column in a series of three columns I began a few weeks ago.  If you didn’t see the first two, I pointed out how our local schools are excellent starting points for any students who wish to excel and eventually grow More...

Don Lively

TWAS? OR WAS?

( Reprinted by popular demand. With sincere apologies to the heirs of Clement Clarke Moore. More...

Obituaries

Inez McKinney

Inez McKinney, September 30, 1951 - December 12, 2017.  Ms. Inez Mckinney, 66, of Millen , after a hard-fought battle with cancer, passed on to the pearly gates of Heaven on December 12th, 2017 at her residence in Jenkins County.  More...

John David Denham

Mr. John David Denham, 95, of Millen died Tuesday, December, 12, 2017.  He was born in Lincoln County but had lived in Millen most of his life. He was a U. S. More...

James C. Williams

James C. Williams, age 66, of Millen died Saturday, December 15, 2017.  He was born in Jenkins County, was a retired mechanic and a Baptist  He is survived by his 4 brothers, Jimmy Williams of Hephzibah, Robert Williams of Jesup, W. C. More...

Winners named in Christmas Decorations Contest

The Millen Garden Club Council composed of the Green Thumb, Magnolia, and Millen Garden Clubs would like to thank everyone who participated in the 2017 Christmas Decorations Contest. More...

Charges against Jenkins County Solicitor Troy Gay dismissed

Charges against Jenkins County Solicitor Troy Gay have been dismissed. A Jenkins County Grand Jury met earlier this month in Jenkins County Superior Court and returned a True No Bill in the case.  More...

Other Jenkins News

BELIEVE IN THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS

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Boy Scouts seeking Eagle Scouts

To honor and unite all local Eagle Scouts, the Boy Scouts of America’s Creek River District is seeking all those who live in Jenkins County who earned the prestigious rank.  More...

Memorial Star/Tree Lights announced

The lighting of the Memorial Tree at the Caboose on Cotton Avenue was recently held. All proceeds will go to the Nancy Wolfinger Scholarship Fund.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

On Monday of next week, Dec. 25th, Christians will celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas is both a joyous and solemn holiday for those who have accepted Him as Savior of their lives. More...

Letters

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

For years now, Herb Collins has been helping Santa by donning the red and the beard and the tassels and waving to passing cars on Christmas Eve out at the Old Fort Road crossing. More...

Church News

Community Choir hosting program

The WD4 Community Choir is hosting its annual Christmas program 7 p.m. Dec. 22nd at the Millen New Testament Church.   More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In loving memory of Gordon Sasser At Christmas

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. My memories, no one can steal. Saying good-bye was so difficult, But your pain ended and your broken body was whole again. More...