January 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

JCFEC donation

The Waynesboro Chapter of the Friends of Georgia Power recently donated $5,000 to the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC). More...

School News

East Ga dean’s list

The following students have been named to East Georgia State College’s Fall Semester 2017 Dean’s Honor and Dean’s Merit Lists. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

One of the “perks” of my job is that I get to meet a lot of interesting people and tell their stories in the columns of this newspaper. More...

Editorials

Don Lively

SNOW? NO.

I saw it. I'm a witness. It was here. For about ten minutes. Snow. More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

It might have been the winter doldrums that did it. You can never be sure of these things. It’s just that … well, Doc is one of those guys who can’t stand to see anyone bored. More...

Church News

Friendship Baptist Church to celebrate Pastoral Anniversary

Friendship Baptist Church will host the 17th Pastoral Appreciation for Pastor Eric Cooper and First Lady Ebony Cooper 3 p.m. Jan. 28th. Rev. Robert Davis will preside. The sermon will be delivered by Rev. Travis Lassiter. More...

Obituaries

Marjorie Baxley Wingrove

Marjorie Baxley Wingrove, 89, entered into rest Tuesday, January 16, 2018.  Memorial services were held Friday, January 19, 2018, at 3 p.m. from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Pastor Barry Clanton officiating.  More...

Ruby Gay Lane

Ruby Gay Lane, 94, of Millen died Friday, January 19, 2018 at Ogeechee Hospice in Statesboro. More...

Dr. Derden to conduct Sherman’s March Tour, including Jenkins County sites

John K. Derden, Professor Emeritus of History at East Georgia State College, will conduct his annual tour of sites associated with Sherman’s March through East Central Georgia on Saturday, February 24th. More...

Hope for drug addicts

“Carrying the Message”

Drug abuse is not confined to large cities and communities or to the poor and disadvantaged, it is also found in small, rural cities and counties, including Millen and Jenkins County. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Date in 1930

The Financial Statement of the City of Millen show the amount of cash and sundry accounts turned over to the new council by the retiring officials as follows: Cash - $490; Brick - $607.17; Good Accounts - $64.03; Sundry fi fas - $40.09.  More...

Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center activities!

In recognition of Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, January 9, clients at Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center provided treat buckets to employees at the Millen Police Department and Jenkins County Sheriff's Office. More...

Library News

Do you want to learn how to straighten out your finances and keep your money in your wallet? Come to the library on Saturday, January 27, at 12:30 pm for our next “How It’s Done” adult workshop! More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor:  To the citizens of Millen/Jenkins County, the MLK Jr. Committee extends a heartfelt “thank you” for your dedication, support and participation shown during the week of the MLK Jr. events.  More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You!

The family of Billy Alligood would like to thank everyone for their kindness, prayers and food during this time in our life.   More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

Cooking is a family tradition that I got from my mom. In school I didn’t like sewing much, just always wanted to cook. I remember watching my mom cook for us and everyone who came to our home. More...

Engagements

Kelly Chick and Kenton Mock to wed Jan. 27th

Forrest and Mary Boyer of Statesboro would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelly Chick, to Kenton Mock, son of Mel and Willette Mock of Rocky Ford. More...