March 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Kameron Taylor prepares for Engineering career

Kameron Taylor has plans to pursue a degree in Engineering upon graduation from Jenkins County High School (JCHS) this year. For the present, however, he is content to put his talents to work at Terry’s Reclaimed Lumber and Décor on Hwy. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Date in 1949!

According to Merrill Johnson, President of the Millen Ball Club, Millen will have a team in the Ogeechee League again this season. Robie Gray will be the new Secretary of the Millen Club. Mr. More...

Millen Woman’s Club activities!

Tiffany Wilkinson, Office Coordinator at East Georgia Healthcare Center in Millen, presented the February program for Millen Woman's Club. Tiffany spoke about the caring staff and multiple services offered for current and new patients.  More...

Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center activities!

TOP PICTURE: The Sogrum Bottom Boys, featuring Sally Pearl, visited the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center to present a lively show. More...

Church News

Kelsey Chapel to host revival

Kelsey Chapel Baptist Church will host spring revival services 7:30 p.m. March 13-15. The pastor is Danny Bennett. Deacon Melvin McCloud, chairman.  Jones Temple to host Praise Night   More...

Datebook

Chamber of Commerce annual banquet

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet will be held 6-9 p.m. Thursday, March 22nd, at Hanging Rocks Plantation, 1192 Honey Ridge Road. This year’s banquet will feature a fun-filled night of entertainment provided by Fun Pianos. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank you!

A special “thank you” for everyone’s love, prayers, flowers, etc. during our unexpected loss of Ashley. Our family was forever changed on Feb. 14th, 2018. Please continue to keep us in your prayers.  Thank you, Boo Boo, K.C. More...

Daylight Savings Time

Sunrise and sunset will be about an hour later on Sunday, March 11th, when Daylight Savings Time begins at 2 a.m. Set your clocks ahead one hour prior to retiring on Saturday, March 10th.   More...

Millen’s Autistic Artist!

Donico Allen, Millen’s Autistic Artist, is shown displaying his latest creations for St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th. More...

Jenkins County FEC Volunteer of the Year!

Vetta Reese was recently recognized as Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center’s “Volunteer of the Year.” The recognition came during the United Way Banquet held in Augusta on Feb. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The announcement was made last week by Dick’s Sporting Goods that their stores would stop immediately the sale of assault style rifles. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Your Choices Have Consequences

Yes, your choices have consequences and those consequences affect other people. For those with children, your morning routine can either create a powerful beginning for everyone’s day or begin with tears, stress and chaos. More...

Don Lively

THE SHOW

Lights!  Camera!  Action!  Okay, there were no special effects so no extreme lighting.  There were no cameras except for adoring relatives sneaking cell phone shots of their favorite actors.  But there was plenty of action.&n More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

Windy Wilson came in to the philosophy counter just about the time we’d finished the hash browns with chile on the side. Red, of course. Windy looked terrible.  “What’s wrong, Windy?”  More...

Weddings

Miss Hargrove to wed Mr. Kennedy

Mr. and Mrs. Rickey Hargrove of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kasie Ann, to Joseph Riley Kennedy, son of Cliff and Pam Kennedy of Claxton.  The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 5, 2018. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

Some of our best local cooks have passed away, but their recipes are still being enjoyed by friends and family members and will continue to live on. I’ve chosen a few to share with you this week. More will appear in this column next week. More...