March 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Honey Catering’s cheesecake named a finalist in UGA’s 2018 Flavor of Georgia contest

Judges have chosen Honey Catering’s, Savory Pimento Cheese Cheesecake, as a finalist in UGA’s 2018 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest. The Millen business is owned by Lazar Brown Oglesby.  More...

School News

Special week honors Georgia’s School Boards

The Jenkins County School System is joining in a statewide celebration this week to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week of March 12-16, 2018, has been proclaimed School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Sunday dinners are normally a family event in the South. It is a time when everyone gathers to enjoy a meal, usually after attending church services. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Your Choices Have Consequences

Have you ever gotten to a place in life where you ‘re not sure where to go next? Do you know what it feels like to be bogged down, covered up and overwhelmed? You can’t see the light at the end of the tunnel? More...

Don Lively

PERPLEXITIES

I was gazing at a picture of myself with five very active, very distracted children who appeared to have no interest in getting their picture taken.  I was perplexed by the picture.  Not because each child was looking in a different directi More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

Doc was just getting up to leave the philosophy counter as Herb walked in. Herb was grinning and flexing muscles and had the look of eagles in his eyes. We stared.  “Herb,” said Doc. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day. It is a day reserved for the celebration of Irish culture and particularly remembers St. Patrick, one of Ireland's patron saints, who ministered Christianity in Ireland during the fifth century. More...

Eight qualify for May election

Eight local residents have qualified as candidates in the May 22nd General Primary and Non-Partisan Election.  More...

SPC dedicates salad bars to Jenkins County Schools

The Southeast Produce Council (SEPC), along with representatives of the United Fresh Produce Association and the Jenkins County School System, held a dedication ceremony celebrating the installation of fresh salad bars on Monday, March 5.  More...

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.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Date in 1960!

Joe Parker was elected President of the Millen Rotary Club on Friday. Marion Reese and Lanier Morgan were elected to serve as Directors.  More...

Wiregrass and Brier Creek Chapters attend Kettle Creek

On Saturday, February 10, members of the Wiregrass Chapter and Brier Creek Chapter of the Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution attended the 239th Anniversary celebration of The Battle of Kettle Creek. More...

Library News

Who’s ready to have some fun? We’ll be having a special spring video game day from 3:30-5 pm on Friday, March 16, here at the library. More...

Letters

Dear Editor:

North Jenkins County Volunteer Fire Department would like to say “thank you” to all of those who lent a helping hand on our 16th Annual Meeting with a door prized from their business.  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.  Endtime Faith to host Pastor Appreciation   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...