March 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Margo Dease named STAR Student, Pete Bennett named STAR Teacher

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) senior Margo Dease has been named the school’s 2018 PAGE STAR Student. Rob Gray, principal of Jenkins County High, announced the honor Friday, February 2. More...

Other Jenkins News

Legislation could help Jenkins County K-911 Rescue

HB 253, which would restore funding for the dog/cat sterilization license plates has unanimously passed the Georgia House and unanimously passed the Public Safety Committee in the Senate. More...

Millen Rotary Club!

Elaine Lanier and three 4-H District project winners were guests of the Millen Rotary Club at its March 21 meeting. Shown, from left, are Mrs. More...

National Vietnam War Veterans Day!

Margaret Jones #27 UDC members Dot Cauley, left, and Virginia Lesher, right, are shown with Mayor King Rocker as he signs a proclamation declaring March 29, 2018 as National Vietnam Veterans Day. More...

Church News

Magnolia Baptist Church to hold Easter service

Magnolia Baptist Church in Perkins announces that a special Easter worship service will be held 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 1st. Colin Chance will be the guest speaker and Dick Wilson will be the guest musician. The church regularly meets at 11 a.m. More...

Datebook

Opening Day at Recreation Department

Opening Day at the Jenkins County Recreation Department for baseball/softball has been set for 10 a.m. April 7th. All players and coaches should be dressed in full uniforms and lined up by 9:45 a.m. on Field #2. More...

Weddings

Sarah Frances Jenkins and Daniel Luke Kennedy to wed April 28th

Kenton Jenkins of Watkinsville, Ga. and Jeana C. Jenkins of Millen, Ga. announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Frances Jenkins, to Mr. Daniel Luke Kennedy of Watkinsville. Luke is the son of Bill and Gina Kennedy of Swainsboro.  More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

Easter Sunday Lunch

Easter is this Sunday and I know that most of you are already planning your meal with family and friends. Every family has its own special recipes and so does mine. The recipes in this week’s column are a few of my personal favorites. More...

Grand Jury indicts 31 persons

The Jenkins County Grand Jury met earlier this month in Jenkins County Superior Court with the following indictments and accusations rendered.  Edris Ross-Hurt – Possession/ Manufacture/Distribution of Marijuana, Going Inside Guard Line w/ More...

Come to our Easter Sunrise Service at Big Buckhead Baptist Church

The annual Easter Sunrise Service at Big Buckhead Baptist Church, Perkins, will be held at 7 a.m. on Sunday, April 1st. Music will be presented by a group from Burkeland Mennonite Church and the message will be delivered by Rev. More...

High school seniors can apply for Planters EMC Scholarship

Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is accepting applications for the Planters EMC Scholarship. All high school seniors who are the son or daughter of a Planters EMC member are eligible to apply. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I have recently observed several mobile homes being moved through the City of Millen and couldn’t help but think about how long it has been since that happened – not since Cavalier Mobile Homes closed in 2009.  More...

Editorials

Don Lively

Easter.

The most confusing holiday to be included on the Gregorian calendar.  Before we get into this week's Southern scribblings, we're going to have a little civics/ history/literature lesson.  Hope you don't mind.  The purpose of the lesson More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

Hear ye! Hear ye! Cometh to the think tank this morning Delbert McLain, our very own Chamber of Commerce. A broad smile beameth.  You know, we’re really proud of Del. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

It’s been 30 years since you left me to go to your heavenly home.In one aspect it seems like an eternity and in another, like only yesterday. There’s such a void in my heart that not even time has healed. More...

In Memory

Jeremy Allan Hendley Feb. 1, 1984 – March 24, 2004   More...