May 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Millen Rotary Club Scholastic Students!

Jenkins County Middle School 7th grade recipients of Millen Rotary Clubs’ Scholastic Student award, from left, are, first row: Jayla Grant, Hank Lanier, Marisol Guzman-Rangel, Tahdriana Pierce, More...

JCES Students of the Month for April!

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

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

On Monday of this week we celebrated Memorial Day to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in their service to our great nation.  More...

Editorials

Don Lively

EARLY BEACH

It’s beach season.  I’m ready.  I’d always been much more of a mountain man than a beach boy, more at home up high, breathing crisp, clean alpine air than I was roasting on a scorching strip of hot sand, breathing in salty More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

Doc smiled and felt really good inside when he heard the familiar bird song.  “Hey there, Wheezer,” he said, “happy spring!”  More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

If you are a true Southerner, you probably enjoy eating “breakfast for supper” occasionally. And, yes, we call it “supper.”! More...

Voters approve ESPLOST in May 22nd election

Only 18.4% of Jenkins County’s 4,516 registered voters went to the polls in last Tuesday’s Primary-Nonpartisan Election. Election results reveal that 831 ballots were cast in the election.  More...

Commissioners encourage use of student transportation to STC

Local students who desire to attend Southeastern Technical College in Swainsboro are encouraged to contact the Jenkins County Commissioners for information on transportation to the facility. More...

Pruitt-Health Bethany wins in Committed to Caring Challenge!

Pruitt-Health Bethany won second place in the Committed to Caring Challenge out of hundreds of facilities across Georgia, South Carolina, Florida, and North Carolina. More...

Other Jenkins News

Pruitt-Health Bethany honors nurses!

Pruitt-Health Bethany recently held a low country boil appreciation luncheon in observance of National Nurses Appreciation Week. More...

Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center celebrates Mother’s Day

Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center enjoyed a wonderful day of events in recognition of Mother’s Day.  More...

Library News

It’s finally here! Summer Reading begins on Tuesday, June 5 and we’re ready to rock! This year’s theme is “Libraries Rock” and we will be having a blast, with plenty of programs for all ages. More...

Church News

West Millen to hold VBS

Grab your gear and lace up your cleats and head on over to West Millen Baptist Church’s Vacation Bible School 5-8 p.m. June 10-14! God has given us His ultimate playbook. More...

Obituaries

Shirley Ann Brown Bramblett

Millen, Ga. – Ms. Shirley Ann Brown Bramblett, 61, entered into rest on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at her residence.  Shirley was born in Savannah, Georgia, and was a retired sales associate for Wal-Mart. More...

Ruby Lee Reddick

McDonough/Millen, GA - Mrs. Ruby Lee Reddick, age 93, died on Monday, May 21, 2018 at her residence in Mc- Donough.  More...

Alex Edwin Saxon, Sr.

Sylvania, GA - Alex Edwin Saxon, Sr., age 91, passed away Friday, May 25, 2018, at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro, GA. He was born in Screven County, GA to the late Frank Brown and Lillian Chance Saxon. He was an U.S. More...