August 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Vogtle projected cost increases by $1.1 billion

Georgia Power Company announced last week that its revised capital and construction cost forecast for its share of Vogtle Units 3 & 4 has increased from $7.3 billion to $8.4 billion, based on a revised cost-to-complete estimate from Southern Nucl More...

School News

Jenkins County schools participate in Community Eligibility Provision

Jenkins County Schools will participate in Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) AGAIN this school year. Through CEP, our school district will offer meals (breakfast and lunch) at no charge to all students. More...

Jenkins County students returned Aug. 15th to a new PreK-12 facility for the 2018-2019 school year

A Jenkins County High School classroom More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I arrived home recently to find the “voice message” light on my telephone blinking. I checked it and discovered numerous messages – most computerized messages from telemarketers. But the incident made an impression.  More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Humanity First Please

All human beings, the human race, humankind; what exactly do we mean when we talk about humanity? More...

Don Lively

SNIPPETS

It was a simple entry in Grandma’s diary. Daddy’s Mama kept a journal for a few years during the early 50’s and it was later published in book form. More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

Doc didn’t expect any patients before 10 o’clock this morning, so he was up and coffee’d and gone by 6:30. Lewis Creek. The Lunker’s hole on Lewis Creek.  More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

With all of this country cooking we’ve been doing, I thought it might be time for a few “diet” recipes! Eating less caloric foods doesn’t mean that we have to give up good taste. More...

Jenkins Medical Center and Project for Better Health to host Health Fair

Mark your calendars! Jenkins County Medical Center and Project for Better Health will sponsor a Health Fair Sept. 18 and Sept. 19 from 6 a.m. until noon at the hospital.  More...

City appoints Duff Ayers as Solicitor of Municipal Court

Local attorney Duff Ayers was officially named Solicitor of Municipal Court by Millen City Council during a recent meeting of the group. Mr. Ayers’ appointment was previously approved during Council’s April meeting.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Day in in 1958

Mrs. Ardelia Robinson, missionary to India, is welcomed home by her father, Mr. R.I. Mobley. Mrs. More...

Jenkins County Adult Learning Center

On July 25, 2018, students from Southeastern Technical College – Jenkins Site, visited the One-Stop. Ms. Lori Taylor, Director, discussed the various services that they provide. More...

Class of 1955 holds reunion

The Class of 1955 recently held a reunion. More...

Church News

Zion Baptist Church celebrates 83 years

The Youth Department of Zion Baptist Church will celebrate its 83rd Anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 26, at 11 a.m. Pastor Phillip Broomfield and members cordially invite the public for a day of worship and fellowship.  More...

Lane Grove to host revival

Revival services will be held at Lane Grove Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29-31. The guest speaker will be Rev. C.L. Anderson. Church services will be held Sept. 2nd with Sunday School at 10 a.m. and the worship service at 11 a.m. Rev. More...

Obituaries

Rev. Milton Dwelle

Rev. Milton Dwelle, 98, of Douglasville, GA went home to be with the Lord on July 31, 2018, surrounded by family at WellStar Douglas Hospital. More...

Jimmy Joyner O’Connor

Jimmy Joyner O’Connor went peacefully to Heaven on July 19, 2018, at the age of 68. More...

Martha Boone Taft

Millen, Ga.- Martha Boone Taft passed away peacefully on August 13, 2018. She was born on September 14, 1933 in Brunswick, GA, to Robert Edward Boone, Sr. and Glyn Agnes Boone.  More...