September 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners get updates on Jenkins County projects

During a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners, County Administrator Grady Saxon brought the group up-to-date on several county projects.  More...

School News

Jenkins County

Recreation Department News

Jenkins County Recreation Department activities   Numerous activities are gearing up and getting underway at the Jenkins County Recreation Department.  Football for ages 4-12 years. $50 per participant. Deadline: September 6th. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I have noticed that there is a path from my back porch to where my vehicle is parked in our yard. No one has to guess which direction I go from the porch to get to my car. More...

Editorials

Don Lively

TRANSGRESSIONS

The preacher said we’re all sinners.  He was repeating what the Apostle  Paul said at the behest of Almighty God.  Every preacher or pastor or priest on  Earth has probably sermonized on the exact same topic. More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

“Doctor’s office.”  “That you, Doc?”  “Sure is. How you doing, Windy?”  “Finer’n frog hair, Doc. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

As the summer heat lingers, most of us want to get in and out of the kitchen fast when it comes to meal preparation. Also, the desire to eat heavy meals during the summer months is a little less. More...

City and County receive CDBG grants

Governor Nathan Deal recently announced that the City of Millen and Jenkins County are among 60 Georgia communities to receive a total of more than $40 million in federal assistance to help grow their local economies. The U.S. More...

Poll workers Rosalie Dwelle and Ralph Brown retiring

For 55 years they have both been familiar faces at the polls on Election Day in Jenkins County. But now, Rosalie Dwelle and Ralph Brown have officially retired.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Day in in 1932!

Walter C. Perkins of Millen, candidate for Public Service Commissioner of Georgia, spent Monday at his home here. Mr. Perkins has visited 130 counties of the state in his campaigning and believes his election in the coming Primary is assured. More...

Planters E.M.C. Operation Round-up

With the help of Planters E.M.C.’s Operation Roundup the Jenkins County Recreation Department was able to purchase one of the two new pitching machines. More...

Free Clinic on Debt Relief, Family Law, Expungements; Other Legal Advice Offered

Starting today appointments can be made to receive free legal advice on consumer issues such as how to defend yourself in lawsuits from creditors, stopping unfair debt collection practices, illegal garnishments and filing for bankruptcy. More...

Church News

First Baptist Church to host program

Men and Women’s Day will be held at First Baptist Church 11:30 a.m. Sept. 9. The guest speakers will be Rev. Timothy Lark and Minister Tracie Williams.  Nannie E. Williams to hold revival and homecoming   More...

Obituaries

Jewel McBride Becton

Millen, Ga.-Mrs. Jewel McBride Becton, 84, died Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at Pruitt Bethany after an extended illness.  She was born March 7, 1934 in Screven County but had lived most of her life in Jenkins County. More...