2018-09-12 / Other Jenkins News

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– This Day in in 1960

This week The Millen News has selected Roy Aaron, son of Matt and Lura Gay Aaron, as its “Man of the Week.” Mr. Aaron, a Jenkins County native, is currently a professor of math at Notre Dame University. His illustrious career has included many teaching positions as well as positions with the Park Service and military service.

Retail sales in Jenkins County for the second quarter totaled $2,185,551 as compared to $2,150,448 for the same period in 1959, according to a Georgia State Chamber of Commerce recently released.

The Jenkins County High School Eagles will take on Washington Wilkes team this Friday night on the local field under the direction of Head Coach Larry Calhoun and Assistant Coaches Roy Head and Ronnie Goodwin.

Hubert Reeves III will give his first sermon in his local church, Millen United Methodist, this Sunday. Hubert was licensed to preach by the Savannah District of the Methodist Church on Jan. 9th this year. On Monday, following the Sunday service, he will leave Millen to begin his studies at Emory University in preparation for the ministry.

John C. Wilson Company announces that it has purchase new drying equipment in order to give peanut farmers complete service in connection with the purchase of their crops.

Jitney Jungle advertises 2 loaves of bread for 25 cents; 4 rolls bath tissue for 29 cents; 5 lbs. sugar for 39 cents; lb. sliced bacon for 49 cents; Vienna sausages, 10 cans, for 89 cents; 2 cans tuna for 39 cents; and Armour turkeys for 45 cents lb.

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