October 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Edmund Burke Academy A Honor Roll Quarter 1

Grade 7 - Zaylie Baker, Blake Brocato, Sydney Coble, Jackson Griffin, Grant Mobley  Jasi Lyn Oglesby, Astrid Soto, Connor Syms. More...

JCMS/HS band places 2nd in competition

On Saturday October 13, the Jenkins County Middle/High School Marching Band competed in the Coastal Empire Classic Competition held in Springfield. More...

JCES - September Students of the Month

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

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Early voting in the Nov. 6th election is underway at the Jenkins County Courthouse and will continue until Friday, Nov. 2nd. Voting is a privilege that should not be taken lightly. More...

Church News

West Millen to present Judgment Day

The annual Judgment Day event will take place at West Millen Baptist Church Oct. 28-31. The theme this year is “Forgiveness.” Reservations may be made on evenbrite.com. Individuals and groups are welcome! More...

Obituaries

Jack Dempsey Kent, Jr.

Millen, Ga.-Jack Dempsey Kent, Jr., age 69, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Jack was born January 1, 1949, at Mulkey Hospital, Millen, Georgia, in Jenkins County. More...

Jancy Dale Stephens Thorne

Millen, Ga.-Jancy Dale Stephens Thorne, 77, died peacefully in her home Saturday, October 20, 2018.  Jan was born January 20, 1941 and was a lifelong resident of Millen.  More...

Millen native runner-up for Rome City Schools Teacher of the Year

Millen native Hillary Oliver is runner-up for the Rome City Schools’ Teacher of the Year award. The school system recently recognized winners of the Support Staff of the Year and the runner-up and winner of the Teacher of the Year. More...

Teachers of the Year recognized by school system

The Jenkins County School System recently recognized its Teachers of the Year for the 2018-2019 school year: Andrea C. Womack – Jenkins County System-Wide and Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS); Tyronne L. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1971

Fred Allen retires from the Millen Police Department. More...

Millen Garden Club learns about general plant care

Jason Mallard, Jenkins County Extension Agent, discussed general plant care with Millen Garden Club members at the club’s October 10th meeting. More...

Harvest of Fun Festival set for Oct. 31st

The annual Harvest of Fun Festival, sponsored by Main Street Millen, is set for Oct. 31st, 6-8 p.m. on Cotton Avenue.  More...

Editorials

Don Lively

VIEW FROM THE FRONT

It was a sight so purely perfect I instantly wished that I could take a snapshot to preserve the memory.  More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

It’s fall, and time once again for the Chipper Invitational Golf Tournament here in the valley. You remember Chipper, Doc’s imaginary squirrel? More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

Next Wednesday is Halloween and time to cook up some scary, but delicious dishes for all of your little spooks and goblins. These recipes are sure to hit the spot with everyone.  Happy Trick-or-Treating!  Mummy Pizza   More...