January 2, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

JCES November Students of the Month

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

JCES December Students of Month

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

Dairy Queen Students of the Month

JCES November Students of the Month recently enjoyed a meal at the local Dairy Queen restaurant.  More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Is There Power in Hope?

“Well, I hope this happens,” and “we hope we can do this!” Comments and thoughts like this are not very powerful without the energy exerted or the action taken to get it done. Hope is difficult to define. More...

Don Lively

GOODBYE AND HELLO

Did y’all see that?  You had to look quickly or you’d have missed it.  It passed by really fast.  2018.  Was it a good year for you?  I’m still moseying around the south side of our church property instead o More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

The last of the geese went by the other day. The late ones. The big dark geese. Headed south noisily.  More...

Recipes

Country Cooking Sue Davis

The New Year is here! Welcome 2019! By the time you read this column, most of you will have already prepared and consumed your New Year’s Day meal. In the South, this usually consists of greens, black-eyed peas and some type of pork.  More...

Duff Ayers sworn in as Solicitor

Duff Ayers was sworn in as Jenkins County State Court Solicitor Wednesday, January 2nd, which was his birthday. Jenkins County Probate Judge Wanda Burke performed the ceremony in her office at the Jenkins County Courthouse with Mr. More...

Highlights of 2018 recalled

During the December meeting of Millen City Council, City Attorney Hubert Reeves III administered the oath of office to reelected City Council members Walter Thomas, Regina Coney and Ed Fuller. Their term of office is 2018-2021. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 2006

Three persons were injured in a 2-vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, on U.S. Highway 25 South. More...

Santa visits Ashtyn Crowder

Santa paid Ashtyn Crowder a visit, bringing a gift of a tea set. Ashtyn, 8 months, was in a car crash September 2015 when Mr. Ocea Scott pulled her from the burning vehicle. (Photos contributed) More...

Jenkins County

Recreation Department News

Registration is now open for the 2019 Dance Season Spotlight Dance Academy Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop Ages: 2.5 and up Instructor: Cassie Bragg Thomas Location: Jenkins County Recreation Department   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

What does the future hold? That is a question most of us think about as we begin a new year and, maybe, some of us would even like to know what is going to occur in 2019. I am a little “undecided” on the matter. More...

Church News

Williams Grove Baptist to host program

A “Fresh Start Revival” will be held at Williams Grove Missionary Baptist Church Jan. 1-3, at 7 p.m. nightly. The guest revivalist will be Rev. William Blount, pastor of the Greater Young Zion Baptist Church, Augusta. Rev. Bobby G. More...

Datebook

Magnolia Springs State Park events announced

January 17 and January 18, 1-3 p.m. Native American Homeschool Day. More...

Weddings

Mary Ann La Cue weds Tony Simpkins October 6, 2018

Mary Ann La Cue of Atlanta, Georgia, and Tony Simpkins of Millen, Georgia, were married Saturday, October 6, 2018 three o’clock in the afternoon at Miracle Temple Church in Millen, Georgia. Pastor P. M. More...