February 6, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

EBA using high-tech in classrooms

The world is constantly changing. Technology is becoming more and more prevalent each and every day. In the last couple of years, educators across the globe have found ways to implement this new technology in the education process. More...

Jenkins County Elementary SCHOOL MENU

Monday – Feb. 11 - Chicken filet on bun, oven fries. Tuesday – Feb. 12– Chili, bread stick, baked potato bar. Wednesday – Feb. More...

Planters EMC offers Washington Youth Tour trip and Walter Harrison Scholarships

Open to high school juniors, Planters EMC is accepting applications for an all-expense paid spot on the 2019 Washington Youth Tour. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I hope everyone will take the time to read the front page article this week on the Millen connection to the establishment of the Children’s Hospital of Georgia in Augusta.  More...

Letters

Letters!

Dear Editor,   I am writing to thank Millen residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season.  More...

Church News

Mt. Carmel to host Usher Anniversary program

Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church Usher Anniversary, February 10th, immediately following Sunday school beginning at 10:30 morning worship; 11:30 Sermon by the Pastor Bishop Jerome Herrington. All surrounding churches invited to attend. More...

Datebook

Dinner and Movie

Mark your calendars! Main Street Millen will sponsor a “Dinner and Movie” event Feb. 15th. “Valentine’s Day” will be featured film shown at the Pal Theater on Cotton Avenue at 7:30 p.m. More...

John Douglas Newton serving as Vice- Chairman of GFB Young Farmer Committee

Jenkins County Farm Bureau member John Douglas Newton is serving as Vice-Chairman of the 2019 Georgia Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1942

The War Department has wired Mrs. Charles Anderson of Millen that her husband, Lt. Charles Anderson, is among the missing. Lt. More...

Library News

Are you ready for the season of love? Cuddle up with someone you care about. More...

Legislative News

Hello!  Last week, the House and the Senate held joint Appropriations Committee hearings on this year’s budget. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

WYSIWYG – What You See is What You Get – and Authenticity

WYSIWYG pronounced “wizzywig” is supposedly one of the best known acronyms. I’d never heard it. I asked around the office and “nope” nobody else had heard of this acronym either, that is until I asked Roy Chalker. More...

Don Lively

NOW VS. THEN

(Reprinted from 2011) Why is it that when you’re a kid with lungs like zeppelins you only have to blow out a handful of candles on that yearly cake in your honor, but when you reach the age when there are dozens of little flames to extinguish i More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

“Well,” said Steve, polishing off the last of his coffee, “what should we discuss this fine morning?”  “I’m awful glad you asked, ol’ pard,” came the cheerful voice of Windy Wilson, emerging throug More...

Recipes

Country Cooking Sue Davis

I sometimes like to “stir things up” a bit! Come up with something different at meal time! These recipes are great for surprising your family at the table. More...