Church News

Dickey Grove Missionary Baptist Church Dickey Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Screven County will celebrate its annual Benefit Revival 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, through Friday, Feb. 24. The guest minister for the week will be the Rev. Sylvester D. Bing of Augusta, pastor of Bethlehem and Lovett Hill churches. Everyone is invited to attend, to praise and worship the […]


SCV to meet The Buckhead-Fort Lawton Brigade camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, at Cindy’s Café on Cotton. Ray Garvin will bring the program on Civil War weaponry. He will have several authentic rifles and other items from his personal collection on-hand as part of the program. All interested […]

Master Gardener Program to be held in Burke County

I had the opportunity to present a program to the Magnolia Garden Club in January. A couple of the members asked about having a Master Gardener Program. At about the same time, Mr. Roosevelt McWilliams, Burke County Extension Agent, requested our cooperation in sponsoring a Master Gardener Program. I will be teaching at least one, possibly two, of the classes. […]

GREA program presented

Wilma Leonard, Jenkins County Georgia Retired Educators Association (GREA) president, left; Bonnie Tanner, a community relations representative for United Hospice, center; and Harriett Lewis, program chair, were among those attending the GREA meeting on Thursday, Feb. 9, Tanner presented a program describing the details of hospice care, and of the importance of making choices for end-of-life medical care known to […]

BLHS Class of ’65 marks 40 years

It has been 40 years since the members of the Class of 1965 of Burgess Landrum High School graduated. Class alumnus, along with guests including faculty, staff, family and friends, gathered during the weekend of Friday, Nov. 25, through Sunday, Nov. 27, to celebrate. Approximately 150 people attended. Classmates and guests traveled from far and near with great excitement and […]

Designing work and balancing family

Family and Consumer Sciences Finding harmony or balance for a family life and a work life that produces the least amount of stress is a challenge at best. Work has been and still is central to our way of life. It is one of the main paths of establishing personal and family status in the U.S. We are continually defined […]

JCHS announces principal, honor roll students for second nine weeks

Jenkins County High School announces the principal’s list and honor roll for the second nine weeks. Students named to the principal’s list are: Ninth grade: Sheila Boone, Amanda Godbee, Lindsey Hall, Chester Joyner and Steven W. Young. Tenth grade: Brookes Brinson, Tyler Brinson, Anthony Coggins, Dorothy Davis, Joseph Federer, Marie Groover, Katelyn Head, Morgan Johnson, Adrian Perkins, Keely Sapp and […]

Millen Garden Council to sponsor standard flower show on March 4

The Millen Garden Council will present “Ogeechee, The Lady,” a standard flower show, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 4. The show will be staged at The University of Georgia Extension Office on Barney Avenue in Millen. The show is open to the public; admission is $4. Marie Busby is the show chairman. Exhibits for the Design […]

Mr. Jack D. Herrington, 73, of Augusta dies on Feb. 8

Mr. Jack Donald Herrington, 73, of Augusta died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006 at his residence. His funeral was held 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at Woodlawn United Methodist Church in Augusta, with burial at 4 p.m. at the Millen Cemetery. Mr. Herrington, a native of Millen, was born Oct. 26, 1932. He was the son of George Mills Herrington and […]

Mr. Shane Moore, 33, of Millen dies on Feb. 11

Mr. Michael Shane Moore, 33, of Millen died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006. His funeral was held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the West Millen Baptist Church. Burial was in the Paynes Chapel Cemetery. Mr. Moore was born in Bulloch County. He was a landscape supervisor for Valley Crest. He was a member of West Millen Baptist Church. His paternal […]