Church News

Green Fork Baptist Green Fork Baptist Church will hold a special “Baby Dedication” service on Sunday, April 2, during the 11 a.m. worship service. If you are interested in signing your child or children up for this special dedication service, please contact the church office at (478) 982-2772. Everyone is invited to attend this service and Sunday School, which begins […]

In Memory

Dear Hailey, Today, one year ago, you left our lives with no explanation. So, I am making today a special occasion to celebrate your life. The time, even though it was short, we had with you, to hold and love you, meant more to us than anything in the world. You are our Angel now, to watch and guide us […]


Georgia On My Mind Day Georgia On My Mind Day will be held at the Georgia Visitor Center located on U.S. Highway 301 near Sylvania from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 27. The day of food and fun will include a free hot dog lunch. All visitors are welcome. School classes and civic and church groups are […]

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The family of Michael “Shane” Moore would like to express a special thank you to all of those that helped comfort our hearts during our time of loss. The food, the flowers, the kind words and all of your prayers were greatly appreciated. We are very grateful to have such a wonderful family and friends. With all of our love, […]

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Sincerest thanks We, the family of Laurie Michele Bowen, send sincerest thanks to all our family and friends for your support and encouraging words during our time of sorrow. Perhaps you brought food, sent a flower, sent a card, visited or made a donation to Faith Baptist Church in memory; we cannot express how much each act of kindness and […]

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We would like to thank everyone for the flowers, cards, calls, prayers and other thoughtful gestures during the loss of our mother and grandmother. It is so comforting to have such caring friends to help us through times like these. We also appreciate your prayers for a safe trip to and from Texas. Your kindness means so very much to […]

Ag Line: Florida Betony management

County Extension Coordinator Florida betony has proven to be a very troublesome weed in Jenkins County! Florida betony, or rattlesnake weed, is a problem weed in lawns and ornamentals and is a relatively new weed to Georgia residents. Florida betony is referred to as rattlesnake weed or wild artichoke, but whatever you call it, it is a major problem. If […]

Recipe Notes

We don’t often realize just how far we have progressed until something reminds us of the great strides that have been made over the last 50 years. My sister, Harriett, recently gave me a 1951 cookbook that was quite an eyeopener for me. Judging from these recipes, supper took a lot longer to prepare in the early 1950s than it […]

Millen Woman’s Club installs officers

The Millen Woman’s Club held its February meeting at the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC.) Hostesses for the meeting were Anette Head, Marilyn Knight and Jeni Wilson. After President Diane Wade called the meeting to order and led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance, Frances Joyner gave an inspiration on the power of love and overcoming adversity. Knight […]

Millen Garden Council presents flower show

“Ogeechee…The Lady,” a Standard Flower Show, was presented by the Millen Garden Council Saturday, March 4, at the Jenkins County Extension Service complex. The Millen Garden Council is a member of the Oleander District, the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc., and the National Garden Club, Inc. The five clubs that comprise the council are Azalea, Camellia, Green Thumbs, Magnolia and […]