Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: The American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Relay For Life in Jenkins County 2006 has wrapped up, and once again this year, it’s one for the record books. The event attracted more than 200 participants and raised over $30,000 to fight cancer. This is the perfect time to say a heart-felt “thank you” to the hundreds of dedicated volunteers, teams, […]

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Church News

Community VBS The public is cordially invited to the Community Vacation Bible School (VBS) Monday, June 12, through Friday, June 16, at the Jenkins County High School. The start time each morning is 8:30 a.m. This year’s theme is “Quest for God’s 10 Commandments.” Children and adults of all ages may attend. Please call Dr. Wanda Dwight at (478) 982-1667 […]


BOE Open House The Jenkins County Board of Education cordially invites everyone to an open house reception 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, June 11, at 1152 E. Winthrope Ave. in Millen. Disaster Action Teams being formed The American Red Cross of Augusta will host an informational meeting 6 p.m. Thursday, June 15, in the City Council chambers of the […]

Miss Becton to wed Mr. Parker July 15

Mrs. Teresa T. Ellison of Sylvania, GA announces the engagement of her daughter, Vanessa Kent Becton of Millen to Timothy Joseph Parker, son of Mr. George Bernard Parker, Jr. of Millen and Mrs. Joanne Gibbs Parker of Savannah, GA. The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Ray N. Kent and the granddaughter of Mrs. Tommie Lee Kent and […]

Stephens, Mathews to marry Aug. 12

Mr. and Mrs. John Daniel Stephens of Peachtree City, Georgia proudly announce the engagement of their daughter Ashley Loren Stephens of Key Biscayne, Florida to Mr. Joe Edward “Matt” Mathews, Jr. of Coral Gables, Florida, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Edward Mathews, Sr. of Statesboro, Georgia. Miss Stephens is the granddaughter of Mr. Robert Baumwell and the late June […]

Lane, Sullivan to unite in marriage July 1

Billy Joe Lane and Lisa M. Sullivan would like to invite family and friends to their wedding Saturday, July 1, at 2:00 p.m. at Belk’s Landing on the Ogeechee River. A reception will follow the ceremony. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Syl-View Happenings

I hope to be back in full-swing this week. I am so thankful that my husband, Don, was able to go home after being in the hospital for many weeks. I took a week off to care for him and became ill myself, and had to call our daughter for help. I was able to attend the May Square Dance. […]

JCMS names perfect attendance students

Jenkins County Middle School announces the following students have perfect attendance for the 2005-2006 school year:  Sixth grade, Michael Branch, David Burton, Courtney Childs, Philip Garza, Sagwoya Green, Nathanial Lewis, Shanique Mitchell, Ricky Mobley, Shalyn Morris, Terrekah Wadley and Jerome Young;  Seventh grade, Kevin Brock, Adrianna Cooper, Lakeshia Kelsey, Zandra Lake, Ashlee Rhodes, Quintez Sims, Ayana Walker and […]

Ag Line: Peanut Weed Control Program

The rains last Friday were a welcome sight in Jenkins County. For weeks, many parts of the county had not seen rain. Now that the growing conditions have improved, the peanuts will start growing and the weeds will follow. A good peanut weed control program starts with a clean seedbed or, in a conservation system, a successful burndown. The addition […]