Letter to the Editor



Dear Editor, “Togetherness” is the word to describe the feeling of those who attended the reception for Governor Perdue last Wednesday as he visited with the citizens of Jenkins County and with the many visitors from out of town. It is estimated there was 400 to 500 in attendance. This is the kind of encouragement our city and county leaders […]

Elam Baptist Church



Milburne Aaron recently retired after serving 70 years as organist for Elam Baptist Church. She began serving as pianist as a teenager in 1936. Later, when the church purchased an organ, she became the church organist. In addition to faithfully playing the organ or piano for Sunday worship services, she played for hundreds of funerals, revivals and other special events […]

Millen Baptist Church



Moses A. Valdes, missionary with the Language Ministries of the Georgia Baptist Convention, will speak during the 6 p.m. service on Sunday, Sept. 10, at Millen Baptist Church. The public is cordially invited to attend. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Skull Creek Missionary Baptist Church #1



Skull Creek Missionary Baptist Church #1 will hold revival services at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 4, through Friday, Sept. 8. The Rev. Matthew Davis will be the guest speaker for the services. The Rev. Levi Sapp is pastor. Invited churches include: Monday, St. Matthew, Gordon Grove, New Hurricane Branch and Brinson Rock Baptist; Tuesday, Fountain Spring, Lane Grove, Mt. Carmel, […]

Fountain Spring Baptist Church



Fountain Spring Baptist Church will host a marriage workshop 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9. This free workshop is for all married or engaged couples and those who are single. Please call Shanelle Carr at (912) 865-3924 to register for this event. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Bay Branch Baptist



Bay Branch Baptist Church is in the midst of their summer concert series. On Friday, Sept. 1, Dove Award-winners and “Singing News” favorites Brian Free and Assurance will present a true gospel event at 7 p.m. They have been featured on Gaither videos, TNN, TBN and NBC’s Today show. With their newest single, “If It Takes a Valley” topping the […]

The Value of Close Friends



A study recently published in the American Sociological Review, based on data from the General Socia l Survey by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, reveal that Americans today have fewer close friends than they did just twenty years ago. The average American had only two close friends in 2004, compared to three close friends in […]

One church – one child

Local foster families needed

Approximately 13 Jenkins County children have had to be placed in foster homes outside of Jenkins County within the past two years because there were no foster families in the county to care for them. Imagine leaving the only home you’ve ever known, leaving behind the only people who will ever be your birth parents, leaving behind your grandparents, aunts, […]

In loving memory of Mama, Jessie Mae Lake, on her birthday

Aug. 22, 1956

The Light Shines On in Heaven A life well-lived is like a light so beautiful and rare That everyone within its glow is blessed because it’s there. And, though the light goes out on earth, in heaven it shines still, And the beauty it revealed to us lives on, and always will. We love and miss you, Catrina, Crissy, Tiffany […]

Dairy farmers to meet



This year, dairy farmers of this area will hold their district meeting noon, Thursday, Sept. 14, at Krystal’s Taste of Kountry in Millen, according to an announcement made by Franklin Wright, president of the American Dairy Association (ADA) of Georgia. The ADA of Georgia will hold these meetings in an effort to bring information to dairy farmers that will be […]