Millen/Jenkins County Fellowship and Unity Rally attracts hundreds

Sunday evening, Sept. 17 at 6 p.m., Community Worship Center hosted a Fellowship and Unity Rally that brought together churches from Jenkins and surrounding counties in cluding various denominational backgrounds crossing racial lines. The program intent was to show that when everyone takes time to understand each other, everyone has much in common through spiritual, religious, church and Christian heritage. […]

Church News

Morrison Grove Baptist Church The Morrison Grove Baptist Church will hold its “Men’s Day” observance 11:30 a.m. S u n d a y, Oct. 1. This y e a r ‘ s theme is “Christian Men Reaching Out.” The guest s p e a k e r will be J o n a t h a n Martin of W […]

Bishop R.L. Johnson

It’s amazing how one person, who brought me a thousand joys, Left me shedding a thousand tears. It was back when I played with toys, And he was the knight in shining armor, who chased away my fears. I am now left wondering, why did it have to be you? Why did goodbye have to be so soon? I am […]

In memory of Lewis E. Saxon Jr. Oct. 29, 1970 Sept. 27, 2004

Two years have passed Since I saw you last. Those blue eyes Telling me goodbye. There’s not a day I don’t see your face. My memories of you can’t be erased. Each day that goes by I still ask God, “Why?” All I seem to do is cry. No one knows how hard it’s been. You were my son, my […]

Happy Birthday, Nick Sept. 29, 1977 Nicholas Bershaun Foster

In remembrance of your birthday

Two years have passed, and we have not forgotten about you. Your name still comes up in conversation, The way you smiled happiness within us. You have touched the hearts and souls of many, Where you will always be remembered. You cannot be forgotten. The one and unique person that always had to have a good time. That always made […]

In loving memory of Grady B. Thompson Sept. 21, 1925 – Sept. 27, 1989

There is a road called remembrance Where we walk each day with you. It is a pleasant, happy road All filled with memories true. Today it leads us through a spot Where we can dream a while, And in its beauty and peacefulness We touch your hand and smile. There are hills and fields and budding trees, And stillness that’s […]


Fair-on-the-Square The annual Fair-on-the-Square will be held 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse. The public is invited. Fair-on-the-Square Parade Those who are interested in participating in the Fair-on-theSquare Parade should call Cindy Linder at 982-3274 for information. Diaper-changing tent The ladies of the Dry Branch Baptist Church Women’s Missionary Union […]

Ag Line: Jenkins County Crop Update 2006

As the 2006 growing season finally nears an end, cotton pickers are being seen in full action and peanut combines will start entering the fields real soon. As a whole, Jenkins County will suffer major yield losses in all sectors of agriculture. These yield losses will translate into many lost dollars per acre. This summer has been plagued with drought […]

4-H News

This week we are going to be busy wrapping up work on the mini booths. If your child has started one, they need to come in and finish it this week in order to go to the fair. We have assigned them days to come in and work so that it doesn’t get too confusing back there. Please make sure […]

Averitt (Abe) Oglesby of Midville died Sept. 18

Mr. Averitt (Abe) Oglesby, 63, of Midville died Monday, Sept. 18, 2006. His funeral was 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Union Grove United Methodist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mr. Oglesby was born in Emanuel County. He was the retired owner of Oglesby Construction and a member of the Union Grove United Methodist Church. Survivors include […]