Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am so glad that the election season is over. It makes me sick to watch this disgusting degradation of good people by good people for the sake of party. Politics is either one party or another. Our government was meant to govern-not party. That means to provide for the common good. Political parties are just that-PARTIES. We […]

Church News

Oak Hill Oak Hill Baptist Church Acteens will sponsor a Christmas Bazaar in the Family Life Building at the Church, 3233 Oak Hill Church Road, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. There will be Christmas items, crafts, gifts, and baked goods as well as miscellaneous other items for sale. Several fun activities are planned for the children including a visit […]


Basketball Alumni Wanted Male and Female basketball players from the 1972-2004 teams interested in playing in an alumni basketball game on Nov. 18 should contact Willie Haynes at Jenkins County High School 478-982-4791. Energy Assistance The Energy Assistance Program will begin taking applications Wednesday, Nov. 1, for homebound and elderly 65 years of age and older households, to pay their […]

Miss Saxon, Mr. Brinson finalize wedding plans

The wedding plans for Farrah Lynn Saxon and Daniel Andrew Brinson have been finalized. The wedding will take place 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006 at Fairhaven United Methodist Church in Millen. The reception will follow at Magnolia Springs Group Camp. Their parents Donnie and Ann Saxon and George and Mary Brinson would like to invite you to share in […]

Miss Reynolds to wed Mr. Reeves Dec. 2

Mr. and Mrs. Doug Faulkner of Waynesboro and Mr. and Mrs. Brian Arthur of New Orleans announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Noel Reynolds, to Joshua David Reeves, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Reeves of Millen. The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006 at Millen United Methodist Church with a reception to follow at […]

Card of Thanks

To all friends, neighbors and family members who provided food, flowers, love and support during the death of our loved one, we thank you and will always hold you close in our hearts. A special thanks to our Green Fork Church friends. May God bless all of you. Family of Adell Peel Sandhill Baptist Church would like to thank those […]

Ag Line: Winter chores in the landscape

As the days continue to get colder and shorter, one might think that working in the yard is a bad idea. However, there are many things that homeowners can do in the yard this time of the year and even into January or February. Transplanting is a winter chore that must be accomplished this time of year or later in […]

4-H News

Things have been winding down here at the office lately. Now that the fair and Halloween are over. However, I hope it doesn’t stay this way long. With DPA coming up, I expect things to pick back up very soon! We had some of the cutest, neatest pumpkins I have ever seen turned in during the Pumpkin Decorating contest. In […]

Alvin (Pete) Cauley, 67, of Millen died Nov. 5

Alvin James (Pete) Cauley, 67, of Millen died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006. He was born in Jenkins County and retired from Norfolk-Southern Railroad. Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, at Oak Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Coggins officiating. Survivors include his five sisters, Ruth C. Ozbolt of Rocky Ford, Geneva C. Suggs of Swainsboro, Catherine C. […]

Break-in at the poll

Major Charles Drummer of the Millen Police Department is shown investigating a break-in at the District 1 polling place, located on the grounds of Jenkins County Elementary School. Jenkins County Election Superintendent Wanda Burke said several items were stolen, including several air conditioners, a heater, a microwave, a coffee pot and a refrigerator. The break-in was discovered Monday when election […]