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Jim Hite

Many, many months of partisan, negative, and often meanspirited political advertising and a chance comment by Rev. Charles (Bucky) Strickland, combined with the thankful completion of this past election cycle, have brought about some thoughts I’d like to share. Prior to election day, a published survey of nearly 10,000 political ads found that while the vast majority of Americans say […]

Letters to the Editor

Editor: I am a 17-year-old animal lover and hold a part-time job while I go to school. I would start off by saying there are quite a few stray cats in our neighborhood. They all would come to my house at night because they weren’t getting fed. I would like everyone to know they all found homes because I took […]

Church News

Evening Light Kelsey Chapel Church of God Evening Light Church of God will have an evangelism workshop 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Richard Sheffield of Dublin. Good News Team members will be in the community witnessing. The public is invited to participate. Johnson Chapel Baptist Church Johnson Chapel Baptist Church will celebrate its […]


Basketball alumni wanted Male and female basketball players from the 1972-2004 teams interested in playing in an alumni basketball game on Saturday, Nov. 18, should contact Willie Haynes at Jenkins County High School at 478-982-4791. Senior citizens trip to Hamricks The Senior Citizens Center is taking seniors (60-years-old or older) to Hamricks 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5. Call 478-982- 4213 […]

Douthitt, Sullivan to unite in marriage

Sallie E. Wasden of Millen announces the engagement of her daughter, Sallie Reid Douthitt, to Henry Thompson Sullivan III, son of Jean Christy Sullivan and the late Henry Thompson Sullivan Jr. of Macon. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 5, 2007 at Cypress Trees Plantation on Edisto Island, S.C. The bride elect is also the daughter of Roy and […]

Card of Thanks

The family of J.W. Counts Jr. would like to thank everyone that provided food, flowers and support during the death of our loved one. Sherry V. Counts You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Ag Line: Using distillers grains in beef cattle rations

County Extension Coordinator As ethanol plants start forming in Georgia and across the nation, distillers grains will be a by-product produced during production. Distillers grains can be used as a feed supplement in beef cattle operations. As a bushel of corn is processed, approximately 30 percent of a bushel of corn remains after the starch is converted to ethanol. With […]

4-H News

This week it is extremely important that seventh-12th grade students begin coming by and working on portfolios if they plan on going to DPA! District Project Achievement (DPA) is a district-wide contest which focuses on enhancing social and communication skills. At first DPA sounds like it will be really boring and a lot of extra work. But it’s not. For […]

Jimmie L. Burke, 55, of Millen died Nov. 7

Jimmie Lee Burke, 55, of Millen died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006 at his residence. Graveside services were held 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Millen Cemetery with the Rev. Grady Hargrove officiating. Mr. Burke was born in Jenkins County and was a retired construction superintendent for Akins Construction Company and a member of the Big Horse Creek Baptist Church. […]