The Chatter Box



My “late” words of thanks to whomever was responsible for repairing the pothole under the red light at the intersection of Winthrope Avenue and U.S. Highway 25. It was just about impossible to miss it if you were making a left turn off Winthrope. I noticed immediately and am sure that others have also. ****** If you’re planning a yard […]

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Library News



Have you ever seen a real African dance? Join us Saturday, May 2, at 11 am and learn how to do it yourself! Ramatu Afegbua-Sabbat, founder of Atlanta’s Manga African Dance and member of the Nigerian royal family, will be teaching West African Dance here at the library in a special one-day limited engagement. Spaces are limited, so come in […]

Letter to the Editor



Dear Editor: I was in Millen for Easter and wanted to let you know that the improvements Paula Herrington at the chamber, Mayor King Rocker and the team have been implementing in hopes of attracting business to Millen are noticeable. I immediately missed several old buildings and houses that have finally been removed. Mama, Tiffany and I went down to […]

School systems have until May 15 to offer teacher contracts



Gov. Sonny Perdue recently signed House Bill 455 into law. The law gives school systems across the state an extra month to offer teacher contracts for next school year. Many systems are facing tight financial constraints because of the economic downturn, and the extra month will provide additional time to determine the number of teachers needed for the upcoming year. […]

Needful Baptist to hold revival services



Needful Baptist Church will hold revival services 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, through Friday, May 1. The church will observe its 143rd anniversary Sunday, May 3. The public is invited to attend these services. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Lane Grove Baptist services announced



Lane Grove Baptist Church will hold its 133rd church anniversary 11 a.m. Sunday, May 3. The Rev. Robert Owens, pastor, will bring the message. The church will hold its annual youth revival 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, through Friday, May 1. The guest minister will be Frankie Owens. The public is invited to attend these services. You must be a […]

Kelsey Baptist Church to hold Family and Friends Day



Kelsey Baptist Church, Hiltonia Road, will hold a Family and Friends celebration 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Glenn Wiggins, pastor of Waynesboro Deliverance Evangelistic Church. Pastor Albert L. White and members extend a welcome to all. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Nannie E. Williams to hold Men’s Day



Nannie E. Williams U.M.C. will observe Men’s Day 11:30 a.m. Sunday, April 26. The guest speaker for this occasion will be Deacon James Ford, a man with many hats – deacon and coach. Mr. Ford is a native of Jenkins County and the son of the late Will Ford and Lucy Williams. He is a 1966 graduate of Burgess Landrum […]

Ag Line: Spring Green-up Problems



Warm-season turf grasses such as Bermuda, centipede, zoysia and St. Augustine suffer some common problems with springtime green-up. Here are problems we see most often. Mowing height is the most common problem as these grasses go from dormancy to active growth. Scalping is more common in zoysia grasses, especially in the denser-growth cultivars like Emerald. Zoysia grasses don’t’ tolerate scalping […]