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Yes, we have tax forms! Both federal and state income tax forms have arrived at the library and are available to everyone. “Brrrr… It’s Cold!” That’s the theme of this week’s Storytime, to be held 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27. Next week, Feb 3, at 4 p.m., our Storytime will be “What’s a Groundhog?” in honor of Groundhog Day, Feb. […]

Grant will enroll underserved Georgia children in PeachCare

Researchers at the Medical College of Georgia are working with Medicaid eligibility staff and leaders of 11 county school systems, including Jenkins County, to ensure parents of uninsured children know about publiclyfunded insurance. With nearly $1 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Dr. Sandra Mobley, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine Department […]

People in the News

Kayla Kirkland wins Bulloch pageant Kayla Kirkland, right, was recently crowned the 2010 Miss Teen Bulloch County Forestry Queen. Kayla is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Kirkland of Millen. Kayla will represent Bulloch County at the state Forestry Pageant in Tifton June 13. She is a freshman at Jenkins County High School. (Photo contributed) Kathryn Rocker graduates UGA […]

Herbert William Reichelt III died Dec. 21, 2009

Our champion, Bert, passed away Dec. 21, 2009 with his family by his side after nearly a two year fight against brain cancer. A memorial service was held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009 at the Roswell Presbyterian Church in Roswell. A reception followed in the narthex. Bert was born Oct. 28, 1965 in Millen where he grew up. He […]

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Happy New Year to new and old “Friends” alike! Our latest membership drive and Just Desserts Auction was very successful, resulting in renewed old memberships and new “Friends” memberships alike – an extra special “Welcome Aboard” to our new members here in the Millen/ Jenkins area. The Just Desserts Auction exceeded $400 profit due to the generous team […]

Andrew receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Former Rural Utilities Service Administrator and Jefferson Energy Cooperative board member James M. “Jim” Andrew was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bonbright Energy Conference held Oct. 8-9, 2009 in Atlanta. The prestigious award is presented to individuals whose contributions have made a significant impact on the energy industry, according to Christina Allen-Wise of the University of Georgia’s […]

Dolls, dolls, everywhere

They come from all walks of life, vary in age and some even emigrated from foreign countries. Yet they all have two things in common. They are dolls, and they belong to Betty Sue Royal – all 400+ of them. Mrs. Royal’s enormous collection of dolls, which now occupies most of the space in her home, had humble beginnings with […]

SCV holds Lee-Jackson banquet

Celebrating and preserving a true history of the 1861-1865 periods is the mission of not only the national Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) organization but also that of the local Buckhead-Fort Lawton #2102 SCV. Promotion of that goal was highlighted Friday, Jan. 15, when the local SCV held its first-ever Lee-Jackson banquet at Magnolia Springs State Park. Mark A Simpson, […]