Jenkins Co. baseball season is underway



The Jenkins County High School varsity team began its baseball season with two wins Feb. 27 in Burke County. The Eagles defeated Hephzibah 16- 1 and Burke County 19-5. Leading Hitters for the Eagles in the game against Hephzibah were: Akeem Young, 4-4, two doubles, four runs scored; Jake Knight, 2-3, with a double; and Spencer Clark and Dag Gay, […]

EBA’s Herrmann selected as delegate to Washington Youth Tour



Jessica Herrmann, an EBA junior, has been selected as a delegate to attend the 2010 Washington Youth Tour. The Youth Tour is an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. sponsored by Planters Electric Membership Corporation. To be selected , Jessica had to write an essay on the topic “The Seven Cooperative Principles” and how the local membership cooperatives put these […]

Jenkins Co. students excel at EBA



A number of Jenkins County students have excelled in extracurricular activities at Edmund Burke Academy this school year. These students have participated in sports, literary events and various activities to enrich and enhance their high school experience. Jenkins County students and the activities in which they participated are as follows: • John Mims – football, basketball and baseball; • Steven […]

Cotton Avenue paving



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City awards CDBG 2009 project




Parker Engineering was the successful bidder for engineering services on the City of Millen’s 2009 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project. Millen City Council voted to award the firm the project during its February meeting. City Manager Lamar Faircloth explained that five engineering firms responded to the Request for Qualifications. The firms were ranked by himself and the C.S.R.A. Rural […]

Lion’s Club Holds Pancake Supper



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Wade Parker speaks to Rotary



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Millen Woman’s Club installs officers



At the February meeting of the Millen Woman’s Club, new officers were installed. The installation ceremony was conducted by Mary Wasden. The new officers for 2010-2012 are Anette Head, president; Jean Skinner, vicepresident; Art Johnson, secretary; Mandy Underwood, treasurer; Diane Wade, parliamentarian; and Kay Green, public relations. During the meeting, several projects and volunteer opportunities for the coming year were […]

VFW conducts winter clothing drive



According to All American Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW) Commander Byron Scogins, the recent winter clothing drive for Georgia homeless veterans held in the parking lot at Eagle Pharmacy was an astonishing success. “The people of Jenkins County really came through, surpassing all expectations. Thanks to all who contributed to this very worthwhile cause,” he said. A pick-up truck and […]

Fat Tuesday



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