Card of Thanks



Thank You The family of Mrs. Cheryl Tice would like to thank everyone in the community for their expression of sympathy for our loss. Your cards, calls and prayers were a blessing and were greatly appreciated. Thank you, too, for all the beautiful flowers. I know Cheryl would have loved to see them. Thank you to all who attended the […]

The Chatter Box



The loss of the old primary school building to fire last week was an event that will be remembered for quite some time. I thought Millen was burning to the ground as I drove into town from the country. The skyline was a brilliant red above the city! When I arrived, our local fire departments were hard at work with […]

Fountain Spring to hold Family and Friends Day



Fountain Spring Baptist Church will celebrate its 16th Family and Friends Day Saturday, Oct. 9, beginning with a picnic 12-p.m. and worship service at 4 p.m. The speaker will be the Rev. David Kemp along with his church Brinson Hill Baptist Church of Wadley and Rocky Creek Baptist Church of Waynesboro. The public is invited to come fellowship with members. […]

Library News



Did you know – that public libraries loan more than 2.1 million DVDs every year; that for every dollar invested in Georgia libraries, the public gets $6.58 worth of materials and services back; that 300,000 Americans per day get job-hunting help at the library, and • that 2.8 million business owners and employees use the resources at the library to […]

Political Cartoon



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Sale of hospital is finalized



Sale of the Jenkins County Hospital (JCH) to Community Hospital Management Company (CHMC), LP was finalized on Monday, following approval of the Attorney General. Sale of the hospital was first announced in July for a purchase price of $500,000 with CHMC to assume all hospital assets and liabilities. CHMC is comprised of a group of Savannah physicians at Southeastern Orthopedic […]

Tea Party comes to Jenkins County



A new political movement has swept across the nation’s political landscape, and it has arrived in Jenkins County. The Taxed Enough Already (TEA) movement, or Tea Party, is stirring things up in both major political parties, although most of its political pot-stirring has been within the Republican Party. The group’s mission, as defined by its website, is to “attract, educate, […]

Boynton promoted at Queensborough



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Notice



Anyone with any information pertaining to the old primary school fire is asked to contact Fire Chief Dwayne Herrington at 982-2750. The arson reward program provides a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of person(s) responsible for arson. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

fair is in the air



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