The Chatter Box

I was delighted to find that Kellwood Manufacturing of Millen is featured in the November issue of Georgia Magazine, published by Georgia Electric Membership Corporation, the trade association of Georgia’s rural electric utilities. The company is listed in an article written by Jane Garvey, “Making it pay in Georgia”, that spotlights 10 unique small businesses throughout the state. As most […]

Welcome Baptist Choir presents “Joy Night”

The Welcome Baptist Church Coir will present “Joy Night” 5 p.m. Nov. 6. The Rev. Eddie Walker, pastor, and members invite the public to attend. Needful Baptist Church to hold Men and Women’s Day Men and Women’s Day will be celebrated Sunday, Nov. 7, at Needful Baptist Church. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and the worship service at 11 […]

Library News

“The Civil War” continues! This Friday, Nov. 5, at 6 p.m. we will be playing episodes 7 & 8. Next Friday, Nov. 12, at 6 p.m. we will show episode 9 and have a special talk with Georgia Southern University Civil War expert Dr. Alan Downs! Dr. Downs is a great speaker and a recognized expert on the War Between […]

Jim Hite


“Speak the truth in humility to all people. Only then can you be a true man.” “Lying is a great shame.” “Truth does not happen, it just is.” These are Native American proverbs, the first two from the Sioux nation and the third, Hopi. Ever since I can remember I’ve been a news junkie. The 6 p.m. news on radio, […]

Wade Parker


King Cotton is back on the scene! Within the last two weeks, cotton prices have reached their highest level since Reconstruction, as a string of bad harvests and demand from China spark worries of a global shortfall. Why has Cotton surged? There are several reasons why cotton has surged. Prices began moving higher in July as it became clear that […]

Syl-View Happenings

Fun Night was a special happening as the residents ringed the solarium excited that the Farmdale Baptist Church would soon arrive to host the night’s activity. And they were not disappointed for soon the serving tables were covered with fun table cloths and trays of sandwiches, cookies, cake squares, chips and grapes. The tub was filled with soft drinks, iced […]

Cross Country race to be held Nov. 13

The 13th annual Cross Country 4.8 mile run, hosted by Millen Milers and More, will be held Saturday, Nov. 13, at Magnolia Springs State Park beginning at 9 a.m. Runners and walkers are welcome. Awards three deep will be given to overall and five-year age group winners. A ceremony honoring the US military is scheduled for 10:20 a.m. Participants and […]


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Brad Trower named JCH administrator

Brad Trower, a 16-year veteran of St. Joseph/Candler Health System of Savannah, has been named administrator of the Jenkins County Hospital (JCH). The hospital was recently sold to Community Hospital Management Company (CHMC), LP, which is comprised of a group of Savannah physicians at Southeastern Orthopedic Center (SOC) and other physicians. Mr. Trower, a native of Loganville, began his tenure […]

First Friday to be held Nov. 5

Businesses located on Cotton Avenue will begin hosting a “First Friday” event every month, beginning this Friday Nov. 5. Special sales, refreshments and entertainment are planned as part of the event which will last until 8 p.m. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!