Pruitt Health Bethany honors resident with Committed to Caring Project



Twenty-nine year old Adrian Perkins entered the hearts of the staff of Pruitt Health Bethany as she crossed the threshold of the facility. Raised by her grandparents for most of her childhood, Adrian did not have a close relationship with either of her parents. She had been estranged from her mother for years due to some life decisions of her […]

Animal Cruelty is against the law




Animal cruelty is against the law! That is a message that local resident Marie Taylor wants to bring to the community, having experienced it recently first-hand. Last month, Marie’s dog, River, was shot with a pellet gun by someone while the dog was in Marie’s fenced-in backyard. River survived the attack which necessitated a trip to the vet and the […]

JCHS students sign scholarships



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Remember When – This Day in 2005



Judy’s Restaurant, Hwy. 25 North, closes its doors after 23 years of operation, a victim of the Savannah River Parkway that is under construction through Millen and Jenkins County. Sadly, also terminated with Wasden’s restaurant business is the refuge and assistance that she has made available to many travelers through the area over the years. Those fleeing hurricanes on the […]

Marilyn Knight honored by Beta Zeta



Recently at the Beta Zeta Delta Kappa Gamma Educational Society meeting in Waynesboro, Marilyn Knight received special recognition for 50 years of service to the organization. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

4-H’ers present program at Millen Rotary Club



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Plans announced for BBQ Cook-Off/5K Race/Yard Sale



The annual BBQ/Cook- Off/5K Race/Yard Sale event will take place Saturday, April 27. All proceeds from this activity will be used to fund Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce community events. For information on sponsorships, contact the Chamber office at 982-5595. The 5K race will start at 8:30 a.m. at the Jenkins County Courthouse Square. Runners/ walkers who are registered prior […]

Window to the Past



Casey Fields, daughter of Sane Fields and Angel Fields, is shown in April 2010 checking out the 34 pairs of shoes that lined the steps of the Jenkins County Courthouse during the annual Pinwheels for Prevention program. Each represented a confirmed case of child abuse or neglect in Jenkins County in 2009. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) You must be […]

Planters EMC offers scholarships to high school seniors



Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is accepting applications for the Planters EMC Scholarship. All high school seniors who are the son or daughter of a Planters EMC member are eligible to apply. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2019, to be eligible for the randomly drawn scholarship. More than fifty scholarships in the amount of $1,000 […]

Library News



Spring is here and Easter is coming – celebrate the season with our next How It’s Done adult craft time this Saturday, April 6, at 12:30 pm! We will be making clever papier mache Easter baskets to brighten up your spring décor. Every Tuesday at 4 pm we have a fun storytime for the kids. It not only helps them […]