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Once again the holiday season is upon us. Next week is Thanksgiving, and Christmas is looming on the horizon. Where did the year go? January is still a vivid memory, and yet here it is December again. Time, it seems, is no longer standing still but racing forward at a velocity that is a little bit scary. I now have […]

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JCHS Army JROTC teams compete at Raider Team National Championships

The Jenkins County High School JROTC Raider War Eagles Team I (all male team) and Team II (male and female team) competed in the first ever Raider Team National Championships at Sandy Creek State Park, Athens this past Saturday. The Championships were hosted by Cedar Shoals High School from Athens, and run by Sports Network International from Daytona Beach Florida. […]

STC offers ECP Therapeutic Nursing Pathway

Swainsboro Technical College Area Education and Career Partnership’s (ECP) Therapeutic Nursing Pathway was recently the topic of discussion at the National Career Pathways Network Conference. ECP manager Sherida McMillan hosted “Creating Pathways through Dual Enrollment” with approximately 250 educators in Louisville, Ky. on Friday, Oct. 12. During the discussion, educators were given information on designing seamless programs of study between […]

Lever inducted into honor society

Megan Renee’ Lever of Millen was inducted into the Beta Iota Beta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at East Georgia College Sunday, Sept. 30. Lever is majoring in nursing. She is the daughter of Timmy E. and Sonya M. Lever of Millen. Established in 1918 by twoyear college presidents, Phi Theta Kappa is the oldest and most prestigious honor society […]

Little Miss Fair-onthe Square

Junior Miss Fairon the- Square

JCHS to hold college fair

Ruth Hearn, guidance counselor at Jenkins County High School, announced that the College/ Career Fair will be held Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. Seniors will have the opportunity to tour the fair from 1:15- 2 p.m. and juniors will visit with the college representatives at 2:15-3 p.m. Currently, there are over 30 colleges planning to attend […]

Ready your home for holiday guests

(StatePoint) The holiday season brings with it great meals, presents, beautiful decorations and guests … lots and lots of guests coming and going. Holiday guests – be they family members or friends – often show up early, stay late or even pop by unexpectedly. And with them can come hectic, harried moments as you rush to get your house company […]


’39ers to meet The ’39ers will meet noon, Monday, Nov. 19, at the Millen Community House. Please bring covered dish. Visitors are welcome. K.C. Childers Award Banquet Millen Masonic District no. 16 will celebrate the annual K.C. Childers Award Banquet 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Senior Citizens Center, 998 E. College Ave. The keynote speaker will be the […]