Birth Announcement

Kinsleigh Grace Anderson

Garrett and Haley Anderson of Sylvania are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Kinsleigh Grace Anderson. Kinsleigh was born on December 25, 2015 at 1:09 a.m. at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, seven weeks to the day after her twin sister Hendleigh Grace’s birth. Born 13 weeks early, she weighed 2 lb. 3 oz. and measured 14 […]

The Chatter Box

Good Neighbor Award – Jenkins County Sheriff’s Department! I have had my car about seven years and have managed to lock the keys in it only twice – right recently! Both times, the Sheriff’s Department Deputies have come to my rescue. “Thank you!” I’ll try not to do it again. The annual BBQ Cook-off and Yard Sale, sponsored by the […]

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

An old man (older than me) asked me last week how I was doing. I boringly answered, “I’m just waitin’ on Friday.” The old man’s comments to my answer were thought provoking. He asked me, “Why are you rushing your life to its end by not looking forward to Monday through Friday, same as you do for the weekend?” I […]

Dallas Wilson


And what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men who will be able to teach others also. – 2 Timothy 2:2 I’ve been struck by new statistics that have been in news circles lately of the sharp decline of certain church denominations across the U.S. and the globe. This is not a […]

Don Lively


It was just a rusty old hunk of metal in a small, neglected shed full of rusty old hunks of metal. Easily overlooked among the collection of mostly junk that Daddy never got around to throwing away. Thousands of unmatched screws and nuts and bolts that went unused around the farm. Several feet of coiled hose, part of some unknown […]

Betty Barron

Mrs. Betty Johnson Barron Saxon, 79, of Millen died Sunday, May 15, 2016 at University Hospital in Augusta. Graveside Services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at the Rosemary Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Butch Taylor officiating. She was born in Jenkins County, and was a homemaker, and a member of the Rosemary Baptist Church. Survivors include her […]

Evelena Jackson James

Mrs. Evelena Jackson James, 79, of Millen died Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah. Visitation was held Monday, May 16, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at Oak Hill Baptist Church with the funeral service at 8 p.m. with Rev. Jamie Archer officiating. She was born in Millen and was a waitress for Judy’s Café and a […]

19 participate in April blood drive

Shepeard Community Blood Center would like to publicly acknowledge and show appreciation to the 19 blood donors who came out to donate blood at April’s blood drive at the hospital. Fifteen units of lifesaving blood were collected, thus saving 45 local lives! Thank you to the following people for rolling up their sleeves and giving selflessly: Heather Holland, Ray Roberts, […]

JCHS Honors Night! Jenkins County High School held its annual Honors Night May 10th to recognize students for their achievements.

105 Commercial & Investment Property

COMMERCIAL BUILDING FOR RENT – Fully furnished. 3 office spaces, filing room with bath, new carpet. Located on corner lot. Parking lot included. Great traffic area. $850/Month. Call 706- 564-3353. 6 ACRES ON HWY. 25 JUST NORTH OF WAYNESBORO BYPASS – city water, sewer & natural gas available. $275,000. Shivers Real Estate, 706- 833-9114, www.georgialand.com COMMERCIAL BUILDING FOR SALE– Downtown […]