2022-02-23

2022-02-23 E-Edition

Lady War Eagles to Face Seminole County in the First Round


On Tuesday afternoon, the Lady War Eagles will travel to Seminole County in Donalsonville, GA to face off against the Seminole County Lady Indians. The Lady Indians were the winners of Region 1 and finished the season with a 16-11 overall record. According to Max Preps, the Lady Indians are ranked 19th in Class A while the Lady War Eagles […]

Black History Month Part 4: Pastor Philip M. Broomfield


“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” For Pastor Philip M. Broomfield, that journey began November 19, 1987, when he was called as pastor of Zion Baptist Church. Thirtyfour years later, he has distinguished himself as the longest serving pastor for this congregation. The landscape has changed, the people have changed, but his faithfulness has not changed. […]

Boys Will Host State Playoffs


When the season started, the Jenkins County War Eagles lost five of their first six games. This included losses to Bryan County and Portal in regional play. Yet, this did not stop the War Eagles from improving and working hard to earn a four seed in the regional tournament. Including tournament games, the War Eagles won five out of their […]

Powdered formula recalled

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is urging parents and caregivers of infants to check their powdered infant formula before using it due to a recall of some products. The recall includes select lots of Similac®, Alimentum® , and EleCare ® formulas manufactured by Abbott Nutrition in its Sturgis, Michigan, facility. The products are sold throughout the U.S. The […]

DDA gets water tower grant



The City of Millen approved at their February meeting, to match an economically focused grant that will supply water to potential businesses around the Planters EMC area. The Downtown Development Authority recently received approval of a $4 million grant to install a water tower on the 60 acres on the north side of Planters EMC. Mandy Underwood, DDA director explained, […]

The Nail Studio opens on Cotton Avenue



The city of Millen and the Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce welcomed the newest business to the area Wednesday. The Nail Studio, located in the Millen Consignment Shop and JDs Beauty and Barber Salon is owned by Felicia Davis. “I am pleased to have Tiffany Carter join us as our licensed nail technician. Tiffany specializes in ombre’ nails, nail art, […]

Gardening with Talmadge

Planning for Summer Blooms

A wonderful summer flower is the Shasta Daisy. Daisies are a classic summertime favorite. If you are looking to add some to your garden, the popular Shasta Daisy is one of the best. It is a root perennial, and once established, will come back year after year. The Alaska Shasta Daisy is a hybrid that has all the traditional characteristics […]

Words of Encouragement

“What Chloe Taught Me”


We have a small golden doodle at our house named Chloe. My wife Lauren wanted her, and got her, back in March of 2020 – but there is no doubt that Chloe has become my dog. When I sit down, she sits down. When I get up, she gets up. When I eat, she eats. When I go to bed, […]

Oak Hill celebrated Valentine’s Day

Oak Hill Baptist Church held a Valentine’s Banquet Wednesday evening. Diners partook of grilled pork chops, mac&cheese, potato salad, green beans, rolls, and a dessert. Guests played games while the kids watched movies and played games of their own. For more information about Oak Hill Baptist Church, they can be reached via Facebook or by calling the church office at […]