March 20, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Community for Christ event to be held on March 23rd

Local churches are sponsoring the Community for Christ event March 23rd at the Jenkins County Recreation Department complex from 4-7:30 p.m. Activities will include food, fellowship, worship and a message. More...

School News

Special week honors Georgia’s School Boards

The Jenkins County School System is joining in a statewide celebration this week to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week of March 18-22, 2019 has been proclaimed School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Downtown Millen, specifically Winthrope Avenue and Cotton Avenue are “construction zones.” The City’s Streetscape project on Winthrope Avenue and side streets is underway and improvements to the City’s sewer system on Cotton A More...

Editorials

Don Lively

SWING ALONG

It was a hot day around the wooded enclave. It was summer in Georgia. The weather is mandated to be hot in the summer in Georgia. It’s the law. More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

Dropped in at O’Dontal Dental the other day. You know, regular tooth check, cleaning, whatever Perry says to do, I do. Quicker that way. But this particular dentist isn’t nearly as feared as others. He’s … entertaining.  More...

Benefit for Parker Bolton to be held April 6th

Diagnosed this month with APL Leukemia, 21-year-old Parker Bolton is currently receiving treatment at Augusta University Hospital (formerly Medical College of Georgia). More...

Millen man dies in 2-vehicle accident

Jerry Franklin Clark, 65, of Millen died from injuries received in a 2-vehicle collision that occurred around 7:55 a.m. Thursday, March 14th, at the intersection of Recreation Drive and Hwy. 17, just outside the city limits of Millen. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1930

Intense interest was manifested by the citizens of Millen at a mass meeting Wednesday night at the Jenkins County Courthouse on the proposition to discontinue the operation of the Georgia Florida Railroad between Millen and Garfield. More...

Turkey Season opens March 23rd

The statewide turkey hunting season opens on March 23. More...

Legislative News

Last week, the Georgia General Assembly reached Legislative Day 28, also known as “Crossover Day.” Crossover Day is a crucial deadline for the House and Senate as this is the last day for bills to pass out of the legislative chamber from More...

Church News

Hurricane Branch to host revival

The Hurricane Branch Baptist Church Spring Revival will be held April 15-19, 7:30p.m. nightly. The Guest Ministers for the week will be: Monday-Rev. James Waltower, Tuesday- Rev. Matthew Davis, Wednesday- Rev. Paul Benton, Thursday- Rev. More...

Datebook

Country/Bluegrass Music at Perkins Train Depot

Live country and bluegrass music at Perkins Train Depot Saturday, March 30th, at 6 pm. Free to the public. Bring a lawn chair.   More...

Recipes

Country Cooking Sue Davis

Spring begins March 20th and as the weather gets warmer, our meals tend to get a “lighter” and the time we spend in the kitchen “shorter.” Most of us want to get outside and enjoy the fresh air of spring as much as possible, b More...