October 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Title I meeting

The Jenkins County School System will host its annual Title I meeting 6 p.m. Thursday, October. 11th, in the Jenkins County School Cafeteria.  More...

Making Progress – Jenkins County PreK-12 school parking

Progress is steadily being made on the land clearing and parking area for the new PreK-12 school on Barney Avenue. Paving is expected to begin during the school system’s fall break, Oct. More...

JCHS Homecoming Week ....................................

These homes on Wade Street fell victim to toilet papering by students during Jenkins County High School’s Homecoming Week celebrations. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Children and Suicide

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for ages 10 – 24. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for college age youth. More...

Don Lively

YOUNG ME

Facebook sometimes makes me ache between the ears.  I enjoy social media as much as the next Southern baby boomer; but it can get, shall we say, tiresome.  The same posts and shares repeated over and over ad nauseam.  But every now and More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

Old Jasper Blankenship bought a deer license again this year, just as he’s done every year since Eisenhower was President. He sticks nickels and dimes in a jar all year long and smiles each time he contributes. More...

45th annual Fair-on-the-Square another success

The Millen Lions Club is a regular at the annual Fair-on-the-Square. Club members sold mops and brooms and collected eye glasses for donation to those who need them. More...

Gail Chance returns to work in Probate Office

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worldwide annual campaign involving thousands of organizations, to highlight the importance of breast awareness, education and research. For Gail Chance, it is also a time for thankfulness. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1935!

Ground was broken today for the erection of the Millen Community House in the City of Millen. Wade Franklin is the supervising foreman of the job. This is the third WPA project to get underway in Jenkins County. More...

Fair on Square

Scenes from the 45th annual Fair-on-the-Square and parade held Saturday, Oct. 6th. The event was sponsored by Main Street Millen.   More...

Absentee voting in General/Special Election underway

Advance Absentee-by mail voting is currently underway in the Nov. 6th General Primary/Special Election. The last day a registrar can issue an absentee ballot by mail is 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2nd.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The 45th annual Fair-on-the-Square, sponsored by Main Street Millen, was another great community event attended by a large crowd!  More...

Church News

Mt. Carmel to celebrate church seniors

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will celebrate church seniors. The senior members, 70 years of age and older, of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will be honored Oct. 14th. Sunday School begins at 10:30 a.m. and the worship service at 11:30 a.m. More...

Datebook

‘39ers to meet

The ‘39ers lunch club will meet noon Monday, Oct. 15, at the Millen Community House. Covered dish lunch. Visitors welcome.   More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

Deer hunting season is underway! So, this week’s recipes feature venison as the main ingredient. The dishes are delicious and I think you will enjoy preparing them for your family. Deer Sausage Casserole More...