February 13, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Two men charged in Screven County grain theft

Billy J. (B.J.) Sasser, 35, of Millen and Stephen H. Reddick, 48, of Waynesboro are charged with felony Theft by Taking in Screven County, according to information released by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI).  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 2005

Jenkins County High School names Sarah Kathryn Griffin, 2004-2005 STAR Student, and Natalie Whittle, 2004-2005 STAR teacher.  The Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) awarded the bid for construction of five tennis courts at Jenkins County Hi More...

ASSAR Awards Patriot Medals

The Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution held its Annual Conference, January 25-26 in Duluth, at the Sonesta Hotel. The Georgia Society, representing 1,969 members and 34 Chapters, was organized on March 15, 1921.  More...

Commissioners approve transfer of CARBO bond

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. of Katy, Texas and the Jenkins County Commissioners have signed an agreement where U.S. Silica assumes the CARBO bond. The action came during a recent meeting of the Commissioners.  More...

Church News

Dickey Grove to host program

A benefit revival will be held at Dickey Grove Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19-21. The guest revivalist will be Rev. Donald Chavers of Statesboro, Pastor of Agape Worship Center of God in Christ. The public is invited.   More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In loving Memory of Ashley Brannen

September 24, 1966 February 14, 2018  Missing you every single day. Love you forever!  Your wife, Boo Boo Your daughter, K.C.   More...

Recipes

Country Cooking Sue Davis

Valentine’s Day is this Thursday. So, treat your sweetheart to some homemade sweet treats. And nothing is sweeter than chocolate! This week’s recipes are sure to please.  Cookie Cake   More...

Millen woman among those sentenced for Health Care Fraud

Southern District of Georgia counties are cracking down on health care fraud and a Millen woman was among three individuals recently sentenced.  More...

Legislative Breakfast set for Feb.16th

The annual Legislative Breakfast will take place 9 a.m. Feb. 16th at Café on Cotton, 535 Cotton Avenue. More...

Ribbon-cutting

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Grand Opening of The Charm Barn, 553 Cotton Avenue. More...

Sheriff’s Office traffic stop leads to drug bust

A routine traffic stop on January 29th by a Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy has resulted in the arrest of an individual on drug charges.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The annual Eggs and Issues Legislative Breakfast is set for 9 a.m. Saturday at the Café on Cotton. The event provides an excellent opportunity for citizens to hear reports from local legislators, Cong. Rick Allen, State Sen. Jesse Stone, State Rep. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Purple Rain

(Reprint from January 2018)   More...

Don Lively

ALIVE AND WELL

There was a death last week.  You probably didn’t hear about it.  After all, similar deaths happen all the time, it’s just a sad fact of life.  I don’t know the specifics.  I don’t know where the death happ More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

Steve was walking down the sidewalk the other day to get from the barber shop to where he’d parked his pickup. It was a nice kind of day. Chilly, of course, but not bolt-freezing cold.  More...

Datebook

Dinner and Movie

Mark your calendars! Main Street Millen will sponsor a “Dinner and Movie” event Feb. 15th. “Valentine’s Day” will be featured film shown at the Pal Theater on Cotton Avenue at 7:30 p.m. More...

Engagements

Sarah Beth Cates and Ben Dickey to wed June 8th

Theron and Angie Cates of Millen, Georgia announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Beth Cates, to Ben Dickey, son of Eddie and Machelle Dickey of Millen, Georgia.  More...