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"The Angels of Christmas" pageant was held Saturday, Dec. 18, at the Millen Community House.019p1_xlg.jpg
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Millen’s little ‘angels’

"The Angels of Christmas" pageant was held Saturday, Dec. 18, at the Millen Community House. Shown, above left, are winners , from left: Tonya Lane, daughter of Rusty and Tina Sammons, second runner up, winner of a six-foot trophy and crown for obtaining the most sponsors and people's choice for most photogenic; Tiffany Wasden, daughter of Charles and Diane Wasden, Miss Pre-Teen Angel winner; and

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Cierra Danielle Linder, daughter of Daniel Linder and Christina Coleman, was crowned "Tiny Miss" in the Jenkins County Pageant. She was also the winner of prettiest hair, prettiest smile, prettiest dress, most beautiful and most photogenic. (Photo contributed)020p1_xlg.jpg
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Linder wins pageant

Cierra Danielle Linder, daughter of Daniel Linder and Christina Coleman, was crowned "Tiny Miss" in the Jenkins County Pageant. She was also the winner of prettiest hair, prettiest smile, prettiest dress, most beautiful and most photogenic.

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JCHS students dress in Victorian garb

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Betty P. Wadley was recently named "Employee of the Quarter" at the Jenkins County Department of Family and Children Services. (Photo contributed)022p1_xlg.jpg
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DFACS honors employee

The Jenkins County Department of Family and Children Services recently named Betty Wadley as "Employee of the Quarter" and thanked her for a job well done.

JCMS wins over Collins

The Jenkins County Middle School Lady Eagles won 34-29 over Collins Middle School Thursday, Jan. 13.

Time to apply for EQIP

The USDA is accepting applications for the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) through Monday, Feb. 28. The EQIP program provides farmers and landowners with financial, technical and educational assistance through multi-year contracts.

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Tips you can bank on

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has published a special edition of FDIC Consumer News, featuring some of the best tips and information provided over the last ten years in past editions of the newsletter, "Tips You Can Bank On: An FDIC Guide to Being a Smarter, Safer Financial Consumer.

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A prescribed burn was recently conducted at Big Dukes Pond Heritage Preserve, located off Old Louisville Road, by personnel of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Photo contributed)028p1_xlg.jpg
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Following a prescribed burn, contractors planted more than 2,000 longleaf pine seedlings on approximately seven acres in the preserve. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett)028p2_xlg.jpg
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Work ongoing at Big Dukes Pond Heritage Preserve

Prescribed burning
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Millen News Editor

Preservation and restoration work at Big Dukes Pond Heritage Preserve (BDPHP), located off Old Louisville Road in Jenkins County, is continuing on an ongoing basis.

The Chatter Box

Martin Luther King Jr. Day was celebrated locally with a variety of activities that began last week and extended through Monday, Jan. 17, which was the national holiday.

Nothing ventured – nothing gained

Members of the Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) approved at its Jan. 10 meeting a resolution calling for a "General Obligation Bond and Sales and Use Tax for Educational Purposes Election" to be held March 15.

Bill Shipp

inaugural week: what next?

Letters to the Editor

I wonder who is talking about whom in Millen/Jenkins County today? I

Church News

Long Branch Church of God

The congregation of Long Branch Church of God announces their 80th Anniversary Celebration will be held 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 23. The church was organized Jan. 1, 1925 and is the oldest continuing Pentecostal congregation in Jenkins County.

Datebook

Girl Scouts

The annual Girl Scout cookie sale is currently underway. To place an order, contact any Girl Scout or call Sandra Sherrod at 982-3224.

Card of Thanks

Words are not adequate to express our sincere gratitude for all the expressions of sympathy shown after the death of our loved one.

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Jarrard, Usry to unite

in marriage, Feb. 26

Mr. and Mrs. Gregg Usry of Claxton are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenny Anna Usry, to Blair Alan Jarrard.

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Miss Dawkins to marry

Mr. Womack, June 4

Chuck Dawkins and Brenda Boss of Swainsboro announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Christi Marie Dawkins, to Tyler Edenfield Womack, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Womack of Swainsboro.

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