November 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Eagles end season with 7-3 record and trip to

The Jenkins County High School Eagles football team, shown here during a regular season game, played in the first round of the Class A state play-offs last Friday night in Hawkinsville for the first time since 1987. More...

School News

JCMS Principal’s List & Honor Roll

Mr. Rob Gray, Principal, and the faculty and staff of Jenkins County Middle School wish to congratulate the following students for their academic achievement for the First Nine Weeks of the 2014-2015 school year. More...

JCES LUNCH MENU

Monday, Dec. 1 – Spaghetti, breadstick or turkey & cheese wrap/chips; choices: steamed broccoli, apple, pineapple. Tuesday, Dec. More...

Dairy Queen Students of the Month

Jenkins County Elementary School Students of the Month for the month of November recently enjoyed a field trip to the Millen Dairy Queen where they enjoyed a meal a visit with “Curly Top” the Dairy Queen mascot. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Interesting Thanksgiving facts to share as you enjoy your turkey! More...

Military Active Duty

Sgt. Brianna Joiner, U.S. Army, 876th Vertical EN Company, Afghanistan; TSgt. Jeremy M. Chestnut, U.S. Air Force, Keesler AFB, Biloxi, MS; CPT Justin G. McBride, U.S. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Christmas in Millen set for Dec. 5th The annual Christmas in Millen festivities and annual Memorial Tree Lighting service will take place Friday, Dec. 5th, on Cotton Avenue. The Memorial Tree Lighting program will be held at 5 p.m. at the Caboose. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Janice and I recently attended an event at the Pal Theater. Being in that old building stirred many memories, some funny, some memorable, some I’ve tried to forget. More...

Don Lively

A WEEK

The first day of Thanksgiving week, Sunday night, a few hours until deadline. Deadline. That accursed word that writers hate. When features or reports or, in my case, columns, are due to be copied and cut and fit into customary weekly spots. More...

Library News

On this day before Thanksgiving, the library would like to share what we are thankful for: our patrons, who give us reason to exist and who make us smile every day; our Friends of the Library, who support our activities and help us do much more than More...

Dr. Joseph Kirkland returns to coaching

The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) basketball court has a familiar figure patrolling the sidelines during this season’s varsity girls’ games – former girls’ coach Dr. Joseph Kirkland. More...

Tis the season to be thankful!

One hundred needy families in Millen and Jenkins County will have a turkey on their tables this Thanksgiving, thanks to the generosity of the employees of Robins and Morton, contractor for the CARBO plant currently under construction here. More...

Miracle Walk raises $7,079 for University Healthcare Foundation

October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Jenkins County held its first Miracle Mile Walk on Oct. 18 at the Jenkins County Recreation Department in honor of breast cancer survivors and those who fought and lost the battle to breast cancer. More...

Other Jenkins News

Nov. 29th is “Small Business Saturday”

Saturday, November 29th, is Small Business Saturday - a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. More...

Jerry Lane - New chairman of the National Chicken Council

Millen native Jerry Lane was recently installed as the 2014-2015 Chairman of the National Chicken Council during the NCC’s 60th Annual Conference held last week at its Washington, DC headquarters. More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following incidents for the time period of Nov 7-13. More...

Church News

Church News

Williams Grove COGIC to host Christmas concert The annual Christmas concert will be held at Williams Grove C.O.G.I.C. 6 p.m. Dec. 6th. Pastor/Administrative Assistant is Supt. Kenneth H. Thomas. Kelsey Chapel to host Community Youth Sunday More...

Memoriam

In Memory Of

Cornelious and Juanita

64th Anniversary Nov. 26th, 2014 We miss you, Children, Grandchildren and Great-grandchildren More...

Farm & Home

Bagworm control

Have you ever noticed small spindle-shaped bags hanging off a variety of trees and shrubs? Bagworms are caterpillars that make distinctive small bags that attack a variety of trees and shrubs in Georgia. More...