June 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners to rename Ag Center in honor of J.C. Douglas

The Jenkins County Agriculture Center, located on Barney Avenue, will soon get a new name. During a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners, it was decided that the Center would be named in honor of former county commissioner J.C. More...

School News

Shorter University announces Spring 2016 Dean’s List

Shorter University of Rome, GA has announced students named to the dean’s list during the spring semester of 2016. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Summer officially began this past Monday, June 20th, but if you haven’t noticed, it unofficially arrived about two weeks ago with an extreme heat wave that had humans and animals hunting the shade! More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

By the time you read this, summer will have officially arrived on June 20th. Official, or not, summer, for me, arrives when it’s hot, and it’s been hot now for a few days. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

Whenever Father’s Day rolls around More...

Don Lively

SUMMER THEN

Summer has arrived, right on time. It's mild so far. Even as I write it’s only 99° with 45% humidity. Weather.com says that it “feels like 108°". What does that mean exactly? I have no clue. More...

Weddings

Boulineau-Taylor wedding announced

Tammy Boulineau and Pastor Butch Taylor will exchange marriage vows 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25th, at Deep Creek Free Will Baptist Church. No formal invitations are being sent out. All family and friends of the couple are invited to attend. More...

Obituaries

Doris Becton Young

Doris Becton Young, 80, of Millen died Monday, June 13, 2016 at GRU in Augusta. A Memorial Service was held 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at West Millen Baptist Church. Revs. Rudine Becton and Andy Allen officiated. More...

Rudolph Wayne Rabitsch

Rudolph Wayne Rabitsch, 53, of Millen died Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah after a short illness. Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Thursday, June 16, 2016 at Big Horse Creek Baptist Church. Mr. More...

Dr. Jeff Walter Daniell

Dr. Jeff Walter Daniell June 29, 1924 – June 14, 2016 Dr. Jeff Walter Daniell, 91, formerly from Griffin, Georgia passed away June 14, 2016. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 11 a.m. More...

Patriotic Celebration scheduled for July 2nd

Jenkins County’s traditional Patriotic Celebration will be held on July 2nd at the Jenkins County Recreation Department. More...

JCHS baseball team raises funds for Rec. Department!

The Jenkins County High School baseball team doesn’t just “play ball” on the field at the Jenkins County Recreation Department. They also show their appreciation for the use of the field and support the Recreation Department. More...

County to monitor illegal dumping!

County trash dumpsters will be monitored for illegal dumping and violators may receive a ticket. Only household garbage is allowed in county dumpsters. Other items should be taken to the County Landfill for disposal. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in in 1941

Local group meets at Big Buckhead Church to discuss how the church can be preserved as it is the third oldest church in the state and is where Mercer University was born. More...

Shepeard Blood Center to be here June 27th

Fresh off the heels of a critical need appeal for O Negative blood, Shepeard is still in urgent need of this special type of blood. More...

Library News

Have you signed up for Summer Reading Program yet? If not, you’re missing out on a chance to win some awesome prizes in our weekly drawing – and there’s kid, teen and adult winners every week. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

Daisy J. Edenfield

September 17, 1949-June 23, 2015 More...

Datebook

Datebook

Bloodmobile to be here June 27th The Shepeard Blood Center bloodmobile will be in the parking lot of Optim Healthare-Jenkins 1-6 p.m. June 27th. Especially needed is O Negative blood. Give the gift of life so others can live! More...

Farm & Home

Bobbye Cobb’s backyard!

The backyard flower garden of Bobbye Cobb on Harvey Street is in full bloom. The hydrangeas are especially beautiful and colorful! More...