August 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

State awards Jenkins County funding for Weather Radio Project

The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/ HS), on behalf of Gov. More...

School News

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Jenkins County Elementary

Wednesday, Aug 15 – Pizza, whole kernel corn, fruit freeze or chef salad, ham/turkey or chicken fajita wrap, chips, bean salad or bag lunch: Uncrustable peanut butter & jelly sandwich, cheese stick, chips.   More...

ABAC president list ...........

Students who achieved academic excellence in their course work during the summer term were recently recognized at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

School starts back this week! And this year, local students and school staff are going back to a new facility that accommodates the Jenkins County Elementary School and Jenkins County High/Middle Schools. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Know The Risks! Talk With Your Teen!

Parents, I no longer have teens at home, but if I did I would want to know about a new epidemic. Until recently I thought electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) were a great way for people trying to stop or cut down on smoking. More...

Don Lively

WAITIN’ AND WATCHIN’

I was in a serious staring contest with a hummingbird.  The hummingbird was winning.  More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

When Jim Kennedy uses his big backhoe, a crowd usually gathers. He’s an artist, you see.  More...

Sheriff Oglesby returns from Training Conference

Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby recently participated in the Georgia Sheriff’s Association’s annual Summer Training Conference held on Jekyll Island July 30-Aug. 1st. More...

Big Reveal at Magnolia Springs State Park

Don’t miss the Big Reveal at Magnolia Springs State Park on Labor Day, Sept. 3rd.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Day in in 1952

Mr. C. B. Landrum, School Superintendent, announced that Millen Schools will be opening Sept. 8th. More...

Millen resident coaches Georgia team at National 4-H Forestry Invitational

Georgia was one of 15 states that competed in the 39th annual National 4-H Forestry Invitational from July 29 through August 2. Teams from Alabama, North Carolina, and Florida placed first, second and third, respectively. More...

Plant Now for a Beautiful Garden Next Year

Don’t let the summer heat keep you indoors. Now is a great time to dress up those garden beds in need of a facelift.  More...

Church News

Drakes Chapel to host revival and anniversary

Revival services will be held at Drakes Chapel- Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15-17. The 103rd Church Anniversary will be celebrated 11 a.m. Aug. 19th. Rev. Robert Stephens is pastor.  Millen Baptist offering soccer program   More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

The family of Bradley Parker wishes to express their sincere appreciation for the comfort given through your many kindnesses shown us and prayers during the loss of our loved one. We are extremely grateful! More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

With the summer heat still sizzling, it is a good time for “cool and easy” treats that will get you out of the hot kitchen fast! This week’s choices are great for hot, summer days.  Ice Cream Sandwiches   More...