April 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

David Keldie receives 4-year Military Scholarship

The University of North Georgia (UNG) announces the high school seniors who have been awarded the 2017 UNG Military Scholarship. David Keldie of Millen has been awarded the four-year scholarship worth $70,000. More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, May 1 – Shepherd’s pie, wheat roll or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, garden peas, fruit freeze, peanuts, chips Graham crackers.   More...

Local ABAC student passes Crop Advisor Certification Exam

Jessica Hodges of Millen was among four Agronomy Club members majoring in agriculture at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College who recently took a giant step forward in their careers by passing the International and Regional portions of the Certified More...

Student of Month

Jenkins County Elementary School staff members nominated students for the February “FLY Student of the Month" to reward academic excellence and behavior. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I am so tempted to stop watching televised news broadcasts. I don’t want to go around with my head in the sand, but it is just so upsetting to hear every day about all of the atrocities that occur around the world.  More...

Church News

Scarboro Baptist to host revival

Scarboro Baptist Church will hold spring revival 7 p.m. May 7-10. Rev. Pete Wall will be the guest speaker. Bro. Perry Hearn and members invite the public to attend.  Needful Baptist Church to hold spring revival and church anniversary   More...

Kelsey Chapel to host Community Youth Sunday

Community Youth Sunday will be observed at Kelsey Chapel Baptist church 11:30 a.m. April 30th. The theme will be “Onward and Upward with Youth. Seretha M. Sherrod will be the guest speaker. More...

Weddings

Final plans announced for Sutton-Joyner wedding

Final plans have been completed for the wedding of Ashleigh Lynn Sutton of Metter and Thomas Anthony Napoleon Joyner of Millen.  The wedding will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 6 p.m. at Hanging Rocks Plantation in Millen. More...

Commissioners discuss issues at Planning Meeting

Littering, employee salaries, and courthouse parking were among issues discussed at a recent Planning Meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners. The meeting was the first of its kind for the group. More...

JCHS baseball team to play here in State Play-off!

The Jenkins County High School baseball team will play in the State Play-off Friday, April 28th, at the Jenkins County Recreation Department complex. Game #1 will begin at 4 p.m. More...

A Mountain of Scrap tires!

This huge pile of scrap tires at the Jenkins County Landfill was collected during Scrap Tire Recycling Week, April 8th-15th. During this time local residents were able to depose of their old tires at the landfill free of charge. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 2000

Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor is guest speaker at annual Chamber of Commerce banquet. Marilyn Knight is presented “Citizen of the Year” award during the event. David Sherrod receives “Spirit” award. More...

Library News

Who’s ready for a fiesta? This Tuesday, May 2 at 4 p.m. we will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo during our weekly afterschool storytime. Then next Tuesday, May 9, at 4 p.m. we will be telling stories about Mother’s Day. More...

Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center activities!

Clients at the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center enjoyed a day trip to Savannah on April 11th. The group graveled on A&A Bus line of Millen, chauffeured by Arthur Milton Jr. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Well, graduations are around the corner. More...

Don Lively

WHAT A LIFE

It's an undeniable, indisputable, rock solid fact that, when you are born, you have zero control over who you're kin to.  None.  However, there's no hard-and-fast rule against not claiming some of the more insufferable members of our respec More...

Datebook

Days to fly Confederate flag in April

April 26th – Confederate Memorial Day. Confederate Navy Jack Flag was a rectangular version of the Battle flag with the white border around the outside omitted. It was used primarily by the Navy, some ground troops used it. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

The family of J.C. Douglas is most appreciative of the dedication and renaming of the Jimmie C. (J.C.) Douglas Agriculture Center. More...

Obituaries

Lila Lanier Lively

Mrs. Lila Lanier Lively, 91, of Millen went to be with her Heavenly Father  Friday April 21, 2017 at Ogeechee Area  Hospice in Statesboro.  More...