May 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

JCHS will hold Commencement Friday

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) will hold its Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2017 at 7 p.m., Friday, May 26, in the JCHS Gymnatorium. More...

School News

Edmund Burke Academy

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HOMESCHOOL

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Students of month

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

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

mreese1219@gmail.com   I was privileged to attend a mini-concert at the high school gym recently. The performers were sixth and seventh graders of our local middle school band. What I saw there was impressive, as well as entertaining.  More...

Don Lively

THE WINDOW SEAT

(Reprinted from 2008)  I had just taken my seat on the return flight from my Thanksgiving trip when  More...

Josh Dong named Valedictorian, Jacob Nelson named Salutatorian

Top honors of the 2017 graduating class of Jenkins County High School go to Josh Dong, Valedictorian, and Jacob William Nelson, Salutatorian. Josh is the son of Mao Xiong Dong and Nian Yue Lin. Jacob is the son of Charly and Terry Nelson.  More...

Yikes! It’s Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf!

If you happened to have spotted Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf lurking about in Millen last week, don’t adjust your glasses. They were here!  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Day in in 1923

Rufus H. Chance who was implicated in the murder of Watson Allen on Christmas Day in 1921, and was tried at the March term of Jenkins Superior Court resulted in a mistrial. The State asked for a change of venue which was granted by Judge H.B. More...

Rotary

Shown, from left, are JCHS Valedictorian Josh Dong, School Superintendent Tara Cooper and JCHS Salutatorian Jacob Nelson. They were the guests of the Millen Rotary Club at its May 10th meeting. More...

Lions Club

The Millen Lion's Club, celebrating its76 year anniversary, was recently visited by Vice District Governor Billy Carrol, left. Millen Lions Club President, Byron Scogins, right, presented Mr. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

This Friday night marks a milestone for graduates of Jenkins County High School as they participate in commencement exercises and receive their diplomas. Congratulations to all!  More...

Church News

West Millen to hold VBS

West Millen Baptist Church's VBS kicks off June 4th-8th from 5- 8 p.m. each night. Kids who have completed grades PreK through 5th are invited to attend. Kids will be discovering the God of the universe as Galactic Starveyors! More...

Datebook

Assistance available to spade/neuter pets

Pet owners who need financial assistance with having their dogs/ cats spaded or neutered should contact Sandra Sherrod with Jenkins County K-911 Rescue. More...

Obituaries

Joyce Clifton Oglesby

Mrs. Joyce Clifton Oglesby, age 90, of Garfield died, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at her residence.  She was born in Jenkins County, a retired Quality Control Inspector for ARGO Mills, and was a member of Mt. More...