October 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Absentee voting underway in November elections

Absentee voting by mail is currently underway for the Nov. 4th General Election and the Special Election to elect the seat of Jenkins County Tax Commissioner. More...

School News

Student of Month

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

JCES LUNCH MENU

Monday, Oct. 6 – Spaghetti or sweet and sour chicken/rice; choices: whole kernel corn, oriental vegetables,apple, pineapple.Tuesday, Oct. 7 – Hot dog or chili/saltines; choices: ovenfries, orange, applesauce, peach cobbler. More...

Senior Parent/ Student Night

A very important meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, in the Jenkins County High School Cafeteria for all seniors and their parents or guardians. Mrs. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

There was an article in last week’s True Citizen by Elizabeth Billips urging parents to keep a close watch on their children after two attempted kidnappings were reported in Jefferson County. More...

Obituaries

John Mack Jenkins

Mr. John Mack Jenkins, age 82, of Statesboro died Tuesday evening, September 23, 2014 at his residence under the care of his family and Ogeechee Area Hospice. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. More...

Retired SFC Benny Lee Shatten

Retired SFC Benny Lee Shatten entered into rest on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at Palmetto Health Medical Center- Columbia, SC. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Salters Grove Baptist Church - Millen, Georgia. More...

Grand Jury indicts 19

The Jenkins County Grand Jury convened in Jenkins CountySuperior Court last month and handed down the followingindictments and accusations. More...

Fair-on-Square

and Flower Show to be held Saturday

The annual Fair-on-the-Square is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4th on the Jenkins County Courthouse square from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Fair parade will begin at 10 a. m. More...

JCHS announces Homecoming Court

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) will hold Homecoming activities Friday, Oct. 10th, at halftime during the JCHS/ Claxton football game. The game gets underway at 7:30 p.m. on the Eagles’ field. More...

Other Jenkins News

Optim-Jenkins Health fair

A total of 145 patients took advantage of discounted lab work and x-rays offered at the recent Optim-Jenkins health fair. More...

Quality – Right at Home

As a consumer of healthcare, it is very difficult to judge the quality of care that you receive. More...

Jenkins County Diabetes Coalition (JCDC)

The Jenkins County Diabetes Coalition (JCDC) was established in 2009 to address diabetes prevention and management in Jenkins County. More...

Church News

Church News

Millen Baptist to host “The Gathering” All middle and high school students are encouraged to attend a time of youth community worship and fellowship 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Oct. 11th at Millen Baptist Church. Snacks and drinks will be provided. More...

Church Listings

Big Horse Creek Baptist Church 1267 Buttermilk Road in Jenkins County. Sunday School at 10 a.m. Church at 11 a.m. Sunday night church at 6 p.m. Wednesday night church at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Bert Hickman. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I recently saw a woman (probably the mother) removing a child from its car seat. More...

Don Lively

NO THANK YOU

Well, it’s that time of year again.You know what time I mean.They’ve arrived.They’re back.They can’t be stopped.Pumpkins.I’ve said it before, I don’t like pumpkin. Never have, neverwill. Not pumpkin pie. More...

Library News

October is here, and that means cool weather, falling leaves - and of course, Halloween! If you’d like some ideas for making your All Hallows Eve “spooktacular”, come to the library. More...