September 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

“Grits for Grandparents” at JCES

Jenkins County School Food Service, assisted by Jenkins County Elementary School staff, hosted the annual “Grits for Grandparents” at the JCES cafeteria on Sept. 7th and Sept. 8th. More...

School News

Alyssa Brannen named to VSU Dean’s List

Alyssa Brannen of Millen has earned a spot on the Summer 2017 Dean's List at Valdosta State University.  More...

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Sept. 25 – Spaghetti, bread stick, whole kernel corn or chef salad, fajita wrap or bag lunch: uncrustable peanut butter & jelly sandwich, cheese stick, chips.  Tuesday, Sept. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

We welcomed a new granddaughter into our family on Sept. 4th. Keely Rose was born to our son Jason and wife, Melissa. And she is, of course, precious.  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I’m writing this column way back in a holler next to a mountain stream north of  More...

Don Lively

COME AND GONE

In and out. Just like it sounds. Not, In-N-Out Burger, the extremely overrated fast food joint chain that originated in, where else, California. I'm referring to Irma. You remember Irma, right? More...

Home Country

It begins in early morning, when the early risers among us go out to do the chores. Later on, the day may seem almost summer hot, but early in the morning, we can feel it. We can sense autumn. More...

Births

Births

Jason and Melissa Bennett of Millen announce the birth of their daughter, Keely Rose Bennett, on Sept. 4th, 2017 at Doctor’s Hospital of Augusta. She weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz. More...

Engagements

Wilson-Weathersby announce engagement

Mr. and Mrs. William Martin Byers, of Macon, GA, announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra Wilson, to Trevor Ross Weathersby, son of Jon (Correy) Weathersby and Julie (Robbie) Reynolds all of Millen, GA. More...

Planters EMC - Irma punches co-op but friends help recover

Hurricane Irma is now a memory, but it was a historic storm that left its mark on the Southeast. More...

Jenkins County Development Authority receives $500,000 grant!

The Jenkins County Development Authority is the recipient of a $500,000 OneGA Equity Grant from the Department of Community Affairs to provide water/sewer and an entrance into Millen Industrial Park More...

Literacy Week!

The Jenkins County Adult Learning Center, Southeastern Technical College, recently observed Literacy Week, Sept. 4-8 with the signing of a proclamation by Mayor King Rocker. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1976

Danny Daughtry of Millen has been nominated to receive the American Farmer Degree, highest degree presented by the National FFA organization. Danny was nominated for the degree by the Georgia FFA Association. More...

Rotary

Randy Hill, Manager of Member Services at Planters EMC, presented the Millen Rotary Club Program on high-voltage electricity at the club's September 6th meeting. More...

County’s Unemployment Rate rises slightly

More Jenkins Countians were unemployed during the month of July this year than in June, according to statistics provided by the Georgia Department of Labor.  More...

Church News

Nannie E. Williams to host revival

Revival services will be held at Nannie E. Williams church 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19-21. Rev. Uley Robbins is pastor.  Payne's Chapel Methodist Church Homecoming  October 1st - Service at 11 a.m. Lunch begins at noon. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank you

The family of Paul E. Herrington would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of love and kindness shown to us during this sad time in our life. More...

Obituaries

Joyce Gay Gunn

Joyce Gay Gunn. 83, of Millen, GA. our precious mama, grandma, and wife, took the hand of Jesus on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Ogeechee Hospice in Statesboro. More...