February 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Advance voting begins Feb. 8th in Presidential Preference Primary

Feb. 8th is the first day for Advanced (absentee in-person) voting in the Mach 1st Democratic and Republican Presidential Preference Primary election. More...

School News

JCES

Monday, Feb. 8 – Chicken nuggets or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: chips, green beans veg. w/dip, garden salad, sherbet, fruit variety or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, chips, Graham crackers. Tuesday, Feb. More...

JCES Principal’s list and Honor Roll for 1st semester

Mr. Randy Dailey, Principal of Jenkins County Elementary School, proudly announces the Principal’s List and Honor Roll for the First Semester. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Jenkins County was stunned last week when word of the fatal auto accident on Hwy. 25 South Wednesday night began circulating. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I saw some corporate CEOs and other big shots talking about what they looked for in their employees, specifically their new hires. The common thread in all that they said was that top grades weren’t at the top of their wish lists. More...

Don Lively

THE BLACKTOP CLASSROOM, PART 3

Much of my rambling over the years has been done in solitude. Alone. Don’t start feeling sorry for me. More...

Guest Column

The words have become common place in today’s society. We hear them when someone is being admitted to the hospital or scheduling a medical test. They come from a staff member at the health care facility. More...

Obituaries

Jack F. McDonald (Freddie)

Jack F. McDonald (Freddie), 65, of Perkins passed away at Brentwood Nursing and Rehab on January 19, 2016. Survivors include a son, Todd; sister and brother-in law, Cheryl and Larry Adams; nephews, Tommy and Chris Adams; and their families. More...

Airport project moves forward

The construction of hangars at the Millen Airport is moving forward. More...

Hearts for Families act against underage drinking

The statistics are staggering! In Millen, Swainsboro and Sylvania, 47% of high school students that report using alcohol in the past 30 days drank 10 or more days within that 30 days period. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When

This Day in in 1945

A Millen soldier is helping win for the 13th AAF’s cargo plane unit a reputation as one of the hardest working outfits in the Southwest Pacific. He is Private Hugh M. Newton, member of the famous Sky Train Unit. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Family Enrichment Center awarded Car Seat Mini Grant

Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center ( JCFEC), Inc. was awarded the 2016 Car Seat Mini-Grant by the Georgia Department of Public Health, Injury Prevention Program. Through the Mini- More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Jan. 21 – Jan. 28.

Domestic/Family Disturbance – Cypress Creek Road, Jan. 21; Hwy. 17 South, Jan. 22; JesseAycock Circle; Jan. 22; Hwy. 17 South, Jan. 24; Wildrow Lane, Jan. 27.Burglary/Residential – Perkins Road, Jan. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, To the citizens of the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, it has been a distinct honor and privilege to have served the citizens of the four counties of the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit as your judge for the last 19 years. More...

Church News

Church News

Millen New Testament host Pastor’s Appreciation More...

Memoriam

In Memory

Mallory Olivia Johnson

Feb. 3, 1992 – Feb. 4, 2006 More...

Datebook

Date Book

Jenkins County 4-H Club hosting strawberry fundraiser More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You!

The family of the late Miss Jamie Lynn Young would like to say thanks to all of our families and friends for your prayers during our bereavement. Thank you for the calls, cards, food and whatever you did, most of all, your love. Thanks. Annie Young More...