February 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Feb. 27 – Shepherd’s pie, wheat roll or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, garden peas.  Tuesday, Feb. 28 – Hot dog or chili with nacho chips; choices: potato rounds, peach cobbler. More...

Pre-K Registration Held March 17th

Pre-K registration for the 2017-2018 school years will be held March 17, at the Jenkins County Elementary School. Registration slot sign-up will be held March 1-6th.  More...

GSU graduates

The 25th annual Georgia Southern University (GSU) Fall 2016 Commencement Ceremony represented a momentous day as approximately 1,700 of Georgia's best and brightest undergraduate and graduate students received degrees from the University's eight coll More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I recently read an article in an area newspaper about a “dognapping.” It seems that a pit bull puppy was “dog-napped” and held for a $200 ransom. More...

Church News

Jones Temple to host program

The senior choir of Jones Temple Baptist Church, Herndon, will sponsor a Praise Night program 6 p.m. March 4th. The sermon will be delivered by Rev. Matthew Davis, Pastor. Fountain Spring to hold Family & Friend program More...

Datebook

Dr. Derden to conduct Sherman’s March Tour

Dr. John K. Derden, Professor Emeritus of History at East Georgia State College, will conduct his annual tour of sites associated with Sherman’s March through East Central Georgia on Saturday, Feb. 25. More...

Obituaries

Cindy Miller Sayre

Cindy Miller Sayre, 63, of Metter, GA. died on Feb.15, 2017 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.  She was a Licensed Social Worker. More...

Martin Scott Allen

Mr. Martin Scott Allen, age 51, of Millen went to be with the Lord Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at his residence. He was born in South Charleston, WV, and had lived in Millen most of his life. He was a U. S. More...

Helen Clifton Roach

Mrs. Helen Clifton Roach, age 95, of Millen passed away on February 17, 2017, at her home in the Four Points Community of Jenkins County. She was born June 9, 1921, to the late John Cleveland Clifton and Carrie Newton Clifton. More...

Eggs and issues served at Legislative Breakfast

A large number of Jenkins County citizens gathered at the Café on Cotton Saturday morning for the annual Legislative Breakfast, sponsored by Jenkins County Farm Bureau, Planters E.M.C., Queensborough National Bank and Trust Company and the Jenkins Co More...

Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet set for March 9th

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet will be held 6 p.m. Thursday, March 9th, at Hanging Rocks Plantation. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1949

Engineers have been busy the last few days surveying the proposed telephone line connecting Millen and Sardis. This development will also mean that the Red Hill rural telephone program will get underway very shortly.  More...

Jenkins County 4-H’ers Compete!

Jenkins County 4-H’ers recently competed at Jr/Sr District Project Achievement (DPA) at Rock Eagle 4-H Center near Eatonton, Georgia on January 27 –29. 4-Her’s can choose from a variety of projects for DPA.  More...

Flower Show/Flower Photography

The Millen Garden Council will be presenting a standard flower show entitled “Oh, Say Can You See, America?” on Saturday, March 4. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

For those who missed last week’s column, here’s a summary. More...

Don Lively

MORE BIGGER THAN SMALL

Now, where were we?  Oh yes. More...