October 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Making Progress –

Jenkins County PreK-12 school parking

  Progress is steadily being made on the land clearing and parking area for the new Prek-12 school on Barney Avenue. Paving is expected to begin during the school system’s fall break, Oct. More...

School News

Band Day at Georgia Southern University

Eighteen students from Jenkins County High School band recently performed with Georgia Southern University’s (GSU) “Southern Pride” Marching Band during their game vs. South Carolina State.  More...

Meet the JCHS band members

Champerial Newton is an 18-year-old Senior at Jenkins County High School. She is the daughter of Felicia Newton. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Hurricane Michael battered Jenkins County last week with high winds and blowing rain. The storm hit our area during the night, which added to my tension because I could not see what was going on outside. More...

Church News

West Millen to present Judgment Day

The annual Judgment Day event will take place at West Millen Baptist Church Oct. 28-31. The theme this year is “Forgiveness.” Reservations may be made on evenbrite.com. Individuals and groups are welcome! More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

When I think of fall, I think of apples. The delicious and nutritious fruit is a staple in southern homes during fall and winter months. For those of you, like me, who love apples, this week’s recipes are good choices to try. More...

City Council approves GEFA loan terms

During a recent meeting of Millen City Council, terms of a $456,000 loan from Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) were approved. More...

Ribbon-cutting ceremony

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for S&S Loan Service, 511 Cotton Avenue. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1945

Voters to decide future of Millen in Bond Election to be held next week. More...

Window to the Past

This photo from July 2010 shows the Highway 25 entrance to the Bo Ginn Aquarium and National Fish Hatchery that was included in an area fenced in by the U.S. More...

Library News

Are you ready to paint? Our monthly Paint @ the Library adult painting class will be held on Saturday, October 20, at 11 am. We’ll be painting a cute seasonal owl. Space is limited, sign up today!  More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Choosing a Life of Resilience

Resilience is the quality that allows some people to be knocked down in life and come back stronger than ever. Instead of letting failure overcome them, they find a way to get back up and move on. More...

Don Lively

AMONG THE FARMERS

(Reprinted from 2013) My niece Fireball actually laughed out loud when I made the claim. It was a simple statement. I said that I was a farmer. In retrospect, she probably had good reason to snort and I probably should have qualified my statement. More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

Mrs. Doc watched the dancers swirl around the cleared hardwood floor of the Legion hall, and smiled to see her husband, Doc, waltzing with Ardis Fisher. But Mrs. Doc was never one to sit out a waltz, so she looked around at the menu.  More...