July 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Schools to hold open house and new student registration

The 2017-2018 school year will officially open for students on Friday, August 4th, under the leadership of Jenkins County School Superintendent Tara Cooper. Mrs. More...

School News

GSU announces Spring 2017 President's List

Georgia Southern University recently recognized more than 1,350 students for excellence in academics on the Spring 2017 semester President's List. More...

JCSS educators experience the Innovation Studio at GSU’s College of Education

Teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators and other school personnel from Jenkins County Schools joined College of Education (COE) at Georgia Southern University on Friday, June 2, for a Oneday Maker Experience in the College’s Innovation Stu More...

Jenkins County Middle/High School

Dress Code

The appearance of students should be reasonable and not distracting to others. This policy addresses requirements for normal school days and spirit days. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

My family recently enjoyed a vacation in Washington, DC. More...

Don Lively

YES, I WOULD

Remember last week?  I told you that I really don't live in the past regardless of what my writing repertoire normally reflects.  So, what did I spend a large part of the past week doing?  Living in the past, naturally.  I didn't More...

Home Country

This is going to be good, Dud thought, bringing his new tarp out to the car. There it was on that computer site. How to camp out with just a single tarp. I’ve been looking for something like that for a long time now. More...

Grand Jury hears 19 cases

The Jenkins County Grand Jury met in June in Jenkins County Superior Court and handed down the following indictments and accusations.  More...

Jenkins County Rocks!

Trending in the City of Millen – Decorated rocks are being placed in conspicuous places around the City of Millen for residents to find. More...

City Council gets update on solar project

City Manager Jeff Brantley updated Millen City Council on the status of the city’s solar project during a recent meeting of the group.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1950

The Jenkins County Draft Board met and called eight for service: Garnet Leo Lewis, Crawford Reynolds, Emory Powell, Willie Williams, Walter Drummond, Henry Lee Williams, Willie Jones, and James Edward Williams.  On July 21, Mr. More...

Library News

It’s less than a month before the big event of the year – the 2017 Great American Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21! More...

Bloodmobile to be here July 31st

To celebrate National Ice Cream Month, the first 50 presenting donors at the Rite Aid Pharmacy blood drive on Monday, July 31, 1-6 p.m. will receive a gift card for a free blizzard at the local Dairy Queen in Millen.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I was pleasantly surprised to be made aware a new “trend” around the City of Millen last week. Individuals are decorating and placing rocks in conspicuous places around the city for others to find.  More...

Church News

Bay Branch to host gospel program

Southern Raised will be at Bay Branch Baptist Church, 4029 Millen Hwy., on Friday July 28th, at7pm.Freeadmission.ThegroupfeaturesBluegrass,Acappella,Classical,Americana Gospel music. All are welcome. Green Fork to host program More...

Datebook

Open House for schools set for Aug. 2nd and Aug. 3rd

The Jenkins County School System invites parents to attend Open House for local schools on Aug. 2nd and Aug. 3rd. Open House for Jenkins County High/Middle School will be held 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2nd. More...

Obituaries

Amy Harrison Hendrix

Amy Harrison Hendrix, 58, of Glennville passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia after an extended illness.  More...

Patricia Ann Joyner

Patricia Ann Joyner of Millen, Ga., 62, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017 at her residence. Mrs. Joyner was a native of Twin City, Georgia and longtime resident of Jenkins County. She attended Green Fork Baptist Church.  More...