July 13, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll Gay named GSBA president

Carroll Gay has been named president of the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA). He assumed a one-year term as president of GSBA on July 1. Gay is chairman of the Jenkins County Board of Education, a position he has held for 11 years. More...

School News

JCHS to offer remedial GHSGT instruction

This summer, Jenkins County High School will offer remedial instruction in math, language arts, writing, science and social studies to prepare students to re-test for the Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHSGT). More...

Church News

Church News

Bible Missionary

Bible Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its ninth annual appreciation of the Rev. and Mrs. Charlie Reese Jr. 2 p.m. Sunday, July 17. More...

Obituaries

David Allen Johnson, 64, of Conyers dies on July 10

David Allen Johnson, 64, of Conyers died Sunday, July 10, 2005 following a 16-year battle with cancer. More...

Private services held for Jean E. Tiller of Evans

Mrs. Jean E. Tiller of Evans, wife of Mr. W.R. Tiller, entered into rest at the residence on Wednesday, June 29, 2005. More...

Jenkins commissioners delay adoption of new budget

After months of called meetings and line-by-line scrutiny of budget items, the Jenkins County Commissioners have not yet adopted a new budget for fiscal year 2005-2006 that began July 1. More...

County to impose waste management fee

Dealing with all the trash generated by Jenkins Countians is not only a dirty business but an expensive one as well. The cost of operating the county More...

Patriotic celebration set for July 15

For the first time in many years Jenkins County residents will have the opportunity to enjoy a spectacular fireworks show in the County. More...

Local resident files complaint against Rite Aid pharmacists

Local resident Tom Osborne has filed a complaint with the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy against two Rite Aid pharmacists who he alleges shorted him by more than half the number of pills for which a prescription was written, twice refilled a prescri More...

Other Jenkins News

Correction

In a recent article concerning the 18th Reunion of Burgess Landrum School, the name Dan Bolher was misspelled and the fact that the school was named after then-superintendent C.B. More...

Library News

Funtastic Reading Club is still going on, but time is short to get your reading sheets in. There is just one week left! Anyone who has read 10 hours or more (don More...

Syl-View Happenings

We received word that Jerry Hunter of Syl-View has been named State Volunteer of the Year. He and a lady from the Union County Facility tied and will share honors at the Activity Directors Convention in Augusta in October. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Farm Service

The Jenkins County Farm Service Agency Committee is now accepting nominations for candidates to serve on the county committee. More...

Recipes

Recipe Notes by

Melodye Williams
I recently visited the Florida Keys. 

We enjoyed several days camping at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park on Key Largo and visiting Key West before the mandatory evacuation due to Hurricane Dennis began. More...