August 24, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Board of education considers construction timeline at meet

Members of the Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) were brought up-to-date on the construction timeline for improvements to be made to the athletic facilities at Jenkins County High School (JCHS) during its Monday, Aug. 15, meeting. More...

Other Jenkins News

Eagles suffer tough loss to Burke County Bears

This past Friday night, Aug. 19, was the season opener for the Jenkins County High School 2005 football year. The match up had the Eagles playing Waynesboro against the Burke County Bears. More...

Lady Eagles varsity and junior varsity softball get underway

The Jenkins County High School Lady Eagles softball season started this past week. The first game of the year was in Waynesboro Monday, Aug. 15, against the Burke County Lady Bears. More...

Parker graduates from Ga. Tech

Ashton Parker graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta Friday, Aug 5. He received a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering with a minor in finance. He is a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. More...

Church News

In Memory

In loving Memory of our Mama and Nanny Dot Fries On her birthday, August 26 More...

Card of Thanks

The family of Walter Lewis would like to express our sincere appreciation and gratitude to the many people that were so supportive to us during Walt More...

Church News

Monday, Sept. 5, through Friday, Sept. 9. The guest minister will be the Rev. Bernard Clarke, pastor of Bethel A.M.E. of Millen and Asbury A.M.E. of Sylvania. The Rev. Harry Baldwin is pastor. More...

Commissioners hear concerns on operating State Court

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STC hosts seminar on tourism

Swainsboro Technical College More...

The heat is on!

Jenkins County Road Department employees battled the scorching 100 degrees heat Saturday, Aug. 20, to continue repairs on the overflow bridge at Herndon. Repairs have been completed on the bridge over the river. More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

This month Jenkins County celebrates its 100th birthday, having been signed into existence Aug. 17, 1905 by the Georgia Legislature. More...

Cartoon

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Bill Shipp

ON INDELIBLE MEMORIES

A long, long time ago, a ringing telephone at 4 o More...

Letters

Dear Editor,

Every August for 60 years, there is a lot said about whether America should have dropped the atomic bomb on Japan. There is a Catholic priest from Augusta who has gone to Japan to apologize for me! It may have saved my life! More...

Weddings

Miss Robinson to wed Mr. Holmes

Mrs. Ruth Robinson and family announce the forthcoming wedding of her daughter, LaShawnya, to Plez Holmes III of Savannah, son of Mr. Plez Holmes Jr. and the late Truddie Holmes of Midville. More...

Obituaries

Rose Mary Rachels, 41, of Twin City dies Aug. 22

Miss Rose Mary Rachels, 41, of Twin City, died Monday, Aug. 22, 2005. More...