October 26, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Archeological study in progress at Magnolia

Archeologists from the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) are scheduled to spend the week of Oct. 24 through Oct. 27 at Magnolia Springs State Park. More...

School News

Afterschool program holds open house

Above, students at Jenkins County Elementary School are shown in the computer lab of the facility during the More...

Riverquest School performs for Bethany

On Wednesday, Oct. 19, More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

I was deeply saddened this week to learn of the death of Ruth Spiers. More...

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WHY MARK WON’T QUIT

Judging from the mail, my recent suggestion that Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor drop out of the governor More...

Datebook

Basketball sign-up The Jenkins County Recreation Department (JCRD) is currently holding basketball registration for boys and girls, 8 through 14 years of age. Those interested must sign up at JCRD before the deadline of 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Cotton defoliation update

County Extension Coordinator We have experienced beautiful harvesting weather since the passing of Tropical Storm Tammie. As I travel the county, the majority of cotton fields More...

How to capture holiday history from older relatives

Over the years, most families pass down their own special holiday traditions. Some of these traditions have evolved More...

Citizen says emergency station needed in south end of Jenkins County

At commission meet

During the Jenkins County Commissioners More...

Relay For Life volunteers needed

The American Cancer Society is in need of volunteers to work on the Relay for Life Jenkins County Planning Committee. An organizational meeting will be held 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, at Papa More...

Parent concerned over violence in schools

BOE meeting

Violence in school was the issue a concerned parent brought before the Jenkins County Board of Education during its Monday, Oct. 17, meeting. More...

Chamber applauds Cindy’s Café

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently recognized Cindy More...

Other Jenkins News

Jenkins receives Relay For Life award

Jenkins County was honored at the American Cancer Society More...

Rev. Bandy inducted into Rotary

The Rev. Christy Bandy was inducted as a new member of the Millen Rotary Club Wednesday, Oct. 19. From left, are sponsor Seth Benson, Rev. Bandy and Hubert Reeves III. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) More...

DHR to begin accepting applications for energy assistance program

With the onset of winter approaching, the Department of Human Resources (DHR) will again provide heating assistance for low income Georgians. DHR More...

Letters

Dear Editor, With the recent press that has been made about the county employees and the pay raises, one would have to question the way the raises were given. Wouldn More...

Church News

Church News

Evening Light The Evening Light Church of God, located at 220 Washington Street, and Pastor Carolyn Miller will host the Georgia Southeastern District Association of the Church of God beginning More...

Memoriam

In loving memory of Artis Wadley Sr., who passed away Oct. 26, 2003 The years have come and gone, but yet you are, and will remain, so strong in our hearts each and every day. Your joy of being a father is in our presence forever. More...

Lewis Saxon Oct. 29, 1970 More...

Obituaries

Rachel Reynolds dies at Hospice Savannah Oct.17

Rachel Royal Reynolds, of Bloomingdale, passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2005 at Hospice Savannah after a five More...

Mrs. Florrie Saxon, 85, of Winder dies on Oct. 19

Florrie M. Saxon, age 85, of Winder passed away Wednesday Oct. 19, 2005. More...

Athol Davis, 91, dies Oct. 13, buried at Elam Cemetery

Athol Willis Davis, 91, husband of Beatrice Gay Davis at 150 Downs Blvd. died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2005 at Clemson Downs. Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the chapel of Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home. More...