March 29, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

BOE to use original design for new gymnasium

The location of the new gymnasium for Jenkins County High School will not be moved. During the Monday, March 20, meeting of the Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE), the group voted to proceed with plans using the original design. More...

Other Jenkins News

Spec. Dais to be deployed overseas

Army National Guard Spec. Donnell J. Dais has been mobilized and activated for a future deployment to an undisclosed overseas location in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. More...

'Church of the Month'

Jenkins County is a community deeply rooted in its religious values with many magnificent churches. More...

Jenkins County chosen to receive funds for food, shelter programs

Jenkins County has been chosen to receive $5,657 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. More...

Church News

Church News

Green Fork Baptist Green Fork Baptist Church will hold a special "Baby Dedication" service on Sunday, April 2, during the 11 a.m. worship service. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Schools plan early release days The Jenkins County School System announces early release days are Thursday, March 30, and Friday, March 31, for all students. More...

Weddings

Schmidt, Stephens unite in marriage

Carrie Schmidt and Scott Stephens of Santa Monica, Calif. were united in marriage on Nov. 25, 2005. More...

Obituaries

Ruby Johnson, 84, of Garfield died March 16

Mrs. Ruby Fail Johnson, 84, of Garfield died Saturday, March 18, 2006. More...

Board of Education names Blackwood as school superintendent

The search for a new Jenkins County School Superintendent has ended. Joan Blackwood of Candler County has been selected for the position from a field of 24 candidates. Blackwood will fill the position to be vacated by Hayward Cordy in June. More...

Spring is in bloom

Despite the cool weather Jenkins County has experienced the past week, signs of spring are evident, such as this Wisteria bush found blooming in the backyard of a home on Harvey Street. More...

Purchase of kiln fires complaints

The possibility of firing up a kiln for china-painting classes at the Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center also fired up a debate on the subject during the Tuesday, March 21, meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners. More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

B-r-r-r! What has happened to the weather? Last month felt more like spring than March has. I know spring is coming, however, because we%27re being reminded to once again set our clocks forward this Saturday night before retiring for the evening. More...

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, With Jenkins County being an agricultural community, I think it is noteworthy that we know our governor, Sonny Perdue, launched a third annual Agriculture Awareness Week in Georgia last week to recognize the contributions of agriculture More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In loving memory of my dear son, Jason L. Williams, More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

I would like to thank you for the prayers, food and cards that you sent to us for our loss. He will be missed. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Weed control in ponds

I think everyone, including me, thought the cold weather was over until we had that cold snap last weekend. Well, now that spring has officially arrived maybe the cold weather is over. As the weather warms, so does the water temperature in ponds. More...

Producers can extend CRP contracts

Agricultural producers may extend or re-enroll eligible Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts that are set to expire in 2007, announced Jenkins County Executive Director Barbara B. More...

Recipe Notes

Most of us prepare a meal that features chicken at least once a week, and it%27s easy to get into the habit of cooking it the same way every time. Are you ready to try a new chicken dish? Maybe your family will like one of these. More...