June 7, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Summer Fun Run Club underway

The Jenkins County Wellness Program hosted the beginning of the Summer Fun Run Club at the Jenkins Elementary School track on Thursday, June 1. More...

School News

Area students participate in spring commencement

Georgia Southern University announces that the following students participated in spring commencement: Allison Dailey Berry, Heather Alexis Blackburn, Brittany Blair Burke, Candra Lynn Clark, Melissa Darnetta Cobb, Rhonda Burke Fields, Virginia Eliza More...

Senior trip

Shown are members of the Jenkins County Senior Citizens' Center, who went to Hamrick's and lunch on Tuesday, May 23. (Staff photo by Michael Griffin) More...

Students score well on ITBS

If standardized test scores are considered a major indicator in the success or failure of a school to educate its students, then Bulloch Academy passes with flying colors. More...

Editorials

Goodbye and welcome

Jenkins County bids good-bye and good-luck to resigning school superintendent Hayward Cordy this Sunday during a reception hosted by the Jenkins County Board of Education. The event will take place from 2-4 p.m. More...

The Chatter Box

The person who was tagged "unidentified" in last week's Favorite Family Photo is "Peggy Godbee." And, the person identified as Diane McComb was actually "Diane McConnell." More...

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Datebook

Datebook

BOE Open House The Jenkins County Board of Education cordially invites everyone to an open house reception 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday, June 11, at 1152 E. Winthrope Ave. in Millen. More...

Weddings

Miss Becton to wed Mr. Parker July 15

Mrs. Teresa T. Ellison of Sylvania, GA announces the engagement of her daughter, Vanessa Kent Becton of Millen to Timothy Joseph Parker, son of Mr. George Bernard Parker, Jr. of Millen and Mrs. Joanne Gibbs Parker of Savannah, GA. More...

Stephens, Mathews to marry Aug. 12

Mr. and Mrs. John Daniel Stephens of Peachtree City, Georgia proudly announce the engagement of their daughter Ashley Loren Stephens of Key Biscayne, Florida to Mr. Joe Edward "Matt" Mathews, Jr. of Coral Gables, Florida, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Lane, Sullivan to unite in marriage July 1

Billy Joe Lane and Lisa M. Sullivan would like to invite family and friends to their wedding Saturday, July 1, at 2:00 p.m. at Belk's Landing on the Ogeechee River. A reception will follow the ceremony. More...

Commissioners face tough budget issues

While dealing with preparation of the 2006-2007 budget, several issues surfaced that have the Jenkins County Commissioners "praying for a miracle." More...

Driver airlifted to MCG after hitting light pole

The driver of this vehicle, Sibbie Reynolds, was seriously injured Tuesday, May 30, when the vehicle struck a light pole in front of Fred's on U.S. Hwy. 25 North and then flipped over. More...

BOE Open House and reception is June 11

The Jenkins County Board of Education will host a reception for resigning Jenkins County School Superintendent Hayward Cordy 2-4 p.m. Sunday, June 11. The reception will be at the board office at 1152 East Winthrope Avenue (former Planters E.M.C. More...

Other Jenkins News

Chamber applauds Hendley

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently presented the "Chamber Applauds" award to Dr. John Ell Hendley in recognition of improvements being made to a building that he owns on Gray Street. More...

Jail, Sheriff's Office gets new roof

The Jenkins County Jail and Sheriff's Office is sporting a new metal roof, installed by Sharkey Construction. (Staff photo by Michael Griffin) More...

Library News

The Vacation Reading Program, "Once Upon A Time," is now underway. If your child is registered for the program and has not been by the library for his packet, please bring your child in so he/she can get started. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: The American Cancer Society's (ACS) Relay For Life in Jenkins County 2006 has wrapped up, and once again this year, it's one for the record books. The event attracted more than 200 participants and raised over $30,000 to fight cancer. More...

Church News

Church of the Month

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

Church News

Community VBS The public is cordially invited to the Community Vacation Bible School (VBS) Monday, June 12, through Friday, June 16, at the Jenkins County High School. The start time each morning is 8:30 a.m. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Peanut Weed Control Program

The rains last Friday were a welcome sight in Jenkins County. For weeks, many parts of the county had not seen rain. Now that the growing conditions have improved, the peanuts will start growing and the weeds will follow. More...

Obituaries

Guy I. McLamb, 66, of Millen died May 29

Mr. Guy I. McLamb, 66, of Millen died Monday, May 29, 2006 in East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. More...