October 4, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Eat healthy in Jenkins County school cafeterias

The members of the Jenkins County School Nutrition Program staff were recently commended for meeting nutritional goals for school meals. More...

Praying at the pole

Jenkins County students gathered at the flagpole on the lawn of the Jenkins County High School Wednesday, Sept. 27, More...

School News

ECI shuts out Jenkins in 54-0 win

The Jenkins County High School Eagles football team hosted the ECI Bulldogs Friday, Sept. 29, losing 54-0 More...

Lady Eagles face Calvary in last game

The Jenkins County Lady Eagles were on the road the last couple of weeks. More...

JCMS Lady Eagles softball team is Region first runner-up

The Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) Lady Eagles softball team was awarded the Southeast Georgia Middle School League Fast Pitch Softball Region Runner-Up 2006 trophy after falling to the Metter Tigers 4 to 0 in a hard-fought championship game. More...

Editorials

Jim Hite

Every once in awhile, I'll read something that looks like a good topic for a column. I also like to think that I could be the first person to come up with an insight that would be a bit original and interesting. More...

Opinions, yours and ours

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Datebook

Datebook

Opportunity for merchants One of the purposes of the Entrepreneur Friendly Community designation is to provide assistance to local business owners in a variety of ways. An information session is scheduled for noon, Oct. More...

Obituaries

F. Palmer Jackson, 79, of Sardis died Sept. 26

Mr. Frank Palmer Jackson Jr., 79, of Sardis died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006. More...

J.W. Counts Jr., 66, of Millen died Sept. 29

Mr. J.W. Counts Jr., 66, of Millen died Friday, Sept. 29, 2006. More...

Mr. Willie L. Parker, 89, of Millen died Sept. 30

Mr. Willie Leslie Parker, 89, of Millen died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006 at Jenkins County Hospital. More...

Births

Birth

WATERS Chad and Courtney Waters announce the birth of their daughter, Presley Claire, on Wednesday, June 28, 2006 at Burke Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 201/2 inches long More...

Jenkins County Airport to get improvements

Thanks to a $631,579 federal grant administered through the Georgia Department of Transportation, the Jenkins County Airport is set to receive numerous improvements. The county and state will each provide $15,000 in matching funds for the project. More...

Bridge makeover

The Ogeechee River Bridge landing is getting a facelift from The Industrial Company (TIC) of Savannah. The work More...

BI-LO Bonus Card benefits local school

From left, BI-LO Store Manager Buddy Saxon presents a More...

33rd annual Fairon the-Square to be held Saturday

For 33 years, the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse has been crowded with visitors on the first Saturday of every October. Saturday, Oct. More...

Other Jenkins News

Blakenship visits Millen Rotary

Georgia Rotary District Governor Bill Blakenship was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, More...

Favorite family photo

The children of Bert and Eunice Hendley from the Four Points community are shown in More...

National school yearbook week honors scholastic journalism

The week of Oct. 2 has been designated National School Yearbook Week to commemorate excellence in scholastic journalism and acknowledge the publication efforts of yearbook advisers and staffs across the country. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I was recently made aware of the fact that Eugene and Audrey Burrus can trace their "piano teaching lineage" back to the most famous music master of all time - Ludwig van Beethoven. More...

Church News

Church News

West Millen Baptist West Millen Baptist Church announces revival services will be held Sunday, Oct. 8, through Wednesday, Oct. 11. Brian Fossett will be the evangelist More...

Oak Hill Baptist Church

Oak Hill Baptist Church announces their Fall Revival services will be held at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 15, with the Rev. Jamie Archer; and at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 16, with "Rhyme & Reason." More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Knock-Out Roses

In case you have not noticed, the small garden by the flagpole at the Extension Office has recently been transformed. Senior 4-H'er Adam Lanier and I gave the flowerbed a major face lift. More...

Jenkins County Extension Calendar of Events

Oct. 8 - Setup 4-H mini-exhibits at the Kiwanis Fairgrounds in More...

4-H News

The fair is almost here and I know about 50 5th -8th graders that are pretty excited. Over all we have had a very successful fair/ mini-booth season. We had over 80 kids come in and work on their displays. More...