October 11, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners approve 2006-07 SPLOST budget

Approving a budget for Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) expenditures for the fiscal year 2006- 2007 was a major topic of discussion at the Tuesday, Oct. 3, meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners. More...

Little Buddy's Diner holds ribboncutting ceremony

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Little More...

School News

JV softall finishes winning season

Jenkins County's junior varsity softball team completed their More...

Eagles lose 32-21 in hard fought battle

The Jenkins County High School Eagles football team hosted the Claxton Tigers last Friday, losing 32-21. More...

Lady Eagles lose to Calvary Day School

Thursday, Oct. 5, the Lady Eagles hosted Calvary Day School and were defeated. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I spoke with Governor Perdue just recently and he asked that I relate to the folks of Jenkins County his deep appreciation for such a warm welcome at the reception held for him in August. More...

Church News

Church News

Parker Grove Baptist Church The Parker Grove Baptist Church will host a "Harvest Festival" program 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. The Rev. William Patterson will be the guest speaker. The public is invited. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

It is with great appreciation and gratitude that we publicly thank the Jenkins County Hospital emergency room team of Dr. More...

Obituaries

Teri Gay Johnston died Sept. 23

Teri Gay Johnston was called to heaven suddenly, on September 23, 2006. As we are told in the II Corinthians, "We do not lose heart. More...

Construction on TE grant projects delayed

Although Cotton Avenue is scheduled to get a long-awaited facelift, thanks to two Transportation Enhancement (TE) grants funded through the Department of Transportation (DOT), citizens should not expect to see work beginning any time soon. More...

Grand jury indicts nine

The Jenkins County Grand Jury convened last month and handed down indictments against nine persons in Jenkins County Superior Court. Those indicted were as follows: More...

JCHS prepares for Homecoming

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) announced its 2006 Homecoming Court this week. More...

Other Jenkins News

JCHS grad coach speaks at Rotary

Millen Rotarians heard comments from Christine Stripling, More...

American Red Cross DAT training to be held Oct. 21

Millen News Editor "Be ready for tomorrow, by training today," is the theme of a local effort to initiate the formation of an American Red Cross Disaster Action Team (DAT) for Jenkins County. More...

Jenkins County Magistrate Court reports activities

The September term of Jenkins County Magistrate Court consisted of 40 scheduled cases, including seven deposit account fraud (bad checks) cases and 33 offenses of failure to attach and display mobile home decal. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse was another huge success with a large crowd in attendance. This year, the weather even cooperated with sunshine and cooler temperatures. More...

Editorials

Opinions, yours and ours

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Bill Shipp

LAME EXCUSE

Mike Adams admits, in effect, that UGA has enrolled some of the stupidest jocks in the nation so that Georgia can compete in the SEC. More...

Datebook

Datebook

JCES Open House Communities in Schools (CIS,) sponsored by the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center, announces B.L.A.S.T. Open House will be held 3:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at Jenkins County Elementary School. More...

Farm & Home

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Florida Betony

By Wade Parker Unfortunately, it is time to start being concerned about Florida betony (rattlesnake weed) in our flower beds and yards! Florida betony is a very invasive and hard to deal with weed. More...

Engagements

Miss Saxon to wed Mr. Brinson Nov. 11

Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Saxon announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Farrah Lynn Saxon, to Daniel Andrew Brinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Brinson. More...

Miss Waters to marry Mr. Bennett Oct. 14

The wedding of Lindsey Waters, daughter of Randy and Tisha More...