November 1, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners approve location of EMS building

The new building to house the Jenkins County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) department will be constructed on county property located adjacent to the county maintenance shop. More...

School News

Students of the Month

The Student of the Month program at Jenkins County Elementary School recognizes one More...

Perfect attendance list released

Dr. Joseph Kirkland, principal of Jenkins County Middle School, announces the perfect attendance list for the first nine weeks of the 2006-2007 school year. More...

JCMS principal's list, honor roll for first nine weeks released

Dr. Joseph Kirkland, principal of Jenkins County Middle School, announces the principal's list and honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2006- 2007 school year. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Energy Assistance The Energy Assistance Program will begin taking applications Wednesday, Nov. 1, for homebound and elderly 65 years of age and older households, to pay their home heating costs. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Ladybug home invasion

As cold weather makes its way to Millen, homeowners need to be wary of ladybug invasions. In the agriculture world, ladybugs do an excellent job eating other insects that destroy crops. More...

4-H News

The much anticipated Junior Conference has finally arrived. This weekend several of our junior 4-H members will be headed to Rock Eagle for fun, food and friends. They will leave early Saturday morning and return home Sunday afternoon. More...

General Election to be held Nov. 7

Local voters will go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 7, to cast their ballots in the nation's General Election. More...

JCDA purchases property for industrial park

The Jenkins County Development Authority (JCDA) recently purchased a 180-acre tract of property off Ga. Highway 17 for the development of a third industrial park in the county. More...

Planters EMC introduces Operation Round Up

Beginning in November, Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) will implement Operation Round Up, a charitable program designed to support community projects throughout the electric cooperative's seven-county service territory. More...

Boat landing gets makeover

Improvements at the Ogeechee River Bridge boat landing on U.S. Highway 25 More...

Other Jenkins News

Magnolia Springs State Park to hold festival

Magnolia Springs State Park, a unit of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, will be holding the inaugural Magnolia Springs Heritage Festival in conjunction with the 75th anniversary of the creation of Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites. More...

Library News

The Screven Jenkins Regional Library Board will be meeting at 4 pm, Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Screven County Library. More...

Syl-View Happenings

There have been great happenings at Syl-View these past weeks. The solarium was filled to overflowing with residents and community visitors. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

There is a hit song that goes something like this, "Life is about change. Nothing ever stays the same." How true that is, and change is in the air at More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Have you noticed? "If it had been a snake, it would have bit me!" This saying is quoted when something we are looking for is right in front of us. More...

Church News

Church News

Oak Hill Baptist Church Oak Hill Baptist Church Acteens will hold a yard sale 9 a.m. until, Saturday, Nov. 4, on the lot next to the old Sharpe Implement building on Winthrope Avenue. A large variety of items will be available. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank you Words cannot adequately express our heartfelt gratitude for the many kindnesses extended to us during the recent loss of our loved one, Averitt Oglesby. More...

Obituaries

Adell Peel of Jenkins County died Oct. 22

Mrs. Adell Dickey Peel, 88, a lifelong resident of Jenkins County, died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006 at Heartland Hospice in Conyers after a long illness. More...

Ronnie Gay, 62, of Millen died Oct. 24

Mr. Melton Ronald (Ronnie) Gay, 62, of Millen died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006 at his residence. More...