July 25, 2007 RSS feed / Other Jenkins News

Ornaments available

This marble ornament depicting the Jenkins County Courthouse is available at the Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce and Edenfield Feed and Seed for a cost of $16, which includes a display stand. More...

Minimum wage increases by $.70

Some local workers could see a little more jingle in their pockets this week, thanks to an increase in the Federal Minimum Wage rate. Effec- tive July 24, the minimum wage was increased from $5.15 per hour to $5.85. More...

Wadley wins medals in martial arts

Jenkins County native Thomas Wadley captured the silver medal in sparring and the bronze medal in forms at the Songahm Taekwondo World Championships held recently in Little Rock, Ark. More...

4-H News

Early on the morning of July 9, 22 Jenkins County fifth and sixth grade 4-H'ers loaded the bus for Cloverleaf Camp and Wahsega 4-H Center in Dahlonega. After a long trek up the mountains, we finally arrived at a beautiful clearing in a valley. More...

Hoke Reeves joins OTC Foundation, Inc.

Dr. Dawn Cartee, president of Ogeechee Technical College (OTC), has announced that the Executive Board of the Ogeechee Tech Foundation, Inc. has appointed Hoke S. More...

Beautiful blooms

For over half a century the Millen Garden Club has been helping beautify the community with various projects ranging from litter pick up to decorating the hospital at Christmas. More...

BOE approves coaching supplements, guidelines

The Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) approved during its Monday, July 16, meeting guidelines for the establishment of coaching supplements based upon years of experience and gender equity. More...

Library News

Vacation Reading is over for another year, and we've got a bunch of very happy kids in Jenkins County! More...

Syl-View Happenings

On Friday, we were entertained by Bill Kellicker and Doug Schriner. There were country songs, some rock and roll and gospel music. The residents were enjoying the music and some were dancing. More...

Wreck causes fire

This field of cotton on West Old Savannah Road caught fire Monday afternoon when a fertilizer truck, attempting to dump its load, struck and brought down power lines that ignited underbrush. More...