February 6, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Lake Clarke committee meets with landowners

The Jenkins County Commissioners' newly appointed Lake Clarke committee met with landowners of the impacted area Tuesday, Jan. More...

School News

JCHS senior anatomy class hosts blood drive Feb. 12

Marsha Madray's senior anatomy class is busy making preparations for their annual blood drive to be held 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the old Jenkins County High School gym. More...

Parents, grandparents welcome at JCMS

Jenkins County Middle School will hold its annual Lunch and Learn 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Friday, Feb 8. Parents and grandparents are invited to come to the school to have lunch with their children and visit their classes during this time. More...

JCES December Students of the Month

The Student of the Month program at Jenkins County Elementary School recognizes one student per homeroom each month. More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

This past week the Georgia General Assembly stood in recess during the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday while members of the Appropriations Committee gathered to receive testimony on the Fiscal Year 2009 budget from various department heads. More...

OLD OR OLDER?

A couple of Sundays ago, we left the television on while getting ready for church, and I heard several of the topics to be featured on CBS' Sunday Morning. I stuck a tape in the VCR, pressed 'record,' and let it run. Didn't want to miss anything! More...

Births

Birth

BENNETT

Justin and Leah Bennett of Loganville announce the birth of their daughter, Braylin Faith Bennett, born at 4:03 a.m. on Sept. 30, 2007. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long. More...

Obama, Huckabee carry Jenkins

Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Mike Huckabee were the candidates Jenkins County voters chose in Tuesday's Presidential Preference Primary election. Obama polled 548 votes to Hillary Clinton's 306. More...

Jury finds Daniels guilty

A Bulloch County jury found Vandy Mack Daniels guilty last Friday of armed robbery, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. More...

Other Jenkins News

USS Georgia comes home

"Bring the USS Georgia home," has echoed throughout the state for more than 14 years. And soon, the 560 foot trident submarine will be stationed at the naval submarine base at Kings Bay. More...

Garden council holds show

The Millen Garden Council is sponsoring a Standard Flower Show, "A Step Back in Time in Jenkins County," on Saturday, March 1. The show will be housed in the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. More...

Social Security rep visits Millen

A Social Security representative will be at the Jenkins County Health Department 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

An open house for the new Jenkins County High School gymnasium was held Sunday afternoon with those in attendance touring the facility. I was very impressed with what I saw. More...

Church News

Church News

First Baptist Church The First Baptist Church announces the 13th Pastoral Anniversary service for their pastor, the Rev. Allen Webb, will be held 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 10. The public is cordially invited. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Pancake Supper The annual Millen Lions Club Pancake Supper will be held from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at the Millen Community House. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Words cannot express how much we appreciate the love, concern and good care given to our mom, Lula Mae Parker, by Dr. Kyle Gay and the Jenkins County Hospital staff during her recent illness and hospitalizations. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line:Project S.A.F.E.

The Jenkins County 4-H Project S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness, Fun, and Education) shotgun team will hold their first practice Sunday, February 17. Project S.A.F.E. More...

UPCOMING EVENTS

2/11 Cotton Production Meeting, noon, Ag Center 2/14 Corn/Soybean Production Meeting, noon, Ag Center 2/21 Agricultural Appreciation Supper, Ag Center     More...

UGA experts predict volatile farming year

2008 promises to be an up, down year for Georgia growers.

The perfect storm may hit Georgia agriculture this year. But it doesn't promise to bring rain. Drought, high energy costs and a shaky U.S. economy could make for a trifecta of trouble. More...