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Traffic crashes result in 24 deaths over Christmas holiday period

Traffic crashes across Georgia over the 102-hour Christmas holiday travel period claimed the lives of 24 people. The holiday period began Christmas Eve at 6 p.m. and ended at midnight Sunday, Dec. 28. More...

Gay named Brier Creek Soil and Water District Conservationist of Year

Dobson M. Gay Jr. is the Brier Creek Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) 2008 Conservationist of the Year in Soil and Water from Jenkins County. More...

Hanners wins!

Stormie Hanners was the winner of a recent American Legion fundraiser. Post members shown presenting her with a $250 Wal-Mart gift card are, from left, Pam Dwight, Commander H. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In Loving Memory of John Wendell Newton March 20, 1927- Dec. 27, 2007 It doesn't seem as if it's been a year Since the Father called you home. We've missed your loving words and ways, Though we've tried to carry on. More...

Obituaries

Russell 'Russ' Brown of Millen dies on Dec. 22

Russell (Russ) Brown, 67, of Millen, died at Jenkins County Hospital Monday, Dec. 22, 2008. A memorial service was held 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 26, at Rosemary Baptist Church. Burial was private. Russ was an alumnus of Georgia Southern University. More...

Sheriff-elect Robert Oglesby completes academy training

Jenkins County Sheriff-elect Robert Oglesby successfully completed an intense monthlong training program Friday, Dec. 12. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

It is hard to believe that another year has come and gone! Time, however, does not stand still. It always marches on whether we want it to or not. More...

Editorials

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Other Voices

Remembering Christmas

Remembering Christmas at our house…. Those were grand times, filled with child-like wonder. Both of our parents, Wallace and Marjorie Edenfield, contributed special memories of that time long ago. More...

Church News

Church News

Faith Walk Faith Walk Deliverance Church announced that Katie Johnson won a $100 Wal-Mart gift card during a fundraiser held recently to help with the expense of building a new church. The Rev. Robert Reese is pastor. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Free Legal Help Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) staff will be in Jenkins County to meet with low-income people who desire free legal help with civil (noncriminal) legal problems on a first-come, first-serve basis on the first Monday of each More...

Columns

JCMS Y-Club News

In November, Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) re-activated its Y-Club organization. The purpose of Y-Club is "To create, maintain, and extend throughout the home, school and community, high standards of Christian character. More...