January 13, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Consultants to help run Tax Assessor office

State consultants will temporarily assist with the operation of the Jenkins County Tax Assessor’s office following the recent death of Don Rich, Jenkins County’s tax appraiser/ chief tax assessor. More...

Other Jenkins News

USDA implements new crop disaster assistance program

Hobby Stripling, state executive director of United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency in Georgia, today announced that USDA has implemented the new Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments program (SURE) in accordan More...

Wal-Mart presents check to JCFEC

Wal-Mart manager Steve Moss presents a check to the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center. Accepting the check is Debbie Sharpe, CIS/ Mentoring Coordinator. More...

Mentoring makes a difference

There is no greater gift you can give than the gift of time.   More...

Church News

Church News

“Upward” basketball underway at Oak Hill The Upward basketball program has begun in the Family Life Center of the Oak Hill Baptist Church. The games begin at 9 a.m. with a game every hour through 3 p.m. More...

Datebook

Datebook

JCHS Fall Sports Banquet to be held Jan. 21   The Jenkins County High School Fall Sports Banquet will be held 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, in the school lunchroom. More...

Obituaries

Paul Johnson, 61, of Garfield died Jan. 7

Mr. Paul Anthony Johnson, 61, of Garfield died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010 at the Medical College of Georgia Medical Center in Augusta.   Funeral Services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010 at the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church. More...

Sprucing up downtown

The Cotton Avenue TE-grant project continues to progress with the addition of green spaces and new sidewalks along the city’s main street. New streetlights have also been installed. More...

MLK activities announced

Pageant, breakfast, worship service and more planned

The local celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday will begin 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, at with the Mr. and Miss Dream Queen-King Pageant to be held at the Millen Community House.   More...

BOE recognizes students

Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) education essay winners were recently recognized during a meeting of the Jenkins County Board of Education. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I have had the pleasure of working with Melissa Grier for the past several months through the Experience Works program. Melissa’s time here ended last Friday, and I wish her well at her new job.   More...

Editorials

Cartoon

Full Story

Don Lively

MAMA AND THE RAT

(Originally published November 14, 2007)   More...

Jim Hite

ARE YOU TXTING AWAY UR EDUCATION?

While not one who has taken to the new technology, I nevertheless can appreciate those parts that I value and find myself capable of understanding and using.  More...

Memoriam

In loving memory of Charles Watson Lanier Sr.

July 9, 1931 - Jan. 12, 2008

It has been two long years since you have been gone to your Heavenly Home, And it seems like only yesterday, and I am still so alone. The days and nights are lonely without you, dear, And you are so much in my soul, I still can’t let you go. More...

Eunicetine “Tina” Sapp

Jan. 14, 1950 – July 3, 2009

Happy birthday! Gone but never forgotten. Love always, Ethel Bell, Reginald, Dexter, Jeffery, Stephanie, Louise, Antonio, Mike-Mike, Maiya, Alexandria, India, Nigel, Nicholas and Brienea More...