April 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Electronic recycling included in Keep Jenkins Beautiful

Please join the citizens who want Jenkins County to be an attractive and pleasant place to visit and live by participating in Keep Jenkins Beautiful Saturday, April 24. More...

JCES to hold kindergarten registration

Jenkins County Elementary School will hold its Kindergarten registration for the 2010-2011 school year on Wednesday, May 5, at the school. The child must be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2010 to be able to register.   More...

School News

Georgia Southern recognizes local students

Outstanding Georgia Southern University (GSU) students were recognized at the annual Honors Day ceremony held recently on the university’s campus. Individual awards were presented to 156 students. More...

STC announces President’s List

Southeastern Technical College is proud to announce that the following Jenkins County students have been named to its winter quarter President’s List: Tony Flakes, Sharon Johnson and Marletta Langston. More...

School Menu

JENKINS COUNTY April 26-30

Monday - Pepperoni Pizza or P/B Jelly Sandwich, Corn, Applesauce, Fresh Fruit, Graham Crackers or Salad Bar: Lettuce, Tomato, Celery Sticks, Boiled Egg, Cheese, P/B Jelly Sandwich, Grapes.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

As I am sure most of you have noticed, the actual resurfacing of Cotton Avenue began last week. After months of “riding the ruts,” a smooth surface on which to travel is great. More...

Church News

Needful Baptist Church to hold Spring Revival

Needful Baptist Church will hold Spring Revival service 7:30 p.m. nightly Wednesday, April 28, through Friday, April 30. The revivalist will be the Rev. P. M. Broomfield of Zion Baptist Church.   The public is invited to attend.   More...

Miracle Temple Choir to celebrate 7th anniversary

Miracle Temple Choir will celebrate its seventh annual choir anniversary 5 p.m. Saturday, April 24.   “We are asking that you along with your youth choir come out and help us celebrate this grand occasion,” said choir members. More...

Evening Light Church of God to hold revival

Revival services will be held at Evening Light Church of God, 220 Washington Street, Friday, April 23, through Sunday, April 25. Friday and Saturday services will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday services will begin with Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You

The family of Charles Royal Sr. would like to thank you for your acts of kindness show to us in our time of loss. We would especially like to thank our church family at Oak Hill, United Hospice and Dr. Gay. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Tomato Growing Tips

Growing tomatoes has proved very challenging the last several years! Growing tomatoes used to be as easy as riding a bicycle, now you have to treat them like a newborn baby. More...

Columns

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

This week Governor Perdue released the March 2010 revenue figures, and I am encouraged that they showed the first monthly increase in state revenues since November 2008. More...

Sex offenders are arrested

A convicted sex offender who failed to report that he had moved into Jenkins County and another whose probation was revoked have both been arrested by the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Department.   More...

Jenkins County Grand Jury indicts 17

A Jenkins County Grand Jury met last month and handed down indictments and accusations in 17 cases as follows:   • Evan Montel Jackson, terroristic threats and acts, pointing or aiming gun or pistol at another and carry a concealed weapo More...

Man charged after entering home

A Twin City man is facing a variety of charges in connection with an April 6 incident in which he towed a Jenkins County resident’s vehicle to her home and then entered the residence and refused to leave. More...

Other Jenkins News

County encourages Census participation

Jenkins County recently signed a proclamation partnering with the Georgia Complete Count Committee (GCCC) to achieve a complete and accurate count of the Georgia population in 2010. More...

Gen. Carlton W. Fulford Jr. honored

In a special ceremony before the entire Brigade of Midshipmen, the Superintendent, Vice Admiral Jeffrey L. Fowler ’78, USN, and Admiral Steve Abbot ’66 USN, (Ret.), chairman of the Board of Trustees of the U. S.  More...

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents this week.   Thursday, April 8   • A Grant Avenue resident reported that two dogs attacked and killed their dog in their yard. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,   Please, help stamp our roadside litter.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,   My wife and I recently moved here from Michigan and have noticed the large amounts of garbage and litter that line the roads of our county. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,   More...

Datebook

Emergency Conservation Program signup underway

Excessive rainfall has caused severe damage to Jenkins County farmland.  More...

Confederate Memorial observance to be held April 24

SCV Camp 2102 will hold its annual Confederate Memorial observance 4 p.m. Saturday, April 24, on the grounds of the Jenkins County Courthouse at the Confederate monument. More...

Buckhead Academy School-wide Reunion

There will be a school-wide reunion of all students, (those who attended for any length of time or graduated,) and their parents and all staff members of the former Buckhead Academy near Millen. More...

Obituaries

Alice Cubbedge Hall, 86, of Millen died April 18

Mrs. Alice Cubbedge Hall, 86, of Millen died Sunday, April 18, 2010.   Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at Millen Cemetery with the Revs. Perry Hearn and Danny Yates officiating. More...