August 8, 2012 RSS feed / Other Jenkins News

Window to the Past!

This photo shows the Jenkins County Jaycees in 1961. From left, are Hoke Reeves Jr., G.B. Sasser, Lindy Hurst, Woodrow Wilson, Mell Bargeron, Jimmie Edenfield, Marion Reese and Marshall Young. More...

Educators begin teaching CCCGPS this school year

Educators across Georgia will begin teaching the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS) in mathematics, English language arts, as well as literacy in science, social studies, and technical subjects, when they return to school this year.&nb More...

4-H’ers Compete at State Congress

4-H’ers Brandon Cherry and Tyler Wagner represented Jenkins County at the 70th annual Georgia 4-H Congress in Atlanta July 24-27. The week included competition, recognition and fun for youth from all over Georgia.  More...

Gray-Washington family reunion draws three generations in Atlanta

The Gray-Washington family reunion was held July 13-15 in Atlanta. More...

Daniel receives doctorate degree

Geoffrey-James Zeagler Daniel of Millen was among 795 students who became the newest healthcare professionals and graduates of Georgia Health Sciences University May 11 at Augusta’s James Brown Arena. More...

Library News

Do you ever wonder what other people enjoyed reading this summer? Find out which books our patrons loved the most when you visit the library, and check them out for yourself. More...

Bethany residents mark birthdays

Bethany Nursing Center celebrated July birthdays for residents on July 30. Shown are, from left, James Balam, Sarah Johnson, Thomas Pope, Mildred Brown and James Berry. More...

STC gets grant

The Jenkins County Adult Learning Center, a division of Southeastern Technical College, was the recipient of an Operation Round-up grant from Planters Electric Membership Corporation. More...

Syl-view Happenings

Greetings to you on this hot summer day. The flowers in the courtyard are looking good in spite of the heat. As I visited with Mrs. Ella Rae Chance, I carried her a flower from the courtyard. More...

STC, labor department seeks to better educate, train students for skilled workforce

Over the course of three days in mid-July, Southeastern Technical College (STC), partnered with Georgia Department of Labor and regional industry, and held “resource fairs” in Jenkins, Johnson, and Treutlen Counties.  Those three cou More...

Remembering a pioneer in the world of school choice

The Center for an Educated Georgia at Georgia Family Council   More...

Riverkeeper speaks to Rotarians

Dianna Wedincamp, Ogeechee Riverkeeper, discussed the role of Ogeechee Riverkeeper with the Millen Rotary Club at its July 25 meeting. She is shown with Robert Reeves Sr. (Photos contributed) More...

Library News

Red Bugs

As the dog days of summer roll past us, many of us have to fight mosquitoes, gnats, fire ants and other types of biting insects. The other day I had the privilege of being bitten several times by red bugs. More...