September 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Grand Jury indicts 20 people

The Jenkins County Grand Jury convened earlier this month and handed down the following indictments and accusations. Michael Drayton, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and drug trafficking within 100 feet of public housing. More...

Other Jenkins News

Paula Herrington attends Economic Development Conference

Paula Herrington, Executive Director, Jenkins County Development Authority, joined more than 350 economic development leaders from around the state in Savannah for the annual conference of the Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA) Sept. More...

Save My State Park Day

Magnolia Springs State Park will take part in Georgia’s Save My State Parks Day and National Public Lands Day this Saturday, Sept. 29.   More...

4-H Youth summit

Senior 4-H’ers Tykeise Oliver, Chelsea Clayton, Austin Wagner and Kristin McLamb of Jenkins County attended the 6th biennial Georgia Youth Summit, Sept. 8-9 at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga.   More...

Datebook

Date Book

Buckhead Academy to hold “Homecoming 2012” Everyone who attended Buckhead Academy for any length of time is invited to “Homecoming 2012” to be held Saturday evening, Oct. 6. More...

PDF Edition

120 Homes for Sale Richmond County

3 BR 2 BA Home For Sale. Convenient to Fort Gordon, Plant Vogtle, other industries. Near Hwy. 25 and Windsor Springs Rd. $136,900. Sept. 19, 26  3 BR, 2 BA home in Buckhead, large fenced back yard, $102,000. More...

460 Agiculture Items

HAY FOR SALE. Alicia Bermuder, round bails, Fertilized. $50 per roll 706-829-4174   More...

Jenkins County Football Team War Eagles

Football season is underway at Jenkins County High School. More...

Rainbow

This beautiful double rainbow was visible Sept. 18 following a brief rain shower and appeared to originate at a STOP sign at the intersection of West Old Savannah Road and Fountain Springs Road. More...

Fair-on-the-Square to be held Oct. 6

Fall has arrived and with it planning for the 39th annual Fair-on-the-Square is being finalized by Millen Better Hometown, sponsor. The arts and crafts Fair will be held 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, on the Jenkins County Courthouse lawn. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I took the photo of the beautiful double rainbow that appears on the front page of this issue from my front porch one day last week. The biggest and brightest rainbow seemed to originate at the Stop sign at the end of Fountain Springs Road. More...

Church News

Church News

Millen Baptist to hold Homecoming Millen Baptist Church will observe Homecoming Oct. 8 at the 11 a.m. worship service. It has been declared Maurice Crowder Day as Dr. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

We cannot hear your laughter,  We cannot see your smile, We wish that we could talk again,  If only for a while. More...

Obituaries

Margaret Reynolds

Miss Margaret Reynolds, 88, died Sunday, Sept, 16, 2012.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 at the Green Fork Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Allen officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.   More...

Robert G. Lewis, Sr.

Mr. Robert G. Lewis Sr., 75, of Millen died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012.  Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 at the Millen Cemetery with Dr. Maurice Crowder officiating.  He was born in Jenkins County, a U. S. More...

Hazel Lee Mincey

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Hazel Lee Mincey, 88, of Twin City, on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 at the Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home.  Funeral services were held 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...