February 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

“Hog-zilla” downed by local hunters

The baying of dogs, rustling of brush, followed by ear-piercing grunts, growls and squeals indicated that a wild hog had been cornered. More...

School News

JCMS principal list

Mr. Randy Dailey, principal, and the faculty and staff of Jenkins County Middle School wish to congratulate the following students for their academic achievement for the Second Nine Weeks of the 2012-2013 school year.  More...

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, Feb. 25 – pizza or chicken salad with saltines/ chips; choices – whole kernel corn, fresh apple, pineapple.  Tuesday, Feb. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I saw this on Facebook and love it.  Southern word of the week – “doohickey”. Definition – the name of a thing, or person, you either can’t remember or never knew in the first place. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Retired Educators to meet Feb. 21 The Jenkins County Retired Educators will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Jenkins County Board of Education office. John Lengnick from Atlanta will speak on the benefits offered to members by AMBA. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“Self esteem vs. learning”

While the topic has come up several times over the years, last Sunday as we returned from a weekend in Americus, Joyce and I realized once again how many miles we have traveled together over the past 21 plus years. More...

Students arrested on drug charges

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office has arrested three persons, including two Jenkins County High School (JCHS) students, on drug-related charges resulting from a Feb 1 incident. More...

Correctional officer arrested

A Correctional Officer at the Jenkins Correctional Center has been arrested by the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office on drug charges. More...

Other Jenkins News

Super Eagle Day set for March 2

It’s that time of year to start looking for that outdoor activity to reach a fitness goal and keep that New Year’s Resolution alive and well by joining other local runners, joggers, and walkers for the 10th annual Super Eagle  Day on More...

Eggs and Issues to be held Feb. 23

The annual Eggs and Issues legislative breakfast will be held 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Café on Cotton restaurant. More...

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Feb. 8-Feb. 14.   More...

Church News

Church News

“The Apostle” musical to be presented March 29 The exciting musical program, “The Apostle” by Cam Floria will be presented at Millen Baptist Church 7 p.m. March 29 and 4 p.m. March 30. More...

Engagements

Brownlee-Dempsey engagement

Dr. Linda Mammoser and Mr. Carl Jackson (Sonny) Brownlee Jr. of Tucker are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Rose Brownlee, to Mr. John Dennis (J.D.) Dempsey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Dempsey of Millen.  More...