April 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, April 15 – chicken nuggets or turkey/cheese wrap; choices: sweet potato sticks, chips, green beans, apple, pineapple. More...

Edmund Burke Academy

Honor Roll

A+ HONOR ROLL   More...

Scholarship deadline approaching

Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is accepting applications for the Planters EMC Scholarship. All high school seniors who are children of Planters EMC Members are eligible to apply. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Several community events are set for the coming weeks. April 27 is Keep Jenkins Beautiful Cleanup Day. This event organizes at the Jenkins County Courthouse at 8 a.m.  More...

Datebook

Date Book

JCES has Pre-K slots open The Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES) has slots available in its Pre-Kindergarten program on a first-come, first-serve basis. The child must be four years of age by Sept. 1, 2013. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“Crime: Art imitates Life”

There is a cliché “Art imitates Life.”  How true this is, is open to discussion. More...

Jenkins among state’s poorest and unhealthiest counties

Jenkins ranks among the state’s worst counties in health and economic standings, according to a study combining health status and economic factors in Georgia. More...

Jenkins County considers new jail

Proposed sites for a new county jail were presented to the Jenkins County Commissioners during a recent meeting of the group.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Sgt. Christopher Hillis deploys to Afghanistan

Sgt. Christopher Sean Hillis of Millen will deploy to Afghanistan sometime this month with the 214th Battalion of the Georgia Army National Guard, Elberton. He is the son of Arnold and Tina Hillis of Millen and the grandson of Agnes C. More...

10 Child Abuse Cases Confirmed in 2012

In recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center recently held a short program on the Jenkins County Courthouse lawn to raise awareness of the issue locally.  More...

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents for the time period that ended April 7.   More...

Church News

Church News

Daniel Grove to host revival Spring revival services will be held 7:30 p.m. nightly April 9- 11 at Daniel Grove Baptist Church. More...

Obituaries

Myrene Kent Womack

Myrene Kent Womack, 87, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister passed away at Baptist DeSoto Hospital April 2, 2013.  A graveside service and interment were held 2 p.m. More...