April 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

It is time for Spring cleaning

Spring is a great time for cleaning and pitching in to make Jenkins County Beautiful as part of Keep Georgia Beautiful and Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup. More...

School News

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, April 22 – spaghetti or vegetable soup w/peanut butter and jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, apple, pineapple.  Tuesday, April 23 – hot dog or chili/saltines; choices: oven fries, orange, applesauce, peach cobbler. More...

Teen Maze held at JCHS

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) and Jenkins County Middle School students recently had the opportunity to experience real life situations without real life consequences when Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC) and the Jenkins County Dru More...

JCMS students receive letter for President Obama

As a part of Black History month, seventh grade students in Mrs. Valencia Williams’ Language Arts class at Jenkins County Middle School wrote formal letters to President Barrack Obama. More...

Memoriam

In loving memory of

Jamaris D. Heard

April 15, 1988 – Dec. 1, 1989 My Angel in Heaven There’s a special angel in heaven That is a part of me. It is not where I wanted him But God called him to be. He was here just a moment Like a nighttime shooting star. More...

In loving memory of

Rosetta Lee Wiggins

April 19, 1944 – April 15, 1991 In Our Hearts We thought of your love today. But that is nothing new. We thought of you yesterday, And days before that too. We think of you in silence. We often speak your name. More...

City of Millen gets $462,054 block grant

The City of Millen is the recipient of a $462,054 Community Development Block Grant from the Department of Community Affairs. City Manager Lamar Faircloth made the announcement during a recent meeting of Millen City Council.  More...

Pace Cooper takes a break during the game

More pictures on page 2 from opening day at the Jenkins County Recreation Department More...

Other Jenkins News

Opening Day at Jenkins County Recreation Department

Attendees participate in the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag and national anthem prior to ball players taking to the field. More...

Scenes from the Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet

The delicious Chamber Banquet meal was prepared by, from left, Christy Morris of Round’s and Lazar Oglesby of Honey’s. (Staff photos by Deborah Bennett) More...

Magnolia Springs State Park to see changes

What first appeared to be bad news for Magnolia Springs State Park and its visitors has turned into a good news item.  The announcement had been previously been made that both the pool and group camps at the park would not operate this summer du More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet last Thursday night was a great success with a large crowd in attendance. If you missed it, you missed out on an enjoyable evening.  More...

Church News

Church News

Drakes Chapel to hold revival Revival services will be held at Drakes Chapel Baptist church 7:30 p.m. nightly April 17-19. Sermons will be given by guest pastor, the Rev. Frank Bedford. Church pastor, the Rev. More...

Obituaries

Carl Eugene Moore Sr.,

Carl Eugene Moore Sr., 68, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013, at his residence in Perkins.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013, at the Green Fork Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Allen officiating. More...