May 1, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Local student plays on championship team

Around the Horn, a travel baseball team on which Jenkins County student Jeremy Gay plays, was undefeated and won the championship at the Alltel Mill Creek Shootout in Statesboro April 20-21. More...

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, May 6 – spaghetti w/bread stick or turkey and cheese wrap/chips; choices: whole kernel corn, steamed broccoli, apple and pineapple. More...

Elicia Williams graduating from Clayton State University

Ms. Queen Evans announces the graduation of her daughter, Elicia Williams, from Clayton State University. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Rite Aid to sponsor Community Yard Sale May 4 The local Rite Aid Pharmacy will sponsor a Community Yard Sale and Family Fun Day will be held Saturday, May 4, in the store parking lot. Come sign-up and reserve your booth: $10 single and $15 double. More...

Obituaries

Annie Ruth Williams Mountain Sparks

Annie Ruth Williams Mountain Sparks, 88, of Millen died Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at her residence.  Graveside services were held 1 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2013 at the Elam Baptist Cemetery with the Revs. More...

Jenkins County High School Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Top honors of the Jenkins County High School (JCHS) graduating Class of 2013 have been captured by Franklin Eugene Hagins, Valedictorian, and Jonquette Naudine Sanders, Salutatorian. More...

Pulaski man arrested on Jenkins warrant

On Wednesday, April 24, Randall Herman “Randy” Purnell, 56, of Pulaski was arrested in Candler County on a Jenkins County fugitive warrant.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Spelling Bee Competition

Jenkins County Elementary School held several Spelling Bee competitions this year. There was a friendly competition between the first and second graders to gain experience while also having fun. More...

Team Mayes raises $46,000

Approximately $46,000 has been raised locally to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation through the fund-raising efforts of “Team Mayes”, members shown, and team supporters. More...

Youth home gets learning experience

The David and Sara Sherrod family of Millen were among those who recently participated in a project at the Paul Anderson Youth Home in Vidalia.  With the support of the Southeast Produce Council, a regional produce organization more than 750 mem More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I have a cell phone, but use it only as a phone – what a novel idea! I have a camera for taking photos and a computer or pen for writing. So, I don’t text on my phone and I don’t receive texts. More...

Church News

Church News

Gordon Grove to hold 106th Church Anniversary  The 106th Church Anniversary of Gordon Grove Baptist Church will be celebrated Sunday, May 5. The guest church and pastor will be the Rev. Harry Baldwin and New Hurricane Branch Church. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You!

Thank You   Thank everyone that helped and supported me during and after my auto accident. Thank you for your prayers, concerns, phone calls and visits. May God bless you all.  Bernandine Cosby   More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“Faith does not say to “kill”

I had not planned on writing anything more about the Boston bombing, but the Statesboro Herald headline of April 23, “Bombing suspects driven by their faith,” struck a very negative chord. More...