May 29, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners address SPLOST issues

It’s only one cent, but the pennies add up to dollars. Addressing Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) issues was the main focus of two recent meetings of the Jenkins County Commissioners.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Scenes from the annual Area Yard Sale and BBQ Cook-off

Held Saturday, May 18, at the Cotton Market Park on Cotton Avenue.  (Staff photos by Deborah Bennett)   More...

Grandson of Millen woman dies in wreck

The grandson of Mary Mixon of Millen was killed Sunday, May 19, when his motorcycle struck a car turning left.  More...

SUMMER FUN

Jenkins County Recreation Department programs & camps

Track and Field Day Camp will be held 9 a.m. until noon, June 3-7 for ages 7-14 years. The fee is $45, payable by May 31, or $55 on first day of camp. Instructors are Zandar Lake and Ayana Walker.   More...

Church News

Church News

Kelsey Chapel to hold revival Summer revival services will be held at Kelsey Chapel Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. nightly June 12-14. Pastor Danny Bennett of Sand Hill Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. More...

Obituaries

Jessie Shawn Dean Calloway

Jessie Shawn Dean Calloway, 22, of Pembroke passed away Sunday May 19, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m., Wednesday May 22, 2013 in the chapel of the Flanders Mo More...

Herbert Reynolds

Mr. Herbert Reynolds, 86, of Millen died Monday, May 20, 2013.  Graveside services were held 11 a.m., Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the Green Fork Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Jimmy Allen and Dr. Ray Freeman officiating.  Mr. More...

Residents: County needs cleaning up

The county’s dirt roads are a mess and dumpster sites need cleaning up. That was the message the Jenkins County Commissioners heard from several local residents during a recent meeting.  More...

Jenkins County resident donates $50,000 to Savannah State University

Jenkins County resident and Savannah State University (SSU) alumnus Jimmie C. Douglas donated $50,000 to the university this month to establish a scholarship endowment for deserving students. The “Jimmie C. More...

Millen resident receives three scholarships

Donnie A. Gay V recently accepted the University of the Cumberlands’ (UOC) offer of three four-year scholarships: merit scholarship, football scholarship and track scholarship. He is the son of Don A. (Sr.) and Evelyn Gay of Millen.  More...

Editorials

Wade Parker

Yellow Corn

Many people that have been growing corn for many, many, years have complained about how yellow and light green their corn is. Whether you are a commercial farmer or a gardener, this year has been a tremendous challenge in trying to get corn to grow. More...

May is Historic Preservation Month

Thousands of individuals across the country are celebrating National Preservation Month this May. More...

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Datebook

Date Book

WHIP signup May 20-24 State Conservationist James E.  More...

Births

Ellis Griffin Herrington

Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas Herrington, III and big sister Lilly of Waynesboro, proudly announce the birth of Ellis Griffin Herrington. Ellis was born May 6, 2013 at University Hospital in Augusta, weighing 9 lbs., 10 oz. More...