July 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Sales Tax holidays set for Aug. 9-10

Those preparing to shop for back-to-school items can save a little money by waiting until Aug. 9-10, which is Georgia’s Sales Tax holiday. During this time period certain items are exempt from the state’s sales tax.  More...

School News

Jenkins County Schools to hold Open House

Parents with children enrolled in the Jenkins County School System will have an opportunity to visit the schools on Wednesday, July 31, and Thursday, August 1. More...

Jenkins County School District Notice Of Child Find Activities

The Jenkins County School District is required by federal and state law (160-4-7-.03-2) to conduct an annual “Child Find” effort as a means to locate, identify and evaluate every student with a suspected disability or giftedness within it More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Southern “old wives tales.” We have all heard them and probably passed them along to our children and grandchildren, and, maybe, even believe some of them to be true, whether we will admit it or not. More...

Datebook

Date Book

JCHS Open House/Back-to-School Bash Jenkins County High School will hold Open House and Backto School bash 10 a.m. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

“The irony here?”

A neighboring state has been undergoing some very basic changes since the beginning of this year when a single party gained firm control of both the legislative and executive branches of government.  More...

Farm Bill Update

As farmers and ranchers wait patiently on new farm legislation, politicians in Washington are working diligently on trying to get a farm bill passed. More...

Third in State - the Flea Boys!

The Jenkins County Recreation Department’s Flea Boys’ baseball team has captured third in the recent state competition. More...

City of Millen Delinquent Tax Notice

The names of delinquent taxpayers in the City of Millen who have not paid their property, mobile home and timber taxes will be published in the Aug. More...

Other Jenkins News

Modern Woodmen

Linda Bragg, Modern Woodmen of America financial representative, is shown presenting a U.S. flag to Wally Sasser Jr. of the North Jenkins Volunteer Fire Department, Station #3. More...

Planters EMC energizes power poles and the next generation

Despite the best efforts of extraordinary teachers across the nation, many students have a difficult time fully understanding and appreciating U.S. history. More...

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents for the time period that ended July 21. More...

Church News

Church News

Deep Creek Free Will Baptist to hold Homecoming Homecoming services will be held at Deep Creek Free Will Baptist Church 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 28. More...

Obituaries

Sandra McCollum Toole

Sandra McCollum Toole of Athens, Georgia passed away July 18, 2013 after an extended illness. She was born on Aug. More...

William Edward Lambert

William Edward Lambert, 83, of Bonaire passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at his home in Bonaire, Georgia. Funeral services were held 10 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013 at McCullough Funeral Home in Warner Robins, Georgia. More...

Gloria Lane McCoy

July 13, 1956 – July 15, 2013

Gloria Leigh Lane McCoy, 57, of Avera, Georgia, loving wife of 36 years to Otis A. McCoy, entered into rest Monday morning, July 15, 2013 at her residence. A Celebration of Life was held 6 p.m. More...