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JCES LUNCH MENU

Monday, Sept. 16 – pizza or chicken salad, saltines/chips; choices: whole kernel corn, apple and pineapple.  Tuesday, Sept. More...

Jenkins County Middle Summer Reading Project

At the end of the 2012-2013 school year, Jenkins County Middle School along with the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center decided to have a Summer Reading Program for the students. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I arrived at work Friday morning and learned the shocking news that Jim Hite had died during the night. I was stunned and deeply saddened. More...

Military Active Duty List:

Sgt. Christopher Hillis, U.S. Army National Guard, 214th Battalion, Afghanistan; E-4 Christopher Simmons, U.S. Army, Missouri; E-3 Ralphael Franklin Lovett, U.S. Army, Kuwait; E-4 Rhonda Lovett, U.S.  More...

Church News

Church News

First McCoy to host choir concert The First McCoy Missionary Baptist church will host its first Sr. Choir concert 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. Radio host, Rev. and Co-minister Benjamin Ryans will the guest speaker for the occasion. Rev. More...

Obituaries

Josie Eloise Phillips

Mrs. Josie Eloise Phillips, 95, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. She had been a resident of the McCormick Nursing Facility in McCormick, S.C. for a number of years.  More...

James (Jim) Bernard Hite

James (Jim) Bernard Hite 79, of Millen, Georgia, died Sept. More...

No change in school or county millage rates

Jenkins County taxpayers will not likely see an increase in their school or county taxes this year.  Both the Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) and Jenkins County Commissioners announced this week that there will be no increase in their mi More...

County plans for new jail

Jenkins County needs a new jail and planning for the facility is underway.  More...

STEM Education is focus for JCHS Title I parent meeting

STEM one of the new “buzzwords” in both education and industry stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Many jobs that will be available to our current middle and high school students will be in one of the STEM fields. More...

Other Jenkins News

Pecan Scab

We have watched the pecan crop fall victim to excessive rain and cloudy days. What pecan disease is most severe in this environment?  More...

Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day a success

It was “Blizzards” galore on Aug. 8th as 502 of the ice cream treats were served up by the Dairy Queen of Millen for its Miracle Treat Day. More...

Lady Eagles softball update

The Jenkins County Lady Eagles softball team had a tough week on the diamond, playing four games and losing four.  More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor:   The last time I saw Jim Hite was two or three weeks ago on Harvey Street, running with Ray Miller. Ray was running no more than half speed in deference to Jim’s superior age. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Concert Season Tickets- Don’t Miss Out!!

‘39ers to meet at Bethany Nursing Center The ‘39ers are invited to meet at the Bethany Nursing Center for lunch and a tour Monday, Sept. 16, at noon. All members are encouraged to attend.   More...