October 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Voters to decide SPLOST renewal

The Jenkins County Commissioners and Millen City Council recently reached an agreement on division of Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) VI revenue and will seek voter approval for renewal of the current 1-cent tax . More...

Other Jenkins News

Jenkins County 4-H celebrates National 4-H Week, Oct. 6-12

More than 6 million young people across the country today will be celebrating National 4-H Week, which takes place annually during the first full week of October.  More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log Sept. 27 – Oct. 3

Jack Travis Bethel – Court ordered lock-up/20 days; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; Sept. 29. Charles Edward Dobbs – Probation violation-Superior Court; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; Sept. 29.  More...

Extension Blog

Does anyone know how the internet term “BLOG” came to pass? A blog is actually a contraction of the words web log. More...

Engagements

She said yes ......

Cook – Jackson Wedding October 26th   Carrie Cook and Matt Jackson would like to invite all family and friends to attend their wedding on Saturday evening, the 26th of October at 6 p.m. More...

David Clark

Jenkins County native David Clark was recently recognized for 50 years of service with the Georgia Department of Agriculture. A retirement reception was held on Aug. More...

Preserving Carswell Grove Baptist Church

The old Oak tree, under which the culinary delights and fellowship enjoyed at many church dinners took place, has died and been removed. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Government shutdown – those are two words that should never be used in the same sentence! My opinion – ridiculous. My solution – freeze the pay checks of everyone in Congress and the President until an agreement is reached.  More...

Memoriam

Church News

Carswell Grove Benefit to be held Oct. 12 The Carswell Grove Historic Foundation will sponsor a Carswell Grove Benefit 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. Special guest will be Cameron McWhirer, author of Red Summer. More...

Obituaries

Clarence Judson “C.J.” Waters

Clarence Judson “C.J.” Waters, 85, of Perkins passed away on Monday, Oct 7, 2013 at Optim Medical Center-Jenkins in Millen.  Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 at at the Dry Branch Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Carroll Britt Aaron

Mr. Carroll Britt Aaron, 92, of Millen died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 at his residence.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 at Elam Baptist Church with the Rev. Kevin Farmer and Dr. Maurice Crowder officiating. More...

Bobby Burke

Mr. Bobby Burke, 71, of Millen died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home with Dr. Ray Freeman officiating. Burial was in the Millen Cemetery.  Mr. More...