November 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

1-cent sales tax get voter approval

Local voters went to the polls last week and gave their approval to renewal of the current 1-cent Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) and Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (E-SPLOST). More...

School News

JCHS 1st Nine Weeks Principal’s and Honor Roll Lists

Principal’s List 12th Grade: Robin Boone, Mark Brannen, D. Brown, Gresham Conway, James Crockett, Corrina Dease. Travis Downs, Taylor Roberts, Tamara Williams, and Nicole Wilson.   More...

JCMS honor roll

Mr. Randy Dailey, principal, and the faculty and staff of Jenkins County Middle School wish to congratulate the following students for their academic achievement for the First Nine Weeks of the 2013-2014 school year.  More...

JCES LUNCH MENU

Monday, Nov. 18 – Pizza or chicken salad/saltines/chips; choices: whole kernel corn, apple, pineapple.  Tuesday, Nov. 19 – Hamburger or ham and cheese sandwich; choices: oven fries, baked beans, orange, applesauce, dill pickle. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Veteran’s Day was Monday of this week. As we sit in the comfort of our homes, it is so easy to “forget” that the freedoms we enjoy today come with a high price. More...

Church News

Church News

Bethel A.M.E. to host Men’s and Women’s Day The public is cordially invited to worship with Bethel A.M.E. Church during their annual Men’s and Women’s Day celebration 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 17. More...

Obituaries

Stephen Terrell “Terry” McBride

Mr. Stephen Terrell “Terry” McBride, 63, of Statesboro died on Wednesday Nov. 6, 2013 at his residence. A memorial service will be held at a later date.  More...

Bobby Finch, Sr.

Bobby Finch, Sr., 72, of Garfield died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 at his residence.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 at West Millen Baptist Church with Rev. David Mullins officiating. More...

Ollie Bell Lane Bassett

Mrs. Ollie Bell Lane Bassett, 94, of Millen died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013.  Graveside services were 11 a. m. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 at the Antioch Christian Cemetery with Rev. Jamie Archer officiating.  Mrs. More...

Representative John Barrow kicks off “Barrow’s Bookworms”

Cong. John Barrow was greeted by an enthusiastic group of students at Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES) Wednesday, Nov. 6. More...

To The USA Military

Thank you for all you do for our country. As you watch over us. God watches over you. You are our heroes. I understand your plight. I know your commitment. I see your stripes.   More...

Other Jenkins News

Harvest of Fun

Scenes from the Harvest of Fun festival held Oct. 31.
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Costume winners

Harvest of Fun costume contest winners in the 0-4 age group were: 1st, Harley Burke, Pirate; 2nd, Bristol Lane, Popcorn; and 3rd, Blaire Johnson and Tatum Lee, Pebbles and Bam Bam. More...

Robert Coney - Growing crops and faith

Where can you find neat, green, rows of turnips, mustards collards and cabbages all standing at “attention”? In the fall garden of Robert Coney on Pine Avenue, of course.  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

It was Christmas Eve, 1984. My wife and I were with friends who were expecting their second child. More...

Datebook

Date Book

‘39ers to meet Nov. 18 The ‘39ers will meet noon Nov. 18 at the Millen Community House. The program will be presented by Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce members. Covered dish. Visitors are welcome. More...

Births

William Slade Anderson

Garrett and Haley Anderson of Sylvania are proud to announce the birth of their son, William Slade Anderson. Slade was born on September 7, 2013 at 12:59 pm at Candler Hospital in Savannah. He weighed 5 lb 2 oz and measured 19 inches long.  More...