May 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Mabel Jenkins, civic leader and businesswoman, died Saturday

Mabel Clarke Jenkins, community civic leader, businesswoman and a former chairman of the Jenkins County Development Authority, died Saturday, May 17.  More...

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Edmund Burke Academy

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JCHS Alums National Champions, Again!

For the first time ever, the Shorter University Track and Field program hosted the NCCAA National Track Meet with more than 800 athletes from Christian colleges and universities from across the United States and Canada to Barron Stadium in Rome, Geor More...

Church News

Church News

Community Vacation Bible School Community Vacation Bible School will be held at Zion Baptist Church 9-11 a.m. June 2-6. The theme this year is “The Jesus Connection…What a Friend.” Bethel A.M.E. Church is the host church and Rev. More...

Church Listings

Big Horse Creek Baptist Church 1267 Buttermilk Road in Jenkins County. Sunday School at 10 a.m. Church at 11 a.m. Sunday night church at 6 p.m. Wednesday night church at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Bert Hickman. More...

Obituaries

Harriett L. Lewis

Miss Harriett L. Lewis, 82, of Millen entered into rest on Wednesday, May, 14, 2014 at the Bethany Nursing Center. More...

Mabel Clarke Jenkins

Mabel Clarke Jenkins, 72, better known as “Di” to family and friends went to her heavenly home May 17, 2014. More...

JCHS graduation to be held May 23

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) will hold its Commencement Exercise for the Class of 2014 at 7 p.m., Friday, May 23, in the JCHS Gymnatorium.  In an effort to provide each graduate’s family equal access to observe this milestone ceremony More...

JCHS announces honor graduates

The Jenkins County High School Class of 2014 has 18 honor graduates. They are as follows.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I always take photographs at the annual JCHS academic honors nights, and I am always amazed to see so many students recognized for their accomplishments. This year, over $397,000 in scholarships were awarded to students. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

If you’ve come here today for a chuckle or a smile, you may want to turn the page.  More...

Don Lively

MAMA’S VILLAGE

“ It takes a village to raise a child. “  That’s what a well known politician once said. That politician even wrote a book using the slogan, in reality a borrowed African proverb, as her title and she began  More...

Library News

It’s almost time for Summer Reading! Sign-ups have begun and you’ll love the lineup we have for you.  More...

Datebook

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EMS to sponsor Health/Safety Expo National EMS Week is May 18-24th. To show appreciation to the local community and EMS employees, the Jenkins County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) will host its first annual EMS Health/Safety Expo. More...

Cards of Thanks

THANK YOU!

I wish to take this opportunity to thank everyone who voted for me for Jenkins County State Court Solicitor- General in Tuesday’s election. More...

Engagements

Lindsey Hall and Chris Oglesby to wed June 14

Final plans have been completed for the wedding of Lindsey Caitlin Hall to Christopher William Oglesby. The ceremony will take place 6 p.m. Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Quinney Oaks Plantation, 286 Mulkey Road, Millen, Georgia 30442 . More...

Final plans announced for McNeely- Johnson wedding

The wedding of Bonnie Elizabeth McNeely to Hudson Boyd Johnson will take place 6 p.m. Saturday, May 31st, at Hawhammock Baptist Church in Swainsboro, GA. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. Craig McNeely of Swainsboro. More...