August 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Other Jenkins News

Chiropractor has a heart for helping

It all started with a Boy Scout’s first aid merit badge.  Fifty- seven year- old chiropractor, Dr. Donald Tew, remembers it like it was yesterday.  “That’s when it started. More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Aug. 1 – Aug. 7.   More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log Aug. 1 to Aug. 7   More...

Letters

Thank You!

The family of the late K.C. Jones thanks everyone for all acts of kindness shown, every word of encouragement spoken and all the sincere prayers prayed.  Thank you and God bless you!   More...

Church News

Church News

Rocky Ford Baptist to host Men’s Day   More...

BOE signs contract with state for new school

During a recent called meeting of the Jenkins County Board of Education, the group approved a contract with the Georgia Department of Education to receive funds in the amount of $20,132,147 for the construction of a PreK-12 consolidated school.  More...

No trucks over 6 wheels allowed on county roads

Semi-trucks using county roads as short cuts between state routes could get a traffic citation from the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office.  More...

One qualifies for Tax Commissioner

Tina Elmore Burke, current Interim Jenkins County Tax Commissioner, was the only candidate who qualified for the position of Jenkins County Tax Commissioner during the qualifying period that ended Wednesday, July 30.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I take my grandson, Ty, to school a couple of mornings each week and it was one of these days that we had a “shoe incident.”  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I think all of you probably remember certain numbers from your distant past. Like your phone number, your address, your friends’ phone numbers, when they were only two or three digits. Daddy’s furniture store was 174. Our phone was 568. More...

Don Lively

THE BIG WATER, AND THE LITTLE

Another staple of summer life in  America and in the Blessed South.  Lake Life.  You’ve seen the tee shirts.  More...

Library News

Do you love learning to do new stuff? You’ll love our next “How It’s Done” workshop on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 12:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Mercidene Owens Jones

Mercidene Owens Jones, 76, of Millen entered into rest Thursday, August 7, 2014 at University Hospital in Augusta.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, August 19m 2014 at the Hines Baptist Church with the Revs. More...