September 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Local projects included in DOT program

Three local projects are included in the Georgia Department of Transportation’s (DOT) draft for FY 2015-2018 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).  More...

School News

Article - Title I Annual Parent Meeting

The mission of the Jenkins County School System is to educate students for college and careers. Our vision is to join all communities and schools for success. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

By Deborah Bennett   A warning – there is a telephone scammer working the local area. A resident called and asked if I would put the word out.  More...

Church News

Church News

Jones Temple Sr. Choir anniversary The Jones Temple Sr. Choir will celebrate is 23rd anniversary 2:30 P.M. Sunday, Sept. 14, at the Jones Temple Baptist Church, near Herndon. Choirs are asked to register upon arrival. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Grandparents invited to eat breakfast at JCES Jenkins County School Food Service celebrates Grandparents’ Day at the Jenkins County Elementary School cafeteria. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I was typing my column last week and thought back to some sounds or sayings we no longer hear. Such as, when’s the last time you heard someone say, “Just call me collect”? More...

Don Lively

THE REAL GAME

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.  Homes and offices and yards and businesses are decorated with the colors of the season.  Special food and seasonal drinks are prepared in anticipation of the arrival of friends and family who More...

Library News

Do you love latkes? Are you one of the many who have never tried these tasty potato pancakes? Learn about these traditional Hanukkah treats during our next How It’s Done workshop on Saturday, Sept. 6, at 12:30 p.m.  More...

Public hearings held on BOE millage rate increase

During a public hearing held Thursday morning, Aug. 28th, Jenkins County School Superintendent Tara Cooper discussed the school system’s need for a 2.518 millage rate increase. More...

Austerity Cuts to Jenkins County Lost QBE funding

2014 cut by $1,008,086  2013 cut by $1,092,014  2012 cut by $1,134,918  2011 cut by $1,071,308  2010 cut by $920,071  Since 2003 total cuts of $6,807,839   More...

Millage Rate – CSRA Resa Area

Burke – 13.75 Emanuel – 13.848 Jefferson – 14.382 Wilkes – 16.75 Glascock – 16.89 Lincoln – 17.13  McDuffie – 17.19 Warren – 17.4 Taliaferro – 17.99 Co More...

Other Jenkins News

Back-to-school drive a success

CARBO and the Robins & Morton team in Millen partnered with the Jenkins County School System this past July to collect over $1,500 in back to school supplies.  More...

Rotary News

The Millen Rotary program on July 23rd was brought by Shannon A. Saxon, Independent Financial Advisor with Queensborouh Investments. (Photos contributed)_ More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Aug. 22 – Aug. 28.   More...

Obituaries

Jim Hammock

Jim Hammock, 80, of Dublin, Georgia, affectionately known as “Widetrack”, was born in Perry, Houston County, Georgia to parents F.L. “ Felix” Hammock and Rebecca Smith Hammock, both deceased.  More...