September 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County places third in unemployment

Finding a job continues to be an issue for some Jenkins County citizens.  Although, the county’s unemployment rate has declined in the past several months, it is still high enough to earn the county the third place ranking on the state&rsq More...

Other Jenkins News

FEMA

September is National Preparedness Month, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages everyone to make disaster preparedness a priority.  More...

Conservation Stewardship Program renewal deadline looms

The clock is ticking for farmers and ranchers whose 5-year Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) enrollment contracts expire this year. Re-enrolling land for another five years requires a renewal application to the U.S.  More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log Aug. 29 – Sept. 4   More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor:  When you past the 70 mark, 90 mph fast balls, game winning hits, homeruns and game saving plays are long gone, but can return on an afternoon day dream. I’m writing this letter for the guys who once had their day.  More...

Church News

Church News

Nannie E. Williams to hold revival and Homecoming Nannie E. Williams United Methodist Church family, along with their pastor, Rev. Kenneth Griffin, announces their revival dates of Sept. 23-25 at 7:30 p.m. nightly with different speakers. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Class of 1989 to hold 25th reunion Jenkins County Class of 1989 will hold its 25th year reunion Oct. 10-11. Festivities begin with the JCHS Homecoming game on Friday evening where there will be special seating for the class. More...

Commissioners consider cell tower revaluation

During a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners, the possibility of cell tower revaluation within the county was discussed. More...

JCHS War Eagles begin season 2-0 for first time since 2002

JCHS War Eagle Football has gotten off to a red hot start! The War Eagles opened the season on steamy August 22, Friday night, against the Montgomery County Eagles at Roy Head Stadium. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

While driving home from our grand finale vacation I saw a road sign promising “fortunes read and faith healings guaranteed” by Sister something or other.  More...

Don Lively

SOUTHERN SPIRITS   A few years back there was a movie in which the young boy at the center of the plot made a startling statement to his psychologist after his mother determined that he was a little bit “ off “. More...

Library News

The Screven-Jenkins Regional Library System would like to extend a “thank you!” to all of the people who made Barbara Gilbert’s retirement celebration on Aug. 28 a huge success. More...

Obituaries

Edsel W Hodges

Mr. Edsel W Hodges, 72, of Millen died Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at University Hospital in Augusta.  Funeral services were held at 12 noon Friday, September 5, at the Long Branch Church of God with the Rev. Heath Wingard officiating. More...