October 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Fair drew a large crowd

The annual Fair-on-the-Square drew a large crowd of exhibitors and visitors to the Jenkins County Courthouse lawn on Saturday. More...

Other Jenkins News

How much do you know about 4-H?

Think it’s cows, chickens and rabbits? If so, it’s time you discover what 4-H is really about today! The 4-H programs of today are a myriad of opportunities for our youth. More...

I am Tyler Wagner, and I am Georgia 4-H!

What does 4-H mean to me? 4-H is a wonderful youth development program that has taught me how to be a leader in my community through leadership workshops and classes and community service activities. More...

My name is Austin Wagner, and I will always be Georgia 4-H!

Over the past eight years, Georgia 4-H has been an awesome club that I am proud to be part of. Why you may ask? More...

Commissioners guarantee payment of school bond

The Jenkins County Commissioners have agreed to guarantee payment for construction of the new PreK-12 consolidated school, on behalf of the Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE), should the 1-cent Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (E More...

Miracle Walk to help fight cancer

Jenkins County is partnering with the University Hospital Health Care Foundation and News Channel 6 to host its first Miracle Walk Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Jenkins County Recreation Department complex. More...

Friends of Magnolia

State Park Day a success!

Fifty-six people volunteered on State Park Day, Sept. 27, for clean-up efforts at Magnolia Springs State Park. Friends of Magnolia Springs State Park (FMSSP) provided the volunteers with T-shirts, door prizes and lunch. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The annual Fair-on-the-Square was held this past Saturday on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse. It proved to be another successful year for sponsor, Main Street Millen, formerly Millen Better Hometown. More...

Church News

Church News

Mt. Carmel to celebrate church’s Seniors The senior members of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 70 years of age and older, will be celebrated Oct. 12th. Sunday School begins at 10:30 a.m. and the morning worship service at 11:30 a.m. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I ‘ve heard my wife talk about one of her fifth grade teaching strategies called Compare and Contrast; compare – how two things are alike, and contrast how two things are different. More...

Don Lively

LOFTY RECOLLECTIONS

When I was a kid I spent many hours in the hay loft in our old barn that doubled as my playhouse.  It was my tall ship if I wanted to play pirates.  My battlement if I was a Rebel soldier fighting off the Yankee hordes.  My fort on th More...

Library News

Do you love candy and caramel apples? You’ll love our next “How It’s Done” workshop, then - we’ll be teaching you how to make apples on a stick, with candy and caramel apples! More...