February 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Technology in the Classroom

Mrs. Renee Hearn’s 2nd grade class at Jenkins County Elementary School use ipads to complete classroom assignments. More...

Students of month

Jenkins County Elementary School staff members nominated students for the “FLY Student of the Month” for January to reward academic excellence and behavior. More...

JCES LUNCH MENU

NO SCHOOL FEBRUARY 16-20   More...

Church News

Church News

Children’ Choir of Africa to perform Children from Uganda journey to inspire and share their culture with America. Cultures will unite when the Daraja Children’s Choir of Africa performs at the Old Pal Theater 7 p.m. Feb. More...

Obituaries

Mr. Bobby Oglesby

Millen, Ga.-Mr. Bobby Oglesby entered into rest on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.  He was born in Jenkins County, had worked as a truck driver for Embler Door Co. as well as a diesel mechanic for Ryder Trucks. More...

Technology in the classroom

Reading, writing and arithmetic, the days of pencil and paper, teacher-centered learning is changing. More...

Development Authority sponsors new website

Millen and Jenkins County has a new “face” on the Internet. More...

Other Jenkins News

Fatal Jenkins County Fire Ruled Undetermined

Atlanta – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens’ office have ruled a Sunday morning house fire in Jenkins County that left one dead undetermined.  Killed by the fire was Joshua Christopher Trent Buckley, 14. More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log Jan. 23 – Jan. 30

Russell Wesley Malone – License Suspended or Revoked, Speeding 63/45; Millen Police Department; Jan. 24. Samuel Jeremiah McClinton Jr. More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period that of Jan. 23 – Jan. 30.

Theft by Taking – Old Waynesboro Road, Jan. 30. Domestic/Family Disturbance – Charlie Lane Road, Jan. 23. Burglary/Residential – South Herndon Road, Jan. 24; Paramore Hill Road, Jan. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I realized while doing the front page article on “Technology in the classroom” just how far the field of education has advanced since I was student – back in the Dark Ages.  More...

Military Active Duty

TSgt. Jeremy M. Chestnut, U.S. Air Force, Keesler AFB, Biloxi, MS; CPT Justin G. McBride, U.S. Army, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas; ET3 (SW) Robert Adam Oglesby, U.S.  More...

Datebook

Datebook

39ers to hold meeting 39ERS SENIOR LUNCHEON. The 39ers senior luncheon meeting for February will be next Monday, Feb 16th at 12:00 noon at the Millen Community House. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I’ve watched more football than I’ve played, but, growing up, neighborhood football games were what we did, even during baseball season. I played B-Team football in ninth grade. More...

Don Lively

CHANGE OF HEART (Reprinted from 2011)

Did I ever mention that I hate Valentine’s Day?  I really do.  Sincerely.  It hasn’t been a lifelong hatred but it’s intensified over the last decade or so.  It was a somewhat more tolerable occasion when I was a More...

Library News

Library Do your kids love to read? If they do – or if you’d like to foster a love of reading in your little ones – we have a great idea: bring them to our weekly storytimes every Tuesday at 4 pm! More...