May 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

HB 170 to increase gas excise tax

Motorists across the state of Georgia will pay more per gallon for gasoline and diesel beginning July 2016.  More...

School News

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, May 11 – Baked ham, brown & serve roll or sweet & sour chicken/rice; choices: sweet potato pattie, mac & cheese. More...

Senior Superlatives at Edmund Burke Academy

Class of 2015

Most Talented – Joshua Livingston and Emily Hill More...

Student of the month

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

Church News

Church News

Skull Creek Missionary #1 to host revival and church anniversary Spring revival services will be held At Skull Creek Missionary Baptist Church #1 May 6-8, at7:30 p.m. nightly. The guest minister will be Rev. More...

The "5 Alive" group from Canoochee Baptist Church, performed at Bethany

The "5 Alive" group from Canoochee Baptist Church visited PruittHealth-Bethany and performed a sing along and spiritual program.The residents loved singing along to the music and enjoyed the program. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Miracle Walk volunteers needed  Organizers are in the process of getting ready for the Miracle Walk event in Jenkins County. The event will take place in October, 2015. Volunteers are needed to help make this event a success. More...

Obituaries

Carolyn Thorne Gay

Mrs. Carolyn Thorne Gay, 80, of Garfield, died Monday, April 27, 2015 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Someone asked me last week if I remembered the Dairy Festivals we used to have here in Jenkins County. More...

Don Lively

MAMA

I sat alone on Sunday night on the front row of the little country church where I am a member.  Nobody else.  Just me and the pews and the pulpit and the beautiful stained glass windows.  Alone.  More...

Library News

We’re counting down to Summer Reading, and it won’t be long! Our Summer Reading Program will start on Tuesday, June 2, at 2 p.m. with the magic of David Ginn, a longtime favorite who will leave you amazed.  More...

Local restaurants rate high

Patrons of local restaurants can enjoy their meals without worries of serious violations involving food safety and cleanliness.  According to the 2014-2015 Food Service Inspections performed by Jenkins County Health Inspector Bill Pace, all loca More...

Parker Wins National Extension Award

Wade Parker, Jenkins County Extension Coordinator was recently awarded the Distinguished Service Award (DSA) at the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. More...

Other Jenkins News

Rep. Rick Allen Supports Balanced Budget Resolution

First Joint Ten-Year Balanced Budget Resolution Since 2001

U. S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) released the following statement after the House passed the Conference Report to S. Con. Res. 11, the budget agreement reached by the House and the Senate for Fiscal Year 2016:  More...

Rotary Club sponsored Career Day

Millen Rotary Club sponsored Career Day for the Jenkins County High School Honor Graduates on April 22nd. More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log April 17 – April 23

Laura Ann Farrer – Hold for Court; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; April 17. Elba Miranda Brisard – Theft of Motor Vehicle, Entering an Auto; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; April 18. Leslie Carol Le More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The day was perfect Saturday for the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce’s annual BBQ cook-off and yard sale – warm and sunny. No rain! More...

Memoriam

In loving memory Of Emory Levi Lane, Sr.

April 19, 1922 – May 10, 2012

“Those we love are with the Lord. The Lord has promised to be with us. If they are with Him and He is with us, They cannot be far away.” Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure. More...

In Loving Memory Of my Children On Mother’s Day

Anthony Napoleon Sherrod March 1, 1967 – April 13, 1990 Richard Dean Sherrod, Jr. September 13, 1968 – May 3, 2006

When sorrow comes into our lives, And tears of sadness fall, They never go unnoticed, God sees them one and all.  Our tears are very precious. In the eyes of our dear Lord. He calls them up to special clouds. More...

Engagements

Kaylyn Dayle Moss to wed Coley Daniel Clifton

Joey and Melissa Moss of Girard announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaylyn Dayle Moss of Girard, to Coley Daniel Clifton of Millen. He is the son of Darrel and Margaret Clifton of Millen.  More...