May 13, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

JCHS to hold Commencement May 29th

Jenkins County High School will hold its Commencement Exercise for the Class of 2015 at 7 p.m., Friday, May 29, 2015 in the JCHS gymnatorium. More...

School News

Students of the month

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

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, May 18 – Spaghetti or sweet & sour chicken/rice; choices: whole kernel corn, oriental vegetables.  Tuesday, May 19 – Hot Dog or chili/saltines; choices: oven fries, peach cobbler. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Beware!

It seems the scam artists are working this area again, particularly targeting our senior citizens. More...

Obituaries

Delores Elise Shuman Thompson

Delores Elise Shuman Thompson, fondly known as “Neent- Neent” by her family, passed away on Tuesday, May 05, 2015 after a short battle with lung cancer. She was 70 years old.  More...

Gail Sharpe Sumner

Mrs. Gail Sharpe Sumner, 77, of 1585 Hiltonia Rd., Millen died Sunday, May 10, 2015 at her residence after an extended illness.  Funeral services will be 11 a. m. Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at the Green Fork Baptist Church with Dr. More...

Bobbie Jean Burke Lee

Ms. Bobbie Jean Burke Lee, 72, passed away at her home on Friday, May 8, 2015 under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice.  Services were held 11 a.m. More...

Joe Sasser enjoys “second chances”

Joe Sasser doesn’t like to think of himself as an “artist”, preferring the word “craftsman.” But, as everyone knows, “art is in the eye of the beholder” and for many, the items Joe crafts from old barbed wire More...

Ribbon cutting

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribboncutting ceremony for Lane’s General Store and Connie’s Garden and Southern Sass, 123 N. Gray Street. More...

Other Jenkins News

Racing with Jimmy Johnson

On May 3, Dontavious Young attended the Talladega Geico 500 Nascar race. Dontae had a wonderful time and received an autograph from Bobby Allison. Mr. More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of April 24 – April 28.

Domestic/Family Disturbance – Edward Drive, April 28. Fire/Residential – Pecan Drive; April 28. Identity Theft – Masonic Street; April 30. Theft by Taking – Old Sylvania Road; April 30. Motor Vehicle Accide More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log April 24 – April 30

Daniel Lamar Brooks – License Suspended or Revoked, Speeding, DUI-Drugs, Seatbelt Violation; Georgia State Patrol Post 21; April 25. Justin Roper – Parole Violation; Georgia State Patrol Post 21; April 25. Daniel Jamal More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I was recently looking through some old files and found the following written by my granddaughter last year. Her teacher asked each student to think of ten safety tips. Here are Chansley’s tips, exactly as she wrote them. More...

Don Lively

SLITHER

(Don Lively is on vacation. Please enjoy this reprint from 2011.)  The short article reaffirmed a couple of things I’ve always known.  Yankees are strange and snakes are evil.  More...

Library News

Do you have a child that loves strawberries? Make sure to bring them to our story and craft this Tuesday, May 19, at 4 p.m. because that’s our storytime theme. More...