July 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Entrance sign

“Welcome to Jenkins County” signs are going up around the county. More...

School News

JCHS Honors Night

Recipients of the East Georgia College ACCEL joint enrollment student recognition awards, from left, are Stephen Morris, Henry Sherrod and Will Collier. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

On Saturday, July 4th, our nation will celebrate its 239th birthday!  More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor:  We invite local citizens to come join in the programs and activities offered at the Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center. More...

Church News

Church News

Oak Hill to observe Homecoming Homecoming will be held at Oak Hill Baptist Church Sunday, July 12th, with Brother Jamie Archer as the guest speaker. Guest worship leader and musical guest will be Darrell Ritchie. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I know that everyone who reads my column won’t always relate to whatever subject I might have chosen for that week.  More...

Don Lively

A GATHERING, A FAMILY, A NATION

The family has already begun to gather.  The Pond is being groomed and readied for the invasion.  Equipment ranging from tractors to screwdrivers are pressed into service to ensure the place is ready.  More...

Dallas Wilson

Faith Out Loud

“We will not hide them from their children, but tell to the coming generation the glorious deeds of the Lord, and His might, and the wonders that He has done.” Psalm 78:4.  More...

Patriotic celebration to be held July 3rd

Jenkins County’s annual patriotic celebration will be held Friday, July 3, at the Jenkins County Recreation Department. More...

BOE approves new dress code for JCHS/JCMS

Students enrolled at Jenkins County High School (JCHS) and Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) will have a new dress code to abide by when they return to school July 31st. More...

Other Jenkins News

Local youth appearing in Schoolhouse Players production

Two local youths are participants in The Schoolhouse Players Production, “Cinderella,” that will be presented 7 p.m. July 10 and 11 and July 17 and 18. A 3 p.m. matinee performance will also be presented July 19. More...

Library News

If you think it’s too late to join the fun of our Summer Reading Program, think again – then sign up and read, read, read. The Summer Reading Program will be continuing until Tuesday, July 21.  More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of June 12 – June 18.

Fight/Disturbance/Disorder – Claxton Chicken Road, June 13. Burglary/Church – Millen Baptist Church; June 15. Burglary/Residential – Lesters District; June 12. Theft by Taking – Sand Hill Baptist Church; window More...

Obituaries

Daisy Jo Edenfield

Daisy Jo Edenfield, 65, died, Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah from injuries received in an automobile accident.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Oak Hill Baptist Church with Rev. More...