August 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

JCHS Eagles to meet Harlem in scrimmage game

The Jenkins County High School Eagles football team will meet Harlem on the JCHS field 7:30 p.m. this Friday, Aug. 14, for a scrimmage game.  All Eagles fans are encouraged to come out and fill the stadium in a show of support.   More...

JCES

Monday, Aug. 17 – Spaghetti, break stick or peanut butter and jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, vegetables with dip, garden salad, fruit variety or chef salad peanut butter and jelly sandwich, fresh fruit.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The 70th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima by the United States was remembered this week at Peace Memorial Park in Japan. The Aug. 6, 1945 attack on Hiroshima killed 140,000 people. More...

Datebook

Datebook

South Georgia Mustangs travel softball team forming A new traveling softball team for girls in Screven and Jenkins counties is forming. Girls born between 2005-2007 are encouraged to try-out at the Screven County Recreation Department at 9 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Emma Fleming Johnson

Mrs. Emma Fleming Johnson, age 91, died Saturday, August 8, 2015.  Graveside services were held 11 a.m .Monday, August 10, 2015 at Millen Cemetery with Elder Tommy Roundtree officiating.  Mrs. More...

Valencia Williams is systemwide Teacher of the Year

Valencia T. Williams is Jenkins County’s 2015-2016 system-wide Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Williams teaches 7th grade Language Arts/Reading at Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) and is the 2015 JCMS Teacher of the Year. More...

Work underway on new jail

Construction of the new county jail is proceeding according to plans. More...

Other Jenkins News

Library News

The best way to help your child do well with reading is to make reading fun! That’s why you should bring your youngster to our story and craft time, every Tuesday at 4 p.m. More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of July 21 – July 27

Theft by Taking – Walk-in, July 21; Walk-in, July 22. Motor Vehicle Accident W/Injuries – Hwy. More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log July 25 – July 27

Fredrick Eugene Taylor – Disorderly Conduct; Millen Police Department; July 25. LaJohn Lee Sheppard – Hold for Parole; July 26. Jeremy Aldon Sharpe – Disorderly Conduct, Hold for Richmond County Sheriff’s Office; Mil More...

Church News

Church News

Living Word Ministry meets The Living Word Ministry meets every Sunday in the Millen Civic Room, 617D Cotton Avenue. Entrance and parking is in the rear, behind JDs Beauty Salon/Millen Consignment. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

Thank You  The family of Joan Reynolds would like to express our appreciation and say “thank you” to all who supported us during the illness and the loss of our love one. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I drive by our high school football field several times a week. Its new condition and greatly improved appearance will get your attention. A lot of hard work went into preparing an impressive field for our Eagles to play on this season. More...

Dallas Wilson

Faith Out Loud

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. –Psalm 139:13  More...

Don Lively

ALMOST

Back in the dark ages when I studied journalism, even before the word " spin " came to mean what it does today in the world of news reporting, there was an axiom that went something like this.  “It's all in how you write it.”  T More...