September 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff’s Office - In God We Trust!

Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby is making it known where the trust and loyalty of the Sheriff’s Office and its employees lie. More...

School News

JCES

Monday, Sept. 21 – Chicken nuggets or peanut butter and jelly sandwich; choices: chips, green beans, vegetables w/dip, garden salad, sherbet, fruit variety or chef salad, ham/turkey wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers.   More...

JCHS War Eagles lose heartbreaker to East Laurens 36-29

Coming off a bye week after the loss to Treutlen County, the 1-1 Jenkins County High School (JCHS) War Eagles made the journey to East Dublin to take on the 2-0 East Laurens Falcons. More...

Saluting Grandparents!

Grandparents Day was celebrated at Jenkins County Elementary School Sept. 10 and Sept. 11. Grandparents were able to enjoy breakfast with their grandchildren on these days. (Staff photos by Deborah Bennett)   More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I’m sometimes asked how I decide what subject to write about each week.  More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

This week I write my column knowing that words are not adequate to express my heart. More...

Don Lively

MILES TO GO

It's been said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.  Being an avowed vagabond who would rather be traveling than staying home I've always loved that little ditty.  But my most recent road trip should have begun anot More...

Commissioners to sell Alternative School property

The property formerly occupied by the Jenkins County School System’s Alternative School, located on Old Sylvania Road has been offered for sale. The Alternative School building was damaged by fire in 2013.  More...

Registrars attend training conference

The Jenkins County Board of Registrars recently attended the State Voter Registrars of Georgia Conference in Savannah. This conference is held periodically for continuing education purpose. More...

Remembering 9/11

The United States flags were flown Friday, Sept. 11th, on the Jenkins County Courthouse lawn in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2011 terrorists’ attacks. More...

Other Jenkins News

National Hunting and Fishing Day is Sept. 26th

No matter if you spend a lot of time outdoors or are brand new to such recreational activities, you will most certainly enjoy any of the many free celebratory events scheduled for National Hunting and Fishing Day, Saturday, Sept. More...

5th Grade 4-H’ers visit Ogeechee Peaches

5th grade 4-H’ers and their teachers recently visited Ogeechee Peaches, owned by Rodney and Linda Newton. The purpose of the visit was to learn about grapes.  More...

DNR recommends Deer Stand safety tips

Statistics each year reveal that almost half of all deer hunting incidents are due to falls or other safety issues with tree stands. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Our community was stunned last week by the tragic loss of life in two separate vehicle accidents that occurred on Labor Day within minutes of each other. More...

Church News

Church News

Nannie E. Williams to host revival and homecoming Nannie E. Williams United Methodist Church will hold revival services 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22-24. Guest speakers will be Evangelist Rosa Holley on Tuesday and Rev. More...

Datebook

Date Book

‘39ers to meet Sept. 21st Deb Pless, Georgia Southern University Project Coordinator for the Senior Companion Program (SCP), will be the guest speaker at the noon, Sept. 21st, meeting of the ‘39ers. More...

Obituaries

Shirley Sasser Miller

Mrs. Shirley Sasser Miller, 82, died Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at G. R. U. Medical Center from injuries received in an auto accident.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Friday, September 11, 2015 at the Millen Baptist Church with Dr. More...

Charlie James Davis, Sr

Charlie James Davis, Sr. was born Dec. 25, 1921 in Elberton, Georgia. He was reared in the welcoming home of his uncle and aunt, Will and Beulah Tate. At an early age, he developed a deep love for his country. More...

Lillian Eliza Reeves

Millen, Ga. - Miss Lillian Eliza Reeves, 16, entered into her eternal home September 7, 2015. She was a native of Bulloch County and was a lifelong resident of Millen. More...