November 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

All in the family – Dr. Deborah Y. Makerson and son, Dr. Reginald L. Makerson

Dr. Reginald Makerson has always been interested in business. So, pursing a business degree seemed a logical choice after high school graduation. More...

School News

JCMS/JCHS announces Soaring Eagles program

Jenkins County Middle/High School (JCMS/JCHS) is pleased to announce JCMS/JCHS Soaring Eagles, a new incentive program for students.  More...

JCHS cheerleaders sponsor “Breakfast with Santa”

Santa Claus is coming to town!   The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) cheerleaders would like to invite all children to their “Breakfast with Santa” fundraiser, Saturday Dec. 5th, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the JCHS cafeteria.  More...

Thanksgiving at JCES!

Parents of students at Jenkins County Elementary School were invited to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast Wednesday, Nov. 11th. Those attending enjoyed a meal of turkey, dressing, and all the trimmings. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

If you attended JCHS during the 60s you probably remember The Eagle Eye, our so-called newspaper. More...

Don Lively

FAMILIES, MINE AND YOURS

Just admit it, you have relatives.  You have kinfolk.  You weren’t hatched, you were born, and by that very fact you have to have at least a few people on the planet who you are kin to, no matter how much you wish it wasn’t so.& More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

When I look back over the past six months my head literally spins as I think about the road that God has led me down. When Jenna and I left Oak Hill in May we just thought that we had seen God’s faithfulness in our lives. More...

Breaking News - 11/18/2015 8:21 AM

Lovetts plead guilty - Free Access

Two family members charged in connection with the 2014 disappearance and death of Ashley Lovett, 27, of Millen accepted a plea deal Tuesday, Nov. 17, in Jenkins County Superior Court with Judge F. Gates Peed presiding.  More...

DOT approves city’s streetscape project

The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) has approved the City of Millen’s “streetscape project” for improvements to several streets in downtown Millen.  More...

Main Street Millen celebrates Small Business Saturday®

Small Business Saturday is being observed nationwide on Saturday, Nov. 28. More...

JCHS 2015-2016 BASKETBALL SCHEDULE

Nov. 14 Sat. Bryan Co. (Scrimmage) Away 5:00 Nov. 18 Wed. Wheeler Co. Away 6:00 Nov. 28 Sat. Burke Co. Away 5:00 Dec. 1 Tue. Screven Co. Home 6:00 Dec. 8 Tue. Woodville-Tompkins* Away 6:00 Dec. 11 Fri. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When

This Day in 1950

Millen Merchants Association announces that Santa Claus will arrive by plane for a parade and the lighting of Christmas decorations in downtown Millen. Many stores will have their Christmas wares on display and at reduced prices. More...

Native of Millen makes history

Shelia La Cue Humphrey, ph the daughter of MMrs. Annie J. La Cue anand the late Mr. Leodis La Cue, Sr. More...

Two local FFA members awarded National American FFA Degree

Each year, the National FFA Organization honors FFA members who show the utmost dedication to the organization through their desire to develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.& More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I had the opportunity to eat lunch with my grandchildren last week at Jenkins County Elementary School. Everyone enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving feast. The School Food Service personnel did a wonderful job. It was a delicious meal!  More...

Obituaries

Jerry Baker

Jerry Baker, 63, of Millen died Nov. 8th, 2015, after an extended illness.  Mr. Baker was a former U.S. Marine and was a heavy mobile equipment mechanic and truck driver until he became disabled.  More...

Hilda Ilene Lee Rahn

Hilda Ilene Lee Rahn, age 88, of Rocky Ford, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2015, at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at Rocky Ford Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Billie Jean Pierce Rooks

Billie Jean Pierce Rooks, age 65, of Sylvania, GA passed away on Friday, November 13, 2015, at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah.  A memorial service was held 3 p.m. More...