January 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

State Awards Jenkins County Funding for Fuel Station Generator

Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security, on behalf of Governor Nathan Deal, recently awarded a $60,600 federal grant to Jenkins County for the purchase and installation of a fixed generator for the county’s fuel station maintenanc More...

School News

JCHS Cheerleaders entertain Senior Citizens!

  The Jenkins County High School cheerleading squad entertained clients at the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center on Monday of this week, performing several routines. More...

JCES

Monday, Jan. 18 – Holiday  Tuesday, Jan. 19 – Hot dog or chili w/saltines; choices: oven fries, veg. w/dip, garden salad, peach cobbler, fruit variety or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, sherbet, chips.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Oh boy, I really feel like Minnie Pearl of Grand Ole Opry fame this morning!  More...

Church News

Church News

Needful Baptist to host pastoral anniversary  The 8th pastoral anniversary of Rev. and Mrs. James Waltower will be celebrated by Needful Baptist Church 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17. The sermon will be delivered by Rev. Steve Carr. More...

Datebook

Date Book

JCHS Class of 1976 to hold reunion   More...

Obituaries

Kathy Ann Sturgeon

Ms. Kathy Ann Sturgeon, 53, of Millen died Thursday, December 31, 2015.  Memorial Services were held be 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 6, 2016, at the Community Worship Center with Rev. Wilma Byrd officiating.  More...

Marjorie Tuten Linder

Marjorie Tuten Linder, 88, of Millen died Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at Optim Medical Center-Jenkins.  Funeral services were held 2:30 p.m. Sunday, January 10, 2016, at Millen United Methodist Church with Rev. Lee Pettis officiating. More...

Donald “Donnie” Burke

Donald “Donnie” Burke, 71, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2016, at University Hospital.  More...

Democratic/Republican Presidential Preference Primaries to be held March 1

The Democratic and Republican Presidential Preference Primaries will be held on March 1. Only persons who are registered to vote will be eligible to vote in one of these Primaries. Below is a list of important dates for the above Primaries.   More...

New Pre K-12 school and new jail on schedule

Construction of the new Pre K-12 school and new county jail are both on schedule. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When-

This Day in 1976

The cost to mail a first class letter is 13 cents, having been raised in December, 1975.  Ogeechee Valley Bank lists total assets at $3,144,034.39 in advertisement. Hubert Reeves, Charles F. Hatcher and Fred B. More...

Chamber of Commerce conducting membership drive

Have you ever considered joining the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce? If so, now is the time to do so. The Chamber of Commerce is conducting its annual membership drive which is open to businesses, corporations and individuals.  More...

MLK, Jr. Events Schedule for This Week

Thursday, Jan. 14 “Miss Dream Queen/Mr. Dream King Pageant” First Baptist Church, 7 p.m.   More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

A real friend is someone who knows all of your weird habits, and your quirky personality traits, but still claims you as their friend. And, a real friend isn’t offended when you insult him. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

“Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. More...

Don Lively

FROM SOUTHLAND TO GLORYLAND

(Rededicated to Mama who went to  Heaven six years ago this week.)  It was a quiet conversation, whispered because of where we were. More...