March 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber Award Winners!

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet Thursday, March 10th, at Hanging Rocks Plantation. A highlight of the event was the presentation of several Chamber awards. More...

School News

Special week honors Georgia’s school boards

The Jenkins County School System is joining in a statewide celebration this week to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week of March 14-18, 2016, has been proclaimed  School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. More...

Jenkins County

Elementary School

Monday, March 21 – Shepherd’s pie, wheat roll or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, garden peas, veg. More...

Georgia Certificate of Merit Scholars

The 2016 prestigious Georgia Certificate of Merit program has been kicked off by The University of Georgia to recognize top junior students in Georgia high schools who will be graduating with the class of 2017.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I ran across this online and thought it worthy of sharing.  More...

Datebook

Datebook

Burgess Landrum Banquet planned   More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You!

We would like to thank everyone, family, friends, all who were so gracious to bring us food, drinks and snacks during this difficult time. God bless you!  The family of Jacob Berry   More...

Engagements

Chelsi Lewis and Austin Joyner to wed April 9th

Mr. and Mrs. Greg and Susan Lewis of Statesboro, GA are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Chelsi Renee Lewis, to Austin Scott Joyner, son of Mrs. Elizabeth Joyner and the late Mr. More...

Three local Democratic races contested --------

no local Republican races

Qualifying as a candidate in the May 24th Primary Non-partisan General Election ended Friday, March 11th, with three local, contested races to appear on the Democratic ballot. No local candidates qualified on the Republican ballot.  More...

Former Commissioner Charles F. Bragg dies

Former Jenkins County Commissioner Charles F. Bragg, 81, died Monday, March 7th, 2016 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. More...

Other Jenkins News

GPSC warns of telephone scams

The Georgia Public Service Commission is warning consumers to beware of telephone calls from persons claiming to be Georgia Power Company employees trying to collect payment for bills and threatening to disconnect their service. More...

Outstanding African American Achievement

Augusta University holds an African American Scholar Recognition Program to recognize and honor high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement with the highest grade point average at each of the high schools in the CSRA. More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log March 3 -10

Charles Lorenzo Robinson – weekend lock up; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; March 4. Stephen Anglin – Speeding, No Insurance, License Suspended/ Revoked; Georgia State Patrol Post 21; March 5. More...

Editorials

Remember When

This Day in in 1935

Funeral services were held for Mr. and Mrs. Cardell Gay, who met a tragic death in an automobile accident. Mr. and Mrs. More...

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I’ve written before about TV commercials that focus on certain aspects of men’s health, you know the ones that show couples, for some reason, sitting separately and naked in tubs on hillsides and in forests. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. Colossians 4:2  More...