June 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Magnolia Springs Summer kick-off!

A Summer Kick-off event was held at Magnolia Springs State Park on May 20th. One of the activities was a presentation by Dr. John K. Derden on the history of Fort Lawton. (Photos e-mailed) More...

School News

Withers named State Winner

Mary Inga Withers, who just completed 5th grade at Blakeney Elementary School in Waynesboro, has been named the state winner for her grade in the Young Georgia Author’s competition. More...

Local students graduate Shorter University

Shorter University held its spring commencement exercises Friday, May 6, at the Forum. Mark DeMoss, founder of the Atlanta-based DeMoss public relations firm, was the featured speaker. Mr. More...

JCHS/JCMS SHOE DRIVE A SUCCESS!

Jenkins County Middle/High School would like to thank everyone who helped make their first-ever shoe drive a huge success. The faculty and staff of the school supported the effort by encouraging the students to bring in shoes. More...

Church News

Church News

First Baptist Church to celebrate church anniversary  The 131st church anniversary of First Baptist Church will be celebrated June 12th at 11:15 a.m. Rev. Fredrick Williams is pastor.  Mt. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

I would like to thank everyone for their support in my run as the fourth district representative of the Jenkins County Board of Education.  More...

Obituaries

June Daniel Gunn

Mrs. June Daniel Gunn, 79, of Millen died Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at Optim Medical Center in Millen.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Friday, June 3, 2016 at the Millen Baptist Church with Rev. Maurice Crowder officiating. More...

Blue Star Memorial Dedication Ceremony held

A dedication ceremony, sponsored by the East Georgia Flower Show Judges, was held May 20th for the placement of a Blue Star Memorial marker at Magnolia Springs State Park.  More...

Senior Citizen Center reopens in July

The Jenkins County Commissioners plan to reopen the Senior Citizen Center in July. County Administrator Grady Saxon reported on the status of the center during a recent meeting of the commissioners. More...

Other Jenkins News

Georgia State Patrol Report

State Troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated four traffic crashes during the month of May in Jenkins County. Sergeant First Class J.C. More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of May 20 – May 26.   More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log May 20 – May 26   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Where is our country headed ? Every day when I watch the news there are stories of riots and fights at political rallies for the Presidential candidates. I am embarrassed at the way some of our citizens are behaving!  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I know people who I respect, and people who are my friends, who check Facebook before they even make their first bathroom visit every morning. And, Facebook is the last thing they see before they fall asleep. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

They replied, "Believe in the Lord  Jesus, and you will be saved--you and your household."  Acts 16:31  More...

Don Lively

AYE, AYE!

So, anybody want to know what I did week before last?  Anybody?  It's okay, go ahead and ask.  Don't be shy.  Thanks for asking!  We took the boat to the river.  I've always wanted to say that!  But never could caus More...