July 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Local schools earn 3 stars in state rating

The Georgia Department of Education recently released the 2015 School Climate Star Ratings. More...

School News

JCES Students of the month

Jenkins County Elementary School staff members nominated students for the May “FLY Student of the Month" to reward academic excellence and behavior. More...

Dairy Queen Students of Month

Jenkins County Elementary School Students of the Month for the month of May enjoyed a meal at the Millen Dairy Queen. More...

JCHS to administer Georgia Milestones End of Course (EOC) Summer Administration

Jenkins County High School has scheduled End Of Course (EOC) Summer Administration for July 18-21. More...

Church News

Church News

First Baptist Church to host Women’s Conference First Baptist Church, 307 Old Waynesboro Road, will hold their Women’s conference 10:30 a.m. July 9th. The guest speakers will be Evnagleist Shirley Jean Tate and Rev. Malinda Monroe. More...

Cards of Thanks

Cards of Thanks

Thank You   Your expressions of concern and sympathy are gratefully appreciated. Thanks for your prayers, visits, cards, phone calls and food. At times like this, we truly know how much friends and family mean to us. More...

Augusta man charged in high speed chase

David Oliver, 29, of Augusta has been arrested in connection with a high speed chase that began on Hwy. 25 South in Jenkins County around 10 a.m. Saturday, July 2nd. More...

Social Hosting Ordinance and laws target underage drinking

Local citizens may be held accountable for underage drinking taking place on their properties.  More...

Annual Paul Anderson Bike Ride to stop in Millen July 19th

From July 19-24, four current residents, alumni and supporters of the Paul Anderson Youth Home (PAYH) will bike more than 500 miles to honor the home’s founder, Olympic legend and “World’s Strongest Man,” Paul Anderson. More...

Other Jenkins News

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of June 17 – June 23.   More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log June 17 – June 23   More...

Remember When – This Day in in 1931

Roosevelt for President Club is organized in Jenkins County. State Senator Walter C. Perkins is elected President; State Representative Walter Harrison, Vice-President; Ben A. Neal, editor of The Millen News, Vice-President; C. G. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

On Monday of this week, we celebrated our nation’s 240th birthday. And I thought it might be interesting to share some fascinating facts about our country’s Declaration of Independence, according to ConstitutionFacts.com.  More...

Editorials

Bermuda Grass Stem Maggot

As of late last week areas in the southern parts of the state were seeing significant damage from the Bermuda grass stem maggot. We are starting to see increases in damage in our area. More...

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

A subtitle for this week’s column should be WHY?, as in WHY do so many gumchompers spit their chewed gum from their germy mouths onto the ground for everyone else to step on, with all the subsequent aggravations that result from their thoughtle More...

Don Lively

THE FIFTH

Fifth. It can mean several things. Beethoven's Fifth Symphony is one of the most well-known pieces of music in the history of the world. In many sports cars, hitting fifth gear means you've achieved the vehicle's maximum performance. More...