August 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Bringing home the gold and silver!

Joyce Hodges-Hite brought home both the gold and silver from the U.S.A. Masters games held recently in Greensboro, NC. More...

School News

Safety first as students head back to school

Students heading back to school means more traffic, increased congestion and the need for extra safety precautions.  More...

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Aug. 15 – Corn dog or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: chips, w/k corn, veg. w/dip, garden salad, Jello w/fruit, fruit variety or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers.   More...

Jenkins County High School J.V. Football Schedule - 2016

Aug. 25 Thur Claxton, Portal, Johnson More...

Editorials

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

What do you pray for more than anything else? Do you pray most for your family? Maybe you pray more for your children or your spouse than anything else. More...

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

My earliest remembrance of the Hotel  More...

Don Lively

THE SHADY SIDE

It's somewhere a few miles outside of Charleston. I've driven by the place a hundred times and always admired it. For one reason. More...

“GA's BEST” program preparing tomorrow’s workforce

Eighty-nine percent of all first-time hires lose their jobs because of the lack of soft skills. The Georgia Department of Labor’s GeorgiaBEST (Business Ethics Student Training) program is designed to address this issue.  More...

New county jail nearing completion

The county’s new jail, located in the Industrial Park, is nearing completion.  During a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners, County Administrator Buddy Saxon reported that construction and completion of the new jail was on s More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in in 1936

Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Edenfield and Miss Fraces Reynolds have opened an up-to-date grill in the Daniel Building. More...

Shepeard Blood Center’s July blood drive successful

The need for blood donations was urgent. The stage was set for Optim Health- Jenkins on Tuesday, July 26.  “The Millen community was amazing! More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of July 22 – July 28.

Theft by Taking – Scarboro Landing; July 24. Burglary/Residential – Dickey Road; July 22. Fight/Disturbance – Hwy. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

After over 40 years working for the newspaper with the last 16 spent writing articles, I have learned through experience all the “hazards” of newspaper reporting. However, I sometimes forget what I’ve learned. More...

Church News

Church News

Drakes Chapel to hold revival  Revival services will be held at Drakes Chapel Baptist Church, Aug. 15-19 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Sermons will be delivered by Pastor Frank Bedford. The church pastor is Rev. Robert Stephens. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series   More...