August 31, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Proud great-grandmother!

Jackie Flanders is one proud great-grandmother! She has five great-granddaughters playing softball with the Jenkins County Lady Eagles this season. More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Sept. 5 – Holiday  Tuesday, Sept. 6 – Hot dog or turkey/cheese wrap; choices: potato rounds, veg. w/dip, garden salad, peach cobbler, fruit variety or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, sherbet, chips.   More...

JCHS War Eagles dominate Windsor Forest 47-20, Improve to 2-0

One week after the Jenkins County War Eagles opened up the 2016 campaign with an impressive win over the AAAA Hephzibah Rebels, 40-18, they were looking to face another tough competitor Friday night when they welcomed the AAA Windsor Forest Knights f More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

As I walked out my backdoor one morning last week I was greeted by the distinct smell of a “skunk.”  I’m sure most of you have encountered that “smell”. There is none like it! More...

Church News

Church News

Hurricane Branch Baptist Church 145th Anniversary  Sept. 4, 2016 10:00 a.m. Sunday School. 11:00 a.m. worship service. Guest church Gordon Grove Baptist with pastor Robert Davis. Public is invited to attend. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Battle of Briar Creek to be celebrated Sept. 10th   More...

Weddings

Stephanie Swinson and Jonathan Mays to wed Oct. 16th

Donny and Libby Swinson of Washington, Georgia, formerly of Millen, announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Swinson, of Perkins, to Jonathan Mays of Perkins. More...

Miss Adams, Mr. Chance to exchange vows November 19

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Adams of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Chelsie Breanna Adams, to Milledge Blaze Chance of Millen. The future groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Chance of Millen.  More...

2016 Tax Digest declines $3+ million

Jenkins County, City of Millen and the Jenkins County Board of Education will all receive less net taxes for FY 2016 due to a $3+ million decline in the local Tax Digest.  More...

Jenkins Correctional Center earns National Reaccreditation with Audit Score of 100%

Jenkins Correctional Center, Millen, was recently awarded reaccreditation at the annual American Correctional Association (ACA) Congress of Corrections held in Boston, Mass. August 5-10, 2016. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1923

The U.S. Civil Service issues call for Georgia employees to build the Wilson Dam in Alabama. Initial salaries range from $6-$7 per day. D.M. Aycock announces he will run for Sheriff of Jenkins County. G.G. More...

FFA attends Statewide Floral Design Training

Jenkins County FFA members Devan Godbee and Macy Coker recently attended the statewide FFA Floral Design Career Development Event training held at the GA FFA/ FCCLA Center. More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log Aug. 12 – Aug. 18

Ricardo Gomez Cruz – No Driver’s License, Speeding, DUI-Alcohol. 08 grams, 21 years of age or over; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; Aug. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I had occasion recently to be at my high school alma mater. I walked by one of my old classrooms, 7th grade science, or was it 8th grade? It’s been awhile. More...

Don Lively

GETTIN’ IT DONE

It was a job. It was work. I got paid to do it and it required some effort on my part so it certainly fit the criteria. But, it didn't feel like work and it might be the only job I've ever had that I would have done for free.  Trail hand.  More...