September 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Lady Eagles Softball team

Members of the Jenkins County High School Lady Eagles softball team, from left, are: Brooke Aaron, Tamaya Plummer, Sara Brooke Thompson, Jameria Shingleton, Gracey Jenkins, Meredith Saxon, Makayla Ba More...

School News

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Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Sept. 12 – Corn dog or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: chips, whole kernel corn, veg. w/dip, garden salad, Jello w/fruit, fruit variety or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers.   More...

Adult Education

These students at the Jenkins County Adult Learning Center, Southeastern Technical College, enjoyed a field trip to the college to learn about the various programs offered and also enjoyed a pizza pa More...

JCHS Sept. 2nd, football game rescheduled!

The Jenkins County High School Eagles were ready to take to the grid iron Friday night, Sept. 2nd, but Tropical Storm Hermine kept them off the field. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Television commercials rarely catch my eye, unless they are unusually creative or unusually “stupid.” The latter is the case with recent commercials that I have watched advertising different kinds of prescription medicines for a variety o More...

Church News

Elam Baptist Church Welcomes new pastor

Jody Bryant will begin serving Elam Baptist Church September 4, 2016 as Senior Pastor Rev. Bryant is relocating from Spotsylvania, Virginia with his wife, Ginger and two young sons, Caleb and Elijah.  More...

Church News

New Zion to celebrate church anniversary  New Zion Church will celebrate the church anniversary 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11th. The church pastor is Frank Bedford.  Jones Temple to host choir anniversary   More...

Obituaries

Doris Beard Landing

Doris Beard Landing, age 92, of Millen died Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at Bethany Nursing Center.  She was born in Screven County, was a retired inspector for Jockey International, and a member of the Millen United Methodist Church where she atten More...

DOT donates property to county

The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) has donated property to Jenkins County that was abandoned when the intersection of Highway 23 South and Highway 25 South was relocated. More...

Courthouse landscaping completed!

The Jenkins County Courthouse has a new look! The courthouse lawn, both front and back, has undergone new landscaping over the past several weeks. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Day in 1944

PFC Dennis Reed Neal, son of Millen News editor, Ruth H. Neal, is killed in action in France. He was only 19 years old.  Mr. G.C. Dekle passes away suddenly at his home after complaining of not feeling well. Mr. More...

Opening Day of Archery Deer Season is Sept. 10th

Archers will get the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday, Sept. 10, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. More...

GSP Report

State Troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 5 traffic crashes during the month of August in Jenkins County. Sergeant First Class J.C. Lacienski said the traffic crashes resulted in 0 injuries and 0 deaths. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I was reading the latest copy of my AARP magazine. I can’t believe that I would ever write a sentence that included AARP in it. There was an article on all the medicines we take. More...

Don Lively

NOT SO BLOWN AWAY

It really wasn't much of a hurricane, as hurricanes go.  At least not around our neck of the woods.  Mostly, it was just a lot of rain.  A few high wind gusts.  Couple of limbs down.  And, a whole lot of hype.  Oh, and, More...

Datebook

Datebook

Grits for Grandparents Day at JCES   More...