September 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Robert Fields Jr., former Mayor and Coroner, dies

Robert Henry Fields, Jr., 79, of 809 Belcher Circle, died Sunday, September 25, at his residence following an extended illness.  More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Oct. 3 – Shepherd’s pie, wheat roll or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, garden peas, veg. More...

JCMS Duke TIP Participants

Each year, Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, sponsors a program for 7th grade students who demonstrate exceptional academic talent on a recent Georgia Milestones test. Mr. More...

JCHS Cross Country Runners of the Week

  Jenkins County High School Cross Country boys’ Runner of the Week for the Ray Miller Invitational held at Magnolia Springs State Park on Sept. 10th is Andrew Ellis. The boys finished 5th overall. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I was raised in the 1950s and 1960s.  If you do the math, that was only fifty or sixty years ago. More...

Don Lively

ALL FALL DOWN

That was nice!  Did you feel it?  I like to try and remember, later, where I was the exact moment I felt it.  That first cool breeze.  Just one balmy little gust that brings a big announcement with it.  An announcement that i More...

43rd Annual Fair-on-the-Square parade

The 43rd Fair-on-the-Square activities will be held October 1st. More...

JCHS announces Homecoming Court

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) announced its 2016 Homecoming Court this week. Freshman Representatives are Aaliyah Lawrence and Lauren Young. Aaliyah is the daughter of Julissa Pellerano. Lauren is the daughter of Larry Young and Michelle Burke. More...

Jenkins County Council of Churches to sponsor Toys for Tots

The “Toys for Tots” program is about providing Christmas gifts to needy families with children ages up to 14 years old in Jenkins County.  Applications for this program will be taken from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When

This Day in 1958

The first section of the Millen-Horse Creek Road will be let to contract in October, according to a statement made by the State Highway Department. Work should begin on the new road around November 1st. More...

Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center re-opens!

Sophia Kent with the Project for Better Health is shown preparing the refreshment table. More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log Sept. 9 – Sept. 15   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The 43rd annual Fair-on-the-Square will be held this Saturday on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse. More...

Church News

Church News

Fountain Spring to host program  Fountain Spring Baptist Church will host a “Fill-A-Pew” program 5 p.m. Oct. 1st. Rev. James Thomas of Millen will be the guest speaker. The church pastor is Elder Pearlstine O. Capters.  Mt. More...

Datebook

Datebook

JCHS Class of 1967 to hold reunion  JCHS Class of '67 will hold their class reunion on Oct. 1st at 6 p.m. Please contact Stephen White at 478-569-4886 or 706-871- 8190 for directions or more information. More...

Obituaries

Mikell “Mike” C. Boyett

Mr. Mikell “Mike” C. Boyett, age 54, of Portal died on Tuesday September 20, 2016 at his residence under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice.  More...

Thomas Wiley Pope

Thomas Wiley Pope, 88, of Millen, Georgia passed away Thursday morning at 8 a.m., September 22, 2016, at Select Hospital in Augusta, Georgia.  More...