October 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Athletic Boosters to sponsor JCHS Homecoming Parade and Chicken-Q

The Jenkins County Athletic Boosters will sponsor the 2016 Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Homecoming Parade “Old School” scheduled for Thursday, October 6, 2016, at 4:30 p.m.  More...

School News

JCES announces Students of the Month for August

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

FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL In Jenkins County

JCHS War Eagles drop heartbreaker To Treutlen County, 31-24

Fresh off a scheduled bye week, the Jenkins County High School War Eagles and the War Eagle Nation rolled over to Soperton to square off with the Treutlen County Vikings. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

As we were driving to school one day last week, my grandson, Ty, 7, looked at the Ogeechee River as we crossed the bridge and remarked, “I bet all the fish in the river have to go to school, too, and listen to their teachers and work.”&nb More...

Church News

Church News

Habersham to host Homecoming  Homecoming will be observed at Habersham United Methodist Church 11 .m. Sunday, Oct. 16th. The guest speaker will be Rev. Ricky Varnell, pastor, Sylvania First U.M.C. More...

Datebook

Public invited to joint meeting of Garden Clubs

Members of the Green Thumb Garden Club, the Magnolia Garden Club and the Millen Garden Club will host a joint meeting on October 13 at the Millen Baptist Church Social Hall at 6 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Dr. Ira Edward Aaron

Dr. Ira Edward Aaron, 97, of Athens, passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2016. A native of Jenkins County, Dr. Aaron was a son of the late T.W. and Sallie Lane Aaron. In addition to his parents, Dr. More...

Grand Jury

Indicts 14 persons

The Jenkins County Grand Jury met last month in Jenkins County Superior Court and handed down the following indictments and accusations. More...

City of Millen receives Safety Grants

Oct. 11th last day to register to vote in General Election

The nation’s General Election will be held on Nov. 8th.  Anyone who is registered to vote by Oct. 11th may cast their ballots in this election. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1949

At a meeting held in Waynesboro the U.S. Highway 25 Association was formed and plans made for the promotion of this most popular route. Mr. More...

Children of Confederacy awards

The Col. More...

“I am Georgia 4-H” For Jenkins County Youths National 4-H Week Oct. 2-8

Young people in Jenkins County know that they are Georgia 4-H! Local 4-H'ers are proud to continue to say they are Georgia 4-H. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

“Please listen carefully as our options have changed.” If you’ve never heard these phone instructions, please ask someone to let me know who you are, because I want to come to your phoneless cave to meet you.  More...

Don Lively

I JUST KNOW

I lost my temper, I admit it.  It didn’t do any good.  Or any harm.  Nobody on Earth heard what I said that day during rush hour. There were, thankfully, no witnesses. More...

Letters

Dear Editor,  Big Horse Creek Baptist Church recently held a Boston butt fundraiser to complete the cost of a heat pump for the church. More...