November 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Sculls Creek Bridge open!

Sculls Creek Bridge on East Old Savannah Road is open again to motorists. The bridge was closed April 20th as construction of a replacement bridge began. More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Nov. 7 – Shepherd’s pie, wheat roll or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, garden peas, veg. More...

Jenkins County Middle School FFA competes in area contest

The Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) FFA recently had three students compete in the area Meats Evaluation CDE held at Toombs County High School. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I recently had an encounter with a skunk in my yard. More...

Church News

Gordon Grove Baptist Church will host Thanksgiving revival services Nov. 15-17 at 7 p.m. nightly. Guest speakers will be Tuesday – Rev. Levon Alston, Parker Grove; Wednesday – Rev. More...

Datebook

Third annual Miracle Walk to be held Nov. 5th

The third annual Jenkins County Miracle Walk will be held 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5th, at the Jenkins County Recreation Department complex. This annual event brings awareness to women and men battling breast cancer. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

The family of Hugh Lewis would like to thank everyone for their thoughtfulness, prayers and cards during the death of our dad and grandfather. More...

Southern Natural Gas pipeline repaired

On Oct. 8th an underground natural gas pipeline owned by Southern Natural Gas, a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, Inc., ruptured in the Perkins Community, necessitating evacuation of residents and the closure of Hwy. More...

Homecoming Queen

Quintesia Scott, the daughter of Victor Scott and Tonya Reynolds, was crowned the 2016 Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Homecoming Queen during the October 6, War Eagle football game. More...

Dinner and a movie “Fried Green Tomatoes”

Main Street Millen is sponsoring an evening of entertainment on Cotton Avenue on November 5th. Dinner will be served in the street beginning at 5:30 p.m. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1963

Jack Clayton, a member of the Jenkins County High School FFA, is named State Star Farmer during annual FFA rally held in Macon. He was selected from 386 candidates.  Don Waters is the first place winner in annual FFA Hog Show. More...

The Ball –Watson Community Engagement Foundation announces Minority Scholarship

The Ball-Watson Community Engagement Foundation, Inc., (BWCEF) launched its Bridge Scholarship Award for minority students, at Jenkins County High School, in October of this year.  More...

Rotary Club News ..........

On September 21st the Jenkins County High School FBLA presented the program for the Millen Rotary Club. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Well, I’ve done my fair duty for Fall  2016. It’s one of those things you do if you have “fair age” children or grandchildren.  More...

Don Lively

STUMPED

I was sitting on a stump out in the trees near the wooded enclave.  More...

Obituaries

Clifford William Duggan

Mr. Clifford William Duggan, age 71, of Millen, died Saturday evening at the Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Facility in Statesboro. He was born in Savannah, Georgia and raised in Jenkins County. More...