December 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Memorial Tree Lighting held!

The annual lighting of the Memorial Tree located at the Caboose on Cotton Avenue was held prior to Christmas in Millen festivities, Friday, Dec. 9th. More...

School News

STC named State of Georgia’s 2016 Technical College of the Year

The State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia has selected Southeastern Technical College with campuses in Swainsboro and Vidalia as this year’s recipient of the Sonny Perdue Award for the TCSG Technical College of the Year.  More...

School district achieves Quality School Board recognition

Jenkins County School District is proud to announce the achievement and status of the Georgia School Boards Association’s (GSBA) 2016 Quality School Board recognition. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Christmas in Millen, held last Friday night on Cotton Avenue, was another success! More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

By now everyone’s seen the new bank being built out on Highway 25. That’s good news. Any new construction in our town and county should be welcomed by all.  More...

Don Lively

A 'CHANGIN'

It occurred to me recently, rather abruptly, that the world doesn't wait on little ol' me to catch up before it changes drastically. Have y'all noticed that? Take telephones, for instance. More...

Engagements

Ashleigh Lynn Sutton & Thomas Anthony Napoleon Joyner

Jeremy Sutton and Jan Sutton, both of Metter, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashleigh Lynn Sutton, to Thomas Anthony Napoleon Joyner, son of Albert and Michelle Joyner of Millen.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jimmy and Del More...

Metter woman dies in fatal accident here

A two-vehicle collision on Friday, Dec. 9th, in Jenkins County has claimed the life of a Metter woman. The accident occurred around 2:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9th, at the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 25 South and East Old Savannah Road.  More...

SEPC donates $10,000 to Gatlinburg Relief Efforts

The Southeast Produce Council (SEPC), Millen, announced Monday that they will donate $10,000 to help residents in the recent wild fires of Gatlinburg and Sevier County Tennessee.  More...

Senior Citizen Center honors military!

Shown is the Christmas card crafted by clients at Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center and presented to the Mobilization and Deployment Unit at Fort Gordon. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Day in 1926

The Sheriff’s Office, assisted by the county police of Bulloch County, captured two stills. Both were cold with no one is sight. The one located in Jenkins County was a 200 gallon capacity still and 2,500 gallons of mash was discovered. More...

Bloodmobile to be here Dec. 19th

The stockings are hung and the Christmas trees decorated. The Christmas lights glow radiantly through the dark winter nights. More...

Library News

‘Tis the season for giving, and this month, the library has two ways we’re sharing the joy of reading! More...

Church News

Church News

Green Fork Baptist to present Christmas Cantata  Green Fork Baptist Church will present a Christmas Cantata 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 18th. Everyone is invited.  Oak Hill Choir to perform Dec. 18th   More...

Datebook

Date Book

Bloodmobile to be here Dec. 19th  Shepeard Blood Center will conduct a blood drive here 1-6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19th. The bloodmobile will be in the parking lot of Optim Medical Center-Jenkins. Donors must present their donor ID card or photo ID. More...