January 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Pathway to College sponsors essay contest

Looking for something for the kids to do while they are out of school for the holiday break? Why not ask them to describe how saving for college has made or will make a difference in their lives? More...

Jessica Hodges named to ABAC President’s List

Jessica Hodges of Millen was among students who achieved academic excellence in their course work during the fall term at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

While waiting in a doctor’s office for an appointment recently, I was “privileged” to overhear the conversation of a “gentleman” sitting near me who was talking on his cell phone. I wasn’t trying to eavesdrop. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

A few months ago Janice and I decided we were paying too much for our hundreds of TV channels, you know, the ones we never watched. More...

Don Lively

Well, that was fun while it lasted. I've heard many folks say that they would be glad to see 2016 come to an end. For various reasons, their years were not good, apparently. More...

Grand Jury indicts 15 persons

The Jenkins County Grand Jury convened in Jenkins County Superior Court in December and handed down the following indictments and accusations.  Jack Travis Bethel – Entering Auto, Possession of Marijuana with Intent, Escape, Theft by Takin More...

Airport to get AWOS system

The Millen Airport will get an Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS).  More...

MLK

Schedule of events

January 8 - 16 January 8 - 16 The Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee has announced the schedule of events for the 2017 MLK Celebration to be held in Millen. This year’s theme is “The Man, The Dream, The Legacy.” More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1922

Arrangements were made last week whereby relatives of destitute orphans can make arrangements to have them placed in the care of the Georgia Children’s Home Society by applying to Judge P.I.P. More...

EGSC continues success in Affordable Learning Georgia

Ask most college students, and they’ll affirm that one of their biggest expenses is the cost of textbooks. More...

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Jan. 9 – Spaghetti, bread stick or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; whole kernel corn, veg. w/dip, garden salad, fruit variety, or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers.   More...

Letters

Letters

To the Editor:  On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I wish to extend congratulations and thanks to longtime Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge John R. More...

Church News

Needful Baptist to host program

The 9th Pastoral Anniversary of Rev. and Mrs. James Waltower will be celebrated by Needful Baptist Church 3 p.m. Jan. 15th. The sermon will be delivered by Rev. Harry Tremble.   More...

Datebook

Full Moon Hike at Magnolia Springs State Park

Explore the full moonlit night Thursday, Jan. 12th, 7-9 p.m. by using all of your senses while going on a Park Ranger led hike through the wooded trails of Magnolia Springs State Park and Camp Lawton. More...