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School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Feb. 6th – Spaghetti, bread stick or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn or chicken fajita wrap, chips, Graham crackers. Tuesday, Feb. More...

Board of Education Meeting Dates

All meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. at the Central Office Located at 1152 E. Winthrope Avenue Millen, Georgia February 27thMarch 27thApril 24thMay 22ndJune 26thJuly 24th August 28thSeptember 25thOctober 23rdNovember 13thDecember 11thJanuary 22nd More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I had a conversation recently with a friend who offered a suggestion for local businesses that he felt would draw attention to their establishments. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Some readers have asked me, “How do you come up with your topics each week?  More...

Don Lively

OUT YONDER

I hear them often.  There seems to be two separate families.  More...

Bringing hope and compassion to those incarcerated

Coming up from the water, a smile fell across the faces of eight local inmates baptized in a cow trough brought in just for the occasion. Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby was there to greet each of them with a handshake.  More...

Captain McBride assumes second command

On December 7th, 2016, Captain Justin G. McBride, United States Army, relinquished command of Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery following a successful one year command at Fort Bliss, TX. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1936

Georgia Federal income tax collections jumped more than $3 million in 1935 over 1934. Collections for calendar year 1935 were $9,564,745 compared to $6,481,893 in 1934.  More...

County leaders graduate from Georgia Academy for Economic Development

The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces graduates from the Nov. 16, 2016 Region 7 Multi-Day Training Program. Jenkins County graduates were Tara Cooper and Mike Chance.  More...

Days to fly Confederate flag in February Submitted by #939 Children of the Confederacy

Feb. 3 – birthday of Sidney Lanier; Feb. 6th – birthday of Gen. John B. Gordon; Feb. 11th  – birthday of Alexander H. More...

Church News

Living Word Ministry to host program

The second annual Men and Women’s Day program will be held at Living Word Ministry, 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4th. The theme will be “Walking Worthy of the Calling.” The guest speakers will be Sis. More...