February 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

JCHS varsity basketball team!

Members of the Jenkins County High School varsity basketball team are, from left, first row: Andrew Ellis, Ty'Jay Lee, Tykese Milton, Des Robbins, Chris Scott and Deon Sims; and second row: Coach Quen More...

School News

Learning Center

Three students at the Jenkins County Learning Center, Southeastern Technical College campus, were recently awarded certificates for completion of the Business Ethics Student Training (BEST) program w More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I was coming home from the grocery store and stopped to get some gas. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I’ve been reading obituaries more frequently these days. I read strangers’ obituaries. More...

Don Lively

A WHOLE LOT OF NOTHING

(reprinted from 2010)  I was getting ready for a dressy event and needed an unbiased opinion, so, I consulted one of the bevy of female relatives I rely on for such advice.  “How would this tie look with this shirt?”  &ldqu More...

Local girl auditions for “America’s Got Talent”

Emily Lloyd, 12, of Jenkins County has got talent! And she proved it when she auditioned for the “America’s Got Talent” television show in January. The auditions were held in Jacksonville, FL. More...

Local boy raises funds for K-911

Tanner Wiggins is raising funds for Jenkins County K-911 Rescue as an ATA Black Belt community project. More...

Other Jenkins News

GPS Report

State Troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 4 traffic crashes during the month of January 2017 in Jenkins County. Sergeant First Class J.C. Lacienski said the traffic crashes resulted in 2 injuries and 0 deaths. More...

Remember When –

This Date in 1956

Gordon Mays succeeds E.M. Thorne as Mayor. S.E. Reynolds and Dewey Newton are sworn in as City Councilmen. They join Robert G. Stephens, Hubert Reeves and John Brooks on Millen City Council.  More...

Legislative Report

On Monday, January 23, we returned to the Gold Dome to begin the third week of the 2017 session. More...

Church News

Kelsey Chapel to host program

Kelsey Chapel Baptist Church will host its first Pastoral Appreciation for Pastor Danny R. Bennett and Sis. Verna Bennett 3 p.m. Feb. 18. The guest pastor will be Rev. Harry Tremble, Miller Grove Baptist Church, Statesboro.  Mt. More...

Datebook

Calling all Vietnam Veterans!

Vietnam veterans and their wives from Jenkins and Burke counties are invited to attend a luncheon 11 a.m. March 11 at the American Legion, Waynesboro. Respond by Feb. 20 to Sara Carter at 706- 554-3560 if you plan to attend.   More...

Obituaries

Barbara Vey Shinneman Pike

Barbara Vey Shinneman Pike, 98, of Millen passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017. She was born April 25, 1918 to Merle and June Shinneman in Clarion, Iowa. She and a friend worked in Chicago IL after high school. More...