March 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Programs offered at Magnolia Springs State Park

March 11th and March 12th are big days at Magnolia Springs State Park with several programs being offered that may interest local citizens.  More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, March 6 – Corn dog or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, Jello with fruit, Graham crackers. More...

STC Student Government Association places in Statewide Conference

Nine students from Southeastern Technical College (STC) attended, competed and won at the National Technical Honor Society & Statewide Student Government Association Winter Conference at The Lodge and Spa at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain on F More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Ms. Virginia Dugger last week. “Miss Virginia” not only raised her own family, but helped “raise” the children of many other families as a child care provider. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”   More...

Don Lively

THE WINDS OF CHANGE

Oh, how the mighty have fallen.  And, who, you might ask, was the mighty, before the fall?  Well, in this case, that would be me.  Now, before my church friends accuse me of comparing my situation to the one that King David faced when More...

Sign-up for Pre-K slots to be held March 1-6th

Pre-K registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be held March 17, at the Jenkins County Elementary School. Registration slot sign-up will be held March 1-6th.  More...

Benning to Gordon Relay to be held March 9-12

Ray Miller, Randy Brannen, Chad Waters, Rob Sharkey, Rick Lane, River Lane, Craig Brackin and Alex Collins all love to run. They especially enjoy running for a cause. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1948!

Jenkins County is one of 28 counties in the state that during 1947 sold $100,000 or more of Savings Bonds in excess of redemption. The total sales for 1947 in the county were $139,128. More...

4-H’ers in Politics!

Jenkins County 4-H’ers attended the annual Eggs and Issues Breakfast at Café on Cotton on February 18th. More...

EMS

Jenkins County Fire-Rescue recently completed an Emergency Medical Responder course on February 4, which was sponsored by Jenkins County EMS and Georgia Emergency Medical Association. More...

Church News

Green Fork Baptist to host Spudtacular Luncheon

Sunday, March 5th, immediately following the morning worship service, Green Fork Baptist Church will host a “Spudtacular Luncheon”. The menu consists of baked potato bar, mini-salad bar and desserts. Donations will be accepted. More...

Datebook

Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet set for March 9th

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet will be held 6 p.m. Thursday, March 9th, 6-9 p.m. at Hanging Rocks Plantation. A highlight of the event will be the presentation of several awards to business and community leaders. More...

Obituaries

Virginia Andrews Brown Dugger

Virginia Andrews Brown Dugger, age 83, of Millen died Friday, February 24, 2017 at Optim Medical Center Millen. She was born in Screven County on August 19, 1933 to Solomon Sylvester Andrews and Lizzie Mae Walker. More...