March 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Visiting the Capitol!

The Cates Triplets of Waynesboro enjoyed a visit to the state Capitol on March 1st in support of the March of Dimes. They visited with Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, Rep. Jon Burns and Rep. Butch Parrish. More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, March 13 – Spaghetti, bread stick or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, Graham crackers. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I happened across an article calling attention to all of the “holidays” in the month of March. It was astounding. Here are just a few. And remember, I didn’t make this up!  March 3 – If Pets Had Thumbs Day. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

If you live long enough, say 67 years, you should have made a few observations about things or just life in general. More...

Don Lively

BEGONE

We were sitting around the table having a chat, as friends will.  No political talk was happening, thank the Lord.  I've had a belly full of that, enough to last the next two elections cycles.  It was just light chit-chat about nothing More...

Obituaries

Joyce Beasley Joyner

Joyce Beasley Joyner, age 66, of Millen died Thursday, March 2, 2017. She was born in Jefferson County, was a homemaker, and member of Green Fork Baptist Church. More...

Joe Allen Williams

Mr. Joe Allen Williams, 70, of Brooklet, Georgia passed away at home on Sunday, December 11, 2016 under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice surrounded by his loving wife and family.  More...

Larry Thomas Burke

Larry Thomas Burke, 65, passed away in his sleep of heart failure February 20, 2017 on Hilton Head Island, SC.  He was born in Fort Belvoir, VA, on March 17, 1951. He was all Irish and celebrated his birthday and St. More...

Set your clocks up 1 hour for DST on March 12

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging everyone to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks to Daylight Saving Time (DST) on March 12. DST starts at 2 a.m. More...

James Henry re-elected Commission Chairman

During a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners, Chairman James Henry was re-elected to the position of Chairman with voting taking place by “secret ballot.”  More...

Other Jenkins News

JCHS pageant

The Tenth Annual Miss JCHS School Pageants will be held on March 18 in the Jenkins County High School Gym. Applications will be sent home with all JCES and JCMS girls. JCHS students may pick up an application in the JCHS main office.  More...

Winners!

"Members of the Wiregrass Chapter and Brier Creek Chapter traveled to Duluth, GA on January 27, 28, 2017 to attend the Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution Annual Conference. More...

Millen Woman's Club 2017-2018 officers installed!

Marilyn Knight, Millen Woman's Club Leadership Chair, installed the club's officers for 2017-2018. More...

Church News

Mt. Carmel Missionary Church

Mt. Carmel Missionary Church Progarm "Pack the Pews", March 18 , at 4 p.m. Pastor Jerome C. Herrington. Public is invited.  Living Word Ministry to host program   More...

Datebook

Veterans Lunch postponed

The Vietnam Veterans Lunch that was planned for March 11, 2017 at the American Legion in Waynesboro for Vietnam Veterans and their wives has been postponed until further notice.  Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet set for March 9th   More...