March 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Special week honors Georgia’s School Boards

The Jenkins County School System is joining in a statewide celebration this week to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week of March 13-17 has been proclaimed School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. More...

Other Jenkins News

Flower Show winners announced

Oh, Say Can You See, America?

The Millen Garden Council, composed of the Green Thumb, Magnolia, and Millen Garden Clubs, recently sponsored a National Garden Clubs, INC Standard Flower Show. More...

Library News

Are you in the mood for a little Irish lore? Come to the library for a great selection of Irish myths, legends, and stories.  More...

Remember When –

This Date in 1980!

Jenkins County voters cast their votes in Presidential Preference Primary Election for Jimmy Carter.  Johnny C. Pope, a Jenkins County native, is named County Executive Director for the ASCS office in Millen.  More...

Letters

Jones Temple to hold revival

Jones Temple Baptist Church will hold revival services March 20-24 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Rev. Frank Bedford will be the guest speaker. The church pastor is Rev. Matthew Davis.  Gordon Grove to hold revival   More...

Obituaries

Sarah Marie Carter Becton

Sarah Marie Carter Becton, age 93, of Millen died Friday, February 24, 2017 at Optim Medical Center Millen.  More...

Kevin W. Myers

Mr. Kevin W. More...

Donnie Reagan Swain

Mrs. Donnie Reagan Swain of Metter passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017 at University Hospital in Augusta after an extended illness. Mrs. More...

Elaine Williams named JCFEC Executive Director

The Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC) has a new executive director – Elaine Williams. Ms. Williams assumed the duties of the position in February, upon the retirement Pam Brown, former Executive Director.  More...

Play Ball!

Members of the Jenkins County High School baseball team, from left, are first row: Hagan Jenkins, JC Williams, Bowden James, Cheney Knight, Luis Benitez, Cannon Griffin, Drew Collier, Jacob Oglesby; More...

Millen Lions Club pancake supper!

The Millen Lions Club recently sponsored another successful annual pancake supper. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I can’t help but notice as I travel county roads, in particular, “my” road – West Old Savannah Road - that the litter along the highways is abundant!  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I’d planned, back in February, to write a column about the missed opportunities we’ve all experienced. But a tragedy happened. I’m just now able to talk about it. I’ve tried to not even think about it. More...

Don Lively

SPRING? WHEN?

Well, that's going to leave a scar. I should say, another scar. This latest injury will, eventually, be a dime sized, perfectly round, pink mound of scar tissue. More...

Datebook

Jenco to host Open House March 29th

Open House will be held at Jenco, 1202 Old Sylvania Road, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. March 29th. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 478-982-5954. Community for Christ program to be held at Recreation Department More...