March 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Community for Christ program to be held Saturday

Local churches are sponsoring a “Community for Christ” program this Saturday, March 25th, at the Jenkins County Recreation Complex from 4-6 p.m. More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, March 27 – Shepherd’s pie, wheat roll or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, garden peas, fruit freeze, chips, Graham crackers. More...

Edmund Burke Academy A+ Third Quarter Honor Roll

Edmund Burke Academy recently announced its Honor Rolls for the third quarter.  A+ Honor Roll  7th grade - Emmie Bowen, May May Fu, Caroline Gunter, Avery Wallace.  8th grade - Morgan Clark, Brandon Fu, Anna Horton, Mary Cate Jackson, More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

My husband and I recently enjoyed a trip to Nashville and the Grand Ole Opry with my sister and brother-in-law, Rhonda and Ronnie Hendley. If I said we had a good time – that would be an understatement. We had a great time! More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

I was recently wandering the aisles of an electronics store, confused by all the latest gadgets, gizmos, and digital this and digital that, most all of which I’d need lengthy tutoring sessions in order to operate them. More...

Don Lively

SPRING? WHEN?

If you remember, last week we talked about the weird weather patterns, and how it was warm and balmy one day, frigid and rainy the next.  Remember?  Last week?  Okay, yes, I am aware that many of you who read me every week are in the s More...

City “Streetscape” project delayed

The City of Millen’s “Streetscape” project for downtown Millen has been delayed. Millen City Council received the news during a recent meeting of the group.  More...

Ribbon cutting!

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Body & Sol Tanning and Ladies Fitness Salon, 1178 E. Winthrope Avenue. More...

JenCo to hold Open House March 29th

Gov. Nathan Deal has proclaimed March as Development Disabilities Awareness month in the state to promote better understanding and inclusion of people with disabilities in daily life.  JenCo Service Center, will host an Open House 10 a.m. More...

Other Jenkins News

Bloodmobile to be here March 27

Shepeard Community Blood Center is hosting a blood drive at Optim Medical Center-Jenkins 1-6 p.m. Monday, March 27. More...

SAR banquet

Several members of the Wiregrass Chapter and Brier Creek Chapter attended the 5th Annual Kettle Creek Battlefield Association Banquet that was held at the Pope Center in Washington, GA on Friday nigh More...

Library News

Do you know “How It’s Done”? It’s our free series of adult workshops that show you how to make cool craft projects, delicious meals, and more. This Saturday, March 25, at 12:30 p.m. More...

Church News

Community for Christ program to be held at Recreation Department

A “Community for Christ” program, sponsored by local churches, will be held at the Jenkins County Recreation complex 4-6 p.m. Saturday, March 25th. More...

Datebook

Vietnam’s Veteran’s Day

Vietnam Veteran’s Day is March 29th. This date in 1973 was the last day that U.S. troops were on the ground in Vietnam. The war started in 1954 and ended in 1975. The Col. More...

Obituaries

Ronald E. Joyner

Ronald E. Joyner, 75, of Millen died Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at his residence.  He was born in Jenkins County, and was a retired Master Butcher, and a Baptist.  Visitation was held 6-8 p.m. More...

Grace Burke Wood

Grace Burke Wood, 97, passed away on March 12, 2017, at Southland Health and Rehab in Peachtree City, GA. She was born on November 27, 1919 in Millen, GA to the late Mandon Joseph Burke and Ola Mae Norris Burke.  More...

Grace Johnson Dickey

Mrs. Grace Johnson Dickey, 95, of Millen died Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Pruitt Bethany Nursing Center.  She was born in Emanuel County, was a retired seamstress for Jockey International, and was a member of Hebron Primitive Baptist Church.  More...