2017-04-12 / Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1988

Jenkins County is among Georgia counties honored for business retention and expansion programs. Gov. Joe Frank Harris recognized the hard work of Georgia communities and their volunteers at an awards banquet at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Attending from Millen were Mayor Lamar Gay and Mrs. Gay, County Commission Chairman Harold Brantley and Mrs. Brantley, City Administrator Forrest Boyer and Mrs. Boyer, Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Caren Oglesby and Mr. Oglesby, Chamber of Commerce President Ivey McMillan and Mrs. McMillan, Chamber of Commerce Vice-President Lynford Cook and Mrs. Cook, Chairman of the Jenkins County Development Authority Bobby Dwelle and Frank Edenfield.

Jenkins County Hospital begins offering mammography services.

Bulloch Academy announces that it is accepting students, PreK through 12th grade, for enrollment in the 1988-1989 school term.

Winners in the Dairy Recipe Contest are announced: Kathleen Rabitsch and Helen Taylor, tied for 4th place; Barbara Bowers, 2nd place; Jan Williams, 1st place; and third place, Marsha Chance.

The home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Joyner is chosen by the Millen Garden Council as the “Yard of the Month.”

Magnolia Springs State Park receives award for “Most Outstanding Maintenance Program in Region II Parks” during the 32nd annual Superintendent’s Conference held at Unicoi State Park in Helen. The award was accepted by Park Manager Wally Woods.

Mrs. Runette Herrmann, Director of the Jenkins County School Food Service program, was installed as President of the Georgia Food School Service Association during the 33rd annual State Conference held at Jekyll Island.

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