August 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

The Project for Better Health, Inc. addresses cancer

The Project for Better Health, Inc. (PFBH) continues to look for ways to encourage and assist local citizens with improving their health. This includes efforts to assist when health problems arise.  More...

School News

JCHS future cheerleaders!

The Jenkins County High School cheerleaders conducted a “ cheerleading camp” last week with numerous participants! (Staff photos by Deborah Bennett)   More...

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Aug. 7 – chicken nuggets, green beans or chef salad, ham/turkey/chicken fajita wrap, or bag lunch: uncrustable peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Tuesday, Aug. More...

2017-2018 Jenkins County School System Faculty List

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Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

When you read this, school bells will be ringing in only a day or two. Summer vacations are a month shorter now versus my student summers. More...

Don Lively

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. ...and counting.  Writers like to use little tricks at the beginning of a piece. More...

Home Country

This is going to be good, Dud thought, bringing his new tarp out to the car. There it was on that computer site. How to camp out with just a single tarp. I’ve been looking for something like that for a long time now. More...

School starts Friday – watch for school buses!

The 2017-2018 school year will officially open for local students on Friday, August 4th, under the leadership of Jenkins County School Superintendent Tara Cooper. Mrs. More...

Qualifying for City of Millen election begins Aug. 21st

The Nonpartisan Municipal Election for the City of Millen will be held Tuesday, Nov. 7th, at the City Hall.  Candidates desiring to qualify for this election may do so Monday, Aug. 21, at 8:30 a.m. until Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 4:30 p.m. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1937

Mrs. Asenath S. Evans, County Welfare Director, says that eight applications for Old Age Assistance have been approved by the County and State for Jenkins County. These eight applications are to receive assistance for the month of July. More...

Library News

We are so excited – the 2017 All-American Solar Eclipse will be on Monday, August 21, and we have big plans to celebrate the biggest celestial event of the century! More...

2017-2018 Georgia hunting regulations available online

Now online and in print, the 2017- 2018 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Local students head back to school this week and not everyone is happy about it!  It was announced at our church this past Sunday that there would be a “back to school party” for the children. More...

Church News

Jones Temple to celebrate Pastor’s Anniversary

The 6th anniversary of Rev. and Sis. Matthew Davis will be celebrated at Jones Temple Baptist Church Aug. 13th. Sunday School begins at 10:30 a.m. The sermon will be delivered by Rev. Robert L. Stephens.  Jones Temple to honor musicians   More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In Memory Of Charlie “C.J.” Jones, Jr.

July 31, 1928 – Feb. 4, 2010  Remembering You on Your Birthday! “Gone, But Never Forgotten”! We Love You!   More...

Obituaries

Randy Johnson

Mr. Randy Johnson, 50, of Millen died Friday, July 28, 2017.  He was born in Jenkins County, and was owner operator of Johnson Welding, emphasizing steel fabrication and erecting, and a member of Deep Creek Freewill Baptist Church. More...

Clifford “Honey” Roberts Saxon

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Clifford “Honey” Roberts Saxon, age 105, of Midville, GA on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at the Burke County Hospital. Mrs. Saxon was born November 20, 1911 in Midville.  More...