August 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

JCHS band marches on!

The Jenkins County High School Band has big plans for the new school year and thanks to the sponsorship of Queensborough National Bank and Trust Company, some new equipment. More...

School News

JCSS welcomes new teachers for 2017 – 2018

The Jenkins County School System welcomes some familiar and some new teachers in the roster of new hires for the 2017 – 2018 school year.  More...

JCFEC sponsors school supplies and clothing give-away!

The Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center sponsored a school supplies and clothing giveaway on July 27th at the Millen United Methodist Church. More...

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Aug. 14 – Shepherd’s pie, wheat roll, sweet potato pattie, garden peas or chef salad, ham/turkey/or chicken fajita wrap or bag lunch: uncrustable peanut butter & jelly sandwich, cheese stick, chips.  Tuesday, Aug. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I have never been a fan of soap operas on television. There is enough “real life” drama around with which to deal, no need to watch the drama in the lives of “pretend” people on television.  More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor:   Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center would like to thank all of the sponsors of our recent school supply/clothing give-away for their generosity.  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.  Miracle Temple to sponsor program   More...

Jenkins County Teachers of the Year recognized at Preplanning

The school year kick-off was held for faculty and staff in the Jenkins County School System on the first day of preplanning Monday, July 31st. More...

JCFEC – new flooring, new paint, a new look!

The Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC) has a new look and to celebrate, an Open House was held Aug 2nd to allow the public to tour the facility.  Improvements include the restoration of the hardwood floors, new flooring, a new coat More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1945

Delivery of the new telephone directory for Millen has been completed. A total of 450 copies were delivered to local homes and offices, according to Mr. G.L. Jones, manager for the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. More...

Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center Planned July events!

The Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center would like to offer a statement of gratitude to PruittHealth-Bethany of Millen for sponsoring the clients' July birthday event. 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...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

We’ve all heard and repeated the often quoted Bible verse, “For the love of money is the root of all evil.” Everyone knows that money can be burdensome for humanity. More...

Don Lively

MID

It appeared as though Lucifer was exhibiting assaultive behavior toward his domestic partner.  More...

Home Country

Desdemona died sometime in the night. Aunt Ada had had the cat since she was a tiny kitten, and she was naturally heartbroken. More...