October 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

17th annual Harvest of Fun set for October 31st

Join Main Street Millen for fun, games, and free candy and treats on Cotton Avenue on Tuesday, October 31st, from 6-8 p.m. for the 17th annual Harvest of Fun.  More...

School News

EBA Beta club

Edmund Burke Academy BETA club inducted 21 new members on October 17. More...

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Oct. 30 – chicken nuggets, chips, green beans, sweet potato pattie or chef salad, fajita wrap or bag lunch: uncrustable peanut butter & jelly sandwich, cheesestick.  Tuesday, Oct. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The holiday season is fast approaching – Thanksgiving and Christmas – and I am already seeing signs of what is to come. However, Thanksgiving seems to be ignored with Christmas taking the center stage.  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

This week’s column is the second in a series of three with the first column explaining that we sometimes erroneously assume that greatness can’t be born from small school systems with small budgets in financially deficient areas of our st More...

Don Lively

BATTLE STATION

I was fighting for my life.  On a recent Saturday morning I was the victim of an unprovoked attack that left me bleeding and injured, but mostly it left me ticked off and bent on retribution.  More...

Home Country

To look at Herb Collins, you wouldn’t think he was like that. A nicer, kinder guy you never met. More...

Ashanti Whitehead awarded Wendy’s High School Heisman

There are some students who set the bar. They work harder, show more passion and lead by example—in the classroom, on the field and within the community. More...

Daniel Street to become one-way

During a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners, County Administrator Grady Saxon reported that in an effort to provide additional parking spaces for the Jenkins County Courthouse, Daniel Street would become one-way adjacent to the courth More...

Whitehead crowned JCHS 2017 Homecoming Queen

Ashanti Whitehead, the daughter of Jerell Whitehead and Rahkell Dial, was crowned the 2017 Jenkins County High School Homecoming Queen during the September 29th War Eagle football game.  Ashanti is involved in BETA club, she plays tennis and is More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1935

Work on the Community House is progressing rapidly and it will be one of the most imposing structures of the town. More...

Class reunion

On October 7th Jenkins County High School Class of 1965 celebrated their 70th birthday with a party at the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center in Millen.  More...

Friends of Magnolia present program to ‘39ers

The 39ers group enjoyed a program presented by Cindy Gordon, a member of the Friends of Magnolia Springs at their October meeting. Cindy told the group about the programs and events taking place at the park and the recent changes and improvements. More...

Church News

Bay Branch to host musical program

It is always a good practice to “take the high road”, but on Saturday, October 28th, beginning at 6 p.m. at Bay Branch Baptist Church, the saying will have a whole new meaning. More...

Memoriam

In loving memory Of Mr. Joe Golff

July 4, 1953 – Oct. 23, 2016

Don’t grieve for me, For now I’m free. I took His hand when I heard Him call; Don’t lengthen it now,  More...

Datebook

Chamber of Commerce offers Marketing Workshop

Grow your business online. Join the Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce for a Marketing Workshop 5-8 p.m. Nov. 2nd at the Jenkins County Adult Learning Center, 210 Hendrix Street. For more information contact the Chamber office at 982-5595.   More...