November 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

County’s unemployment rate falls – rises in CSRA

Fewer Jenkins Countians were unemployed in October, while the number of the unemployed in the C.S.R.A. Region #13, to which Jenkins County belongs, rose for the month, according to statistics released by the Georgia Department of Labor.  More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday – Dec. 4 – Chicken nuggets, potato tots, green beans, or chef, salad, fajita wrap, Graham crackers, bean salad or bag lunch: Uncrustable peanut butter & jelly sandwich, cheese stick, chips. More...

JCES Honor roll correction

Due to a computer error, the following students were inadvertently left off of the JCES 1st Nine Weeks Principal's Honor Roll list.  1st grade - Ah'Miracle Mozee, Aminayu Oglesby; 2nd grade – Shaelynn Cobb, Kaylin Currington; and 3rd grade More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Turkey Day is gone, but I bet at least some of the turkey remains in most households around our community!  I do like turkey, but the matter of what to do with the leftovers is always a question in the days following Thanksgiving. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I can’t remember a time when there seems to be more uncertainty in our country. Until this year you could enjoy a good night’s sleep expecting things to be relatively the same when you wake up. Not true today. More...

Don Lively

A WHOLE LOT OF NOTHING

(Reprinted from 2010)   I was getting dressed and needed an unbiased opinion, so I consulted one of the bevy of female relatives I rely on for such advice.  “How would this tie look with this shirt?” I asked.  “Like m More...

James Henry steps down, Hiller Spann named Chairman of Board of Commissioners

Jenkins County Board of Commissioners Chairman James Henry announced at a recent called meeting of the Commissioners that he was ready to relinquish his position as Chairman at the end of 2017. Board members thanked Mr. More...

Memorial Tree Lighting – Donations Needed

The kick-off event of the local Christmas season is traditionally the lighting of the Memorial Tree located at the Caboose on Cotton Avenue. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1952

In an effort to make the highway between Millen and Magnolia Springs more attractive, the land owners have agreed to plant multi-flora roses on both sides of the highway.  More...

Jenkins County FFA Members attend 90th National Convention

Five Jenkins County FFA Members recently attended the 90th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. Those attending were Grace Bennett, Adeline Bennett, Emily Gaudry, Devan Godbee, and Macy Coker.  More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log Nov. 13- Nov. 19

Warren Lewis Stafford – Hold for Screven County; Nov. 19; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office. Lequain Wadley – Probation Violation; Nov. More...

Church News

Jones Temple to host Secretaries Appreciation Night

Secretaries Appreciation Night will be held 6 p.m. Dec. 2nd at Jones Temple Baptist Church. Honorees will be Sis. Annette Worthen and Sis. Jasmine Reese. Refreshments will be served. The pastor is Rev. Matthew Davis Sr. More...