April 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce annual awards!

Several awards were presented during the annual Banquet of the Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce held March 22nd at Hanging Rocks Plantation.   More...

School News

Head Start accepting applications

Give your child a head start at CSRA EOA, Inc. Jenkins County Head Start, 727 Virginia Avenue.  Now recruiting children who will be three years old by Sept. 1, 2018.  Apply between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Limited slots are available.  More...

EBA Students of Month for March!

Edmund Burke Academy recently announced its Planters EMC Students of the Month for March. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

A couple of events are happening on May 5th that you will want to mark your calendars for now and make plans to attend/participate.  More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Maintaining Your Truth Can Be Hard to Do

Your “truth” is a significant determinant of what contributes to or drains one of energy and success in life.  More...

Don Lively

THE MASTERS AND MIDLIFE

(Reprinted from 2008) A strange phenomenon occurs around these parts every year in early April. It descends with plenty of fanfare. It affects people who normally don't participate in the activity that's at the center of the phenomenon. More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

There’s something so satisfying about getting out of bed when the world is still dark and quiet and resting. Making the coffee gives us time to scratch and think. Well, scratch, anyway. More...

Obituaries

Charles Mathew Aaron

Millen, GA- Charles Mathew Aaron, age 90, died Wednesday, March 28, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was born June 17, 1927 in Jenkins County, Georgia. He spent most of his life there.  More...

Margo Dease named JCHS Valedictorian, and Abby Bennett, JCHS Salutatorian

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) recently announced the Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the Class of 2018. Margo Dease, daughter of Cynthia Dease, is the Valedictorian and Abby Bennett, daughter of Jamie and Tabatha Bennett is Salutatorian. More...

Two juveniles charged with school burglaries

Two 13-year-old juveniles are facing numerous charges in connection with two burglaries that occurred at Jenkins County Middle/High School on two separate occasions last week. More...

Bryce Joyner signs with Limestone College!

Jenkins County High School student Bryce Joyner recently signed a 4-year full scholarship to play football for Limestone College in Gaffnee, S.C. Bryce is the son of Judy and Jeff Joyner. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Date in 2000

Jenkins County Probate Judge Elizabeth Elmore announces that she will not seek re-election. Mrs. More...

JCFEC Leadership Team!

Members of the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center Leader Team are shown at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta. More...

Rotary Club

U.S. Congressman Rick Allen of the 12th District spoke to the Millen Rotary Club at its March 28th meeting about the progress of the current administration. More...

Church News

Carswell Grove to host 151st Anniversary

The 151st anniversary of Carswell Grove Baptist Church will be celebrated April 8th. Sunday School begins at 9 a.m. and the worship service at 10 a.m. The pastor is Rev. Antonio Bush Sr. More...

Community for Christ event draws large crowd!

The Community for Christ event held March 24th at the Jenkins County Recreation Complex drew a large crowd to enjoy a variety of activities that included games for the kids, hay rides, displays, food booths, and an inspirational message. More...

Datebook

SIG meeting to be held April 10th

The Jenkins County School System’s Stakeholder Involvement Group (SIG) will meet 6 p.m. April 10th in the Jenkins County Middle/High School media center. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

After a big Easter feast, I thought I would offer some “easier” and “quicker” recipes for you to try. These are quick, easy and delicious and will get you out of the kitchen in a hurry! More...