May 2, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Volunteers needed for roadside clean-up

Littering along county roads has long been a problem for Jenkins County.  County Administrator Grady Saxon and son, Logan, 14, recently tackled the issue by spending a Friday and Saturday morning picking up litter along a county road. More...

School News

Jenkins County Elementary School Honor Roll – 3rd Nine Weeks

Mr. Randy Dailey, Jenkins County Elementary School Principal, proudly announces the Honor Roll for the 3rd Nine Weeks.  Principal’s Honor Roll (All A’s)  More...

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...

Class of 2018 Honor Students

Jenkins County High School Class of 2018 Honor Students toured the Jenkins Correction Center and Jenkins County Courthouse during Millen Rotary Club’s Career Day: Bryce Joyner, Monica Parris, T More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

My step-mother, Jean Chester, passed away Saturday, April 28th. Jean had endured declining health for several months.  More...

Don Lively

WRONG NUMBER

“Is Elaine there?”  Elaine?  I only know two Elaines.  One is a schoolmate who I had a huge crush on from the moment I saw her the first day of first grade.  The other Elaine was a dispatcher at my old police departmen More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

“Lived on through another May Day!”  The guys at the philosophy counter turned to see who it was. Windy Wilson, of course. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

It’s that time of the year again – time for Vidalia onions! For an onion to be labeled “Vidalia” it must be grown in a specified region that includes 13 counties and portions of seven others, all in Georgia. More...

Saturday, May 5th Schedule of Events

BBQ Boogie 5K race 8:30 a.m. Jenkins County Courthouse Square  Awards ceremony 10 a.m. The Cotton Market Park on Cotton Ave. More...

Three juveniles charged in JCES burglary

Three juveniles have been charged in the April 24th burglary of Jenkins County Elementary School. The Millen Police Department reports that several windows were broken and a small amount of money was stolen during the incident.  More...

Jenkins County School System participates in GSU ed Camp!

Shown at the GSU edCamp are Britt Gantt, Jordan Nease, and Donna Boone, More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Date in 1984!

Mark Freeman Aaron of Millen is named State STAR Student at the 1984 State STAR Student and Teacher annual banquet held at the Atlanta Hilton. Aaron received the top award after competing with over 400 high school students from all over the state. More...

MPD receives presentation from Kaylee Farthing

On April 12th 9-year-old Black Belt contender Kaylee Farthing presented the Millen Police Department with a U.S. More...

Library News

Want to give your mother a little bling for Mother’s Day, or add a little sparkle to your walls? Come to our How It’s Done adult workshop this Saturday, May 5, at 12:30 pm and create some jewel art! More...

Church News

Mt. Carmel to host program

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will host a Pre-Anniversary program 7:30 p.m. May 11th. The sermon will be delivered by Rev. Johnny Branch. On Sunday, May 13th, the church will convene with its 118th Church Anniversary and Mother’s Day program. More...

Obituaries

Connie Stripling Newsome

Ms. Connie Stripling Newsome of Millen, GA passed on Monday, April 23, 2018 at Pruitt-Health Bethany Nursing Center in Millen, GA. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. More...

Jean Hendley Chester

Millen, Ga. – Mrs. Jean  Hendley Chester, age 83, died  Saturday, April 28, 2018 at  Candler Hospital in Savannah.  More...