June 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Dr. Ebony Faith Caldwell receives medical degree!

Ebony Faith Caldwell recently received a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from the University of Georgia (UGA) campus of the Medical College of Georgia. More...

School News

Dairy Queen treats Students of the Month!

May Students of the Month at Jenkins County Elementary School were treated to lunch at the local Dairy Queen restaurant. More...

EGSC announces Spring 2018 Dean’s Honor and Merit Lists

The following local students have been named to East Georgia State College’s Spring Semester 2018 Dean’s Honor and Dean’s Merit Lists. More...

JCES Students of the Month for May

Jenkins County Elementary School staff members nominated students for the May “FLY Student of the Month” to reward academic excellence and behavior. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Citizens beware!  If you are tempted to dump dogs, puppies, etc. More...

Church News

West Millen to hold VBS

Grab your gear and lace up your cleats and head on over to West Millen Baptist Church’s Vacation Bible School 5-8 p.m. June 10-14! God has given us His ultimate playbook. More...

Datebook

Dickey Family Reunion

The Dickey Family Reunion will be held June 9th at Big Horse Creek Baptist Church social hall on 1267 Buttermilk Road. The reunion begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch served at noon. Bring a few covered dishes and drinks to share. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

The family of Ruby L. Reddick would like to thank everyone for their prayers and loving support during the death of our mother.  More...

Obituaries

Bessie Leverett

Funeral services for Mrs. Bessie Leverett, of Dublin, Georgia, were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at the graveside in the Dudley Memorial Cemetery on East Mary Street in Dublin. Brother Joe Smith will preside.  More...

CoreCivic-Jenkins Correctional Center hosts meeting

A meeting of the Jenkins Correctional Center’s (JCC) Community Relations Board (CRB), an advisory panel organized by CoreCivic-JCC, convened recently at Round’s, a local family-owned restaurant. More...

Don A. Gay IV receives Doctorate degree

Don A. Gay, IV (DAG) of Millen graduated from Georgia Southern University, Armstrong University Campus, with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree on May 4 with a GPA of 3.87. More...

Other Jenkins News

Jenkins County

Recreation Department News

The Jenkins County Recreation Department will sponsor a Tennis Camp 9 a.m. until noon June 11-15 for ages 7 and up. The fee is $35 per child. The instructor will be Brad Asbury. Beginners Sewing Camp will be held 10 a.m. More...

Farm Bureau Supports Research

Jenkins County Farm Bureau recently purchased a backpack sprayer for the Jenkins County Extension Service. More...

Library News

Summer Reading has begun, and we’re having a lot of fun! The Summer Reading Program is a great way to help keep kids and teens from losing reading skills over the summer, but it’s so much more than that. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Influence Your Teens

Like it or not, we as parents or grandparents don’t really have a lot of control over our children, especially our teenagers. I know how controversial this sounds but it is definitely true. You do have a great deal of influence though. More...

Don Lively

SATURATION POINT

“Long as I remember, the rain been comin’ down.”  Indeed.  Regardless of John Fogarty’s grammatical laxity, the sentiment fits the situation here in our neck of the woods.  As I sit here and ponder this week&rsq More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

Mrs. Forrest has always been a compulsive feeder. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

If you’re tired of hearing your family say, “I want something different” when it comes to mealtime, this week’s recipes are good choices. They are “different” but easy and quick to prepare. More...