July 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Demolition of JCHS/JCMS continues

Work continues on the demolition of Jenkins County High School/Jenkins County Middle School buildings as the Jenkins County School System prepares to move into its new PreK-12 grade building. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

As we celebrate the birth of our nation this July 4th, I thought it might be fun to share some interesting facts about the holiday that I discovered online. I hope you enjoy them. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Patience….Part 3….ADD Personalities

One of my most challenging coaching clients came to me originally wanting to “get organized” and “learn how to be on time”. More...

Don Lively

FREEDOM, NOTHING LESS

Isn’t it wonderful to be free!  More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

We all watched as the flag came by. It was the first thing in the parade, of course. Great big one, carried by two of the kids from the ROTC at the high school. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

After all of that July 4th barbecuing, I thought some of you might want to try a beef dish, instead of pork. The Swiss Steak recipe this week is super easy and delicious. More...

Grand Jury indicts 19

The Jenkins County Grand Jury met in Jenkins County Superior Court last month and indicted 19 persons.  Tiffany Twana Carter – three counts-Aggravated Assault, three counts-Cruelty to Children, Aggravated Stalking. More...

Jenkins County schools winner in Georgia Department of Education Pupil Transportation Safety Awards

Each year, nearly one million students and their parents rely on Georgia’s school buses to provide safe and dependable transportation to and from school. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in in 1965!

The Jenkins County Board of Education has officially agreed to sponsor a Neighborhood Youth Corps in Jenkins County. This program is for in-school children, 16-21, that need part time work in order to remain in school. More...

Advance In-person voting begins July 2nd in Runoff elections

Advance In-person voting began this week in the  General Democratic and  Republican Primary  Runoff elections. Voting is taking take place through Friday, July 20, from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. More...

Buckhead Brigade

The local Buckhead-Fort Lawton Brigade, Camp No. 2102, Sons of Confederate Veterans, recently presented a formal Resolution to John Wiggins, father of the late David Wiggins, in recognition of his son’s passing. More...

Church News

Oak Hill Baptist to celebrate Homecoming

Homecoming will be observed at Oak Hill Baptist church July 8th. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. and the worship service at 11 a.m. The special speaker will be Rev. Jeremy Lindsey. Dinner on the Ground will follow the service. More...

Datebook

Summer movie series – July 6th

Enjoy the movie “Peter Rabbit” at the Pal Theater on Cotton Avenue July 6th. Show times are 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Admission is $5 for movie, popcorn and drink.   More...

Obituaries

Gary Paul Clifton

Millen, Ga.-Mr. Gary Paul Clifton, 74, died Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at home after an extended illness.  He was born in Bulloch County but had lived in Jenkins County most of his life. More...

Larry C. Joiner

Millen, Ga.-Mr. Larry C. More...