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Remember When – This Day in in 2005

Jenkins County students, teachers and administrators were treated to two unexpected holidays on Monday and Tuesday when Governor Sonny Perdue asked all state school systems to take two “early snow days” as a means of conserving diesel fue More...

South Jenkins Fire donates Cots to Jenkins County EMA

Jenkins County Emergency Management Agency recognizes the South Jenkins Fire Department for its generous funding for the purchase of disaster cots for Mass Sheltering.  More...

Library News

It’s Banned Books Week! This week, September 24 – September 29, we celebrate our First Amendment right to read, and honor those who stand up to defend our right to say, write, and read as we please. More...

Church News

Zion Baptist hosts Community Youth Sunday

Community Youth Sunday will be held at Zion Baptist Church 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 30th. Speaker for the occasion will be Ms. June Powell, Assistant Principal of Community Affairs, Burke County Comprehensive High School, Waynesboro. More...

Home Improvement

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

This week’s column features recipes with ingredients that are not quite sugar-free but do call for lesser amounts. More...

Grand Jury convenes

The Jenkins County Grand Jury convened in Jenkins County Superior Court earlier this month and rendered 13 indictments and 9 accusations as follows. Harrison T. Story – Incest. More...

Planning for Community events underway

Entries needed for Fair-on-the-Square parade   A highlight event of the annual Fair-on-the-Square to take place Saturday, Oct. 6th, is a parade through downtown Millen.  More...

John T. Herrington Jr. recognized for his postal service

Jackie Johnson, Postmaster, is shown presenting carrier John T. Herrington Jr. the 25-year Service Pin Award and One Million Mile Club award. Mr. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

We “dodged a bullet” when Hurricane Florence crawled through North and South Carolina, leaving destruction and devastation in its wake. Jenkins County received only wind, clouds and little rain. More...

Editorials

Don Lively

ON ITS WAY

Did y’all feel it? Granted, it was barely noticeable but if you’re as sensitive to changes in the weather as I am, you felt it. I’m referring to that tiny, quiet, seductive hint of cool air that happened this week. More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

One of the great pleasures of hanging around down at the livestock auction barn each Saturday morning is being able to take your dog along.  More...

Datebook

Live entertainment in Perkins Sept. 29th

Live country and bluegrass music at Perkins Train Depot Saturday, Sep 29th, at 6 p.m. Free to the public. Bring a lawn chair.  45th annual Fair-on-the-Square set for Oct. 6th   More...

Obituaries

John G. Maharry

Mr. John G. Maharry, age 92, of LaGrange, passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the WellStar West Georgia Hospice.  More...

Judy Gibson Capece

Judy Gibson Capece was born on December 8, 1944 in Opelika, Alabama. She passed away at 3:15 P.M. on September 4, 2018 in East Dublin, Georgia surrounded by her family.  Judy was survived by her husband of 57 years and four days, Jonathan B. More...