October 31, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Voters to decide one-cent sales tax in General Election

In addition to deciding several local and statewide races, Jenkins County residents will also have the opportunity to vote “yes” or “no” to a one-cent Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) on the Nov. More...

School News

Reading program at EBA helps students flourish

Edmund Burke Academy has a rich history of school traditions that set it apart from others: Senior cupids on Valentine’s Day, Big and Little Buddies, the glorious macaroni and cheese recipe for Homecoming and many more to boot. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

It is hard to believe that Thanksgiving and Christmas are fast approaching again. It seems like only a few months ago that we celebrated the holidays. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Gift Giving Genius

A few weeks ago my husband and I were searching for the perfect birthday gifts for two of our young granddaughters. We googled (best gifts for 8 year old girls), and (best gifts for 10 year old girls). More...

Don Lively

UNSPOOKED

It’s Halloween again.  Yawn.  Halloween is not my favorite holiday. Besides, it’s not really a holiday anyway. The post office and the banks are wide open on Halloween so how big a deal could it really be.  More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

I think there must be autumnal reasons for Halloween being hued in orange and black. It’s a fun time, a magic evening if you’re a kid, and if you’re a grandpa-type guy, like me, who gets to hand out the goodies.  More...

Tekaria Hart is JCHS Homecoming Queen

Tekaria Hart (T.K.), the daughter of Michael Brown and Teako Hart, was crowned the Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Homecoming Queen on October 5 during halftime of the Varisty football game against Johnson County. More...

Housing Expo a success

The Jenkins County Community Resource and Housing Expo was a success! More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1954

Proposed Educational Building for Millen United Methodist Church is announced. The building will be a one-story brick construction, built in the U-shape back of the present church. More...

Millen Woman’s Club meets

Members of the Millen Woman’s Club enjoyed a meeting held on October 16 at the Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center.  More...

Millen Rotary Club

Rotarian Jennifer Lunsford, family nurse practitioner for primary care and women’s health at Optim Primary Care-Millen, gave the program at the October 24th meeting of the Millen Rotary Club. More...

Church News

Calling all Veterans!

Zion Baptist Church will sponsor a Veterans Breakfast 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10th, at the church located at 1068 Old Sylvania Road, Millen.  Oak Hill Baptist to offer Upward Basketball   More...

Datebook

Mobile Health Clinic to be here Nov. 15th

The St. Camillus Mobile Health Clinic will be in Millen Nov. 15th at the Project for Better Health office, 856 Cotton Avenue. The clinic provides expert care for the uninsured and under-insured. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

As the weather gets cooler, you may want to turn up the heat a bit in your homes and on the stove. These recipes are great choices for cool weather meals that I think your families will enjoy. More...