January 9, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Paving of new school parking lot begins

Contractors began pouring asphalt for the parking lot of the new PreK-12 school located on Barney Avenue on Monday of this week. Work has been continuing for months with debris removal and grading in preparation for the paving of the parking lot. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1974

Ogeechee Valley Bank will open January 7th, according to Dobson Gay, President. Freddie B. (Sonny) Newton is the Executive Director. Directors are James M. Andrew, Virgil L. Black, Kermit J. Chance, Dobson M. Gay, Walter Harrison, Charles F. More...

Brier Creek

Brier Creek Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution presented the Bank of Newington with their first U.S. Flag Certificate.  More...

Influenza: What You Need to Know Now

Influenza, also called “flu”, is a viral illness that causes fever, sore throat, muscle aches and cough. Influenza can weaken the body’s defenses and lead to complications like bacterial pneumonia. More...

Obituaries

Saralee “Sara” R. Clark

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Saralee “Sara” R. More...

County installs more cameras at dumpster sites

The Jenkins County Commissioners are continuing their efforts to eliminate illegal dumping at county dumpster sites. More...

Martin Luther King Jr. events schedule

The celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 21st, will continue with the following schedule of events announced.  On Saturday, January 19th, at 10 a.m. the annual MLK Jr. Parade will proceed through downtown Millen. More...

Outdoor Siren Test set up

Jenkins County Emergency Management will conduct Outdoors Siren Test on the second Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. Test will last no longer than three minutes. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Choose Your News Carefully

Journalism is the activity of gathering, assessing, creating and presenting news and information to a community of listeners or readers. It’s separate from other forms of communication and indispensible to democratic societies. More...

Don Lively

BACK WHEN

The conversation was, as is often the case when folks my age gather, about how things used to be.  About the good ol’ days.  We were talking about how things were when we were younger and much less technically adept.  Before many More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

It was strange, Doc thought. All these years. All these people. It still hurts.  Old Tom had died around midnight, and Doc didn’t get more than an hour’s sleep since then. More...