February 27, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

School Food Service to host parents for breakfast

To encourage more families to take advantage of the healthy choices available for school breakfast, Jenkins County Schools will celebrate National School Breakfast Week during March 4-8, 2019.  More...

Sherrod is STAR student

Edmund Burke Academy senior Hudson Sherrod received the title of Burke County STAR student during the annual banquet hosted by the Waynesboro Exchange Club.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Work began last week on the City of Millen’s Streetscape project. The project is being funded with a $1 million Transportation Enhancement (TE) Grant awarded the city by the Georgia Department of Transportation. More...

Datebook

2019 Chamber Banquet

Mark your calendars! The 2019 Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet has been set for 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 14th at Hanging Rocks Plantation. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking Sue Davis

Have you ever had a “hodge podge” meal – a little of this and a little of that – when you didn’t know what to cook? This week’s recipes are some “hodge podge” choices for that kind of meal. More...

Graham Cates and Blake McBride named JCHS STAR students

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) seniors Graham Cates and Blake McBride have been named the school’s 2018 PAGE STAR Students, tying for the title. Rob Gray, principal of JCHS, recently announced the honor.  More...

Flower Show to be held March 2nd and 3rd

The Millen Garden Club Council will present a NGC Standard Flower Show, “Take a Ride on The Nancy” Saturday, March 2nd, from 3-5 p.m. and Sunday, March 3, from 1-3 p.m. at the Olde Freight Depot Museum. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1966

Winners in the Tiny Tots Contest are King – King Rocker; Queen – Ann Godbee; Princess – Cindi Alligood; and Prince – Kirby Dailey. More...

Library News

Who wants to know “How It’s Done”? It’s our twice monthly adult craft time, and it’s a great way to learn a new trick or two – like how to turn tiles into lovely alcohol-ink decorated coasters. More...

Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center activities

Alvin Burke, Jenkins County EMA Director, visited Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center to address inclement weather and emergency situations which could be possible in the area and how to best be pr More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Why do so many of our children experience bullying?

Bullying: An Enormous Problem…Part Two More...

Don Lively

FOR REAL

On a recent Friday night I couldn’t help but notice the young woman in the seat in front of me at a concert by an legendary rock band.  She watched the renowned singers and musicians, all now in their 70s but still working hard playing the More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

This coming Saturday, I’ll probably be right here in New Mexico. Well, most of me will. But my heart and my wishes and part of my soul will be many miles from here, up in Anchorage, Alaska.  Anchorage. First Saturday in March. More...