Chuck Conley

JCHS head football coach named

By Deborah Bennett Millen News Editor The Jenkins County Board of Education approved the employment of Chuck Conley as head football coach for the Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Eagles during its Monday, Feb. 28, meeting. His employment is to be effective Friday, April 1. Conley comes to JCHS from Perry High School where he served as head football coach […]

Local man is headed to Iraq

By Deborah Bennett Millen News Editor Sgt. 1st class Ronnie Perryman, a 37-year-old land surveyor from Millen, is headed to Iraq as a member of the Georgia Army National Guard’s 48th Infantry Brigade. Most of the 4,800 soldiers in the 48th Brigade began training in January at Ft. Stewart to brush up on basic military skills. In April, training will […]


Super Eagle final plans announced

Super Eagle final plans announced Saturday, March 12, has been designated as "Community Health Awareness Day" in Jenkins County as the second annual "Super Eagle Day" gets underway on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse. The Jenkins County Elementary School Health Index Committee has planned a number of activities designed to help students, faculty and members of the community […]

ESPLOST means no new tax

Submitted by Hayward Cordy
Jenkins County School Superintendent

Submitted by Hayward Cordy Jenkins County School Superintendent On Tuesday, March 15, the citizens of Jenkins County will have the opportunity to vote "yes" to extend the current Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (ESPLOST). The ESPLOST is a 1 percent sales tax that already exists in Jenkins County. This will not be a tax increase but rather an […]

Local students take part in GSU, UGA residency programs

Jenkins County High School students Marah Johnson, Danielle Dieteman, Marvell Drummer, Michael Fryson, Megan Lane and Brook Hillis have been recommended to participate in a three-day residency program at either Georgia Southern University or University of Georgia to learn more about the accounting profession. This program is sponsored by the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPS) and is dedicated […]


JCMS science fair winners announced

The Jenkins County Middle School Science Fair was held in the Jenkins County Agriculture Center Tuesday, Feb 1. The judges were Gail Duggan and John McDonald. The winners are: first place, Chester Joyner, "Do Boys Remember Boy-type Pictures Better Than Girl-type Pictures?," Josh Becton, "Batteries – Battle of the Brands" and Grant Johnson and Sam Wills, "Does Washing Your Hands […]

Honor society selects Brannen for membership in GSU chapter

Honor society selects Brannen for membership in GSU chapter The Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society has selected Jimmy W. Brannen of Millen for membership in the local chapter at Georgia Southern University. Delta Epsilon Iota was established in order to recognize and encourage academic excellence in all fields of study. The organization rewards outstanding students through financial scholarships, provides […]