Accident claims life of 15-year-old

A two-vehicle accident Wednesday, Sept. 28, resulted in the death of a 15year-old Jenkins County High School (JCHS) student and serious injuries to two other individuals. Ashley Nicole Naldrett of Garfield died of injuries received in the accident which occurred at the intersection of Edna Lanier Road and Aaron Road in western Jenkins County at approximately 7:50 a.m. Robin Salter, […]

Common carrier Drug interception nets $40,000 in marijuana

Interceptions occur in places other than football games, and innocent looking brown paper-wrapped packages are not always harmless, as recently proven by the collaborative efforts of the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Department, Richmond County Sheriff’s Department Canine Unit and East Central Georgia Drug Task Force (ECGDTF.) Jenkins County Sheriff Tim Fields reported this week that law enforcement had “intercepted” a package […]

JCHS 2005 SAT scores rise 27 points

The recently released 2005 SAT scores reveal that the 27 Jenkins County High School students who took the test scored an average of 471 on the verbal portion and 468 on the math portion. The total average score of local students was 939, which was 27 points higher than the 912 total average score for 2004. Jenkins County students showed […]

made in burglary of Magnolia Country Club

Three arrests have been made in the Sept. 19 burglary of the Magnolia Country Club, located on U.S. Highway 25 North of Millen. Those charged in the incident are Robert Andrew Lynch of 2719 Margaret Court, Augusta; Samuel Cullen Guy of 511 Pine Needle Drive, Waynesboro; and Tina Runette Gray also of 511 Pine Needle Drive, Waynesboro. Jenkins County Sheriff […]

Fair-On-The-Square draws record crowd

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35-14 Eagles win over Long

The Jenkins County High School Eagles made it two wins in a row by dominating the Long County Herrons in Ludowici Friday night. The game was a big region win by the young Eagles team. The first half was a low scoring affair with both offenses getting a slow start. The second half opened with the Eagles’ offense hitting on […]

Lady Eagles, JV Lady Eagles play ball; season ends Thursday

The Lady Eagles lost two games the past week. On Wednesday, Sept. 28, the Burke County Lady Bears came to town to play a non-region make-up game. As the last out was made, the Bears went back to Waynesboro with the win. On Thursday, Sept. 29, the Long County Lady Herrons made the trip to Millen to play a region […]

16-0 JV Eagles shut out Aquinas

played at home this past week against the Irishmen of Aquinas. The defenses of both teams gave up no points in the first quarter. Boyd Sasser, #33, put the Eagles on the scoreboard with a 60-yard run. The offense went for and made the 2-point conversion making the score 80 in favor of the Eagles. Later in the second quarter, […]

Jenkins County Elementary PTO meets

Jenkins County Elementary School’s (JCES) Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) held its first meeting of the year on Thursday, Sept. 22, with over 250 in attendance. Stephanie Griffin, PTO president, welcomed all those in attendance and reminded everyone of PTO dates and activities for the year. The minutes of the last meeting and the treasurer’s report were given. Officers for the […]


The Jenkins County High School Council meeting will be held noon Oct. 13, at the Jenkins County High School. This is a change from the original planned meeting date of Oct. 3. OATS You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!