Mobile Home Decal ordinance violators will be prosecuted

Mobile home owners who do not attach and display current decals on their mobile homes may soon find themselves being summoned to the Jenkins County Magistrate Court for violation of the county’s Mobile Home Decal ordinance. The Jenkins County Commissioners, during its Tuesday, Oct. 4, meeting approved a one year contract with C.S.R. A. Probation Services allowing the magistrate court […]

Area citizens oppose Air Force training initiative

Fighter jets flying only 500 feet above ground level have little impact on area wildlife, civilian airports and the general population, said U.S. Air Force representatives during a public hearing held Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. Area citizens, however, disputed the findings of the Shaw Air Force Base Airspace Training Initiative Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). […]

Salary disputes County loses several employees

Jenkins County Commissioners are in need of five employees to fill vacancies created in recent weeks, one in the office of the Jenkins County Tax Commissioner and four in the Road Department. Most of the vacancies occurred due to disputes over the recently adopted salary schedule. The commissioners have stated that they elected to adopt the salary schedule in an […]

City council hears sewer projects update

Members of Millen City Council were updated on the progress being made on sewer upgrade projects taking place within the city during its Tuesday, Oct. 4, meeting. Bubba Small, utility director, presented a video of several sewage lines that were taped from the inside using a remote cam

Senior softball players recognized

Homecoming Queen

Eagles fall to E.C.I. 32-0

Jenkins County Eagles football team faced off against the Emanuel County Institute (E.C.I.) Bulldogs in a rain drenched homecoming. The field had been well irrigated by Tropical Storm Tammy and proved to be a big challenge for the Eagle offense. The E.C.I. Bulldogs won the coin toss and received the kickoff. With the rain still falling, E.C.I. used their running […]

Closet of Dreams accepting donations

Tiffany Wasden’s “Closet of Dreams” has reached 70 dresses, but she hopes to double that number before prom time. She is seeking donations of both formal wear and dress shoes. According to Wasden, “Remember, any girl, regardless of race or income, will be able to use these dresses, free of charge. They will be on loan and are to be […]

Police blotter

State troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated five traffic crashes during the month of September in Jenkins County. The traffic crashes resulted in seven injuries and one traffic death. Troopers from Post 21 also issued 90 traffic citations in the county during the month. These consisted of five arrests for driving under the influence, 30 […]

Lady Eagles lose at home 6-0

This past Thursday was the final regular season home game for the Jenkins County Lady Eagles. Coach Linda Purvis, coach Bill Smith and the Jenkins County Athletic Booster Club honored the senior players who will be graduating at the end of the school term. Bryan County pitching shut out the Lady Eagles in a low scoring game. The final score […]