Citizen says emergency station needed in south end of Jenkins County

At commission meet

During the Jenkins County Commissioners’ Tuesday, Oct. 18, meeting, Sharon Naldrett, mother of Ashley Nicole Naldrett, called attention to the need for an emergency services station in south Jenkins County. Naldrett expressed concern over the amount of time that elapsed before assistance reached the scene of a recent accident at Edna Lanier/Aaron Roads in which her daughter died and another […]

Relay For Life volunteers needed



The American Cancer Society is in need of volunteers to work on the Relay for Life Jenkins County Planning Committee. An organizational meeting will be held 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, at Papa’s Pizza. Volunteers are needed to help the Relay for Life grow in Jenkins County. Please join Betsy Millsap, community manager, for refreshments and an information session on […]

Harvest of Fun is set for Oct. 31



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Parent concerned over violence in schools

BOE meeting

Violence in school was the issue a concerned parent brought before the Jenkins County Board of Education during its Monday, Oct. 17, meeting. Gwen Flakes, whose son suffered serious injuries in a Sept. 12 incident at Jenkins County High School (JCHS), told board members that she had a lot of unanswered questions and desired to know what the BOE was […]

Archeological study in progress at Magnolia



Archeologists from the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) are scheduled to spend the week of Oct. 24 through Oct. 27 at Magnolia Springs State Park. The park, located north of Millen, was site of the largest prison camp constructed during the Civil War. According to records, no archeological work has ever been done at the park. The DOT Archeological Team […]

Chamber applauds Cindy’s Café



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Afterschool program holds open house



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Riverquest School performs for Bethany



On Wednesday, Oct. 19, “The Extraordinares” treated Bethany Home residents to a concert. “The Extraordinares” are the choir from Riverquest School in Midville and consist of students and staff. Sandra Wadley, Neltricia Simmons and Lisa Mitchell lead the choir with guitar accompaniment by Debbie Youmans. The choir sang to a group of the residents in the dining hall and then […]

Jenkins receives Relay For Life award



Jenkins County was honored at the American Cancer Society’s Annual Relay For Life University with an award for their efforts in fundraising to fight cancer. Relay For Life of Jenkins County raised over $13,000 in the fight against cancer. With the theme “South Atlantic Division World Class Relay,” the two-day conference recognized achievement for outstanding 2005 Relay For Life events […]

Rev. Bandy inducted into Rotary



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