Southeastern Technical College directors meet in Jenkins County




“Meet and greet” was the theme for a luncheon/meeting attended by members of Southeastern Technical College’s board of directors and community leaders held at the Jenkins County Adult Learning Center Thursday, Feb. 25. Cathy Mitchell, STC president, explained that since STC and Swainsboro Technical College had merged in July 2009, the college’s board of directors was meeting in each of […]

School Menu



JENKINS COUNTY MAR. 8-12 Monday – Ham on Bun or P/B Jelly Sandwich, Macaroni & Cheese, Sweet Potato Pattie, Pineapple Cup, Fresh Fruit, Roll or Salad Bar: Lettuce, Tomato, Celery Sticks, Boiled Egg, Cheese, P/B Jelly Sandwich, Grapes. Tuesday – Sausage Pizza or P/B Jelly Sandwich, Corn on Cob, Peach Cup, Fresh Fruit, Graham Crackers or Salad Bar: Lettuce, Tomato, […]

JROTC competition results announced



Five area high schools with Army Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) Drill Teams met Saturday, Feb. 20, at Jenkins County High School for a “march off” to determine which school can claim bragging rights for the week as the best precision drill team and color guard in the area. Bryan County, Emanuel County Institute, Jenkins County, South East Bulloch […]

Jenkins receives funds for food, shelter program



Jenkins County has been chosen to receive $7,863 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from The Salvation Army; American Red Cross; United Jewish Communities; Catholic Charities, USA; National Council of the Churches of Christ in […]

Roy Clayton receives award



A county-wide football banquet made up of six schools was held in Cherokee County in January. Woodstock High School was honored to have three coaches receiving awards. They are, from left, Roy Clayton, best offensive coach; Mike O’Brien, coach of the year; and Brian Budde, best defensive coach. Roy graduated from Jenkins County High School in 1993 and Georgia Southern […]

Jamar Holmes wins 500 meter run



On Jan. 29, Jamar Quintez Holmes, a sophomore runner at Benedict College in Columbia, S.C., finished first in the men’s 500 meter run. He accomplished this feat with a time of 1:07.oo at the 2010 Dick Taylor Classic at UNC Chapel Hill in a field of 26 runners, most of whom were from NCAA Division 1 schools including North Carolina […]

Makenzie Kelly crowned Little Miss Bulloch County 2010



Makenzie Kelly was crowned Little Miss Bulloch County 2010 on Saturday, Jan. 30, in Statesboro. She received a sash, trophy and goodie bag for winning this title in her age group. Also, she was awarded a plaque for Most Beautiful and Best Smile in her age group. For winning this title, she will ride in the Ogeechee Fair parade in […]

Lamar Black places third in corn growers’ contest



Lamar Black of Tilmanstone Farms, Millen, recently won third place in the No Till/Strip Till Irrigated division of the 2009 National Corn Growers’ Association’s (NCGA) Corn Yield Contest in Georgia. Black won with Pioneer® brand hybrid 31D58, which yielded 231 bushels per acre. Black earned one of the 346 state titles won by growers planting Pioneer hybrids. The NCGA awarded […]

Marvin Blalock Jr., 66, of Twin City died Feb. 28



Mr. Marvin W. Blalock Jr., 66, of Twin City died Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro. Funeral Services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at Hebron Primitive Baptist Church in Garfield with Tommy Rountree officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mr. Blalock was born in Cherokee County. He was a U. S. Navy […]

Mr. Bobby A. Taylor Sr., 65, died Feb. 25



Mr. Bobby A. Taylor Sr., 65, died Thursday, February 25, 2010. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010 at Deep Creek Freewill Baptist Church with the Revs. Butch Taylor and Carl Miller officiating. Burial was in the Bennett Family Cemetery. Mr. Taylor was born in Jenkins County. He was a retired salesman and was a Baptist. Survivors […]