Sheriff’s Office makes drug arrests

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office made several drug related arrests in three separate incidents last week. Following a two months investigation, Sheriff Robert Oglesby and Jenkins County Sheriff Office deputies ex- ecuted a search warrant on March 28 at 613 North Masonic Street and seized a quantity of cocaine. Charles Edward Young Jr., 32, of 613 North Masonic Street, was […]

Storm damage

A fast moving storm stomped through Millen and Jenkins County early Tuesday morning leaving considerable damage in its wake. On Winthrope Avenue, the awning at Thompson’s Gas Station was destroyed, and a car shelter at a residence was turned upside down. Numerous trees were downed throughout the city and county with several businesses and residences reporting damage from fallen trees. […]

Sheriff issues warnings

Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby has issued a warning to local residents to “beware of strangers” who come onto their property following two incidents that occurred last week. On March 31, a Midville Highway resident was robbed of cash and jewelry when three white males drove up into the yard and approached the owner with the pretense of desiring to […]

Old Primary School comes down

Voices and memories of the past seemed to rise with the cloud of demolition dust over the rubble of what was once the Old Primary School building as the walls tumbled down last week. No one seems to know for sure when the Cleveland Avenue building was constructed, but most citizens of the county can recall attending school there. Most […]

Pre-K registration to be held April 13

The Jenkins County Elementary School Pre-K program will hold registration 8: 30 a. m. – 3 p. m. Wednesday, April 13, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center located beside the Jenkins County Extension Service on Barney Avenue. For more information, contact the Jenkins County Board of Education office. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login […]

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Tams, Swingin’ Medallions in concert Saturday

The Tams and the Swingin’ Medallions will be in concert just up the road this weekend. The Waynesboro Exchange Club will host its first-ever Spring Music Fest on Saturday, April 9, bringing the popular groups to the club’s fair grounds for an evening of beach music and dancing. The event will kick off at 4 p.m. with the pop and […]

JCHS varsity baseball

Results for recent varsity baseball games at Jenkins County High School were as follows. The Eagles lost 8-4 to Montgomery County. Leading hitters were: Jake Knight 2-4 with a triple, Keyth Lariscy 1- 3 with a homerun, D Brown 1- 2 and Will Brinson, Tyler Taylor and Lavontay Evans all went 1-3. “ Jake Knight started the game pitching with […]

JCHS girls track

The Jenkins County High School Lady Eagles track team captured second place in Burke County Tuesday, March 22. They finished behind Burke County and ahead of Jefferson County. Ayana Walker won the long jump and 200m race and finished third in the 400m race. Crystal Daughtry finished second, and Lakeshia Haynes finished fourth in the shot put. Krystalyn Spivey won […]