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County jail needs repairs




The Jenkins County Jail is in need of immediate repairs, according to a report from the State of Georgia Fire Commission. During a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners, Sheriff Robert Oglesby presented the group with a report from Keith Bryant of the Georgia Fire Commission outlining deficiencies at the county jail. The cost of immediate corrections was estimated […]

Grand Jury indicts thirteen



The Jenkins County Grand Jury met in March and handed down the following indictments and accusations.  Tracy Tarver, fraud is obtaining public assistance, food stamps.  Karen Wilson Lane, acquisition of controlled substances by fraud and possession of a Schedule I controlled substance.  Jesse Lee Ward, two counts of aggravated assault.  Thomas Boling Atkinson, theft by taking-felony, […]

Doctor’s Day



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picking up the pace



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4- H’ers compete



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Barrow introduces “Juan’s Law”



Last week, Congressman John Barrow (GA-12) introduced H.R. 4283, the Anthony DeJuan Boatwright Act, to help make sure every parent receives accurate information about whether or not their child’s daycare provider has liability insurance – so that parents have all the information they need to choose a day care center that’s best for their family. The Bill is named for […]

Sheriff’s Report



The Jenkins County Sheriff’s office reported the following incidents for the time period of March 16 to March 22. Disturbance/Disorderly Conduct March 18 – Hargrove Road Prowler/Residence March 19 – Newton Ag Rod Motor Vehicle Accident/ No Injuries March 16 – Gays Hill Church Road March 18 – Highway 25 North March 21 – Elam Road March 21 – Cleveland […]

DOT to begin work on SR 17



Paving and milling work by the Georgia Department of Transportation on State Route 17 in Jenkins and Screven counties began last week. The project limits are from mile marker 11.8 in Screven County to mile marker 9.5 in Jenkins County. A single lane closure and/ or flagmen will be utilized for this work. Motorists should reduce their speed in these […]

Miss Collins to wed Mr. Fields



Ms. Ronda Sanders and Mr. and Mrs. William R. Collins of Rocky Ford announce the engagement of their daughter, Daryn Traci Collins, to Matthew Brian Fields, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Fields III of Garfield. The bride- elect is the granddaughter of Ms. Margo Laudermilk and Mr. and Mrs. Traci Mock, both of Sylvania, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth […]