Teachers of the year recognized



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Lewis awarded Livingston Scholarship to EGSC



Nathanial Keith Lewis of Millen was awarded the Livingston Scholarship to East Georgia State College for outstanding academic and leadership achievements while in high school. The Livingston Scholarship honors the memory of James S. Livingston of Swainsboro and his many contributions to the community and state. Mr. Livingston joined the Central Bank of Swainsboro (now BB&T) in 1964, serving over […]

Jenkins voters approve T-SPLOST




Jenkins County voters joined others across Region 7 in giving approval to the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (T-SPLOST) by a vote of 1,520 to 805 in last week’s General Primary/Non-Partisan Election. Region 7 includes the counties of Burke, Columbia, Glascock, Hancock, Jefferson, Jenkins, Lincoln, McDuffie, Richmond, Taliaferro, Warren, Washington and Wilkes. The one cent sales tax, which […]

Window to the Past!



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Bethany residents mark birthdays



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Educators begin teaching CCCGPS this school year



Educators across Georgia will begin teaching the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS) in mathematics, English language arts, as well as literacy in science, social studies, and technical subjects, when they return to school this year. The CCGPS are part of the Common Core State Standards, a state-led initiative developed two years ago in conjunction with the National Governors Association […]

Jenkins County School System Faculty & Staff



JCESOffice PersonnelTina BraggJessica GoodmanCounselorsKim AlsupLisa KirklandSchool NurseDonna SaxonGifted ProgramAlisa BurkeLibrary/MediaSylvia GayESOL EducationBrenda BurkeBrittany GayExploratory/RoationChuck ConleyJeannine CurlTheresa FordBobby JamesSpecial EducationJill AlvarexSheryl DudleyLinda JenkinsApril KeaKristin MurrayTim ParkerKristy WallaceSpeech & LanguageJill Collins HarveyBC/ISS RoomPaticia MiltonCustodiansShirral LewisRosetta WhitfieldFood ServiceDale BaileyMary BraggDebra BrinsonLetha ClarkDarlene GayTina SammonsMax SnellingDiane WasdenAnnie YoungParaprofessionalsShanette Anfield (PK)Tamakia Carrie (PK)Sarah Thomas (PK)Angela Trent (PK)Donnie Wadley (PK)Joydine Burke (SE)Julie Gainey (SE)Ernestine Sanders (SE)Faye […]

STC gets grant



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4-H’ers Compete at State Congress



4-H’ers Brandon Cherry and Tyler Wagner represented Jenkins County at the 70th annual Georgia 4-H Congress in Atlanta July 24-27. The week included competition, recognition and fun for youth from all over Georgia. The opening assembly Tuesday afternoon included recognition of 30 scholarship winners, receiving more than $10,000 in funds for continuing their education. Representing colleges and universities across Georgia, […]

Syl-view Happenings



Greetings to you on this hot summer day. The flowers in the courtyard are looking good in spite of the heat. As I visited with Mrs. Ella Rae Chance, I carried her a flower from the courtyard. It was a pink Hibiscus and I wished she was able to go out in the courtyard. Her son was visiting with her […]