2012 Election Results

Oglesby and McNeely win county commission seats City voters say “yes” to Sunday alcohol sales


Jenkins County voters joined others across the state Tuesday in casting their ballots in the State of Georgia General Election. Approximately 3,417 of the county’s 4,839 registered voters, or 70.61 percent, participated in the election. On the local level, two races for seats on the Jenkins County Board of County Commissioners were decided. Cynthia McNeely, Democrat, defeated Dale Wiggins, Republican, […]

4 injured in 2-vehicle accident




A Friday morning, Nov. 2, accident on U.S. Highway 25 North near the Millen Airport resulted in four injuries. A Georgia State Patrol spokesperson said that Marsha Adams, 66, of Centerville, Utah, was the driver of a 2013 Hyundai that struck the rear of a 2002 Isuzu, driven by Tammy Ray of Millen as both vehicles were traveling in the […]

Ribbon cutting ceremony for Collectibles on Cotton



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42 Years of service for Wayne Fields



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Unemployment

– good news, bad news


The county’s unemployment rate for September dropped to 17.0 percent, slightly lower than the August rate of 17.4 percent. However, the bad news is that the September rate is still high enough to earn the county the #2 spot in unemployment rankings for all Georgia counties for the month. The county’s unemployment rate for September 2011 was 18.9 percent. Initial […]

VFW collects outdated meds for disposal



Local Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2776 conducted a collection of unused or expired medications for safe disposal in an effort to protect drinking water. Many medications, often harmful to others, are being flushed and end up in the water supply systems. This has become a National concern and a date will be designated next year for a National […]

Retired Educators Day, November 4



Sunday, Nov. 4, was proclaimed by the Governor of the State of Georgia as Retired Educators Day in Georgia. James Henry, chairman of the Jenkins County Board of Commissioners signed a local proclamation as retired teachers observed. Shown, from left, are seated: Jenkins County School Superintendent Tara Cooper, Mr. Henry and Veronica Cowart; and standing: Diane Wade, Harriett Lewis and […]

Winners Of the Harvest of Fun Contest



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Martial Arts Classes at Recreation Department



The Jenkins County Recreation Department is offering martial arts classes by instructor Andi Johnson of Sylvania. The classes will be offered on Tuesdays and Fridays. Mrs. Johnson is a third degree Black Belt, 2011 and 2012 Triple State Champion in Forms, Weapons and Sparring and an instructor for Master Eddie Lott of Statesboro in his Black Belt. She has a […]

Bethany Nursing Center

Halloween Celebration

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