“Most Wanted” fugitive caught here

One of Ohio’s “Dangerous Dozen” Most Wanted Fugitives has been apprehended in Jenkins County. Dawn Marie Smith of Toledo, Ohio, was picked up by the U.S. Marshals Service and Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office on April 24. Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby said Smith was discovered working for a Jenkins County resident. She was convicted in 2007 of “corruption of a […]

Rotarian of Year

Commissioners discuss airport improvements

Pilots using the Jenkins County Airport may soon have the ability to fuel their aircraft at the airport. During a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners, the group discussed installation of a fueling station at the airport for prop planes, with the possibility of adding a jet fueling station at a later date. County Administrator Grady Saxon reported that […]

Woman arrested on meth charges

A Jenkins County woman is facing a variety of drugrelated charges that resulted from a home probation visit. Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Wesley Aaron, Sheriff’s Deputy C.J. Green and Probation Officer Quinney Lane arrested Laura Ann Farrer, 36, of Horse Creek Road, Millen, on April 23. She is charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession and Use of […]

DQ employees to be on “The Dish”

Volunteers work to Keep Jenkins Beautiful on April 26th

Golf tournament Geezers trash Youngsters

The first annual Charles Bragg Invitational Golf Tournament was held Monday afternoon, April 21, at Magnolia Country Club. Teams were selected based on a complicated golf formula, approved by the Augusta National Golf Club. Basically, the players were divided into two teams: Team Geezers, combined age 183 years; Team Youngsters, combined age 62 years. Team Geezers included J.C. Sherrod, Jody […]

Atlanta attorney bikes in every county

Damon Elmore, an Atlanta-area HT executive and Georgia lawyer, visited Jenkins County May 4 as part of his plan to put the wheels of his bike down in every Georgia county to raise awareness for low income children and families. His reason, “Cycling for me is important, and it has helped me adopt a healthier lifestyle and change habits. In […]


Monday, May 12 – Shepherd’s Pie, break stick or chicken salad, saltines/chips; choices: whole kernel corn. Tuesday, May 13 – Hamburger or ham and cheese sandwich; choices: oven fries, baked beans, dill pickle. Wednesday, May 14 – Turkey roast/ gravy, yeast roll or corn dog; choices: turnip green, creamed potatoes. Thursday, May 15 – Beef/Mac & Cheese or turkey/ cheese […]

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log April 18 – April 24 Xazier Laroy Bynes – Possession of Marijuana W/Intent to Distribute, Manufacture/Distribution or Possession of Controlled Substance; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; April 18. Christopher Orlando Davis – Aggravated Battery; Millen Police Department; April 20. Christopher Slade Shockley – Possession of Marijuana- Misdemeanor, DUI-Drugs, Speeding 71/55; Georgia State Patrol Post 21; April […]