SOLAR FARM TO LOCATE IN JENKINS COUNTY




Soon crops will not be the only things farmed in Jenkins County. The Jenkins County Development Authority has announced thatCantsink Manufacturing of Lilburn, owned by Pat Hutchinson, will construct a farm here through Georgia Power’s Advance Solar Initiative (ASI) program. The solar farm will be located on Dairy Road in the Industrial Park. Approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission […]

Local soldier among last deployed to Afghanistan




The Georgia National Guard 876th Vertical EN Company out of Toccoa is the last National Guard unit to be deployed to Afghanistan, as the military looks to withdrawal of all but approximately 10,000 troops after 2014. Among the 150 soldiers of the 876th headed overseas is Jenkins County native Brianna Joiner, daughter of Larry and Cookie Joiner. Sgt. Joiner is […]

BRAG



Participants in the Bicycle Ride Across Georgia (BRAG) stopped at the Train Viewing Platform in Millen on Thursday, June 12, for refreshments as they passed through Jenkins County. The 2014 BRAG route began in Washington and will end in Darien. BRAG is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to providing affordable, family-oriented, quality bicycle tours in and across Georgia. The Jenkins County […]

JCHS Scholarship winners!



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Patriotic Celebration set for July 3rd



Jenkins County will celebrate the Nation’s birthday on Thursday, July 3, at the Millen/Jenkins County Recreation Department. The celebration includes a patriotic tribute, special recognition of Jenkins County veterans, fireworks, and patriotic music performed by local talent. Veterans are asked to come to the tent on the recreation football field at 8:15 p.m. to be recognized during the program. The […]

VFW clothing



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Armstrong Names Lindsey Hall to Dean’s List for Spring 2014 Semester



Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah recently honored Lindsey Hall, from Millen, by naming her to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2014 semester. Lindsey, a Senior majoring in Nursing, earned a GPA of 3.6 or higher for the semester. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

EMS Safety Health Expo



The Jenkins County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) sponsored its first Annual Safety Health Expo on May 24. Without the support of sponsors, this event would not have been made available to the citizens of Jenkins County. The EMS expressed appreciation to the following sponsors for making this event possible and such a success: Team Insurance, Subway, HL Cook, Cates Firestone, […]

Scenes from EMS first annual Safety/Health Expo



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JCHS Annual Awards Program



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