Eggs and Issues Breakfast spotlights legislative plans

A good helping of “issues” was served up, along with the grits and eggs, at the annual Eggs and Issues Legislative Breakfast held Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Café on Cotton restaurant. The event was sponsored by Jenkins County Farm Bureau, Queensborough National Bank & Trust Company and the Millen/ Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce. National and state legislators in […]

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JCES to hold Pre-K registration

Jenkins County Elementary School will hold 2015-2016 Pre-K registration March 20th at the school. Registration slot sign-up will be held March 2- 19th. Enrollment Steps: Visit JCES during school hours March 2 – March 19 to sign-up for your registration slot on March 20. Pick-up your Pre-K registration packet during sign-up. Report to JCES campus on March 20th at your […]

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EGSC Students Named to Fall 2014Dean’s Honor/Merit Lists

East Georgia State College students have been named to the fall semester 2014 dean’s honor and merit lists. According to Dr. Tim Goodman, EGSC’s vice president for academic affairs, students maintaining a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on 15 or more hours of course work during the semester are placed on the dean’s honor list, while students taking […]

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, March 2 – Spaghetti or sweet & sour chicken/rice; choices: whole kernel corn, oriental vegetables.Tuesday, March 3- Hot Dog or chili/saltines; choices:oven fries, peach cobbler.Wednesday, March 4- Baked chicken, wheat roll or p/bjelly sandwich; choices: creamed potatoes, green beans.Thursday, March 5- Turkey/cheese wraps/chips ornacho chips/cheese sauce; choices: refried beans, steamedbroccoli, salsa.Friday, March 6- Chicken Filet on bun or ham […]

Certificate of Merit Scholars

The 2015 prestigious Georgia Certificate of Merit program has been kicked off by the University of Georgia to recognize top junior students in Georgia high schools who will be graduating with the class of 2016. The Georgia Certificate of Merit is awarded to students in recognition of outstanding scholastic achievement throughout the first three years of high school by ranking […]

FFA Members Attend Discovery Conference

Members of the Jenkins County Middle School FFA chapter attended the Georgia FFA Association’s Discovery Conference on January 23-24, 2015, at the Georgia FFAFCCLA Center near Covington. The Discovery Conference is for middle school students and allows them to meet other members and get excited about the opportunities the FFA has to offer. At the conference, FFA members were challenged […]

The Chatter Box

I am now back at work in the office after having undergone knee replacement surgery several weeks ago. The surgery and my recovery have gone well. The hardest part has been the “getting around.” I never appreciated the ability to move normally until it became difficult. But that is also getting better every day. God is good – all the […]


Dear Editor: On behalf of the Martin Luther King Jr. Pageant Committee, we would like to thank the following people and businesses for their support in making our pageant a success: Millen Loan and Finance, Elegant Nails, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Landing, Round’s Seafood and More, C&J Logging Company, Sandhill Baptist Church, Serenity Personal Care Home, Mrs. Ellen Douglas, Ms. […]