Local restaurants rate high




Patrons of local restaurants can enjoy their meals without worries of serious violations involving food safety and cleanliness. According to the 2014-2015 Food Service Inspections performed by Jenkins County Health Inspector Bill Pace, all local restaurants were rated 89 or above on their last inspections, which is considered very good. Food Service Inspections are performed without prior notice and rated […]

PruittHealth-Bethany celebrates “83 reasons for Excellence”



PruittHealth Corporation’s Theme for Spring Conference is “10,000 Reasons for Excellence.” Each facility is challenged to submit photos and reasons declaring why they strive for excellence. PruittHealth-Bethany of Millen decided that there are more than just a few reasons. There are 83 of them – 83 residents. In order to depict these 83 reasons, all available residents and staff members […]

Parker Wins National Extension Award



Wade Parker, Jenkins County Extension Coordinator was recently awarded the Distinguished Service Award (DSA) at the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The DSA is awarded to Extension Agents who have worked at least 10 years with Cooperative Extension, have demonstrated outstanding programs, and are held in high esteem by their fellow workers. You must […]

HB 170 to increase gas excise tax




Motorists across the state of Georgia will pay more per gallon for gasoline and diesel beginning July 2016. The increase is due to provisions of HB 170, which the Georgia Legislature passed and Gov. Nathan Deal signed on Monday. Under provisions of HB 170, the state’s current sales tax on motor fuel will be replaced with an excise tax of […]

Rep. Rick Allen Supports Balanced Budget Resolution

First Joint Ten-Year Balanced Budget Resolution Since 2001

U. S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) released the following statement after the House passed the Conference Report to S. Con. Res. 11, the budget agreement reached by the House and the Senate for Fiscal Year 2016: “For the first time since 2001, the House and Senate have come together to put forth a budget that balances within 10 years, and […]

JCES Lunch Menu



Monday, May 11 – Baked ham, brown & serve roll or sweet & sour chicken/rice; choices: sweet potato pattie, mac & cheese. Tuesday, May 12 – Salisbury steak, brown & serve roll or ham & cheese slider; choices: creamed potatoes, steamed broccoli. Wednesday, May 13 – Fish nuggets, hush puppy or corn dog nuggets; choices: oven fries, baked beans, cole […]

Rotary Club sponsored Career Day



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Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log April 17 – April 23

Laura Ann Farrer – Hold for Court; JenkinsCounty Sheriff’s Office; April 17.Elba Miranda Brisard – Theft of Motor Vehicle,Entering an Auto; Jenkins County Sheriff’sOffice; April 18.Leslie Carol Lee – Theft of Motor Vehicle,Entering an Auto; Jenkins County Sheriff’sOffice; April 18.Brandon Nakeithan Washington – Questioning/Ivestigation; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office;April 19.Joshua Dyllon Boone – Hold for EmanualCounty Sheriff’s Office, Hold for Investigation; […]

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of April 17 – April 23.

Motor Vehicle Accident W/Fatality – U.S. Hwy. 25 South; April18th.Fight/Disturbance/Disorder – Corbert Street; April 22.Burglary/Residential – Claxton Chicken Road; April 18; U.S. Hwy.25 South, April 19.Domestic/Family Disturbance – Perkins Road, April 18; Hwy. 23,April 19; Short Avenue, April 19.Motor Vehicle Accident/No Injuries – 1 incident.Motor Vehicle Accident/Deer – 4 incidents.Motor Vehicle Accident W/Injuries – W. Winthrope Avenue, April20.Criminal Trespass – […]

Senior Superlatives at Edmund Burke Academy

Class of 2015

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