JCHS names top graduates

Top honors of the 2016 graduating class of Jenkins County High School (JCHS) have been captured by Valedictorian, Jody Ann Jeselnik, and Salutatorian, Kelsey Lynne Fleming. Jody is the daughter of Ann Jeselnik and Danny McMillan. Kelsey is the daughter of Ronnie and Laurie Fleming. Jody’s academic achievements include: Secretary of the Beta Club, Senior year; University of Georgia Certificate […]

JCHS to host Commencement for Class of 2016

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) will hold its Commencement Exercise for the Class of 2016 at 7 p.m., Friday, May 27, in the JCHS Gymnatorium. In an effort to provide each graduate’s family equal access to observe this milestone ceremony and to ensure the sanctity of the event, admission tickets will be required to enter the gymnatorium. The doors will […]


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JCHS announces Honor Graduates – 2015-2016

Jenkins County High School announced the Honor Graduates of the Class of 2015-2016 as follows. Jody Ann Jeselnik – 2016 Valedictorian. Jody is the daughter of Ann Jeselnik and Danny McMillan. Upon graduation, Jody plans to attend Ogeechee Technical College and major in Veterinary Technology. Kelsey Lynne Fleming – 2016 Salutatorian and Star Student. Kelsey is the daughter of Ronnie […]

JCHS Honor Graduates

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According to Oliff Moore, Superintendent of Magnolia Springs State Park, the official swimming season at the park will begin on May 8th. The price for swimming this season will be 30 cents for adults and 20 cents for children up to age 12. Over the age of 12, they will be considered adults. The Housing Authority of the City of […]

Jenkins County EMS celebrated EMS Week

Jenkins County Emergency Medical Services celebrated EMS Week, May 15-21. “I would like to thank a team of dedicated men and women who every day are called upon to help others through one of the most frightening times of their lives,” said EMS Director Henry Young. “Every day they are called upon to provide a sense of security and relief […]

Library News

Want to try something a bit spicy and very versatile that will have your friends and family asking for more? Come to our next “How It’s Done” class on Saturday, May 28, at 12:30 p.m. and learn how to make South American chimichurri sauce. It’s a great way to add flavor to everything from meat to crackers, and it’s easier […]

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of May 13 – May 19. Vandalism – Herndon Community House and Bullhole; May 17. Theft by Taking – Cemetery Theft, May 13. Fight/Disturbance/Disorder – Aaron Road, May 19. Burglary/Residential – Rogers Landing Road, May 19; owner reported someone staying at cabin while he was out-of-town; May […]

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking LogMay 13 – May 19 Michael Ondriezek – Deposit Account Fraud, Wanted Person/ NCIC/Chatham Metro PD; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; May 15. Sherri Lynnett Bargeron – DUI-Less Than Safe-Drugs, Failure to Stop at Railroad Crossing Signal, Possession of Marijuana- Misdemeanor; Millen Police Department; May 16. Brandon Kyle Morris – Child Restraints, Speeding; May 16. Jotham Ken […]