Grand Jury

Indicts 14 persons

The Jenkins County Grand Jury met last month in Jenkins County Superior Court and handed down the following indictments and accusations. Larry Furman Muns III – Entering Auto to Commit Theft, Theft by Taking-Felony and Theft by Receiving Stolen Property. Dexter Bynes – Possession of Marijuana with Intent, and Possession of Drug Related Objects. Dajuan Marquis Maxwell – Possession of […]

Fair-on-the-Square

City of Millen offers CHIP funds for home repairs


Homeowners in the City of Millen may now apply for Community Home Investment Program (CHIP) funds to rehabilitate their homes. The City recently received a 2016 CHIP grant from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. All funds must be used to benefit low-to-moderate income households. However, certain criteria must be met to be eligible to receive the funds. The required […]

City of Millen receives Safety Grants

Oct. 11th last day to register to vote in General Election


The nation’s General Election will be held on Nov. 8th. Anyone who is registered to vote by Oct. 11th may cast their ballots in this election. Citizens who are not already registered may do so at the office of the Jenkins County Registrar, 611 E. Winthrope Avenue. Oct. 11th is also the last day to report a change of address […]

Athletic Boosters to sponsor JCHS Homecoming Parade and Chicken-Q



The Jenkins County Athletic Boosters will sponsor the 2016 Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Homecoming Parade “Old School” scheduled for Thursday, October 6, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. The grand marshal for this event will be former Teacher, Principal, Superintendent and current Jenkins County Board of Education chairman, James Danny Bennett. The parade will honor the student athletes, athletic programs, JCHS […]

Remember When – This Day in 1949



At a meeting held in Waynesboro the U.S. Highway 25 Association was formed and plans made for the promotion of this most popular route. Mr. Walter Harrison of Millen gave a short talk on the importance of not only promoting the highway but also the Association and this area of the state in general. He stressed the importance of good […]

Children of Confederacy awards



The Col. John James Jones #939 Children of the Confederacy continued to rack up awards at the Annual General Convention in Chattanooga, Tenn., on July 21-23. They received the distinction of being a Honor Chapter in Georgia and the Judith Ann Jones Award #37 for the greatest number of insignia ordered. Dot Cauley was the 2014-2016 Director of the Col.JJJ […]

“I am Georgia 4-H” For Jenkins County Youths National 4-H Week Oct. 2-8



Young people in Jenkins County know that they are Georgia 4-H! Local 4-H’ers are proud to continue to say they are Georgia 4-H. This year they participated in activities such as District Project Achievement, State Council, Fall Forum, Project S.A.F.E., and many other activities that will enhance their lives for years to come. Jenkins County 4-H’ers help the community, but […]

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JCES announces Students of the Month for August



Jenkins County Elementary School staff members nominated students for the August “FLY Student of the Month” to reward academic excellence and behavior. These students are great representatives of the school discipline model: FLY – F – Fly straight; L – Love of Learning; You are responsible for you. Students received a Planters E.M.C. Student of the Month t-shirt and trip […]

State Parks Day at Magnolia Springs State Park!



Thirty-nine volunteers, plus park staff, converged on Magnolia Springs State Park Sept. 24th for State Parks Day. The group worked over 172 hours cutting and removing fallen trees, painting the inside of the day use bathrooms, picnic tables and amphitheater seats and planting plants. Ground maintenance work was also done on the picnic shelter in the campground. You must be […]