Students to occupy new school August 2018




Students are expected to begin attending the new PreK-12 school currently under construction adjacent to Jenkins County High School in August 2018. Jenkins County School Superintendent Tara Cooper said the new school will be completed during the 2017-2018 school year. “However, we have decided against moving during the school year. So, we will be starting in the new school August […]

Looking Good!



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County approves Aptitude Test for new employees




Anyone seeking employment with Jenkins County must achieve an acceptable passing score of 65% on the county’s Aptitude Test. The request was presented by County Administrator Grady Saxon during a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners. It was unanimously approved. Mr. Saxon presented a proposal from the Department of Transportation (DOT) regarding the replacement of Harrison Bridge. Provisions of […]

Emergency Management Director Completes Course



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Winners in BBQ Cook-off announced!




The annual BBQ Cook-off and Yard Sale, sponsored by the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce drew a large crowd to the Cotton Market Park on April 26th. Entertainment for the event was provided by Will Gay. A number of teams competed for top honors in the BBQ Cook-off with the following winners: Pork – 1st – Planters EMC, 2nd – […]

Remember When –

This Date in 1950

Red Hill School will hold commencement exercises May 19th when Mrs. Daniel and Mrs. Jones present the music students in a recital and play, “Thomas Sawyer.” Those taking part in the recital and play include Bobby Clarke, Gladys Clarke, Harold Clark, Betty Jean Lewis, Willard Joyner, Patsy Royal, Fred Saxon, Ruby Jenkins, Gary Cates, Melvin Sapp, Shevy Jean Jenkins and […]

Garden club



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Georgia State Patrol report



State Troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 3 traffic crashes during the month of April 2017 in Jenkins County. Sergeant First Class J.C. Lacienski said the traffic crashes resulted in 4 injuries and 0 deaths. SFC Lacienski said Troopers from Post 21 also issued 67 traffic citations in the county during the month. The total […]

Womans club



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LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, May 15 – Hot dog or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: chips, baked beans, fruit freeze, peanuts, Graham crackers. Tuesday, May 16 – Chicken filet on bu or turkey & cheese wrap; choices: oven fries, dill pickle spears, peach cobbler, chicken fajita wrap, fruit freeze. Wednesday, May 17 – BBQ chicken, wheat roll or peanut butter & jelly […]