JCHS War Eagles to host State Playoffs Friday night – finish season with 7-3 record!



The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) War Eagles football team has finished a remarkable regular season with a 7-3 record. The historic run continues this Friday night as the JCHS War Eagles will host the first round of the State Playoffs for the first time in school history. The opponent is not available at press time. The War Eagles impressive […]

Miracle Walk!



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Rotary Club



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We salute our Veterans on Veterans’ Day, Nov 11th!



Diane Wasden of Millen has been awarded the Chapter 119 Award for her article “There’s a World to See in the U.S.A.” that was entered in the Veterans Voices Writing Project. The article recently appeared in the “Veterans Voices” magazine. In the latter part of the 1970s Diane was a rookie with the 561st Military Police Company at Fort Myer, […]

Remember When –

This Date in 1937!

George Willie Simmons, 20-year-old Jenkins County convict, was killed Friday when he fell under the wheels of a road machine while working near Habersham Church. He left the front machine, presumably to get a match from the driver of the second machine and in trying to climb it, missed it footing. The machine crushed his hip and left side of […]

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday – Nov. 13th – Chili w/nacho chips, baked potato, fruit freeze or chef salad, fajita wrap, Graham crackers, bean salad or bag lunch: Uncrustable peanut butter & jelly sandwich, cheese stick, chips. Tuesday, Nov. 14th – Corn dog nuggest, chips, peach cobbler, or chef salad, fajita wrap, Graham crackers, bean salad or bag lunch: peanut butter & jelly sandwich, […]

JCFEC – Red Ribbons Poster Contest winners!



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Harvest of Fun winners in Halloween Costume Contest!



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Concert series to feature tribute performance




The melodies are timeless – classics that greet the ear like the warmth of an old friend. Soothing and nostalgic, the lyrics tell the story of a piano man born in Georgia who went on to become one of the most influential artists to date. Not only does Kenny Brawner have a striking resemblance to Ray Charles, but the Augusta […]

Ghost tour in Millen



More than 100 folks showed up for a walking ghost tour of Millen recently. Ray Miller, donned in his best vampire suit with long cape, shared tales of horror (and several laughs) as his group toured the streets of downtown, visiting the old railroad depot and the Jenkins County Courthouse, among other historical sites. Miller said he was pleased with […]