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James Henry steps down, Hiller Spann named Chairman of Board of Commissioners

Jenkins County Board of Commissioners Chairman James Henry announced at a recent called meeting of the Commissioners that he was ready to relinquish his position as Chairman at the end of 2017. Board members thanked Mr. Henry for his service and voted to appoint Commissioner Hiller Spann as Chairman, effective Jan. 1, 2018. In a regular meeting session, the Commissioners […]

Memorial Tree Lighting – Donations Needed

The kick-off event of the local Christmas season is traditionally the lighting of the Memorial Tree located at the Caboose on Cotton Avenue. The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce has sponsored the event for years as a way of funding a scholarship in memory of former Chamber Director Nancy Wolfinger. Each year, $250 scholarships are presented to as many graduating […]

County’s unemployment rate falls – rises in CSRA

Fewer Jenkins Countians were unemployed in October, while the number of the unemployed in the C.S.R.A. Region #13, to which Jenkins County belongs, rose for the month, according to statistics released by the Georgia Department of Labor. Jenkins County’s unemployment rate fell from 6.3% in September to 5.9% in October with 188 Jenkins Countians unemployed in October and 202 unemployed […]

Remember When –

This Date in 1952

In an effort to make the highway between Millen and Magnolia Springs more attractive, the land owners have agreed to plant multi-flora roses on both sides of the highway. Thanksgiving gift to the Mount View Home and Camp for Girls is presented to Rev. Felton Williams by telephone employees Mrs. Eddie Hurst, Mrs. Frances Bonnell, Mrs. Douglas Craig, Mrs. Myrtle […]

Jenkins County FFA Members attend 90th National Convention

Five Jenkins County FFA Members recently attended the 90th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. Those attending were Grace Bennett, Adeline Bennett, Emily Gaudry, Devan Godbee, and Macy Coker. During the week of October 23, students attended awards sessions, listened to motivational speakers, attended the college, career and industry expo and had the opportunity to meet other FFA members from […]


Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday – Dec. 4 – Chicken nuggets, potato tots, green beans, or chef, salad, fajita wrap, Graham crackers, bean salad or bag lunch: Uncrustable peanut butter & jelly sandwich, cheese stick, chips. Tuesday, – Dec. 5 – Baked chicken, wheat roll, cream potatoes, butter beans or chef salad, fajita wrap, bean salad or bag lunch: peanut butter & jelly sandwich, […]

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log Nov. 13- Nov. 19

Warren Lewis Stafford – Hold for Screven County; Nov. 19; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office.Lequain Wadley – Probation Violation; Nov. 18; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office.Willie Walker – Driving Over a Fire Hose, Driving Under the Influence, Seatbelt Violation; Nov.18; Georgia State Patrol.Rafiu Amologbe – DUI-Alcohol; Nov. 18; Millen Police Department.Devonta Tramayne Harden – Hold for Weekend; Nov. 17; Jenkins County Sheriff’s […]

Thanksgiving at PruittHealth-Bethany!

Residents at PruittHealth-Bethany celebrated Thanksgiving with family and friends. A traditional Thanksgiving feast was enjoyed by all! You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center activities!

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