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Qualifying begins March 3 for May election

Qualifying as a candidate in the May 22nd General Primary and Non-Partisan Election will be held 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. March 5-8 and from 9 a.m. until noon on March 9. Qualifying will take place at the office of Jenkins County Probate Judge Wanda Burke on the first floor of the Jenkins County Courthouse. Seats up for election in […]

Coroner attends training classes!

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Captain Justin McBride completes second command

On February 9th, Captain Justin G. McBride relinquished command of Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Armored Division, Division Artillery following a successful command at Fort Bliss, Texas. He is the son of Melodye and Buford Williams of Millen, and Jerry McBride of Sylvania. A few accomplishments during his tenure as Commander include leading his Battery through a Corp and Division […]

No bids received on Jenkins County Jail

An attempt by the Jenkins County Commissioners to sell the old Jenkins County Jail property on Masonic Street failed to yield any bids for the property. The property had been recently advertised for sale. County Administrator Grady Saxon informed the Commissioners of the matter at a recent meeting of the group and inquired as to what to do next. After […]

Remember When –This Date in 1932

Five more candidates have announced since last week: E.G. Weathers for Judge of City Court; L.P. Strickland for Solicitor; E.S. Gay, E.O. Mays and John D. Newton for County Commissioner. Also, in this issue will be found an announcement from William Woodrum who is a candidate for Judge of Superior Court. A & P Grocery advertises: 3 tall cans of […]

Digital learning enhancing education

The Jenkins County School System participated in Digital Learning Day on February 22nd to celebrate the hard work of staff and students in using instructional technology to enhance learning for all students. Events to commemorate the day included teachers and students wearing jeans and the development of a “Digital Diaries” presentation that highlighted our students engaged in learning while using […]

Jenkins County Middle/High School students win band positions

Jenkins County Middle High School students, Marqes Smith and Blake McBride, passed a rigorous audition to win positions with the Georgia Music Educators Association District One Honor Bands. Their stellar performance was on February 3 at the Armstrong Atlantic State University Fine Arts Center in Savannah. Judges, from around the state, auditioned over 1,000 band students to form three 90-member […]

Window to the Past!

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Country Cooking With Sue Davis

We Southerners love fish and especially catfish! Give us some cole slaw, tarter sauce, and hush puppies to go with the fish, and we are good to go. I hope you enjoy the catfish stew and fried catfish recipes! Classic Fried Catfish 1 ½ c. buttermilk¼ t. hot sauce6 (4-6 oz.) catfish fillets1/3 c. plain, yellow cornmeal1/3 c. corn flour […]