Election results

General/Special Election results –Duff Ayers wins Solicitor’s race – SPLOST passes

Two thousand eight hundred seventy-three ballots were cast in Tuesday’s General/Special Election. This represents approximately 61.43% of Jenkins County’s 4,677 registered voters. The only locally contested race was for the seat of Jenkins County Solicitor. Duff Ayers was the successful candidate receiving 1844 votes to 916 votes for incumbent Troy Gay. Also, on the ballot was a local referendum asking […]

Millen Woman’s Club announces their photo contest winners



The Millen Woman’s Club recently sponsored a “Fall in Jenkins County” photo contest. First, second and third places were announced last week. (Photos contributed) You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Tomlin teacher of year



Chaquasha Tomlin named “Teacher of the Year” at Savannah High School On October 25th, the Savannah Chatham County Public School System recognized each of its schools’ Teachers of the Year representatives for excellence in education. Chaquasha Tomlin, is the Teacher of the Year for the School of Liberal Studies at Savannah High School (SHS), in Savannah. Tomlin is a native […]

Remember When – This Day in 2009!



The Jenkins County High School Army JROTC Raider Team traveled to Fort Yargo State Park in Winder Saturday, Oct. 24, to compete in a 33- school 66-team State Raider Championship. The Jenkins County Male Mixed Team (four females and six males) outscored Paulding County, the defending National and State Champion, by six points to capture the overall State Championship in […]

Title I meeting



The Jenkins County School System will host its annual Title I meeting 6 p.m. Thursday, November 8th, in the Jenkins County Schools Cafeteria. The keynote speaker will be Michael Summers. Mr. Summers is a 1984 graduate of Jenkins County High School. Mr. Summers obtained his Bachelor of Science in Business from South Carolina State University in 1988 and a Master […]

Millen Rotary Club



SPLOST 7 was the subject of the Millen Rotary Club program on October 31st. Jeff Brantley, Millen City Manager, and Grady Saxon, Jenkins County Administrator, explained the importance of the SPLOST to the city and county and planned uses for the estimated $4.3 million that will be generated over a six year period. (Photo contributed) You must be a paid […]

Jenkins County Elementary School Honor Roll – 1st Nine Weeks



Mr. Randy Dailey, Jenkins County Elementary School Principal, proudly announces the Honor Roll for the 1st Nine Weeks. Principal’s Honor Roll (All A’s) 1st Grade – Charles Barnes, Kara Leigh Bell, Ra’Rhianna Carter, Camila Gonzalez, Emily Griffith, Jada Griner, Karla Guzman-Rangel, Colby Harrelson, Jordan Hemphill, Bella Herrmann, Sherlyn Jimenez, Caiden Jones, Charles Lanier, Tybreke Miller, Jamiyah Parker, Daniel Robertson, Dawson […]

Library News



We are celebrating International Games Week! This afternoon, Wednesday, November 7, at 4 pm, we will be having our annual Games Week celebration, with all sorts of games from card and dice games to video games like various Mario titles and much more. We’ll also have some light refreshments to enjoy while you play, so come in and play with […]

Window to the Past



This Jenkins County school bus caught fire Oct. 27, 2009 as it was transporting students in the Palmer Row area of the city. Students were safely evacuated with no injuries. (Photo contributed) You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

PruittHealth- Bethany!



Queensborough Bank sponsored the Fall party and costume contest for residents at PruittHealth-Bethany. Winners received a cash prize and special entertainment was provided by Will Gay. Thanks to Queensborough! (Photo contributed) You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!