JCHS FFA members attend National Convention

Ten Jenkins County FFA Members recently attended the 90th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, thanks to community support and the support of Jenkins County Farm Bureau. 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 around the […]

City offers to sell Recreation complex property to County

Ownership of the Jenkins County Recreation Complex property, currently owned by the City of Millen, may soon change hands. During a recent meeting of Millen City Council, the group approved a motion to offer to sell the property to the Jenkins County Commissioners for $75,000. For several months the City has been negotiating the purchase of the property with the […]

“Christmas at the Springs”

The Christmas season is here and a big day is planned for Saturday, Dec. 15th, at Magnolia Springs State Park! “Christmas at the Springs” will be held 2-6:30 p.m. with a $5 per person, or $15, per family admission fee. Numerous activities will be taking place: Elf hike, Christmas crafts, Hayrides, Christmas Scavenger Hunt, Roasting Marshmallows and Face Painting. Friends […]

UPS “Santa Sleigh” – Tis the Season!

A driver with United Parcel Service (UPS) is shown delivering local packages around town with his “Santa sleigh” during the busy holiday season. UPS announced that it expects to hire about 100,000 seasonal employees to support the anticipated increase in package volume that will begin in November and continue through January 2019. The company anticipates delivering 750 million packages worldwide. […]

Remember When – This Day in 1951

The County Commissioners after having received a petition signed by 25% of the registered voters of the county have issued a permit to the Jenkins Drive-in for the showing of movies on the Sabbath day. The petition carried 11 more names than necessary under the law. And by the law, the Commissioners were required to issue the permit. Already, a […]

Jenkins County FFA attends National Convention – thanks to Jenkins County Farm Burea

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Library News

Would you like to add a redbird in your Christmas décor? We’ll be painting a bright and cheerful cardinal during this month’s Paint @ the Library adult painting class this Saturday, December 15 at 11 am. Space for this class is limited, so sign up today! On Tuesdays at 4 pm, we have our weekly story and craft time. We […]

Millen Rotary Club activities

Rotarian Earl Whitley, administrator of Jenkins County Medical Center, spoke to the Millen Rotary Club at its December 5th meeting about present and future advances in medical care. (Photo contributed) You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Window to the Past ……..

Members of the Jockey Menswear Co-Vet Club-1967 are shown, from left, first row: Janie Royal, Peggy Landing, Clyde Lambert, Vancey Adams, Hessie Herrington; 2nd row: Ruby Bennett, Evelyn Jackson, Annie Ree Williams, Ruby Bragg; 3rd row: Jack Glover, Floy Saxon, Sidney Reynolds, Grace Cordry, Reba Burke; 4th row: Estelle Brinson, Hazel Burke, Amanda Bragg, Tremon Cates; 5th row: Myrtle McKinney, […]

Meet the JCHS Band

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