Gay Loan and Finance Corp. now S&S Loans




For 48 years Gay Loan and Finance Corporation has been doing business in Millen and Jenkins County. The business was sold on Oct. 5th, 2018, but the tradition continues under the ownership of Joe Nunnally of S&S Loans of Waynesboro. Lamar Gay organized and opened the business June 19, 1970. His son, David Gay, joined the company in September, 1984, […]

Grand Jury indictments



A Jenkins County Grand Jury met in December and rendered the following indictments and accusations. Brandon James Royal – Possession of Cocaine, Possession/ Manufacture/Distribution etc. of Marijuana, Weaving Over Roadway. Joanie Melissa Bragg – Cruelty to Children-Felony, Driving While License Suspended or Revoked. Christopher Harrelson – Cruelty to Children-Felony. Quashon Al’malm Walker – Possession/Manufacture/ Distribution etc. of Marijuana, Possession of […]

Jenkins County School System receives Georgia Power award



The Jenkins County School System was awarded $1000.00 through The Georgia Power Foundation for STEM projects at the Jenkins County Middle/High School. From left, Susanne Sharkey, Georgia Power representative, presents the award to Jenkins County School Superintendent Tara Cooper. (Photo contributed) You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Remember When – This Day in 2006



A section of a proposed 190- mile industrial gas line known as the Elba Express Pipeline will be constructed through portions of Jenkins County. According to Chris Bradberry, manager of SNGC’s pipeline planning, the new line will be constructed in the northeast quadrant of Jenkins County, adjacent to the company’s existing pipeline. Jenkins County School Superintendent Hayward Cordy announced last […]

Bloodmobile to be here Jan. 28th



The craziness of the holidays is over, so why not take some time to save a life by donating blood at Shepeard Community Blood Center’s next blood drive, hosted by Jenkins County Medical Center, on Monday, January 28. The drive will run from 2-6 p.m. January is National Blood Donor Month, so be sure to celebrate the season by donating […]

Library News



Who wants to get STEAMed? Our monthly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) Day will be a cool breakout box puzzle. It’s like an escape room in a box: you are given the clue to a mystery that will let you open the lock on a box. Then you get another box and clue and figure out the answers […]

JCMS/HS Band names Dairy Queen “Sponsor of the Month”



The Jenkins County Middle/High School Band Sponsor of the Month for January is the Dairy Queen. An exceptional “thank you” to Manager Neasyie Suggs for sponsorship and support! From left, are Neasyie Suggs, Emily Suggs, DQ Curly, Tekaria Hart and Travion McClain. (Photo contributed) You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Country Cooking Sue Davis



As you have probably figured out already, I like preparing “quick and easy” but “delicious” meals for my family. You don’t have to spend half the day in the kitchen to prepare a mouth-watering meal and the other half cleaning up the mess. The recipes this week are easy to prepare with little clean-up. I hope you enjoy them! Easy […]

Collins Installs Brier Creek Officers



The Brier Creek Chapter of the Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution, held its monthly meeting, Thursday night January 3 at the R & D Restaurant in Screven County. With President Lee Smith presiding, they had 13 members in attendance and seven guests. After Chaplain Wayne Howard said the blessing, the group enjoyed a great buffet meal. Chaplain Howard […]

Sen. Jesse Stone Appointed Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary



Sen. Jesse Stone ( R – Waynesboro) was recently appointed to serve as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary and to serve on several influential committees for the 2019 Legislative Session by the Senate Committee on Assignments. “I am honored to continue serving both the General Assembly and the state of Georgia as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee […]