EGSC graduation

In Memory of Mr. Seth Benson

Movie at the Pal

Happy 100th Birthday!


2019-06-12 E-Edition

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Georgia Lottery has benefitted 4,263 local students

The Georgia Lottery was created in November, 1992, by Georgia voters to provide additional education funding for students across the state. Within five months, the Lottery met its first-year sales goal of $463 million, and ended its first full year in operation with $1.1 billion in total sales. The Lottery’s first-year per capita sales of $164.81 set a new national […]

Georgia Lottery Corporation Analysis of Lottery Proceeds for Jenkins County Fiscal Year 1994-2018

The HOPE Program created in 1993 under the supervision of Georgia Governor Zell Miller, is Georgia’s scholarship and grant program that rewards students with financial assistance at eligible Georgia public and private colleges and universities, and public technical colleges. HOPE is funded entirely by revenue from the Georgia Lottery and is administered by the Georgia Student Finance Commission (GSFC). Georgia’s […]

Myths Concerning Playing the Georgia Lottery

MYTH: Playing every day will increase my chances of winning. FACT: The chances of winning on one day are the same as the chances of winning the day before. Every Georgia Lottery game is random and the amount of play does not affect the chances of winning. MYTH: If I keep playing, my luck will change, and I’ll win back […]

Library to get facelift

The Jenkins County Memorial Library is scheduled to receive some remodeling. During a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners, County Administrator Grady Saxon reported on the proposed project. Mr. Saxon stated that he had received the estimate for the proposed library project, which also included repairs for some wood rot at the Jenkins County Courthouse and the refinishing of […]