Happy 2nd birthday! Keely Bennett

2019-09-04 E-Edition

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Jenkins County is still watching Dorian’s track

Jenkins Countians, along with residents of Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas, are anxiously watching the everchanging track of Hurricane Dorian as it spins toward the East coastline of the United States. The Category 5 Hurricane with sustained winds of 185 – 200 miles per hour has tied with the Labor Day Hurricane of 1935 as the strongest Atlantic storm landfalls […]

City awarded GMA Safety and Liability Management Grant

The Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) has announced that the City of Millen is the recipient of a grant check in the amount of $3,000 to be used toward the purchase of equipment to reduce exposures related to liability and property damage. The city received another grant check in the amount of $3,800 to be used to purchase equipment and/ or […]

JCHS Football Team – First Home Game Friday!

The Jenkins County High School Eagles varsity football squad will play Metter on the Eagles’ field Friday night, Sept. 6th. Members of the team are Novel Wilson, Darren Burton, Jarion Polk, Dwight Roberson, Johnathon Coleman, Brandon Goodman, Tyler Thompson, Darius Burton, Le’Montre Jackson, Anthony Wilson, James Evans, Jordan Franklin, Keountaye Lee, Justin Gray, Nasir Nuekirk, Damion Carter, Nautica Pierce, Mason […]

Georgia Power’s new Vogtle units approximately 79% complete

The target in-service dates for Georgia Power’s Vogtle 3 & 4 nuclear expansion project near Waynesboro, GA, remain unchanged at November 2021 for Unit 3 and November 2022 for Unit 4, the company announced last week in its project update filed with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC). The company also cited it expects the project will remain within the […]

JCHS Cheering Squad

Members of the Jenkins County High School Cheerleading Squad are Ana Claire Dryden, Haylie Garvin, Tahdriana Pierce, Aralyn Scott, Terra Wommack, Jakela Brady, Destiny Pierce, Briley Brinson, Makenzie Coleman, Kara Oglesby, Sidney Bethel, Sophie Bethel, Adalee Conway, Madeleine Dryden, and Jamesha Young. (Photo contributed) You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Remember When – This Day in 1932

With sales for the second quarter in 1932 exceeding any quarter in the history of the company, Coca Cola, one of Georgia’s major industries, Tuesday declared the regular dividend of $1.75 and an extra dividend of 25 cents a share on its outstanding 1 million shares of company stock. The county Board of Education and the School Board have decided […]

EBA announce TIP participants

Each year, personnel at Duke University sponsor the Talent Identification Program (TIP) to identify verbally and mathematically talented students at an early age. This program is designed for seventh graders and offers them a unique challenge—to take the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) or to take the American College Test (ACT). The following students qualified for participation in this year’s program: […]

STC is now accepting Grace E. Smith Memorial Scholarship applications

The Southeastern Technical College (STC) Foundation would like to announce that it is accepting applications for the Grace E. Smith Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship has been established by Community Hospice and the friends and family of Grace Smith, the daughter of Eric and Laura Smith from McRae, Georgia. Grace lost a 10-month battle with cancer on May 9, 2013, at […]