2019-09-25 E-Edition

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New Voting Machines

Officials get their first look


County election officials from surrounding areas got their first look at Georgia’s new voting machines on Monday of this week when they gathered at the James L. Henry Administration Building on Winthrope Avenue for an informational meeting with state election officials. In attendance were State of Georgia Election Director Chris Harvey, District #11 Secretary of State Liaison Breanna Thomas, Military […]

Honey Café takes home the title “Georgia’s Best Shrimp & Grits”

Chef Lazar Oglesby of Honey Café in Millen took home the “Georgia’s Best Shrimp & Grits” title at this weekend’s Jekyll Island Shrimp & Grits Festival. Chef Lazar, and her sister and business part- Mary Beth Brown, beat out six other chefs from top restaurants around the state. The first-place prize includes $2,000, an official award to display in the […]

Red Cross gives back to the community



The American Red Cross (ARC) is known for its quick and efficient response to disasters around the globe. But, did you know that the organization also has response teams in each county of the state, including Jenkins County? The Augusta chapter of the ARC hosted a “meet and greet” Sept. 13th at the James L. Henry Administration Building on Winthrope […]

Grand Jury indictments

Indictments and Accusations handled by the Jenkins County Grand Jury and District Attorney’s office early this month in Jenkins County Superior Court are as follows. Marcial Canete Delgado – Rape, Incest, Child Molestation, Aggravated Assault, Cruelty to Children-First Degree and False Imprisonment. Marie Cooper Taylor – Possession of a Schedule IV Narcotics and Visibility Violations. Rusty Kyle Rooker – Possession/Manufacture/ […]

Remember When – This Day in 1966

O.C. Woodard of Waynesboro, employed by Georgia Power Company, was accidentally electrocuted Monday while repairing a high voltage line within the city limits of Millen. Cong. Elliott Hagan won the Democratic nomination for First Congressional District Representative in the Run-Off Primary by a margin of 8,135 votes. On the state level Lester Maddox won the Democratic nomination for Governor and […]

JCFEC Director speaks to adult education students

On September 10th Ms. Elaine Williams, Director of Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center, spoke to Adult Education Students at Southeastern Technical College – Jenkins Center. Ms. Williams discussed the services that JCFEC provides to the citizens in the community. She also discussed upcoming events that students and their families could participate in. You must be a paid subscriber to access […]

Millen Rotary Club activities

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Title I Parent Meeting Oct 7th

Terrell Tarver will be the guest speaker for the Title I Parent Engagement Annual Meeting to be held 6 p.m. October 7th in the Jenkins County schools lunchroom. Mr. Tarver is a veteran who now serves as the assistant pastor at New Frazier Temple Church of God in Christ, Augusta. He is a recipient of The Mile Program Leadership Award […]

Magnolia Springs Calendar of Events

Friday, September 27 S’mores N’ More- Campfire Stories. Cost $2. 8 PM – 9 PM. Meet at the Lake. Come join a park ranger at the lake amphitheater for a yummy s’mores campfire and then, once it’s dark we’ll take turns telling spooky or funny campfire stories. Weather dependent event. Saturday, September 28 Your State Parks Day Free daily park […]