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2019-11-27 E-Edition

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JCES 4th Graders get ready for Thanksgiving

Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES) 4th grade teachers, Ms. Elizabeth Fordham, Mrs. Racheal Johnson, Ms. Cindy Rich, Ms. Katrina Sherrod, and Mrs. Anita Gay, challenged all 4th grade classes at JCES to participate in the “Disguise a Turkey” writing/ designing activity as Thanksgiving approached. The first part of the project required the students to write a story explaining how their […]

County leaders graduate Georgia Academy for Economic Development

The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces graduates from the 2019 Region 7 Multi-Day Training Program. Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, including elected officials, public servants, business leaders, educators, and social service providers from eleven counties in the Central Savannah River Area of Georgia. The Academy provided each of the […]

First Place Winner’s Story: Colby Fordham “The Watermelon”

It is Thanksgiving season and soon a lot of turkeys will be eaten, but this story is about one specific turkey in general. He needs to act fast to avoid becoming Farmer Eagle’s meal. “Oh, gobble gobble, what am I going to do?” said the turkey. “I have to find something to prevent me from becoming Thanksgiving dinner, gobble gobble, […]

Second Place Winner’s Story: Gates Morris “Christmas Gift”

Fred Curl, the turkey, is really gifted when it comes to disguises. He decided to wrap himself up as a Christmas gift with pretty paper and a bow so that he could hide from Farmer Eagle. He added a tag that said, “Do not open me until Dec. 25th….after lunch.” Surprisingly, it worked! Farmer Eagle had no idea it was […]

Third Place Winner’s Story: Keyli Currington

One day on a farm, it was Thanksgiving and Tara (the turkey) didn’t want to be eaten. One week ago, Tara heard Eagle (the farmer) say, “I can’t wait to eat that turkey.” She was terrified and she couldn’t stop saying, “GOBBLE GOBBLE GOBBLE!” But then, she saw the farmer’s three year old daughter. Her name was Lily. She had […]

Man dies from injuries in collision with MPD patrol car



A Millen man has died from injuries received in a 2-vehicle accident on November 20th involving a Millen Police Department (MPD) patrol car. Lewis Edward Jenkins, 76, was critically injured as a result of the collision and died from his injuries November 22nd at an Augusta hospital. A Georgia State Patrol (GSP) accident report states that Mr. Jenkins was stopped […]

Remember When – This Day in 1943

Word has just reached her that Katherine Burke has won a second place cash award for tomato exhibit which was entered at the Georgia State Fair at Macon. The exhibit consisted of four quarts of tomatoes and two pints of chili sauce. Katherine is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.P. Burke. Millen High School came closer to the First […]

JCES Homeroom winners in “Turkey Contest”

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