2020-01-01 E-Edition

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Joe Brady Named New Editor of The Millen News

Joe Brady has been named the new managing editor of The Millen News. He officially started December 30. Joe not only lives in the county, he also co owns Spring Creek Auction Company in Millen. Joe is no stranger to the newspaper business. He wrote a personal interest column in The Citizen News for Edgefield county several years; his column […]

Grand Jury hands down indictments

The Jenkins County Grand Jury met last month in Jenkins County Superior Court and handed downt the following indictments. William Robert Chance – Driving While License Suspended or Revoked-Felony, Failure to Maintain Lane. Robert Henry Buttrum – Furnishing Prohibited Items to Inmates. Kristy Ann Cudd – Furnishing Prohibited Items to Inmates. Cody Ray Nash – Furnishing Prohibited Items to Inmates. […]

Schedule of Events announced for MLK Jr. celebration

The theme for this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration is “ The Power of One.” The Martin Luther King Jr. celebration committee has released the following Schedule of Events. MLK, Jr. BreakfastSpeaker: Reverend Eric TatePastor of Daniel Grove Baptist ChurchJanuary 4, 2020 @ 8 amFirst Baptist ChurchTickets – $5 Unity Worship Service/Recognize Grand MarshalsSpeaker: Reverend Eric CooperProgram will be […]

Remember When – This Day in 1949.

Gov. Herman Talmadge thinks Georgians are (1) buying too many products that are raised and manufactured in other parts of the country; (2) not processing enough products of our farms and (3) not selling enough of them in other sections of the nation and he wants to see something done about it for the good of the state as a […]

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church Holds Christmas Pageant



St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, the little church by the park in Waynesboro; held their annual Christmas pageant on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 10:30 in the morning to a large group of parishioners and visitors. The annual pageant was directed by Nancy Minyard- Allen, Howell Thompson, Lynn White and Ginger Jenkins. This annual event is a joint venture of St. Michael’s […]

Library News


Happy New Year to all! The library will be closed on Wednesday, January 1 for New Year’s Day. We will reopen on Friday, January 3 at our usual time. Want to start 2020 off right for your little ones? Bring them to the library every Tuesday at 4 pm to listen to a wonderful story and do a fun craft […]

GA Congressional delegates seek to establish Jimmy Carter Historical National Park

U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Congressman Sanford Bishop (D-GA-02), and the entire Georgia congressional delegation introduced a bill re-designating the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Plains, Georgia, as the “Jimmy Carter National Historical Park.” This designation will help protect multiple historic locations and draw more visitors to Plains to learn about the life and […]

SCHOOL MENUS

Jenkins County Elementary

Monday – Jan. 6th – In service day.Tuesday – Jan. 7th – Chicken chunks or bag lunch-PB& Jelly sandwich; potato tots.Wednesday – Jan. 8th – Spaghetti or bag lunch-deli wrap;green beans.Thursday – Jan. 9th – Smoked sausage w/mac and cheeseor bag lunch-uncrustable; turnip greens.Friday – Jan. 10th – Cheeseburger or bag lunch-PB &Jelly sandwich; baked beans.Served daily – Side salad, […]

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Recreation Department News

REGISTRATIONT-Ball, Coach Pitch, Softball, BaseballBoys and Girls Ages 3 – 14Age Control Date: Age of child on or before Sept. 1, 2020$50.00 per childDeadline to Register: Friday, January 31, 2020 KIDS PAINT PARTYwith Southern Door ArtThursday, January 30, 2020Drop-In from 3:00 – 5:00 PMAges 4 – 18$20.00 per child, per designDeadline to Register: Tuesday, January 28, 2020See our Facebook Page […]