2020-02-26 E-Edition

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The Golden Half Hour Part 1



February is Healthy Heart month! Jenkins County Medical Center wants to share with you some information that could save your life! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a coronary event happens every 25 seconds in the United States. Did you know during a heart attack the first 30 minutes is considered the “golden half hour”? Many […]

Eagle Pharmacy

a family legacy

With over 19 years under their belts at Rite-Aid Pharmacy, Ken DeLay and Ed Fuller decided that July 2005 was the month they would fulfill a dream that many of us have, owning our own business! To work for ourselves, call the shots, make our own hours! And they haven’t looked back since. Eagle Pharmacy has changed alot over the […]

Legislative breakfast held at Cafe on Cotton



The annual Legistlative breakfast was held Saturday, Feb. 15 at 9 a.m. where members of our state government greeted the public at the Cafe on Cotton. Sen. Jesse Stone, Rep. Butch Parrish, Congressman Rick Allen and Nancy Bobbitt with Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s office were the guest speakers. Sen. Jesse Stone began the program by thanking the Jenkins County Chamber of […]

Multi County efforts result in one arrest

On Thursday, February 20, the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Savannah Police Department, Sylvania Police Department, and the Screven County Sheriff’s Office about a person of interest in an ongoing investigation possibly being in Jenkins County. After speaking to witnesses that person was identified as Charles Henderson and was located at a Hwy 23 N address. It […]

From The Archives

10 years ago – Feb. 24, 2010 Jenkins County has been chosen to receive $7,863 to supply emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a national board that is chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The time is fast approaching for the 2010 Census. Forms will be mailed to every household by March […]

SAR laying flower

On January 17 members of the Wiregrass, Brier Creek and Fall Line Chapters, Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution traveled to Spartanburg, SC to present carnations at the General Daniel Morgan monument in downtown Spartanburg, SC. General Morgan was an American pioneer, soldier, and politician from Virginia and one of the most gifted battlefield tacticians of the American Revolutionary […]

JCRD softball camp

Jenkins County Recreation Department held a Softball Camp on Monday, Feb. 17. Those that attended are listed as follows: Bottom Row: Alexis Rojas, Rayanna Coney, Jada Griner, Kara Leigh Bell. Middle Row: Marlie Herrmann, Layla Proctor, Polli Renn Powell, Bella Herrmann, Avery Wiggins, Laura Gayle Dailey, Katie Lynn Bell. Back Row: Instructor Becca Hewitt – Head Coach at Middle Georgia […]

Millen Garden Club holds monthly meeting


Babe Wisler, Second Vice- President and Program Chair of the Millen Garden Club, demonstrated the technique of waxing camellias at the Club’s February 12th meeting. She explained the types of mineral oil and wax needed, the correct wax temperature, the best method of dipping the flowers, and the use of water to set the wax. President Veronica Cowart reported on […]

Rotary Club

Millen Rotay Club sponsors the Rotary Speech Contest. On February 12th two Jenkins County High School students, Senior Jalan Herrington and Sophomore Devan Godbee, attended Rotary to compete in the event. Both students chose “Rotary Connects the World” as their topics. Jalan was awarded first place and Devan second. Jalan will compete in the district contest. You must be a […]