2020-05-06 E-Edition

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Jenkins County Memorial Library to Reopen Monday



The old saying, “you don’t miss it till it’s gone” has certainly been the case since the Jenkins County Memorial Library closed it’s doors during the Pandemic. We have just learned that the long anticipated wait to reopen is scheduled for Monday, May 11. However, like most businesses across the state, the reopening comes with changes. For instance, check out […]

Domestic dispute leads to additional charges



Sunday, April 26 was a quiet afternoon when deputies were dispatched to the area around the Jenkins County Airport in reference to a domestic dispute. “As our deputies were arriving on the scene,” Sheriff Robert Oglesby explained, “they noticed a blue truck circling a female on the highway.” Deputies Register and Lanier saw the driver reaching into the vehicle at […]

Hiller Spann seeks reelection as County Commissioner of District 4



Hiller Spann is no stranger to Jenkins County politics having first run for County Commissioner of District 4 in 2012. “I wanted to give back to the community that has supported me and my family since 1983.” Hiller begins, “and I’m running again in 2020 because there are several unfinished projects that I would like to complete with the help […]

Four Wheeler accident results in fatality



Wesley Williams lost his life Saturday, May 2 when he lost control of the four wheeler he was driving on Little Horsecreek Road. Jenkins County EMS was dispatched to the scene at approximately 7:30 p.m. “Mr. Williams was traveling east on Little Horse Creek Road when he then veered to the shoulder of the road and lost control of the […]

Early morning chase results in drug possession arrest

The pre-dawn hours of Saturday, May 2 has resulted in the arrest of a subject facing eleven charges. At 3:45 a.m., the Millen Police Department received a “shots fired” call on Railroad Street. Deputies with the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office assisted with a vehicle that was attempting to flee the area. A traffic stop was attempted on Highway 25, Northbound […]

Library News


It’s the news you’ve all been waiting for – the library will reopen on Monday, May 11! That’s the good news, the slightly less good news is that this will be a limited reopening. What does that mean? First, we will be open our usual times, except on Saturdays when we will only be open from 10 am until 2 […]

From the Archives

10 years ago – May 5, 2010 Jenkins County students will go to school fewer days in the 2010- 2011 school year. Students will attend school 170 days rather than 180 which will be a cost reduction of $450,000. The Jenkins County High School varsity baseball team won a hard fought game against Screven County 10-8 and lost 8-0 to […]

Sheriff Oglesby receives endorsement

Sheriff Robert Oglesby recently received the endorsement of the Police Benevolent Association of Georgia. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Magnolia Springs Calendar of Events

Friday, May 15, Glow in the Dark Night Hike 8 p.m.-9 p.m. Ever hiked a nature trail in the dark? Do you like things that glow in the dark? Enjoy this Ranger led hike in the dark and search for creatures that glow in the dark. Each person participating will receive a glow in the dark item to take with […]