2020-05-13 E-Edition

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Tripp Parker Named Salutatorian of EBA



Tripp Parker is already making a name for himself and he hasn’t graduated from high school yet. Tripp is a senior at Edmund Burke Academy where he has been named an honor graduate, STAR student as well as Salutatorian. Tripp has been very active throughout his high school career having been a member of the SADD Club, Beta Club, Interact, […]

PruittHealth Bethany holds parade



PruittHealth Bethany joined the ranks of nursing facilities across the country and hosted a parade for residents of the nursing home in honor of Mother’s Day. Local businesses, family and friends of the residents joined together to drive by and shout out greetings to the residents. The parade was a big success with over 75 vehicles participating; decorated with posters, […]

City Employees go for a swim

City employees, Michael Pickett and Marvin Miles work to repair a water leak on Harvey Street and Progress Place last week. After taking a dip in the cool muddy waters, the two were ready for a nap we imagine. Photo by S. Eades, staff photographer. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Jenkins County Medical Center sees a bright future ahead



In February 2019 the Jenkins County Medical Center was purchased by the Hospital Authority of Jenkins County. The Hospital Authority, which is a quasi-government agency, works closely with the Jenkins County Commission regarding financial obligations; maintaining the quality of care the hospital provides, and to secure the future of the Jenkins County Medical Center as the primary health care facility […]

EBA will hold graduation May 23

Edmund Burke Academy has planned their graduation for May 23 at 10 a.m. on Rogers Field. In case of rain the ceremony will be held on Monday, May 25 at 10 a.m. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

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James Overstreet won the Eagle Pharmacy and Boutique facebook contest last week. The prize consisted of hand santizer, a box of gloves and face masks. “Everything you need for social distancing.” Ashley DeLay King states. Photo contributed You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

From the Archives

10 years ago – May 12, 2010 Mercury was found in every fish collected for a study conducted last fall. The riverkeeper recommends limiting the consumption of fish caught in the river. 99% of the mercury in Ogeechee River comes from air pollution. Winners of the BBQ cook off held in conjunction with the county-wide yard sale was the Saxon […]

Library News


We are so excited to be back serving the people of Jenkins County! We have missed seeing everyone and helping them find what they’re looking for, and all of the other services the library provides. To celebrate, during the month of May we are waiving all overdue fines on items returned to the library, no matter how overdue they are! […]