2020-08-19 E-Edition

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JCHS Band Students Perform Internationally



Jenkins County High School students participated in the world’s first international musical virtual ensemble called, Virtual Drum & Bugle Corps 2020. The ensemble was composed of over 2000 musicians and dancers from around the world. JCHS students: Beca Williamson, Marco Zavala, Marqes Smith, Blake McBride and band director, Mr. James McBride represented Jenkins County in a production entitled, WE. The […]

Students Return To Class Monday With New Guildelines



The long anticipated 2020- 2021 school year begins Monday to new guidelines in place. All of the guidelines and procedures adopted by the Jenkins County School System is based on recommendations from the Department of Public Health and the Department of Education. Parents are asked to please refrain from sending children to school if they have symptoms associated with COVID-19, […]

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Hwy 25 Traffic Grinds To Halt



Traffic in both directions on Highway 25 South ground to a halt early Friday afternoon thanks to Life Flight and the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office as well as the Georgia State Patrol. Jenkins County 911 received a call at 11:20 a.m. Friday morning reporting a crash on State Highway 67 at mile marker 2.5 or Gays Hill Church Road. Miss […]

Project For Better Health Expands Services



The Project For Better Health has expanded their services to include insurance consulting. Patricia A. Mitchell, owner of Magic Insurance Agency in Rincon, is a licensed sales agent and broker. “We have started working with Project For Better Health in an advisory capacity. We are offering our services which include assisting clients with medicare plans and supplements as well as […]

JCMC Offers Physical Therapy To Outpatients

Therapy services were once considered a reactionary profession mostly for people after an injury. This misconception is not true today. Physical therapy is a profession developed to allow the older adult community to maintain various levels of independence with more aggressive, proactive treatment designed to increase the quality of life and allow adults to continue their active and independent lifestyle. […]

From the Archives

In The Headlines 10 years ago – August 18, 2010 Property owners within the city limits must clean up their property or face the consequences. The city has begun issuing citations to property owners who have unsightly property, junk and old vehicles located on the property and dilapidated housing. Jenkins County Middle School’s Teacher of the Year is Monica Broxton. […]

Dates to Remember

Classes are now forming at the Jenkins County Recreation Department for tumbling. Registration is open for boys and girls ages 3-14. Classes are held each Thursday at 6:15 p.m. with Tiara Brackin coaching. A registration fee of $55 per child is required. Classes begin September 3. Please call the recreation department at 478-982-2943 for further information. Jenkins County Schools will […]

State Parks Pass Available at Library


We’d like to send out a big “Thank You” to the folks at KJ’s IGA Supermarket in Sylvania for donating a lot of great books for kids, teens and adults. We truly appreciate their generosity. Are you looking for a comfortable place to access free wifi, and not feel like you’re taking up space meant for paying customers? Come to […]