Card of Thanks

Thank You I extend my heart felt appreciation to everyone for the many acts of concern on my behalf during my recent hospitalization and surgery. Please continue to remember me in your prayers as I continue to recuperate at home. May God bless each of you. Martha Robbins

Library News

On Tuesday, February 13 at 9:30 Barbara Cheeseboro will share tales drawn from her African American heritage with us. She’s a wonderful storyteller and she loves to get the kids involved, so bring your whole family to enjoy the show! Don’t forget!! We have 2006 Income Tax forms, both Federal and Georgia here at the Jenkins County Memorial Library. We […]

VA benefits are tax exempt

As the tax deadline approaches, Georgia Commissioner of Veterans Affairs Pete Wheeler wants to remind all veterans and their dependents that benefits paid under any law administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are tax exempt. “This is especially helpful for those veterans and their dependents living on fixed incomes,” Commissioner Wheeler comments. VA benefits that are tax exempt […]

Byron Newton honored by SCV Camp 2102

Byron Newton was named the Compatriot of the Year 2006 for the Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 2102 at the annual Lee-Jackson Banquet of the Ogeechee Rifles, Camp 941 Monday, Jan. 22, at First Baptist Church in Statesboro. “Mister Byron” serves the Buckhead-Fort Lawton Brigade as chaplain and has been a staunch supporter of all the camp’s activities in its […]

The Chatter Box

Why is it that a heater never quits in the summer and an air conditioner never goes out in the winter? Must be one of those little “quirks” of life. Our heater waited until the coldest weather of the winter hit to lie down and die. Actually, the pilot light just went out, and we cannot get it lit again. […]

Opinions, yours and ours

Jim Hite


I imagine that all of us, sometime in our life, have heard that statement. Oh, it may not have been in those exact words, but then again, maybe it was. We may have heard them from our children, our friends, or even ourselves, not said out loud but from within as we pondered the purchase of something we just could […]

Church News

First Baptist Church First Baptist Church will celebrate the Rev. Allen Webb’s 12th pastoral anniversary 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 11. The Rev. S. Cummings of Wadley will be the guest preacher. The public is invited. Gordon Grove Baptist Gordon Grove Baptist Church will have its Pastor Aid Program 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10. The churches in charge will be Miracle […]


Baseball/softball registration The Jenkins County Recreation Department is holding registration for baseball and softball. Parents of children ages 4-14 may come by the recreation department to signup and are asked to bring with you a copy of their birth certificate and insurance information. Parents will be required to fill out a registration form for each child playing. The registration fee […]

Buckley, Nunnally to wed Feb. 17

Susan Buckley and Thomas Bartlett of Waynesboro announce the engagement of her daughter, Jennifer Denise Buckley, to James Brian Nunnally, son of Joe Nunnally and Diane Nunnally of Waynesboro. The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Kevin Buckley. The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007 at First United Methodist Church in Waynesboro. A reception […]