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Screven County arrest tied to Jenkins County

According to Sylvania police reports, a routine traffic stop on Highway 301 south of Mims Road for an expired tag led to a late morning arrest on May 25. Officers with the Sylvania Police Department pulled over a 2006 gray Ford F-150 truck registered to James Jackson of a Williams Road address in Millen. It was discovered that Jackson had […]
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2 Stream Mobile opens on Winthrope

Members of the Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce and customers attended the grand opening of 2 Stream Mobile Monday, June 7. Customers received a bag of goodies and a hot dog lunch. Jenica Lynch, manager of the store is a native of Sylvania with strong family ties in Millen. “We saw a need in the Millen community and knew that […]
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Eagle Notes

I had the opportunity to participate in a Lunch and Learn last week about leadership. My coach and mentor, Butch Frye, shared his expertise and he is truly the best. He’s from Jenkins County but has served as Superintendent in other counties and now works for James W. Buckley and Associates, Inc. - an architectural firm. He’s made his way […]
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To render in their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons. This 11th day of May, 2021. Name: Ernest Middleton Thorne, Jr. Creditors of the Estate of Ola Lee Williams, deceased, are hereby notified to. render an account to the undersigned of. your demands against the deceasedÊs.

Jenkins County Recreation Department Events

June 17, 2021Spotlight Dance Academy1-3p.m. Petite HipHop This class is for ages 6-10 years. The cost is $25 per child. Please call the office at 478-982-2943 for registration. June 14-17, 20219 a.m. – 12 p.m.Baseball Camp This camp is for ages 7 and up. Instructor is Tyrone Mingle. Cost for this camp is $100. Please bring baseball equipment, water bottle, […]
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Jordan and Parris Graduate From EGSC

Jaqwan Jordan and Monica Parris graduated from East Georgia State College at the Spring 2021 Commencement Ceremony. Due to Covid restrictions, the ceremony was held virtually on May 7. The two Jenkins County natives graduated with an Associate of Arts Degree. Congratulations from all of us for achieving your academic dreams!

Reppert’s Say Goodbye

Pastor Jay and Becky Reppert will soon be bidding Jenkins County a fond farewell. Jay has been the pastor at Fair Haven and Habersham UMC as well as the chaplain for North Jenkins VFD. Becky has worked in a photographer capacity for both the North Jenkins VFD and The Millen News. “I want to say thank you to the Millen […]
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Summer Reading Gets Off To A Slithery Start

The Jenkins County Memorial Library kicked off their Summer Reading Program, Tails & Tales, Tuesday at the Jimmy Douglas Ag Center on Barney Avenue. Youngsters were entertained by Magic Marc of WTOC. Young readers were also introduced to Diamond, the albino Burmese python and Fluffy, the white floppy eared rabbit. Magic Marc Dunston is no stranger to reading, an author, […]
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Obituary - Jeffrey Miller

Mr. Robert Jeffrey Miller, 57, passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Jenkins County Medical Center. He was born in Jenkins County and was a retired convenience store owner. He had a passion for sports, especially baseball. He played high school baseball at Screven County High School and still holds the record for the most strikeouts in a seven-inning game, 21 strikeouts.
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Upcoming Events

June 6-19: East Central Georgia Medical will host a Innovative Readiness Training from 9a.m. – 4 p.m. daily. Offered at no cost to the patient will be Eye Exams, Dental Care, Health Checks. The clinic will be held at Jenkins County High School. No appointments are necessary, first come, first served. For more information please call 706- 210-2000. Tuesday, June […]
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JCES Announces May Students Of The Month

Jenkins County Elementary School staff members nominated students for the May “FLY Student of the Month” & to reward academic excellence and behavior. These students are great representatives of the school discipline model: “ FLY”( F- Fly straight, L-Love of Learning, Y- You are responsible for YOU). Students received a Planters Electric Student of the Month t-shirt and a lunch […]
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Sr. Center Honors Fallen Heroes

The Jenkins County Senior Center honored our past and current military men and women on Friday by bringing and displaying pictures and memorabilia recognizing our military family and friends and creating a Memorial Day Display. Different ones shared stories of family members and their experiences during their active duty. Thank you to Foye Knight for donating all of the floral […]

A Re-imagined Summer School Comes To Jenkins County

For summer 2021, JCMHS is offering learning opportunities for students who have just completed grades sixth through eighth-grade. Summer enrichment activities will run through the month of June beginning on June 7th, Monday through Thursday. The school day will be from 8:00 am to 12:45 pm, with doors opening at 7:45 am. A grab and go breakfast, sack lunch, and […]
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Underwood Receives Humanitarian Award

Jenkins County’s very own Mandy Underwood has received the Humanitarian of the Year Award from the CSRA EOA. “May is Community Action month. It is the time to honor those people who make a difference in their local communities. Mandy Underwood exemplifies a true humanitarian,” Sharon DuBose, project manager for the CSRA EOA explained. Mandy is the Executive Director of […]
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Reeves Leaves Legacy

Rhesa Hubert Reeves, III was born here, grew up here and has spent practically all of his life in Millen. In fact, the only time he has been outside of Jenkins County for a prolonged amount of time was when he attended Emory University as an undergraduate and Emory’s Lamar School of Law. Hubert joined the Navy after graduation, attended […]


Which the customer may incur. estate or lose priority as to your claim. Sue Myrick, deceased, are hereby notified to pay the undersigned Executors. of the deceased’s estate. petitioned to be appointed administrator of the estate of ROSA LEE YOUNG. PINKNEY deceased, of said county. The petitioner has also applied...

Muckerson Celebrates 99 Years

Not only will we be celebrating school graduation this Friday but Mrs. Lillian Ray Muckerson celebrates her 99th birthday as well. Miss Lillian was born on May 28, 1922 and married Jesse Muckerson in 1943. Together they raised four children, Rufus, Henery, Ronald, and Jeanette. Most people remember Miss Lillian as the housekeeper at Mulkey Hospital and then at Jenkins County Hospital before retiring.

Students Showcased In Art Exhibit

The second JCHS Art Show and Silent Auction was held Thursday evening at the Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce and Museum. Ms. Callie Dailey, the JCHS art teacher stated, “I would like for these shows to be held each semester. The students really enjoy themselves and it’s a way for the community to see how talented the students are.” The […]
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April Students Of The Month

Jenkins County Elementary School staff members nominated students for the April “FLY Student of the Month” to reward academic excellence and behavior. These students are great representatives of the school discipline model: “FLY”(F- Fly straight, L-Love of Learning, Y- You are responsible for YOU). Students received a Planters Electric Student of the Month t-shirt and a lunch provided by the […]
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Summer is for…

With only one week of school left, parents may be asking, “What will my kids do this summer?” The Jenkins County Recreation Department offers some help with your dilemma. While the camps do not last the whole summer, the Recreation Department has some great opportunities for kids. The camps that are offered allow kids to improve their skills in sports […]