A FedEx driver was injured in an accident with a Cavalier Home Builders' forklift around 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, in the Millen Industrial Park. Witnesses reported that the FedEx truck collided with steel beams being transported by the forklift on a side street between Cavalier and M. I. Home Products. The driver was transported to the Jenkins County Hospital for treatment of injuries.001p1_xlg.jpg
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FREAK ACCIDENT

   A FedEx driver was injured in an accident with a Cavalier Home Builders' forklift around 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, in the Millen Industrial Park. Full Story

Teachers oppose payroll change

    A previously approved payroll change drew a large group of teachers to the Monday, Aug. 20, meeting of the Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) to voice their opposition to the measure. Full Story

Citizen donates land for dumpster site

    The Jenkins County Commissioners found themselves in an unusual position during the group's Tuesday, Aug. 21, meeting - the receivers of a gift, on behalf of the county. Full Story

Social Security warns seniors about scams

Callers have been posing as Social Security employees to access personal information

    Unfortunately, there always seem to be crooks who are trying "to put something over on us" and take our money. While anyone can be a target for such "scam artists," seniors are often among the most vulnerable. Full Story

Local schools to monitor behavior at sporting events

    As the local school sports season gets underway, a new school policy has been adopted by the Jenkins County Board of Education and will be strictly enforced at all school athletic events. Full Story

The Jenkins County High School Eagles are shown during pre-season practice doing tackle drills. The Eagles open their football season Friday night at home against Wheeler County and then go on the road to Bleckley County next week. This past Friday night, Aug. 24, the team traveled to Glascock County.006p1_xlg.jpg
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Eagles begin action Friday

   The Jenkins County High School Eagles are shown during pre-season practice doing tackle drills. The Eagles open their football season Friday night at home against Wheeler County and then go on the road to Bleckley County next week. Full Story

Pitcher Crisalyn Walker, a junior, tosses one across home plate during a recent Jenkins County High School softball game. (Photo by Mike Dann) 007p1_xlg.jpg
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