Thu., February 2, 2012 4:12pm
Fifty officers graduated from an officer training program in Millen. Eventually 200 people will work at new private prison in Jenkins County. New factory could also be on the way.
Tue., October 4, 2011 4:21pm
We are more-or-less halfway through the high school football season and several players that were on the initial Score 44 but fell off have worked their way back onto the list. Jason Croom who was a bit disappointing early on has really turned it on after declaring his intent to sign with Tennessee.
Tue., September 27, 2011 10:24am
As more and more games are played the process of deciding who makes the cut becomes harder each week. The scale of potential vs. production is starting to tilt in the direction of production on the field, however you simply cannot ignore potential and who a player projects to be at the next level.
Tue., June 7, 2011 1:28pm
Federal environmental officials say, it might be impossible to know just what led to thousands of fish dying in Southeast Georgia's Ogeechee River. The US Environmental Protection Agency released a memo this week saying, a common bacteria caused the kill. But biologists already knew that and river-watchers really want to know what made the fish suceptible to the bacteria.
Fri., September 17, 2010 3:28pm
Jenkins County has seen its luck turn around. The recent discovery of a civil war prison could bring thousands of tourists to town. But now the county known for having the highest unemployment rate in the state will be the site of a new state prison.
Mon., August 30, 2010 3:45pm
A private prison broke ground Monday in middle Georgia. The 1,000-bed facility in Milledgeville is expected to employ 235 people when it opens in 2012.
Thu., August 19, 2010 4:24pm
At the site of a confederate prison camp in Jenkins County archeologists continue to uncover what could be hundreds of priceless civil war artifacts. The find could give a much needed boost to the county’s flat lined economy.
Fri., March 19, 2010 7:47am
Hospital in Jenkins County can't afford to do procedures like colonoscopies
Tue., December 1, 2009 2:18pm
More and more Georgians are using food stamps.
Wed., November 11, 2009 2:39pm
A new state prison could be coming to Jenkins County bringing with it jobs