April 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

K-911 will sponsor Rabies Clinic April 29th

Pet owners in Jenkins County will soon have an opportunity to have their pets vaccinated for rabies right here in Millen, instead of having to travel to an out-of-town veterinarian.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1926

In the Oratorical Contest held in Claxton last Friday night, Sidney Lanier won for the First District. The winners in each district were presented with $15 in gold and will contest in Atlanta in the House of Representatives May 7th. More...

Jenkins County Elementary School

LUNCH MENU

Monday, April 24 – Chicken stir fry or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: oven fried rice, cabbage, fruit freeze, chips, Graham crackers.   More...

Bloodmobile to be here April 24th

Shepeard Community Blood Center is experiencing a critical and immediate need for blood donors with O Negative and O Positive blood. Critical need occurs when the quantity of transfusion-ready blood falls below a one-day supply.  More...

Church News

Church News

Zion Baptist to host Male Participation program Male Participation Sunday, celebrating 20 years, will be held Sunday, April 23rd, at Zion Baptist Church. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and the morning worship service at 11 a.m. Rev. P.M. More...

Come Worship With Us

These Jenkins County Churches invite you to attend services and these merchants take pride in presenting this inspirational message:   More...

Obituaries

Jane Mulkey Green

Jane Mulkey Green, 96 of Atlanta, GA passed away April 5, 2017 at her home in Lenbrook Square after an extended illness. Jane was born in Millen, Ga. on November 16, 1921 to the late Dr. Q. A. Mulkey and Mary Julia Brinson.  More...

Irene Clayton Krulic

Irene Clayton Krulic, age 90, of Rocky Ford passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.  More...

Ret. Major Edwin N. Arita, Jr.

Retired Major Edwin Noboru Arita, Jr., of Millen, age 73, passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Riverview Health and Rehab in Savannah, GA. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii to the late Edwin Noboru, Sr. and Mary Louise Kiyomi Kaida Arita. More...

GBI investigating homicide in Millen

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and Millen Police Department (MPD) are investigating an apparent homicide that occurred around 1 a.m. Monday, April 17th, in the City of Millen.  More...

City to celebrate “Georgia Cities Week” Open House April 27th

The City of Millen will join other cities across the state in celebration of “Georgia Cities Week” April 23-29.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The Jenkins County Agriculture Center was renamed the Jimmie C. Douglas Agricultural Center during a dedication program held last Friday at the Center. A large crowd of local citizens, family and friends gathered to remember and honor Mr. More...

Editorials

NONE THE WISER

Well, that was fast.  I have just recently completed another trip around the sun.  I won't mention exactly how many times I've orbited Ol' Sol, let's just say it's been a scad.  At my age, I try to low key the birthdays unless they end More...

Library News

Who’s ready to paint? We’ve got a fun “Paint @ the Library” adult painting class coming up this Saturday, April 22, at 12:30 p.m. More...

Mike Reese

I was never a big fan of comic books, even though my growing-up years were right in the middle of the comic book’s heyday. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Depot Dudes to perform April 22nd Leroy Clayton and the Depot Dudes will perform 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22nd, at the Perkins Depot. Bring your lawn chairs, insect repellent and friends for a night of family entertainment. More...

Births

Births

Miller birth Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Miller proudly announce the birth of their son, Johnathan Asa Miller, born on January 19, 2017 at 10:38 a.m. at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. More...