December 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Main Street Millen agreement reached between City and JCDA

The fate of Main Street Millen was a topic of discussion during a recent meeting of Millen City Council.  Under personal appearances, Sara Jo Britt of Main Street Millen inquired about future plans for the organization upon the retirement of Dir More...

School News

Dairy Queen Students of Month for November!

Jenkins County Elementary School Students of the Month for November recently enjoyed a trip to the Dairy Queen of Millen for lunch. More...

Student of month

Jenkins County Elementary School staff members nominated students for the November “FLY Student of the Month" to reward academic excellence and behavior. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

As Christmas approaches, I would like to offer a few “holiday cooking” tips – not because I am such a great cook – but because I have made a few mistakes. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Looking back on my four plus years in this space, I found that I’ve written practically nothing about three very important women in my life. Their names are Lily, Alma, and Lois, very early 1900s names. More...

Don Lively

EVERYWHERE YOU GO

It's beginning to look a lot like...well... More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

There is a nighttime sweetness and hope that hovers over us this time of year here at home. This is a time for summing up and looking ahead … and a time for dreams.  And at night… ah, that’s the time, isn’t it? More...

Florida man charged in auto theft

A Gainesville, Florida man is facing numerous charges in connection with the Dec. 4th theft of a 2006 Infinity QX56 from the parking lot of Edenfield Feed and Seed on Hwy. 25 North in Millen.  More...

City of Millen applying for Redevelopment Fund Grant

The City of Millen is applying for a Redevelopment Fund Grant for up to $650,000 through the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. The action was approved during a recent meeting of Millen City Council.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1932!

Two cases of Diphtheria were reported to the Health Department last week. Fortunately, the children received treatment early enough to save both of them. It was also necessary to quarantine nearly a dozen other children who had been exposed. More...

Analysts recommend scrapping Vogtle 3 & 4

According to a report by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, analysts appointed by the Georgia Public Service Commission to evaluate progress at Plant Vogtle in Burke County say the project should be cancelled as Georgia Power failed to manage it in a More...

Window to the past

This photo shows Magnolia Springs State Park in the early years. More...

Church News

Millen Baptist Christmas Cantata

Sanctuary Choir of Millen Baptist Church will present its Christmas Cantata, “O Little Town of Bethlehem” 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17th, in the church sanctuary. The choir is under the direction of Sandy Becton. More...

Datebook

39’ers to meet Dec. 18th

The 39’ers lunch club will meet noon, Dec. 18th, at the Millen Community House. Bring a friend, relative or neighbor and enjoy the food, fellowship and Christmas program.   More...

Obituaries

Paula Blount Johnson

Mrs. Paula Blount Johnson, 77, of Millen died Monday, December 4, 2017 at Pruitt Bethany in Millen.  She was born in Atlanta, GA, and was a retired Secretary for Millen United Methodist Church and others. More...

Crystal Fran Garvin

Millen, GA - Mrs. Crystal Fran Garvin, 48, entered into rest on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at her residence in Dublin.  Crystal was born in Augusta, Georgia, was a homemaker, and a Baptist.  A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. More...