January 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Martin Luther King Jr.!

Celebrating the Legacy –

A highlight of the local Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations was a parade through downtown Millen on Monday, Jan. 16th. More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Jan. 23 – Shepherd’s pie, wheat roll or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, garden peas, veg. More...

Edmund Burke Academy Honor Rolls 2nd nine weeks

A Honor Roll 7th Grade - Emmie Bowen, Will Brinson, Ryan Dixon, Hailey Koelling, Cole Mobley, Allison Moody, Luke Timms. More...

Dec Students of Month

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

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

As I was writing the “Remember When” column in this week’s edition, I couldn’t help but laugh when I came across an advertisement in the 1932 issue for the Princess Theater. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I recently read of a study done by the  More...

Don Lively

MORE LOOKING BACK

I wasn't sure that I'd read the comment correctly.  A young Facebook friend had shared on her page that an acquaintance needed to sell a pig and hoped that some social media buddy would jump at the chance to give the porker a new home. More...

Planters EMC

provides two opportunities for local students

Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is providing two opportunities for students through the Washington Youth Tour and Walter Harrison Scholarship.  More...

Ribbon-cutting!

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Millen Service Station, 809 E. Winthrope Avenue. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1932

Roy Warren and Park Brinson of Millen were both selected for Oglethorpe University’s All-Intramural football squad for 1931 at the close of the first Intramural football season in the history of the university. More...

Chamber of Commerce holds membership drive

Businesses, organizations and individuals interested in promoting Millen and Jenkins County are encouraged to join the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber is currently conducting its annual Membership More...

Concert series to present The Piano Men starring Jim Witter

Billy Joel and Elton John will want to be part of The Piano Men starring Jim Witter on Friday, Jan. 27. The performance, presented by the Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series, will be held at the Burke Office Park at 7 p.m. More...

Church News

Freewill Baptist Church to host program

Freewill Baptist Church will observe the 11th pastoral anniversary for Pastor Frank Bedford and Elect Lady Sis. Willie Bell Bedford 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28. The sermon will be delivered by Rev. Johnny Ray Jones with Holy Zion of Metter. More...

Datebook

‘39ers to meet Jan. 23rd

The ‘39ers dinner club will meet at noon Jan. 23rd at the Millen Community House. Visitors are welcome.   More...