November 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Small Business Saturday!

Main Street Millen hosted the third annual Small Business Saturday on Nov. 26th. Numerous businesses and merchants participated, offering special deals throughout the day. More...

School News

DQ Students of month

JCES September Students of the Month recently enjoyed a meal at the local Dairy Queen restaurant as part of their recognition. More...

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Dec. 5 – Chicken strips or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: chips, green beans, veg. w/dip, garden salad, sherbet, fruit variety or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers.   More...

EBA Beta club

Edmund Burke Academy BETA Club has been named a National BETA School of Distinction for 2016-17. This is the second year in a row that the EBA BETA Club has earned this honor. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Thanksgiving is over! But, the turkey still remains…  It never fails. That Thanksgiving turkey just lingers around for a week after the holiday is over. More...

Church News

Church News

Jones Temple to host Men and Women’s Day  Men and Women’s Day will be celebrated at Jones Temple Baptist church Dec. 11th. Sunday School begins at 10:30 a.m. Rev. Matthew Davis Sr. is the pastor. More...

Datebook

Date Book

North Jenkins VFD to host cane grinding  The North Jenkins Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 will host an old-fashioned cane grinding and syrup cooking event Saturday, Dec. 3rd, beginning at 7 a.m. at Scarboro Bluff. More...

Obituaries

Hortense Wiggins Mock Kessler

Hortense Wiggins Mock Kessler, age 92, of Millen died Sunday, November 20, 2016 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.  She was a native of Jenkins County, a retired seamstress for Maazol Mfg. Co., and was a member of the Rosemary Baptist Church.  More...

Commissioners consider use of county jail for K-911 rescue shelter

Use of the old county jail as a pet rescue facility by the Jenkins County K-911 nonprofit organization remains under consideration by the Jenkins County Commissioners.  More...

Jenkins County EMA receives grant for emergency shelter cots

When Hurricane Matthew made its way through the area on Oct. More...

City approves contractor for solar project

During a recent meeting of Millen City Council, a bid from Radiance Solar was approved for the city’s solar project. The $940,976 bid was the only one received for the project.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1935

Census reports indicate 10,188 bales of cotton were ginned in Jenkins County from the crop of 1935 prior to Nov. 14, as compared to 7,077 bales ginner through Nov. 14, 1934. The Millen News advertises annual subscriptions for $1. More...

Jesse Stone receives award

Sen. More...

Red Cross urges donations during holiday season

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season – a lifesaving blood or platelet donation. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Most of you probably agree that it was comically ridiculous for some folks to say they’d leave our country if their presidential candidate (Clinton or Trump) did not win. More...

Don Lively

FOREVER AND EVER

(Reprinted)  I missed the funeral.  I didn’t hear that my old friend had passed away until a few days after he’d been buried. Of course the news brought me some sadness. He was way too young to die. More...