November 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Bryce Joyner named as Border Bowl player

The best high school senior football players from Georgia and South Carolina will face off in the fifth annual WJBF Sports-Augusta Chronicle Border Bowl on January 6, 2018 at Lucy Laney Memorial Stadium in Augusta.  More...

School News

Student of the Month

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

DQ Student of Month

JCES Students of the Month for September recently enjoyed a meal at the local Dairy Queen restaurant. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The Millen Dialysis Center closed Oct. 31st sending approximately 30 patients to out-of-town treatment centers. This is an additional hardship for people who are already not in the best of health. More...

Church News

Kelsey Chapel to host Harvest Day Celebration

Harvest Day Celebration will be held 11 a.m. Nov. 19th at Kelsey Chapel Baptist Church. Dinner will be served. Rev. Danny R. Bennett is pastor.  Oak Hill to host “Blessings on Cotton”   More...

Obituaries

Vara Boone Mock

Millen, Ga. – Mrs. More...

Travis Glenn Rhodes

Travis G. Rhodes, 83, of Perkins, Ga. passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at home after an extended illness. He was born, February 8, 1934, in Jenkins County to the late Edith (Boyd) and Steve Ellis Rhodes.  More...

Gladys Hall Bolton Jenkins

Gladys Hall Bolton Jenkins, 86, loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, entered into rest Monday, November 13, 2017, at her residence. She was a native of Burke County and a longtime resident of Burke and Jenkins County. More...

City seeks financing for school sewer project

Millen City Council recently met and authorized City Manager Jeff Brantley to seek financing for sewer improvements that are needed to accommodate the new Prek-12 school under construction on Barney Avenue.  More...

Project for Better Health, Inc. has trained kidney educator

As part of the Project for Better Health (PFBH), Ryan Burke recently completed the Kidney Health Educator training through the American Kidney Fund. More...

Small Business Saturday set for Nov. 25th

Saturday, November 25, is Small Business Saturday® – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. The program was started in 2010 to counter Black Friday with its focus on big box retailers. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1945

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce was organized last Thursday night with the purpose of putting Millen on the map. There were 27 present and everyone signed on the line to contribute monthly dues for six months. More...

Window to the Past!

Conceived and established primarily through the efforts of Elder R.H. Barwick and Elder T .E. Sikes in 1923, Bethany Home for Ladies was founded in Vidalia. More...

Millen Garden Club

Members of the Millen Garden Club held their November meeting at the Senior Citizen Center where they enjoyed a program presented by 1st Vice-President Mary Andrew. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

My wife’s not curious. Not curious as in suspicious, but I’m just plain curious as in “curious as a cat.” I bought a birthday gift for our granddaughter and put it in the backseat of the car.  More...

Don Lively

The invitation took me by surprise.  I was contacted by a gentleman who owns the property right across the road from mine.  There’s quite a difference in his tract and mine.  Hundreds of acres difference.  More...