October 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Ghost Tour around Millen set for Oct. 21!

Those desiring to get into the Halloween spirit early will have the opportunity to do just that by participating in the “First Millen Ghost Tour” on Oct. 21st. The event is being organized by Ray Miller.  More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday – Oct. 23 – Spaghetti, bread stick, whole kernel corn or fajita wrap, Graham crackers, bean salad or bag lunch: Uncrustable peanut butter & jelly sandwich, cheese stick, chips. Tuesday, Oct. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

If you live in the South and you’re asked what sport in your high school or college is  More...

Don Lively

A FEW MORE FACES

Last week we talked about faces.  Specifically, faces that I get to view and ponder from my perch in the choir loft at my church.  I, being naturally pensive, often equate faces with stories from my past and the view from the choir loft all More...

Home Country

Ran into Herb Collins the other day down by the school. He volunteers there, from time to time, helping kids with their math homework, and trying to recruit future members of The Great World of Business.  More...

Datebook

Depot Dudes to perform “Farewell Show”

Leroy Clayton and the Depot Dudes will perform their “Farewell Show” 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28th, at the Perkins Depot. Also, joining the group will be Connie Baker and Jennifer Menzell. More...

Scott Phillips named S.C. State Forester

A former Jenkins County resident has been named State Forester of South Carolina.  Scott Phillips, son of Jimmy and Judy Phillips of Millen, was named to the position during a special meeting of the South Carolina Forestry Commission. More...

Lt. Governor Casey Cagle visits Millen

He is the first Republican Lt. Governor in Georgia’s history, and now he is running for the Governor’s seat in the 2018 election. Lt. Governor Casey Cagle was in Millen Oct. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1971

On Oct. 13th, the large albino channel catfish on display at the Millen National Fish Hatchery Aquarium died. He had been on display for 8½ years and during this time approximately 600,000 visitors had viewed him. More...

North Jenkins Fire Department

From left, Rick Lane, winner of a grill in the North Jenkins Volunteer Fire Department Station 2’s recent fundraiser, is shown with Glenn Mays and Chief Chris Crenshaw. More...

Millen Rotary Club news!

Anette Head, physical therapist for Optim Medical, spoke to the Millen Rotary Club on October 11th. More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor,  No gripes this time. The rains were plentiful and welcome. The parade and the fair were good and I must say that the city did a really good job of cleaning up beforehand and after. More...

Church News

Rocky Ford Baptist to celebrate Church Anniversary

The 140th Church Anniversary of Rocky Ford Baptist Church will be celebrated Oct. 22nd. The guest speaker will be Bishop Nadina Barber of The Way Church. The church pastor is Thelma Evans.  Endtime Faith to host Fall Festival   More...