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Millen Downtown Development Authority

The Millen Downtown Development Authority (Millen DDA) is all about downtown improvement; downtown reflects the economic health of the community and the local quality of life. More...

School News

JCES LUNCH MENU

Monday, Sept. 2 – holiday  Tuesday, Sept. 3 – Salisbury steak, brown and serve roll or ham and cheese slider; choices: creamed potatoes, steamed broccoli, orange and applesauce.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

It is no secret that I enjoy writing and working for the newspaper. I especially enjoy writing feature stories about our citizens and community. More...

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Editorials

Bermudagrass Stem Maggot

I received my first call last week on the bermudagrass stem maggot. I have heard about this pest in extreme southeast Georgia, but this is the first time I have witnessed the damage in Jenkins County. Why is this important? More...

Sylview Happenings

This past week marked my 31st anniversary on the staff at Syl-View. It has been a wonderful experience for me and I thank God for all His blessings. I recall that many of our residents have been from Millen or Jenkins County. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

We would like to express to our family members and many friends of the late Jeanette M. Jones our sincere thanks for your kindnesses, condolences and support given to us. We are grateful and appreciate all the contributions with much gratitude. More...

Engagements

Engagement and Wedding Announcements

Lipsey-Newton engagement   Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Palfy of Register, Georgia, are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Alicia Lynn Lipsey, to Matthew Clark Newton, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Newton of Millen. More...

Fries Frozen Foods celebrates 65 years

Fries Frozen Foods is celebrating 65 years of business this year. However, its origin is rooted even deeper in the community than the years depict, said owner Bobby Fries. More...

DOT suspends lane closures for Labor Day week-end

The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) announces all construction and maintenance related lane closures in East Central Georgia will be suspended for the long Labor Day weekend. More...

Other Jenkins News

Medication Drop Box

Historically, in an effort to prevent unused medications from entering the local water supply, VFW Post 2776 initiated a “turn in” of old meds. More...

Jenkins Correctional Center receives ACA certification

The Jenkins Correctional Center was recently recognized by the 143rd Congress of Corrections for achieving 100% on its initial American Correctional Associations (ACA) audit. More...

Spartan Scamper

Four Jenkins Countians were among winners in the first ever Edmund Burke Academy Alumni Association Scamper 5K walk/run.  More...

Church News

Church News

Jones Temple Choir to celebrate anniversary The 22nd anniversary of the Jones Temple Choir will be celebrate 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8. The public is invited to attend.   More...

Births

Bristol Kenzie Lane

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Lane of Millen proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Bristol Kenzie Lane, on July 23, 2013 at 7:20 p.m. She weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz. and was 20" long.  More...

Columns

Library News

The library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2, in honor of Labor Day. We wish everyone the best of holiday weekends, and will be open again on Tuesday, Sept. 3. More...