October 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire!

The home of Mr. and Mrs. Ivey McMillan on Progress Place was completely destroyed by an early morning fire on Friday, Sept. 27. Members of the Millen Fire Department are shown on the scene. More...

School News

Don Gay

  Donnie Gay V, son of Don and Langga Gay of Millen, is attending the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, KY where he has a scholarship to play football and track. More...

Spotlight on Sports

Everyone needs a little fun time in their lives and that is Jenkins County Middle School’s showcase in this week’s issue. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I am SO glad that the section of West Old Savannah Road that extends from Brinson Barbecue to U.S. 25 is soon going to be paved. It is traveled often by many county residents, including myself. More...

Letters

Letters

Dear editor:   Currently, there are approximately 7700 abused and neglected children in the foster care system of Georgia. These children need dedicated foster families to provide safe homes for them.  More...

Datebook

Date Book

5k Town Square Trot to benefit local child The first annual Town Square Trot to benefit the “Get Well Charleigh” campaign is set for 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Obituaries

Rev. Roy Darvin Mixon

Rev. Roy Darvin Mixon of Macon, GA, age 91, passed away on Tuesday morning, September 24, 2013 at Pine Pointe Hospice Center. More...

Willard Michael “Mike” Harley

Willard Michael “Mike” Harley, age 64, of Girard passed away on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 at GA Health Sciences University in Augusta, GA. Funeral Services were held 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Essie Hickman Bennett

Mrs. Essie Hickman Bennett of Millen passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at Bryan Rehab in Richmond Hill.  Graveside services were held 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013 at the Millen Cemetery with Rev. Rudine Becton officiating.  More...

Twin City police officer killed in chase

Twin City Police Officer, Dillon Gay, 20, was killed in an off-duty crash on U.S Hwy. 25 North Friday, Sept. 27, around 6:15 p.m.  More...

Sheriff’s Department looking for missing man

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating Louis C. (L.C.) Burroughs, 74, of Millen who has been missing since Thursday, Sept. More...

Fair-on-the- Square to be held Saturday

The 40th annual Fair-on-the-Square will be held 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 5, on the courthouse lawn. The event is sponsored by Millen Better Hometown.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Literacy week

The Jenkins County Adult Learning Center conducted a poster contest in celebration of Literacy Week. More...

Care Ambassador Program at Bethany

The Care Ambassador Program at Bethany Nursing Center serves as a reminder of why health care providers choose to work in health care in the first place…because they care about helping people and want to connect with them.  The goal of th More...

Rotary Club

Jennifer Scott, Therapy Outcomes Coordinator and Physical Therapist for United Rehab at Bethany Nursing Center, discussed the types of therapy available at Bethany Nursing Center at the Sept. More...

Church News

Church News

Miracle Temple host Fall Revival Fall revival services will be held at Miracle Temple 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8-11. The public is invited to attend. Millen U.M.C. to hold Homecoming Oct. 6 The new pastor of Millen United Methodist Church, Rev. More...

Weddings

She said yes ......

Frances Joy Gay and Emmett Graham Renfroe to wed Nov. 23 Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Emerson Gay, Jr. of Millen, GA are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Frances Joy Gay, to Emmett Graham Renfroe, III, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Candace Cecilia Edenfield weds Trevin Paul Waters on June 8th

Candace Cecilia Edenfield of Sylvania, GA and Trevin Paul Waters of Twin City, GA were married Saturday June 8th 2013 in Metter, GA. Lifelong family friend of the bride and Pastor Rudine Becton officiated the ceremony.  More...