October 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

A Homecoming tradition!

The homes of school faculty and seniors were targeted for “toilet papering” throughout last week as the school system celebrated Homecoming Week. More...

Other Jenkins News

National Senior Citizen’s Day

National Senior Citizen’s Day was a huge day at Pruitt Health-Bethany of Millen. Bethany hosted patrons of the Senior Citizen’s Center, and enjoyed a day full of festivities. More...

Rotary

  Local probation officers spoke to the Millen Rotary Club on September 10th. Pictured, from left, are Amanda Oglesby, Quinnie Lane, and Shannon Michaells. More...

Lions Club

Members of the Millen Lions Club sold brooms and mops at the annual Fair-on-the-Square. More...

Obituaries

Sidney Clayton

Mr. Sidney Clayton, 62, of Millen died Friday, October 10, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah.  Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, October 12, 2012 at the Oak Hill Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. More...

Tony Flakes, Sr.

Mr. Tony Flakes, Sr., 60, of 3367 Paramore Hill Rd., Millen, died Friday, October 10, 2014 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C.  Funeral Services were held 11 a.m. Monday, October 13, 2012 at the Oak Hill Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Infrastructure project to bolster electric grid

Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) plans to construct a new electric substation and 3-mile 115-kilovolt transmission line to bolster the electric grid near Millen in Jenkins County. More...

Quality of Life program underway

The recently organized Quality of Life program is off to a good start, according to the sponsors: Jenkins County Development Authority, Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce, Jenkins County Commissioners, City of Millen and Jenkins County Board o More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The History Center at Magnolia Springs State Park opened last Tuesday with officials from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening. More...

Church News

Church News

Habersham to hold Homecoming  Habersham United Methodist Church will hold Homecoming 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 19. The speaker will be Rev. Gordon Goodwill, former pastor of the church. Rev. Larry E. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Miracle Walk to be held Oct. 25   More...

Weddings

Pennsylvania couple marries here

A chance visit to Millen and Jenkins County a year ago by Sarah Shertzer and Joshua Travitz of Dauphin, Pennsylvania, located near Harrisburg, brought the couple back Oct 4th to be married.  More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

While walking down Cotton Avenue recently, I looked over at the original Bank of Millen, the one with the white marble façade. I think it’s now a church, or has been recently. More...

Don Lively

THE AV

It was just a hunk of metal.  And plastic.  Glass.  Rubber.  All parts easily, though not inexpensively, replaced if the need arose.  After over eleven years, thankfully, the need didn’t arise very often.  She held More...

Library News

It’s Teen Read Week! Bring your teen or preteen in to the library and encourage them to check out one of our great teen books! More...