April 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Donations support Quality of Life program

Donations from local businesses and individuals are continuing to support the Quality of Life program, sponsored by the Jenkins County Development Authority, Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce, Jenkins County Commissioners, City of Millen and More...

School News

JCHS Prom to be held April 17th

The Junior Class of Jenkins County High School would be pleased by the community’s attendance at the 2015 Prom Grand March to be held on April 17, 2015 beginning promptly at 6 p.m. in the Gymnatorium. More...

Planters EMC scholarships available;

High school seniors, apply now!

Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is accepting applications for the Planters EMC Scholarship. All high school seniors who are the son or daughter of a Planters EMC member are eligible to apply. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

If you would like to help Millen and Jenkins County with obtaining needed improvements, here’s your chance!  More...

Military Active Duty

TSgt. Jeremy M. Chestnut, U.S. Air Force, Keesler AFB, Biloxi, MS; CPT Justin G. McBride, U.S. Army, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas; ET3 (SW) Robert Adam Oglesby, U.S.  More...

Church News

Church News

Mt. Carmel to host Youth Revival  Youth revival services will be held at Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. nightly April 8-10th. Sunday Services begin April 11th with Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. More...

Obituaries

James Leonard Hall

Mr. James Leonard Hall, 81, of Statesboro died on Wednesday March 25, 2015, at the East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro.  Graveside services and burial were held 2 p.m. More...

Betty Jean Durden Edenfield

Mrs. Betty Jean Durden Edenfield, 79, of Millen died Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Ogeechee Hospice in Statesboro after a long illness.  Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Monday, March 30, 2015 at the Millen Cemetery with Rev. More...

Cecilia Bailey McMillan

Mrs. Cecilia Bailey McMillan, 76, of Millen died Monday, March 23, 2015 at Bethany Nursing Center.  Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, March 29, 2015 at the St. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

A family crisis - a family of heroes I wish this story could wait until Mother’s More...

Don Lively

SATURDAY

Who doesn’t love Saturdays? As a newly appointed police officer all those years ago, one with not one second of seniority, my regular days off were Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. More...

Library News

Would you like to bring your photographs from quick snapshots to professional-looking shots? Then come to our next “How It’s Done” workshop on Saturday, April 11, at 12:30 p.m. More...

Wells Lighting predicts 700 jobs within 3 years

Jenkins County and Millen may have experienced the “dark ages” of economic times in recent years, but that is changing, and rapidly!  More...

Suspect in Club Diamond shooting turns himself in

The second suspect sought in connection with a shooting incident at Club Diamond, Hwy. 25 South, on March 21st has turned himself in to the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office. More...

Easter Sunrise services

  Easter Sunrise Services will be held at historic Big Buckhead Baptist Church, Perkins, 7 a.m. this Sunday, April 5th. The message will be brought by Dr. Maurice Crowder with the Mennonite Men’s Choir providing special music. More...

Other Jenkins News

T-SPLOST at work!

The City of Millen completed the paving of several city streets last week. More...

Rep. Rick Allen presented with Department of Army Seal

U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) recently met with Commanding General of the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence (Cyber CoE) at Fort Gordon, Major General Stephen Fogarty, and Command Sergeant Major Travis Cherry of the Cyber CoE.  More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of March 13 – March 19.

Fight/Disturbance/Disorder – Paramore Hill Road, March 18. Theft by Taking – Hwy. 35 North, March 15. Domestic/Family Disturbance – Claxton Chicken Road, March 14; W. Old Savannah Road, March 14; Hwy. 25  More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You!

Thank You

The Family of Annette S. Smith would like to thank Lucille Forehand and Barbara Hagens for their years of loving care of our mother. Lucille kept our mother company, driving her places and preparing meals. Barbara was a breath of fresh air.  More...

Engagements

Becton-Kirkland

Mr. and Mrs. Rudine Becton of Millen, GA are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Alice Becton, to Tyler Kirkland, son of Dr. and Mrs. More...

Rhodes – McDaniel

Mr. and Mrs. Phil S. Rhodes of Millen are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Adrian Elizabeth, to Mr. Ronald Gene McDaniel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene D. McDaniel.  More...