August 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Melissa Lowe

to star in “Swamp Murders”

The “Swamp Murders” television show airing on the Investigation Discovery (ID) channel will feature a former Millen resident in an upcoming episode. Melissa Lowe will star in the Wednesday, Aug. More...

School News

Friday night Football

Go Eagles!

The JCHS Eagles win scrimmage game against Harlem 14-7! The Eagles will play Montgomery County this Friday night at Montgomery. (Photos contributed)   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I was in one of our local dollar stores recently when I spotted a “paper doll” book in the children’s section. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I heard on a morning radio talk show that Kylie Jenner, daughter of Caitlyn  (Bruce) Jenner, received a $320,000 Ferrari for her 18th birthday. Well, well. She can finally drive in super-style to film whatever reality show she’s on. More...

Dallas Wilson

Faith Out Loud

If I had one cent for every time I heard someone say, “That’s crazy,” or, “Their crazy,” or some variation of that I would no doubt be a millionaire. More...

Don Lively

NOT SO HIGH

It wasn't going to be a fun weekend, that was certain.  More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

The BLS Class of 1967 thanks CCA/Jenkins Correctional Facility, BI-LO, 2nd McCoy Baptist Church and other contributors for back to school supplies given July 25, 2015. More...

Engagements

Kayley N. Young and Hunter M. Bolton are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage

Kayley is the daughter of Patrick Huffman and Jennifer Finely. She is the granddaughter of Cynthia Saxon and Roger and Vickie Saxon and the great-granddaughter of Ernest and Janette Dickey. More...

Qualifying for city election begins Aug. 31

Qualifying as a candidate in the City of Millen Nonpartisan General Election to be held Nov. 3rd will begin 8:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 31st, and continue through 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4th. All candidates must qualify in the office of Wanda P. More...

City applies for grant to install solar panels

The City of Millen wants to use the sun’s energy to help offset electrical costs at three of its facilities.  More...

National Senior Citizen Day

Friday, August 21, 2015, is National Senior Citizens Day. Senior citizens are defined as individuals who are 55+ for some services, and 60+ years of age for other services.  More...

Other Jenkins News

County-wide disaster drill

Jenkins County first-responders participated in a countywide disaster drill held Aug. 11th at the Jenkins County Courthouse. Simulations were also conducted at Optim Medical Center-Jenkins’ Emergency Room and helicopter landing zone.  More...

Library News

It’s almost here – our author talk with the very talented Brenda Sutton Rose will be on Saturday, August 22 at 11 a.m. More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log Aug. 7 – Aug. 13.

Travon Jones – Child Support-Failure to Pay-Purge $824; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; Aug. 7. Clinton J. Lovett – Bench Warrant; Aug. More...

Church News

Church News

Evening Light to host revival Revival services will be held at Evening Light Church of God, 220 Washington Strett, 7:15 p.m. Aug. 21-22. On Aug. 23, Sunday School begins at 10:30 a m. and the morning worship service at 11:45 a.m. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Depot Dudes to perform Aug. 29 LeroyClaytonandtheDepotDudeswillperform7pm.Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Perkins Depot. Bring your lawn chairs, insect repellent and come enjoy an evening of family entertainment. More...

Weddings

Charlotte Paige Johnson and Aaron Kade Lee were united in holy matrimony on February 21, 2015

Charlotte Paige Johnson and Aaron Kade Lee were united in holy matrimony on February 21, 2015 at four o’clock p.m. at Elam Baptist Church in an enchanting wedding ceremony.  More...

Obituaries

Larry Carlyle Thompson

Larry Carlyle Thompson, 66, of Millen died Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at his residence after a long battle with cancer brought on by Agent Orange.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, August 15, at Elam Baptist Church with Dr. More...