September 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Airport to get hangars

The Jenkins County Commissioners are moving forward with plans to construct hangars at the Millen Airport. More...

Other Jenkins News

Window to the past

This coal chute over the railroad tracks on Winthrope Avenue was constructed in 1925. More...

New jail

Work is progressing on the new county jail with construction of the building now underway at the site on Magnolia Street in the Industrial Park. More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Sept. 11 – Sept. 17.

Theft by Taking – Masonic Street, Sept. 12; Horseshoe Bin, Sept. 17. Domestic/Family Disturbance – Corbett Street, Sept. 14; Paramore Hill Road, Sept. 17. Burglary/Residential – Charlie Lane Road, Sept. More...

Church News

Church News

Brinson Rock to host program Family and Friends Day will be celebrated at Brinson Rock Baptist Church 2 p.m. Sept. 26th.   More...

Datebook

Date Book

Magnolia Springs State Park to celebrate State Parks Day Sept. 26th Join Magnolia Springs State Park staff and volunteers 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Investigations continue in missing men cases

The investigations into the disappearances of two Jenkins County men are continuing, said Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby.  More...

County receives $500,000 grant

Jenkins County was recently notified that it is the recipient of a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The grant is administered by the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) and funded by the U.S. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The news last week that CARBO Ceramics is “idling” its Millen facility for the second time since beginning operations here in 2014 is disturbing. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

A couple of weeks ago Mayor Rocker was featured in a piece concerning his cooking skills. I’ve partaken of some of his dishes. They’re all very good and he’ll gladly share his and his Mama’s recipes. Just ask him. More...

Don Lively

AND MORE MILES

The first morning out of the truck for our motley band of roadtrippers found us in Amarillo, Texas. As I related last week, my plan had been for us to spend our first night in Santa Fe, New Mexico, a city that every American should visit. More...

Library News

Don’t forget, this Friday, September 25, from 11 a.m. until noon, we’ll be having our Adults-Only Coloring Time. More...