June 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

City names Interim City Manager

Roland Stubbs of Sylvania has been named as the Interim City Manager. Former City Manager Michael Felts recently resigned to accept a position with the City of Quitman, a move that he said would bring him closer “home.”  More...

School News

JCES 5th graders enjoy Cotton Avenue Tour

JCES 5th graders enjoyed a field trip to downtown Millen, on Tuesday, May 3. Students participated in a walking tour and learned much about the history of many stores and family businesses on Cotton Avenue. More...

Dairy Queen Students of the Month

Jenkins County Elementary School Students of the Month for the Month of April recently enjoyed lunch at the local Dairy Queen. More...

JCHS Honors Night

Jenkins County High School Honors Night – May 10th

U.S. Marine Corp Awards were presented, from left, by Sgt. Chalkey to Jada Jackson, Samantha Lane, Alexis Oliver, and John Williams, also presented by SSgt Smith. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I’ve been to two high-school graduations this year, one local and one in another county. The title of this page is  Opinions, and you know what they say about an opinion. We all have one. More...

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven-  Matthew 18:4  More...

Don Lively

WET AND WILD

I don't yet know if I won.  The winner did not have to be present, and, I had to leave before the drawing.  More...

Breaking News - 6/1/2016 7:21 AM

Correction - City to hold Public Hearing on June 7th - Free Access

An advertisement appearing in this week's issue of The Millen News incorrectly states that the City of Millen will hold a Public Hearing at 6 p.m. on June 2nd at the City Hall. The hearing will be held June 7th at 6 p.m. at the City Hall. More...

High speed chase through 3 counties ends in Bulloch County

A high speed chase began Friday, May 27th, in Burke County and continued at speeds approaching 130 miles per hour through Millen and Jenkins County before finally ending in Bulloch County.  More...

Sheriff Oglesby and Commissioner Oglesby re-elected – Run-off for Superior Court Judge

Approximately 37.83% of Jenkins County’s registered voters went to the polls on Tuesday, May 24th, and cast their ballots in the Democrat-Republican General Primary\Non- Partisan Election.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Walking Tour Guides available at Chamber of Commerce!

May was Historic Preservation Month. More...

Remember When

This Day in in 1932

Walter C. Perkins announces that he is a candidate for Georgia Public Service Commission.  The state of New Jersey offers a $25,000 reward in the kidnapping case of the son of aviator Charles Lindberg.  More...

Library News

Summer Reading is almost here! Our Summer Reading Program kicks off on Tuesday, June 7, with a triple-header: our cool Antarctica-themed Teen Scene crafts at noon, magician David Ginn at 2 p.m., and our North America storytime at 3:30 p.m. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I attended the honors program for Jenkins County Elementary School students, grades 1-4, last week and was very impressed at the number of students receiving awards for their academic excellence. We have some smart kids in Jenkins County! More...

Church News

Church News

Mt. Carmel to celebrate Pastor’s Anniversary   More...

Datebook

Datebook

Fresh Produce at Cotton Market Park   More...

Obituaries

Ralph E. Hughes, Jr

Ralph E. Hughes, Jr died on May 26, 2016 in Greenville, NC.  A private burial will be held at Pinewood Memorial Park in Greenville, NC.  More...