July 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Two teens charged in June 21 burglary

A 15-year-old juvenile and a 17-year old youth have been arrested in the burglary of a 139 Hendrix Street residence on June 21st.  Walton Cox Jr., 17, of Old Waynesboro Road and the juvenile have each been charged with Burglary.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in in 1953

Lieut. E.J. Daniel announced this week that an Army Reserve Company is being formed in Millen. Headquarters will be directly west of The Millen News office on Cotton Avenue. The new company will be attached to the 322 Regiment in Augusta.  More...

PruittHealth-Bethany Happenings

Vera McClain, CNA, retired at PruittHealth-Bethany after 30 years of service. She was treated to a pot luck lunch by the staff and received a rocking chair as a retirement gift. More...

Sheriff’s Corner

Summer Safety Tips

We are quickly moving through this year and summer is once again upon us. The Fourth of July celebrations have been enjoyed. It’s time to review a few safety tips to keep us all safe during the summer months.  More...

Letters

Church News

Friendship Baptist to hold revival Friendship Baptist Church will hold revival services 7:30 p.m. nightly July 13-15. The guest speaker will be Rev. Joe Herrington, pastor of Simmons Branch Baptist Church. The church pastor is Rev. Eric Cooper. More...

Datebook

Datebook

39’ers to meet July 18th  The 39’ers club will meet noon July 18th at the Millen Community House. New members welcome. Covered dish lunch.   More...

City and County to publish list of delinquent taxpayers

City of Millen residents who have not paid their property taxes will have their names published in the July 20th issue of The Millen News. Taxpayers who wish to avoid having their names published in the newspaper should pay their taxes by 5 p.m. More...

Unit 4 CA05 module placed at Vogtle nuclear expansion

Georgia Power announced recently the latest milestone in the construction of Vogtle 3 & 4 near Waynesboro, Georgia – the safe placement of the CA05 module for Unit 4.  More...

Unemployment rate continues to drop

Fewer Jenkins Countians are unemployed, according to statistics recently released by the Georgia Department of Labor.  Jenkins County’s unemployment rate dropped from 7.4% in April to 6.9% for the month of May. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

What is becoming of the world in which we live today? Not a day goes by now that we don’t hear of mass shootings and murders taking place nationally and worldwide. There seems to be little or no value placed on human lives! More...

Editorials

Dallas Wilson

FAITH OUT LOUD

They are like a breath; their days are like a fleeting shadow. –Psalm 144:4  More...

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

The beginning of sore thumb season is here. You know, it’s shelling time, peas and butterbeans. Corn shucking is here, too. I’ve been a sheller/shucker since I was eight or nine. More...

Don Lively

BACK PEW FAUX PAS

I wasn’t always as sophisticated as I am now.  Hard to imagine, I know.  Hopefully, I’ve learned a little with the passage of time.  I was raised on the hardwood benches and rafter-rattling sermons of a small country church More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

I would like to thank the community for the interest, patience and understanding you have shown in the closing of Neal Hardware during my mother’s extended illness. I apologize for any inconvenience this has caused you. More...