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Monday, Sept. 19 – Spaghetti, break stick or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: w/k corn, veg. w/dip, garden salad, fruit variety or chef salad or chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers.   More...

Edmund Burke Academy seventh graders eligible to participate in the Duke University Talent Identification Program

Each year, personnel at Duke University sponsor the Talent Identification Program (TIP) to identify verbally and mathematically talented students at an early age. More...

Southeastern Technical College graduates 22 in Nurse Aide class

On July 28th, twenty-two students completed the Nurse Aide class at Southeastern Technical (STC) College in Swainsboro. More...

Church News

Church News

Nannie E. Williams to host revival and Homecoming   More...

Datebook

Datebook

Full Moon Light Night Hike at Magnolia Springs State Park   More...

Weddings

Emilee Lauryn Johnston and Kevin Wayne Clarke to wed Sept. 24th

Mr. Nick Johnston of Blackshear and Ms. Jennifer Lunsford of Millen announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Emilee Lauryn Johnston to Kevin Wayne Clarke, both of Millen. Kevin is the son of Mrs. More...

Obituaries

Ralph Marsh

Millen, Ga-Ralph  Marsh, age 75, died  Tuesday, September  6, 2016 at his home.  He was born in Bulloch County, a retired outboard motor repairman, and a member of Rosemary Baptist Church.  More...

Mary Womack Mons

Former Miss Jenkins County - Mary Womack Mons, 94 passed away Sunday, August 21 at the Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro, GA. Mrs. More...

City receives $500,000 CDBG for sewer line for new school

The City of Millen is the recipient of a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The CDBG program is administered by the Department of Community Affairs. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Day in 1955

Thirty young ladies vie for the title of “Miss Jenkins County” during Golden Anniversary celebration of Jenkins County.  O.P. Long is named office manager of OVEMA Egg Market, upon the resignation of Mrs. More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Aug. 26 – Sept. 1.

Domestic/Family Disturbance – Oak Hill Church Road, Aug. 26; Oak Hill Church Road, Aug. 26; Oak Hill Church Road, Aug. 26; Oak Hill Church Road, Aug. 26; Brannen Road, Aug. 28; Cleveland Avenue, Aug. More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log Aug. 26 – Sept. 1

Jason Alex Johnson – Bench Warrant/Failure to Appear; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; Aug. 26th. Jerry Lee Myrick – Hold for MPD, Public Drunkenness; Millen Police Department; Aug. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Children are brutally honest. That is something I discovered soon after my grandchildren started talking. An example. While playing “I Spy” with them, Avari, 5, spied something gray. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I was born in Mulkey Hospital in Millen. Mulkey Hospital was located where our county library is now. I was birthed approximately where the periodicals are located. More...

Don Lively

BUSY DOWN SOUTH

It’s a never-ending job, being the caretaker of a vast Southern plantation.  Okay, make that a small Dixie acreage.  It’s still a lot of work.  On most Sunday afternoons I take a stroll around the wooded enclave and ponder More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

The family of Mrs. Gail Gordon Pryor would like to express our appreciation and say “thank you” to all who supported us during the illness and the loss of our love one. More...