October 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Jeff Brantley named new City Manager

Jeff Brantley has been chosen as the new City Manager for the City of Millen. He will assume the position Nov. 7th. He was previously chosen as one of three finalists from a field of 15 applicants for the position.  More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Oct. 31 – Chicken strips or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: chips, green beans, veg. w/dip, garden salad, sherbet, fruit variety or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, Graham crackers. More...

GSU announces Summer 2016 President's List

Georgia Southern University recently recognized more than 200 students for excellence in academics on the Summer 2016 semester President's List. More...

Wilson makes GSU Summer 2016 Dean's List

Georgia Southern University recently recognized Stephen Wilson of Millen for excellence in academics on the Summer 2016 semester Dean's List. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

In last week’s column I wrote about some aspects of this year’s presidential election. More...

Don Lively

SHOULD HAVE

I wonder how many times, in the course of a human life, the average person says to themselves, "I should have known better than that." You've done that. So have I, thousands of times. More...

Weddings

Lindsey-Bullis to wed Oct. 29th

Haley Lindsey and Caleb Bullis will exchange marriage vows on October 29th at Perrys Landing in Hephzibah, GA. The bride-elect is the daughter of Charles and Kathy Lindsey of Millen. More...

Commissioners and City discuss E-911 agreement

The county’s E-911 system, which is managed by the City of Millen, is in need of up-grades for mapping and dispatching purposes. More...

Preparations underway for 2016 Harvest of Fun

The 2016 Harvest of Fun will take place 6-8 p.m. Monday, October 31st on Cotton Avenue. Children age 12 and under will be treated to a costume contest, fun games, a haunted house, Halloween train rides and plenty of treats and prizes. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1970

Thompson Company celebrates 30th year of its Millen plant with a barbecue for its employees and their families. Prior to the meal a short program was held with Mr. Gene Cooke, production manager for the Millen plant presiding. More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log

Oct. 7 – Oct. 13   More...

Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Oct. 7 – Oct. 13

Burglary/Church – Hwy. 23 North; Oct. 7. Burglary/Residence – Complaintant reported theft of jewelry box from residence; Oct. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Only 13 more days to the Nov. 8th General Election! I don’t know whether to shout for joy or cry! More...

Church News

Millen Baptist to hold its Fall Festival and Arts for Missions

A fall festival will be held at Millen Baptist Church 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5th. Popcorn, games and inflatables will be enjoyed by all attending. The Arts for Missions fundraiser will be held 1-3 p.m. Nov. More...

Datebook

Cong. Rick Allen to be in Millen Oct. 26th

U.S. Representative Rick W. Allen (R-GA) announced that his reelection campaign will host a campaign Bus Tour Friday, October 21, through Thursday, October 27. More...

Obituaries

Virgie Dell Johnson Brinson

Virgie Dell Johnson Brinson, age 79, of Sylvania passed away on October 16, 2016, at Candler Hospital in Savannah, GA.  More...