November 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Project for Better Health

Ribbon cutting!

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Project for Better Health, located at 856 Cotton Avenue, inside The Millen News Building. More...

Third Annual Miracle Walk!

The Jenkins County Miracle Walk to benefit the University Hospital’s Breast Healthcare Foundation took place Saturday, Nov. 5th, at the Jenkins County Recreation Department. More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Nov. 14 – Corn Dog or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: chips, whole kernel corn, veg. w/dip, garden salad, Jello w/fruit, fruit variety or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers.   More...

Edmund Burke Academy announces Honor Roll and Principle’s List

A+ Honor Roll – 1st Nine Weeks   More...

Scenes from JCHS Homecoming Parade –

sponsored by Jenkins County Athletic Booster Club!
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ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

It’s that time of the year again. It’s time to get your Magic of Christmas photos in for publication in the Dec. 21st issue. The edition features children/youth up to 14 years of age at a cost of $6 per child.  More...

Church News

Church News

West Millen to sponsor youth event  A community youth event knows as the “Turkey Bowl” will be held 9 a.m. – noon Tuesday, Nov. 22nd, at West Millen Baptist Church. Flag football, food and fun. More...

Datebook

Date Book

Subway shops to sponsor fundraiser for Children’s Hospital of Georgia More...

Breaking News - 11/9/2016 9:17 AM

Unofficial Election Results - General Election - Free Access

For President of the United States  Donald Trump-President – 1,892 Republican Hillary Clinton-President –1,108 Democrat Gary Johnson-President – 34 Libertarian Write-in votes - 15  For U.S. More...

Quality of Life Initiative offers students employment

The Student Work Program sponsored by the Quality of Life Initiative currently has nine students participating and there is room for more. More...

County’s unemployment rate rises to 7.5% for September

Jenkins County’s unemployment rate has risen from 7.1% in August to 7.5% in September, according to information provided by the Georgia Department of Labor.  Also, more of the county’s citizens filed initial unemployment claims in Se More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1956

The Jenkins County Eagles lose to Reidsville 7-6 on the local field. This was a costly loss for the Eagles as it dropped them from a 3-way tie for first place in the Region. More...

Motorists urged to use caution to avoid deer this fall

Motorists are urged to exercise caution during the fall season as this is a time of peak deer activity, according to the Georgia Department of  Natural Resources’ Wildlife  Resources Division.  More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log Oct. 21 – Oct. 27

Desiree Patrise Parker – No Driver’s License; Millen Police Department; Oct. 22. Kenneth Levan Jackson – Hunting from Public Road, Hunting Deer at Night, Hunting from Vehicle; Georgia Department of Natural Resources; Oct. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Whenever we were playing outside, we’d stop everything when we heard the siren of the funeral home hearse. My neighborhood was only a block from Mulkey Hospital. Most of the time, we’d arrive before the black hearse pulled in. More...

Don Lively

LOSERS AND WINNERS

It's almost over.  In fact, by the time these words go to press, it will be over.  But, as I write, we still don't know.  Most professional guessers are too timid to make any really bold predictions.  They call it razor thin.  More...