November 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Saluting Our Veterans!

The U.S. flags were placed on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse Nov. 11th in honor of Veteran’s Day by the Millen Lion Club. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) More...

School News

JCHS Cross Country Seniors recognized

Jenkins County High School Cross Country Seniors from this year's team have been a very important part of its success, according to Coach Bobby James.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

By Deborah Bennett   Well, the General Election is over and we have a new President-Elect – Donald Trump. The best thing I can say about any of it is that I’m glad it’s over. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

If you don’t know by now that our new  More...

Don Lively

REPOSE

It was one of those days. A day when, in the words of Cousin Uncle Mike, "I didn't hit a lick at a snake." It was Monday. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

My 90th birthday party was a “shocker!” Thank you for your presence and to Marsha, Kate and Roosevelt for their efforts to “put on” such a party, and to my family for supporting them. More...

MPD arrests three persons in burglaries and auto theft

Three suspects have been arrested by the Millen Police Department (MPD) in connection with several burglaries and a vehicle theft in the City of Millen that occurred over several months.  More...

Honey’s named “Best of the Boro” for “Catering”

Honey’s Café and Catering is well known locally for the excellent food, service, and catering skills. The restaurant’s fame has also apparently spread into surrounding communities.  More...

One arrested by MPD for burglary, forgery

Decarmathea Jones Branch of 252 North Avenue was arrested by the Millen Police Department on Nov. 11th and is facing several charges.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Library News

The holiday rush has begun, and we have the perfect escape to let you unwind and relax for a little while – our adult coloring time on Friday, November 18 at 11 a.m. More...

Two traffic accidents on Hwy. 25 South!

This was the scene of two separate vehicle accidents that occurred early Friday morning, Nov. 11th, on Hwy. 25 South, near the intersection with Hwy. 23. More...

Church News

Zion Baptist Church to hold program

Men and Women's Day will be held at Zion Baptist Church Sunday, Nov. 27. The guest speaker will be Dr. Wayne Badie a retired educator, formerly of Millen .Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and the morning worship at 11a.m. Rev. P. M. More...

Datebook

Date Book

‘39ers to meet Nov. 21st  The ‘39ers monthly luncheon will be held noon Monday, Nov. 21st. The guest speaker will be Sophia Kent with the Project for Better Health, Inc. More...

Weddings

Miss Adams, Mr. Chance to exchange vows November 19

Wedding plans for the marriage of Chelsie Breanna Adams and Milledge Blaze Chance have been finalized. The couple will wed 4:30 p.m. Nov. 19th at the home of the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Chance in Millen. More...

Obituaries

Nellie Mae Williams Yarbrough

Mrs. Nellie Mae Williams Yarbrough, age 80, of Millen died Monday, November 14, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Nellie was born and raised in Portal, GA and lived in the area her whole life. More...

Jinks Burke

Jinks Burke, age 89, of Millen died Thursday, November 3, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Screven County, was a retired heavy equipment Graveside operator, and a member of West Millen Baptist Church.Services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. More...

Heather Betsy Davis Dickey

Heather Betsy Davis Dickey, 40, passed away November 2, 2016 at her home in Flowery Branch, GA.  She attended the Jenkins County High School, and was a home maker who loved spending time with her children and grandchild, and volunteering to teac More...