January 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

State legislators are sworn in!

State Representative Butch Parrish, left, was recently sworn in for a new term by Judge John Ellington. Rep. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1948

The 25 Knox Homes, Inc. constructed in the East Millen sub-division are now ready for occupancy. More...

Missing Person!

The Thomson Police Department is currently looking for a missing juvenile. The juvenile, Rynishia Ivey, age 16, was last seen in Thomson, GA shortly after midnight on January 17, 2017. More...

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Jan 30 – Corn dog or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: chips, whole kernel corn, Jello w/fruit, fruit variety or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers.   More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor:  Mere words cannot express the magnitude of our appreciation to the Millen/Jenkins County community for your participation and cooperation shown during the Annual schedule of events celebrating the birthday, life and legacy of Dr. More...

Datebook

Project for Better Health sponsors program

The Project for Better Health, Inc. will sponsor a free workshop, Anxiety and Depression, on Saturday, January 28, from 11a.m. -12 p.m. at the Project office in The Millen News building. The speaker, Dr. More...

City Council sets qualifying fees for City Council

Millen City Council recently set the qualifying fee for three positions on Millen City Council that are up for re-election in 2017. More...

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at Senior Citizen Center

In recognition of Law Enforcement Appreciation Day on January 9th, the clients at the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center made "Thank You" bags filled with goodies for local law enforcement officers. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I saw a television news report last week on an alligator at Polk Nature Discover Center in Lakeland, Florida. Alligators are quite common in Florida. This one made the news due to its tremendous size. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I got more face to face and E-mail responses on my column concerning our TV switcheroo than any column yet. Yes, our new way to watch TV is real, and yes, too, our remotes are like having a TV butler and TV nanny. More...

Don Lively

EVER HOPEFUL

I don’t know if my friend was being intentionally ironic, or whether her Facebook post was coincidental.  More...

Church News

Jones Temple to host Black History program

Jones Temple Baptist Church will host a Black History program 6 p.m. Feb. 6th. The sermon will be delivered by Rev. Whitehead. Refreshments will be served. The pastor is Rev. Matthew Davis Sr.  Freewill Baptist Church to host program   More...

Obituaries

Brett Lawson Williams,

Brett Lawson Williams, 16, of Lexington was ushered into the arms of Jesus on January 17, 2017. He was born November 12, 2000 in Lexington, SC. More...

Wiley Anderson Wasden, Jr.

Wiley Anderson Wasden, Jr. passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 just a few days shy of his eightieth birthday. As he would tell anyone he met, Wiley was born in Millen, Georgia, to the late Wiley Anderson Wasden and Katherine Carr Wasden. More...

Herman Perryman

Herman Perryman August 2, 1948 – January 15, 2017 Herman Perryman, 68, of Southport, NC and native of Millen, GA passed away after an extended illness on January 15, 2017.  More...