April 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Paging at the Capitol!

Logan Saxon of Millen recently paged for State Senator Jesse Stone at the Capitol. Shown, are, from left, Sen. Stone, Logan and Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle. Logan is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Grady Saxon. More...

School News

EBA students of month

Edmund Burke Academy students of the month for March are, from left, first row: Chloe Thomas, Miley Jones, Aubrey Griffin, Sawyer Gresham, and Emma Hirschauer; and second row: Mary Benton Sylvester, More...

Planters EMC Scholarships available

Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is accepting applications for the Planters EMC Scholarship. All high school seniors who are the son or daughter of a Planters EMC member are eligible to apply. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

As I write the “Remember When” column for the newspaper each week, I am continually amazed at how the newspaper has evolved from its early years to the present day version.  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

You know, there are days, weeks, or sometimes longer when something good needs to happen to offset, even if just a little bit, all the aggravating, disappointing, and frustrating things going on in all our lives, all that stuff that dive bombs you fr More...

Don Lively

ISLAND TIME

What time is it, mon?  Who cares?  Let’s just call it “Island Time”.  And, what, you might ask, is island time?  Allow me to explain.  But, first, a story.  More...

County accepts bid for CDBG project

Southeastern Civil was the successful bidder for the county’s current Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project which includes road and drainage improvements on Brannen Road, Edgar Lane Road, Melissa Drive and Regan Road. More...

JenCo hosts Open House!

JenCo Service Center held an Open House March 29th in observance of March as Development Disabilities Awareness month. More...

Easter Sunrise Service at Big Buckhead Baptist Church

An Easter Sunrise Service will be held at Big Buckhead Baptist Church, Perkins, 7 a.m. April 16th. Special music will be provided by the singers from Burkeland Mennonite Church. The message will be brought by Josh Farthing. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1986

Ellis Lovett is named to Jenkins County Development Authority. He replaces Charles Lanier who resigned his position on the board.  More...

Steve Burke

Several members of the Wiregrass Chapter and Brier Creek Chapter of the GASSAR traveled to Wilkes County to participate in the 238th Anniversary Celebration of the Battle of Kettle Creek on February More...

The Millen News goes to Elephant Butte, NM!

The Millen News recently traveled with Jay Bowers and Bobby Boone on a New Year’s road trip to Elephant Butte, NM. More...

Church News

Carswell Grove to celebrate 150th church anniversary

The 150th church anniversary of Carswell Grove Baptist Church, 1365 Big Buckhead Road, Perkins, will be celebrated 10 a.m. April 9th. Rev. Antonio Bush Sr. is the pastor  Millen Methodist to host Maundy Thursday service   More...

Datebook

Jenkins County Recreation Department to hold Opening Day

Opening Day for baseball and softball will be held at the Jenkins County Recreation Department Saturday, April 8th. The opening ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. with games to begin immediately following the ceremony. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank you

The family of Paul "Townsend" Lewis would like to thank everyone for their lovely acts of kindness during the going home of our love one. More...