May 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Baccalaureate Service!

The Millen Make a Difference Ministry and Jenkins County Baccalaureate Committee would like to invite each 2017 graduate, along with family and friends, to the attend the annual Baccalaureate Service More...

School News

Jenkins County School Food Service Celebrates School Lunch Hero Day

Jenkins County School Food Service (JCSFS) cafeteria staff works very hard preparing healthy meals for the students, as they adhere to strict nutritional standards. They are professionals offering service with a smile and are true heroes.  More...

DQ students of month

Jenkins County Elementary Students of the Month for March were treated to lunch at the local Dairy Queen restaurant. More...

EBA students of month

Edmund Burke Academy Students of Month, sponsored by Planters E.M.C. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Whenever couples begin to discuss starting a family, I’d say that it’s a safe bet that their future reality will, eventually, clash sharply with the ideal family, specifically things they imagine that they’ll be saying to their bran More...

Don Lively

MAMA DID EVERYTHING

Mama must have looked quite stunning that day, early in 1946, when Daddy walked into the telephone office where she worked as an operator. More...

JCHS student to play in state golf tournament

Although this is his first year of playing golf for Jenkins County High School, Vic Mincey will represent the school in the Georgia High School Association state golf tournament to be held May 22-23 in Warner Robins.  Vic, a freshman, was also t More...

Durden Bank – Almost There!

The new Millen facility will be approximately 4,800 square feet with drive thru service and an ATM. It will be located at the corner of Martin Luther King Boulevard and US Highway 25. The building was designed by Craig Buckley of James W. More...

Other Jenkins News

Millen Garden Club

Ogeechee Peaches hosted the members of the Millen Garden Club for their May meeting. As the members arrived they were welcomed to the inviting front porch of the lovely home of Linda and Rodney Newton. More...

Class of 1953!

Several members and guests of the Jenkins County High School Class of 1953 enjoyed a delicious luncheon and time of fellowship hosted at the lovely home of class member Mary Sue Newton. More...

Libray News

Our Summer Reading Program is almost here! This year’s theme is “Build a Better World,” and we have lots of fun activities planned for all ages. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

May 2, 2017 marked the ninth anniversary of the death of Frank Edenfield, former editor/owner of The Millen News. Frank died in a boating accident in the Ogeechee River on that day.  More...

Church News

Zion Baptist to celebrate church anniversary

Zion Baptist Church will celebrate its 138th Church Anniversary, Sunday, May 28. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and morning worship services at 11 a.m. Rev. P. M. Broomfield, Pastor.  Fountain Spring to celebrate church anniversary   More...

Datebook

Child Identification Program to be held May 20

The Ridgeway Lodge #104 of Garfield and Screven Lodge #248 of Millen will sponsor a child identification program (GACHIP) Saturday, May 20, 9 a.m. until noon. The event will be held at 116 S. Railroad St., Garfield. What if your child is missing? More...

Obituaries

Dean M. Drake

Midville, Ga.-Mr. Dean M. Drake, age 82, died Sunday, May 14, 2017at his residence.  He was born in Jenkins County, a U. S. More...