May 31, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Memorial Day!

United States flags were placed on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse by members of the Millen Lions Club for Memorial Day in honor of those who lost their lives in service to this country. More...

School News

Jessica Hodges

Students who achieved academic excellence in their course work during the spring term were recently recognized at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC). Jessica Hodges of Millen was named to the President’s List.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

School is out for the summer and my grandchildren are ecstatic! They are already planning all of the things they want to do. Most of them involve water – swimming, fishing, going to the beach, Magnolia Springs Splash Pad, etc.  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

The next time you see me, it will be ok if you acknowledge the sand in and around my ears. The sand will have come from sticking my head into it. More...

Don Lively

A HOUSE, NOW A HOME

Now where did I put it? I don't remember moving it. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank you!

In memory of our father Mr. Lonnie C. Williams

We would like to thank everyone for the phone calls, prayers, and food. Special thanks to Dr. Gay, Pruitt- Bethany, hospice, Miss Wanda Dwight, and Dwight’s Funeral Home. A special thanks also to Mrs. Mirian Carpenter for the music. More...

Commissioners approve security measures at Courthouse

During a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners, the issue of security at the Jenkins County Courthouse was a topic of discussion.  More...

Joyce Hodges Hite – setting records at 80!

Joyce Hodges Hite, who celebrated her 80th birthday in April, is still setting records as a runner!  Joyce recently participated in the Prague, Czech Republic Marathon, accompanied by her granddaughter, Chelsea Hodges. More...

Ribbon-cutting!

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Massage Works by Vanessa. More...

Other Jenkins News

Family Fun Day at Magnolia Springs State Park – May 20th!

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Remember When –

This Date in 2000

Jeanette Parker is named Jockey International “Employee of the Year” during annual dinner and festivities. The award was presented by Plant Manager Eddie Shelton.  More...

Activities at the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center!

Clients at the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center presented Jenkins County firefighters with treat bags of appreciation on International Firefighter's Day, May 5. More...

Church News

West Millen to hold VBS

West Millen Baptist Church's VBS kicks off June 4th-8th from 5- 8 p.m. each night. Kids who have completed grades PreK through 5th are invited to attend. Kids will be discovering the God of the universe as Galactic Starveyors! More...

Datebook

Dickey Family Reunion to be held June 10th

The Dickey Family Reunion will be held 11 a.m. June 10th at the Old Recreation Department, 216 Mims Rd., Sylvania. Lunch will be served at noon. Bring a few covered dishes and drinks to share. More...

Obituaries

Emmaleen (Emmy) Lambrix

Millen, GA. – Emmaleen (Emmy) Lambrix, age 74, of Millen, was welcomed into the Kingdom of Heaven on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 46 years, Don Lambrix Jr.  More...