June 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Sgt. K-9 Paloma dies

It is with heavy hearts that the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office announces the “End of Watch” for Sgt. K-9 Paloma was on May 31, 2017.  More...

School News

Summer Lunch Program for children underway

The Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) announces the Seamless Summer Option Lunch Program to be held at the middle/high cafeteria beginning June 5 and ending June 29. More...

Millen Rotary Club Awards program

The Millen Rotary Club presented Scholastic awards to students at Jenkins County High School during its May 17th program. (Photos contributed)   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Sunday, June 4th, marked the seventh anniversary of the death of my mother, Martha Robbins, at the age of 80. In one way it doesn’t seem that long ago and in another it seems like she has been gone forever. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I’m cheating a little this week. Someone else wrote about 190 of the words you’ll read further down. But, instead of calling it cheating, I think I’ll call today’s column a public service column. More...

Don Lively

SLIDE ON OVER

It happens a lot around here. It happened to me three times in one day. It was a day when I was driving all over More...

Obituaries

Mary Wilson Owings

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Geneva Cauley Suggs

Mrs. Geneva Cauley Suggs, 79, of Millen died Monday, May 29, 2017 at Pruitt Bethany.  She was born in Jenkins County, and was a homemaker and a member of Scarboro Baptist Church.  Graveside services were held 11 a.m. More...

Opal Lanier Hall

Mrs. Opal Lanier Hall, age 88, of Millen died Friday, June 2, 2017 at Ogeechee Area Hospice.  She was born in Jenkins County, and was a retired seamstress for Jockey International, and a member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church.  More...

Breaking News - 6/8/2017 8:54 AM

City to hold Public Hearing - Free Access

Public Notice Notice is hereby given that the City of Millen will hold a Public Hearing on June 20, 2017 at 6 p.m. More...

Two solar farms want to locate in Jenkins County

Two companies have expressed interest in locating solar farms in Jenkins County.  More...

Beasley

On Wednesday, May 17, President and Commander in Chief Donald J. Trump presented 195 new Ensigns with their commissions in the Coast Guard at the 136th Commencement of the US Coast Guard Academy. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1967

The dedication of the Millen/Jenkins County Airport on May 21st proved to be one of the most outstanding events in the history of this community. The program attracted one of the largest crowds ever assembled in this county. More...

Library News

It’s time for Summer Reading! School is out, and we have a lot of fun planned for the next few weeks! More...

Womans club

The Millen Woman's Club adopted Operation Smile as their International Outreach project. More...

Church News

Mt. Carmel to host 22nd Pastor Anniversary

The 22nd Pastor Anniversary for Pastor Jerome Herrington will be celebrated at Mt. Carmel Baptist church June 11th. Sunday School begins at 10:30 a.m. and morning worship at 11:30 a.m.  First Baptist Church to celebrate 132nd anniversary   More...

Datebook

Substitute Workshop offered by school

A Substitute Workshop will be offered by the Jenkins County School system July 25th, 9 a.m. until noon at the Central Office on Winthrope Avenue. Registration is limited to 25 participants. More...

Weddings

Wedding Announcement

Miss Krista Whitley of Warner Robbins became the bride of Mr. David Hodges of Millen on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Dutch Ford Farms in Metter.  More...