June 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Millen native receives Doctor of Medicine degree

Millen native Kesha Deneen Thomas received a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Florida’s ( UCF) College of Medicine in Orlando, FL during commencement exercises held at the medical school on Friday, May 19, 2017. Dr. More...

School News

Students of Month

Jenkins County Elementary School staff members nominated students for the May “FLY Student of the Month" to reward academic excellence and behavior. More...

Sen. Jesse Stone welcomes participation in Military Scholarship

Sen. Jesse Stone (R - Waynesboro) welcomes students to participate in the University of North Georgia’s Military Scholarship program.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Housekeeping news this week!  The Millen News is moving into a different office in the News building. We are “swapping” office space with Connection Church. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Celebrity Wellness potions and rompers for men aren’t mentioned in the Book of More...

Don Lively

WWDD?

It wasn't working very quickly, my idea to empty water off of a low spot on the canvas boat cover. It had rained heavily, and, apparently, I hadn't strapped the cover down tight enough to keep it from collecting rainwater.  More...

Solicitor Troy Gay charged in domestic incident

Jenkins County State Court Solicitor Troy Gay is facing several charges stemming from a domestic dispute that occurred June 4th at his residence, 237 Azalea Drive, according to a Millen Police Department incident report.  Mr. More...

Pace Cooper - taekwondo and community service!

Most people don’t associate martial arts with community service. However, Andi Johnson, Instructor for On Target Martial Arts, requires that her students complete a community service project before testing for their black belt.  More...

Commissioners propose 2017-2018 budget with no tax increase

Jenkins County property owners will not see an increase in their 2017 county property taxes. More...

Other Jenkins News

A Big Year for Jenkins County Project SAFE

Project SAFE is a Georgia 4-H Program providing participating youth with a life skills program that teaches safe and responsible use of firearms as well as sound decision making, self-discipline and concentration. More...

Georgia State Patrol Report

State Troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 6 traffic crashes during the month of May 2017 in Jenkins County. Sergeant First Class J.C. Lacienski said the traffic crashes resulted in 8 injuries and 0 deaths.  More...

Remember When –

This Date in 1955

Work is progressing on several school projects. The building on the Colored School is showing up nicely. More...

Church News

Skull Creek Missionary #2 to celebrate Church Anniversary

The 137th Church Anniversary of Skull Creek Missionary Baptist Church No. 2 will be celebrated 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 16, with a Pre-Anniversary Service. The sermon will be delivered by Rev. Matthew Davis. 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...

Engagements

Miss Hodges to wed Mr. Brannen

Eddie and Retha Lynn Hodges of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Lynn Hodges, to Sean Jackson Brannen of Statesboro, son of Jackie and Jill Brannen.  More...