July 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Lt. Col. Slade Burke takes command of the 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron

Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea -- The 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) reins of control transferred during a change of command ceremony, June 29. Lt. Col. More...

Other Jenkins News

Brier Creek Chapter presents program at Boy Scout Camp

The Brier Creek Chapter Sons of the American Revolution traveled to the Black Creek Boy Scout Camp Reservation in Screven County to present their program on the American Revolution. This Camp is operated by the "Coastal Boy Scout Council".  More...

No tax-free weekends in Georgia

Citizens across the state accustomed to shopping for school items on sales tax free weekends will not get that sales tax break this year. More...

Effective July 1, 2017

Jenkins County Service Center will no longer collect or recycle newspaper or magazines. We regret that this move has become necessary but it is beyond our control. Thank you again for your commitment to our Agency and to recycling. More...

Church News

Millen Baptist to offer soccer program

Millen Baptist church will offer a soccer program for children kindergarten through 8th grade. Registration is Monday, July 17, 4-7 p.m. at the Millen Baptist Church field. Practices begin the week of July 31 with the first game played on Aug. 21. More...

Two Millen men arrested by Millen Police Department

Marco Steven Enriquez, 37, of Millen has been charged with two counts of Aggravated Sodomy, Rape, Incest, Child Molestation, Aggravated Child Molestation and Aggravated Sexual Battery.  He was arrested on June 26th following a report of child mo More...

Delinquent Property Tax Sale on August 1st

Delinquent property taxpayers in Jenkins County and the City of Millen can expect to have their properties sold at a public auction to be held August 1st at the Jenkins County Courthouse. The hours of the auction will be from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Mark your calendars!  On Aug. 21st parts of our nation will experience a total solar eclipse, according to the news media. The day will literally turn dark as the moon covers the entire disk of the sun for about two minutes.  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I saw a documentary about a Syrian husband and wife trying to make an impossible decision as to where they’d attempt to resettle their family. More...

Don Lively

FIRE AWAY

So, there I was standing in the parking lot, alone, wondering if I was once again going to see one of my events rained out.  In my real job, the one that pays the freight, not the one where I get to scribble down my weekly thoughts, I am called More...

Home Country

Bert and Maizie were down at the swimming hole on Lewis Creek the other day. Saturday it was. More...