September 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Millen Rotary Club – Passing the Gavel!

Duff Ayers, (L) 2017-2018 president of the Millen Rotary Club, presented outgoing president, Bob Sellers, with his President's Plaque at the August 9th meeting of the Millen Rotary Club. More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Sept. 11 – Shepherd’s pie, wheat roll, garden peas, fruit freeze or chef salad, fajita wrap, bean salad or bag lunch: uncrustable peanut butter & jelly sandwich, cheese stik, chips. More...

ABAC NAMES 2017 SUMMER GRADUATES

Fifty-one students completed their course work and received degrees from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College at the completion of the 2017 summer term. A total of 24 bachelor’s degrees and 27 associate degrees were awarded.  Jessica L. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

There are no words to describe the devastation that hit Houston, Texas and other nearby areas of our nation last week in the form of Hurricane Harvey.  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Most of us have had jobs early in our lives that weren’t jobs we’d later list on our resumes. They were “spending money” jobs, money for movies, gas, date money, etc.  More...

Don Lively

UP THERE

Where were you when the lights went out? I’m not talking about The Great Northeast Blackout of 1965 that plunged huge sections of New York City into total darkness for over twelve hours and later had a movie made about the event. More...

Home Country

It’s not that our pal Herb isn’t sociable. He is. One of the nicest guys around, and he can be counted on to start a conversation at the drop of a hat. And he’ll even drop the hat.  More...

Statesboro Moose Lodge to host poker run to benefit local 4-H

Some local 4-H club participants will have the opportunity to attend 4-H summer camp, thanks to a fundraiser hosted by the Statesboro Moose Lodge.  More...

Rotary coloring books

Warden Robert Adams Jr. of Core Civic Jenkins Correctional Center purchased "The Four-Way Test Coloring Books" from the Rotary Foundation to help support the Millen Rotary Club. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1937

Thornton Williams of Millen, ordained Baptist minister, who completed his junior year at Furman University in June, has been elected principal of the Lanier Junior High School in Jenkins County. More...

Window to the past

This 1950s photograph shows Earl and Frances Walker at work in the box factory they operated in Millen. More...

Lions Club

The Millen Lion's Club recently collected solar glasses to mail to an organization actively involved in preventing blindness in children. More...

Church News

Sandhill Baptist Church to host program

Sandhill Baptist Church will celebrate the 6th anniversary of Pastor Danny R. Bennett and First Lady Verna Bennett Sunday, Sept. 10th. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and the worship service at 11:15 a.m. More...

Datebook

North Jenkins Fire Department #2 to sponsor fundraiser

The North Jenkins Fire Department Station #2 will sponsor a fundraiser with the prize being a Traeger Pro Series 34 Pellet Grill. Entry in the contest is $10 with the winner to be announced 3 p.m. Oct. More...

Obituaries

Thurman Arnold Chance

Thurman Arnold Chance, age 77, passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Syl-View Rehabilitation & Memory Care Center. More...