September 6, 2017 RSS feed / Other Jenkins News

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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...

Lions Club

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

Library News

Who’s ready for the Teen Scene? Once a month, we have a special DIY and craft session for the teens and older kids where they can pick up some new tricks or do a fun craft. This Saturday, September 9, at 12:30 p.m. More...

Archery season for deer starts Sept. 9th

Hunters utilizing archery equipment will get the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday, Sept. 9, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. More...

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in September and Receive 10 Free Trees

Everyone who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free trees as part of the Foundation’s Trees for America program.  More...

Warning for scam by GDOT employee impersonators

Georgia DOT has received reports from Georgia citizens indicating they have been called by an individual claiming to be a DOT employee who threatened to take action against their driver’s license if they did not pay fines over the phone. More...

Window to the past

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

Rotary Club

Neasyie Suggs, Dairy Queen manager, spoke to members of the Millen Rotary Club on July 26th about the DQ’s Miracle Treat Day for the Miracle Network Children’s Hospital, Augusta. More...

The rodeo is coming

Calling all cowboys and cowgirls

Whether you like to throw some rope or watch from the sidelines, it’s time to saddle up for the fifth annual Hat and Spur Ranch Pro Rodeo.  The rodeo, hosted by local cowboy Leroy Lane, is scheduled for Oct. More...

National hunting and fishing day

Each year, the fourth Saturday of September brings National Hunting and Fishing Day. On this day, celebrated Sept. More...

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log Aug. 21 – Aug. 27

Kenely Nehemiah Adams – Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute; Aug. 25; Millen Police Department. Sammy Lee Cooper Jr. – Hold for Probation; Aug. 26; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office. More...

Hudgens reminds consumers about flood insurance

Following historic flooding in Texas from Hurricane Harvey, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians that a flood policy can be a valuable addition to standard homeowners’ coverage. More...