September 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Council of Churches to sponsor holiday program

The holiday season has not yet arrived, but the Jenkins Country Council of Churches is already making preparations to make sure that everyone has a joyful Thanksgiving and Christmas. More...

School News

DQ students of month

Jenkins County Elementary School Students of the Month for August were treated to lunch at the local Dairy Queen restaurant. More...

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

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Students of month

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

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Patients at the Millen Dialysis Center were told last week that the center will be closing, effective Oct. 31. The news is devastating for most that will now have to travel to out-oftown dialysis centers for treatment three times a week. More...

Church News

Living Word Ministry to hold Rally

Living Word Ministry and Pastor Steve Carr, Sr. invites everyone to a 50 State Rally on Saturday, September 30th, at 6 p.m. The guest evangelist will be Pastor Heath Wingard, Long Branch Church of God, Millen.  Mt. More...

Datebook

Homecoming parade to be held Sept. 28th

The Jenkins county boosters will sponsor the 2017-18 Homecoming parade on Thursday- September 28 at 5 p.m. Lonnie Wilson will be the Grand Marshall. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank you!

The Ford family would like to thank our Daniel Grove Church family, Mayor King Rocker and family, City Manager Jeff Brantley, Savannah State Alumni and the Lloyd family for making Sept. 10, 2017. “  More...

Obituaries

Ortents Burke “Miss Piggie” Beard

Mrs. Ortents Burke “Miss Piggie” Beard, age 84, of Millen died Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at PruittHealth-Bethany.  She was born in Screven County, a retired childcare provider and a member of the West Millen Baptist Church.  More...

Grand Jury indicts 15

The Jenkins County Grand Jury convened in Jenkins County Superior Court earlier this month and handed down the following indictments and accusations.  More...

JCHS announces Homecoming Court

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) announced its 2017 Homecoming Court this week. Freshman Representatives are Briley Brinson and Nysha’ Lockhart. Briley is the daughter of Danny and Monica Brinson. More...

Millen Dialysis Center to close Oct. 31st

The Millen Dialysis Center, operated by AmericanRenal Associates, will close its doors by Oct. 31st. Patients were given the news as they arrived on Sept. 20th that they would need to seek treatment in neighboring communities. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1967

The newly elected members of the Jenkins County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Committee are Jessie Earl Burke, chairman; John T. Herrington, Vice-Chairman; and Eugene B. Dwelle, member. More...

Dining Club travels to Vidalia

The Millen Gentlemen’s Gourmet Dining Club (GGDC) recently traveled to Vidalia for lunch at Tarantino’s Italian Grill. The trip and dining experience was extremely worthwhile, even in a severe thunder storm.  More...

The Millen News goes to Key West!

The Millen News recently travelled with Chuck and Connie Fitch of Millen to Key West, FL prior to the arrival of Hurricane Irma. Mr. Fitch is a native of the Conch Republic and this was his first trip back in almost 35 years.  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Count yourself lucky if you’ve reached retirement years, and you have friends who’ve reached them with you. My friends and I have reached these so-called “golden years,” but none of us has retired, with one exception. More...

Don Lively

WASHED

It was one of those moments when reality came calling.  A little voice in my head whispered that I'm not as tough as I like to make people think I am.  More...

Home Country

Dud had been sitting there looking at his computer for 20 minutes and he hadn’t gotten any more done on the book. You know the one. More...

Engagements

Victoria Frawley and Kenneth Brown to wed Oct. 14th

Mr. and Mrs. Timothy W. Frawley of Millen, Ga. and Ms. Diane Frawley of Pooler, Ga. are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Victoria Claire Frawley, to Kenneth Evan Brower, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...