November 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

We salute our Veterans on Veterans’ Day, Nov 11th!

Diane Wasden of Millen has been awarded the Chapter 119 Award for her article “There’s a World to See in the U.S.A.” that was entered in the Veterans Voices Writing Project. More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday – Nov. 13th – Chili w/nacho chips, baked potato, fruit freeze or chef salad, fajita wrap, Graham crackers, bean salad or bag lunch: Uncrustable peanut butter & jelly sandwich, cheese stick, chips.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

It is always great to see our community come out and support an event, and our citizens turned out “big time” for the annual Harvest Festival on Halloween last week. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I glanced at my phone. I was waiting for trick or treaters. A breaking news alert was blinking. I turned on my TV. Another terrorist attack had taken place in NYC. You know, rent a truck. More...

Don Lively

ABOVE AND BEYOND

Happy Birthday, Devil Dog.  You're looking really well to be 242 years old.  You've been through literal hell on earth all over the world.  You've stormed beaches and engaged enemies more numerous than you.  More...

Home Country

This is going to be good, Dud thought, bringing his new tarp out to the car. There it was on that computer site. How to camp out with just a single tarp. I’ve been looking for something like that for a long time now. More...

Miracle Walk!

The 4th annual Miracle Walk Miracle walk to benefit University Hospital’s Breast Healthcare Foundation was held Oct. 28th. More...

Rotary Club

Millen Rotary Club members are shown delivering dictionaries to 3rd grade students at Jenkins County Elementary School. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1937!

George Willie Simmons, 20-year-old Jenkins County convict, was killed Friday when he fell under the wheels of a road machine while working near Habersham Church. More...

JCFEC - Red Ribbons Poster Contest winners!

Eighth grade winners in the Red Ribbon Poster Contest, from left, are Carolyn Fields-JCFEC, Chatney Reese, Gemoriah Pryer, Madison Troisi, Keyiyah Ricketts and Elaine Williams- JFEC Executive Directo More...

Harvest of Fun winners in Halloween Costume Contest!

Winners in the Harvest of Fun Halloween Costume Contest for ages 0-4 years of age, from left, are tied for 2nd and 3rd place, Willie Wonka, L.J. More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor:  The United Daughters of the Confederacy appreciates the feelings of citizens across the country currently being expressed concerning Confederate memorial statues and monuments that were erected by our members in decades past.  More...

Church News

Fountain Spring to host 14th Pastor’s Celebration

The 14th Pastor’s Celebration honoring Elder Pearlstine O. Capers will be held at Fountain Spring Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6-8 and Nov. 11th at 5 p.m.  Millen Baptist to host Fall Festival   More...

Datebook

Thanksgiving in Millen

Thanksgiving in Millen has been set. Names are currently being taken. Applicants can call the Family Enrichment Center at 982- 8004 to sign up. There are only 100 turkeys and food bags to be given out. More...