December 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Joyce Hodges Hite –

Half Marathon winner!

Joyce Hodges-Hite of Millen competed in the 5th annual Thomasville Jr. Service League Red Nose Half Marathon run on Dec. 16th, placing first in her age group. Joyce completed the race with a broken arm she incurred during the New York City marathon. More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Elementary School

Jenkins County  Monday – Jan. 1st - Holiday.  Tuesday – Jan. 2nd. – In service day. More...

DQ students of month

JCES Students of the Month for December enjoyed a meal at the local Dairy Queen restaurant. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

It is hard to believe that yet another year has passed. 2017 will soon become just another page in the history books of time. Time flies – as the saying goes and I agree.  More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

A nice surprise I found in writing my columns over the past four years is the number of reader responses I’ve received.  More...

Don Lively

READ ON

What's on your nightstand?  I don't mean that five shot Saturday night special you keep there to protect your assets.  I mean what book is putting you to sleep at night or keeping you reading deep into the darkness.  Did you get any bo More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

“I can’t stand winter,” said Herb Collins, who had dropped in at the Mule Barn’s philosophy counter for a quick cup. “There’s nothing to do.”  “Get out and enjoy it,” suggested Doc. More...

Grand Jury indicts Perkins man on murder charges

Justin Wade Farmer, 30, of Perkins was indicted by a Jenkins County Grand Jury earlier this month on charges of Malice Murder, Felony Murder and Aggravated Assault. More...

A review of 2017

As the year 2017 ends, we look back and review some of the major highlights.  The Millen/Jenkins County airport gets Automated Weather Observing System with the revenue for purchasing it coming from unused Federal and State funds.  Elizabet More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1988

The Millen National Fish Hatchery officially became the Bo Ginn National Fish Hatchery and Aquarium in a ceremony held at the hatchery on Sunday afternoon. Cong. More...

Library News

Looking for a great, fun New Year’s resolution that’s easy to keep? Resolve to read more! From magazines to mechanical engineering, romance to rocket science, we have something for just about everyone to enjoy! More...

Christmas at Pruitt Health-Bethany!

The employees at Pruitt Health Bethany in Millen came together to help put up seven beautiful Christmas trees throughout the facility. Shown are some of those trees. Employees grouped up and picked a tree to put up and decorate. More...