2018-01-31 / Other Jenkins News

Remember When

– This Date in 1987

APL Remington announces plans to begin Millen plant operations. Final plans for the sale of the Rusco plant here in Millen have been completed. A ceremony to welcome company officials was hosted by the Jenkins County Development Authority, Bobby Dwelle, Chairman.

Over 100 citizens attend meeting at Jenkins County Courthouse to hear an update on the proposed highway system connecting Augusta and Savannah. The meeting was presided over by County Commission Chariman Harold Brantley.

Dr. Douglas Reid Sasser, Administrator and CEO at Jenkins County Hospital, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Georgia Hospital Association.

Ira Canady was honored as Jenkins County’s “Conservationist of the Year” by the Brier Creek Soil and Water Conservation District.

Incumbent City Councilman Talmadge Fries and former Councilman C. Lindy Hurst were elected Tuesday in a run-off election to Millen City Council.

Neil Casey resigns as Millen Police Chief. He has been Chief of Police for six years and a member of the Millen Police Department for 14 years. Asst. Chief Cecil Oglesby was appointed Acting Chief by Millen City Council.

Millen Quick Stop announces Grand Opening with specials: 3 hot dogs for $1; Pet Milk, $1.99 gallon; 8 pk. Coke, $1.59; and movie rental, 99 cents.

Mrs. J.T. Avret Jr. has been selected by Beta Zeta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society as nominee for “State Mother of the Year.” She will go to Atlanta on Feb. 18th, and will compete with other nominees during the meeting of the Georgia Mothers’ Association at the Radison Hotel.

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