May 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Bowden James signs with Brewton Parker College

Bowden James, son of Bobby and Heather James, recently signed a baseball scholarship with Brewton Parker College. More...

School News

Head Start accepting applications

Give your child a head start at CSRA EOA, Inc. Jenkins County Head Start, 727 Virginia Avenue. Now recruiting children who will be three years old by Sept. 1, 2018. Apply between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Limited slots are available. More...

School Lunch HERO Day

On Friday, May 4, Jenkins County School Food Service kicked off School Nutrition Employee Week (May 7-11) by celebrating the 6th Annual School Lunch Hero Day! More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Saturday was a big day in downtown Millen!  The annual BBQ Cook-Off and Yard Sale and 1st annual 5K BBQ Road Race, sponsored by the Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce, was attended by a large crowd. More...

Church News

Mt. Carmel to host program

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will host a Pre-Anniversary program 7:30 p.m. May 11th. The sermon will be delivered by Rev. Johnny Branch. On Sunday, May 13th, the church will convene with its 118th Church Anniversary and Mother’s Day program. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In loving memory Of Emory L. Lane Sr. April 19, 1922 – May 10, 2012   More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

This Sunday is Mother’s Day. I am sure many of you have special plans for your mothers on that day. If those plans include preparing a meal for your mom, these recipes are good, easy choices. More...

Editor’s Note

Information and photos of the BBQ Boogie 5K race will be published in the May 16th issue of The Millen News, due to space limitations this week   More...

Early voting underway for May 22nd election

Early voting in the General Primary Election, Nonpartisan General Election and Special 1% Educational Sales Tax Election is currently underway at the Jenkins County Courthouse, 611 East Winthrope Avenue.  More...

Beulah Allen celebrates 104th birthday

In 2014, The Millen News reported the 100th birthday of Beulah Allen of Jenkins County. This past week-end, friends and family of Ms. Allen gathered at Magnolia Springs State Park to celebrate her 104th birthday which is May 10th.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Date in 1971

What started out as an evening of enjoyment almost turned tragic for members of the local Boy Scout Troup No. 224 last Friday night. More...

Georgia State Patrol Report

State Troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 6 traffic crashes during the month of April 2018 in Jenkins County. Sergeant First Class J.C. Lacienski said the traffic crashes resulted in 9 injuries and 0 deaths.  More...

Millen Rotary Club

Abbey Bennett, Salutatorian, and Margo Reese, Valedictorian, of Jenkins County High School were guests of the Millen Rotary Club at its May 2 meeting. (Photo contributed) More...

Editorials

Don Lively

BOSS RETURNS

I once heard a rule that it’s crass to wear white after Labor Day. More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

Our pal Doc is a genius.  Just take the other day, and all of us were gathered up and coffee’d at the Mule Barn truck stop coffee shop and world dilemma think tank, and ol’ Doc just proved it again.  Steve noticed them first, th More...