May 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual JCHS Baccalaureate Service to be held May 20th

The Jenkins County Baccalaureate Committee and Millen Make-a-Difference is pleased to announce that the Baccalaureate Service for the Jenkins County High School Class of 2018 will be held 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at the JCHS gymnatorium. More...

School News

Glenn Tobie graduates GSU

Glenn Tobie, a Millen native and son of Glenn and Annette Tobie, graduated from Georgia Southern University (GSU) on May 5th with a Bachelor of Science degree in Justice Studies and a Minor in Psychology. More...

Amberly Wiggins receives Huber and Nell Reeves Scholarship

East Georgia State College has awarded the Hubert and Nell Reeves Scholarship to Amberly Wiggins, of Jenkins County High School. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

We were eating dinner after church Sunday in our backyard on the picnic table that my son, Tyson, made for me. It was a little windy and after a few minutes my grandson, Jonny, looked at me and said, “Turn the wind off.”  More...

Church News

Fountain Spring to host programs

Fountain Spring Baptist Church will host its Pre-Anniversary Revival 7:30 p.m. May 23-25. The guest evangelist will be Pastor Robert Johnson, Hurricane Branch Baptist Church, Scarboro. The anniversary celebration will be held May 27. More...

Datebook

Family Fun Day at Magnolia Springs State Park

A Family Fun Day will take place 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. May 19th at Magnolia Springs State Park. Activities will include a Woodpecker Trail Hike, a Geocaching 101 Class from 11 a.m. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

Simplicity is an “ingredient” I enjoy in any recipe! Preparing a meal doesn’t have to be complicated and time consuming to be delicious. My motto is – The simpler, the easier – the better! More...

Main Street Millen receives national recognition

Main Street Millen has been designated as an affiliate of Main Street America Program by the National Main Street Center. More...

Winners in 5K BBQ Boogie announced

The first annual 5K BBQ Boogie road race was held Saturday, May 5th, with runners assembling at the Jenkins County Courthouse. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Date in 1940

Democratic Party headquarters were opened here last week at the Henry Grady Hotel. It was announced by Roy V. More...

Durden Banking

In observance of the American Bankers Association’s “Get Smart About Credit” day, Matt Donaldson and Michelle Mercer- Millsaps from Durden Banking Company, Inc. More...

Millen Garden Club meets

Members of the Millen Garden Club held their May meeting at the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center. Hostesses Jackie Burke and Wilma Gainey served a delicious dessert course to members as they arrived. More...

Editorials

Don Lively

MAMA

“The system is down,” said the nice lady behind the counter.  “Well, I’m sorry to hear that but I need my prescriptions right this minute or I might die a really ugly death right here at the pharmacy window.”  More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

When Dewey and Emily walked into the Mule Barn the other day, they were greeted with applause and whistles. More...

Obituaries

Larry G. Griffin

Larry G. Griffin was born in Glennville, GA to Slater Griffin and Eardean Griffin. He was one of five siblings: Lt. Col. More...