June 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

New Hands Free Driving Bill effective July 1st

Motorist need to be aware that the Hands Free Driving Bill goes into effect across the state of Georgia July 1st. More...

School News

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log June 5 – June 17

Correction – The name of Horace Henry Weathersby More...

Hite Scholarship

Bowden James is shown here receiving the Jim Hite Memorial Scholarship for $500 from Joyce Hodges-Hite. More...

Millen resident Marquis Moody among Kennesaw State Class of 2018

Kennesaw State University recently welcomed its newest class of graduates. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

When I was a child my daddy would occasionally take me to a local pond or the river to fish. The trip would usually end with his trying to teach me how to skip stones across the water. More...

Letters

Dear Editor,

My name is Quincy Guest. For the last 30 years I have been on a Non-Stop search for the rich history of my family. More...

Church News

Hurricane Branch to host revival

Revival services will be held at Hurricane Branch Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. June 25-29. Guest speakers will be; Monday, Rev. Bennett; Tuesday, Rev. Tate; Wednesday, Rev. Waltower; Thursday, Rev. Cooper; and Friay, Rev. Martin. More...

Datebook

Summer movie series – July 6th

Enjoy the movie “Peter Rabbit” at the Pal Theater on Cotton Avenue July 6th. Show times are 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Admission is $5 for movie, popcorn and drink.   More...

Obituaries

Leland Clifford Wise, Sr.

Mr. Leland Clifford Wise, Sr., age 87, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Mr. Wise, a Bulloch County native , joined the U.S. Army shortly after graduating from Stilson High School in 1947. More...

Advance In-person voting begins July 2nd in Runoff elections

Advance In-person voting begins next week in the General Democratic and Republican Primary Runoff elections. Voting will take place Monday, July 2nd, through Friday, July 20, from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. More...

County approves additional funding for Development Authority

The Jenkins County Development Authority will receive additional funding from the county. During a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners, additional funding in the amount of $15,000 annually for a period of five years was approved. More...

No cost medical services to be offered here

The CSRA Regional Commission recently announced that the East Central Georgia Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) program comprised of Reserve and National Guard assets of the U.S. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in in 1923!

Chicken Sale and Dollar Day is expected to draw a large crowd to community! Mr. More...

The Millen News goes to Grand Canyon!

The Millen News travelled with Hud and Chansley Reese on their trip to Western U.S. where they traveled with Mike and Janice Reese. Chansley and her daddy walked down into the Grand Canyon. More...

Bakery opening soon!

Kristin McLamb is in the process of opening a bakery, Flour Girl, in the building formerly occupied by the Pizza Hut on Winthrope Avenue. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Cognitive Training unlocks easier learning. Try this!

Ever wonder exactly how your brain works? Here’s an exercise that will help you understand how your brain learns.  Exercise #1: as fast as you can, spell your first name out loud. Was that easy?  Probably and here’s why.  More...

Don Lively

ALL SHOOK UP

The headline itself was enough to get my attention.  “National Dog Bite Prevention Week  Coming Up”  Seriously?  More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

“Ahhh! Coffee!” said our resident cowboy, Steve, raising his cup at the philosophy counter. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

Next week we will celebrate July 4th, the birth of our great nation. No doubt many grills will be fired up as part of the celebrations. More...