July 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

MPD cars getting updates

Millen Police Department police cars are getting technological updates. During a recent meeting of Millen Council the purchases of seven car computers, printers and mounts were approved.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Day in in 1980

Brigadier Industries announces plans for expansion by 40%. Construction of the new facility is expected to begin in July. Brigadier began its operations on June 1, 1967 in Millen.  More...

Millen Rotary Club activities!

Alton Howell, Manager of Magnolia Springs State Park, spoke to the Millen Rotary Club at its June 20th meeting about the plans and programs for the park. More...

Keeping Motorcyclists Safe in the Summer Heat

The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) and its Georgia Motorcycle Program (GMSP) has some very important weather-related tips for riders during the hot summer months. More...

Church News

Fountain Spring to host revival

Fountain Spring Baptist Church will hold revival services 7:30 p.m. July 24-26. Pastor Frank Bedford will be the revival speaker. The church pastor is Pearlstine O. Capters. Oak Hill to host Yard Sale More...

Datebook

Free School Supplies

Ladies of Integrity Social Club of Spring Fountain Chapter will offer free school supplies 10 a.m. until gone July 28th in lot next to Dollar Store.  Music program at Pal Theater July 28th   More...

Recipes

Country Cooking with Sue Davis

Fresh vegetables are abundant this time of year and good choices as side dishes for your meals. These are a few that I think your family will enjoy and that won’t break your budget! Fried Okra ½ c. cornmeal½ c. flour½ t. pepper4 c. More...

Engagements

Kimberlyn JoBeth Walker and Hayward Brent Johnson to wed

Jr. and Kim Barnes announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberlyn JoBeth Walker, of Metter to Hayward Brent Johnson of Millen, son of Stephanie and Mitchell Johnson, also of Millen. More...

Bike riders from Paul Anderson Youth Home pass through Millen

Five current residents of the Paul Anderson Youth Home in Vidalia passed through Millen on Friday, July 20, on a 500-mile trek to honor the home’s founder, Olympic legend and “World’s Strongest Man,” Paul Anderson. More...

Mass casualty drill held at JCES!

Civilian and military first responders participated in a mass casualty drill was held July 19th at the old Jenkins County Elementary School. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Local students were originally scheduled to return to school July 31st. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Our Adult and Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Everywhere you look in this country there are people of all ages overweight and out of shape. More...

Don Lively

I was busted.  Caught red-handed.  Well, perhaps red-footed.  I was barefoot.  A friend walked into my office unannounced, as he is wont to do, and caught me with unshod feet. More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

Dud was out rambling around the other day, and was surprised to find the new preacher sitting beside an irrigation ditch. More...

Obituaries

Burnease Hickman Lane

Millen, Ga.-Mrs. More...

Christine Hendrix Yager

Millen, Ga. – Mrs. More...

Lucille Riner Forehand

Millen, GA - Mrs. Lucille Riner Forehand, age 88, died Wednesday, July 18, 2018.  She was born in Toombs County, and was a retired seamstress for Twin City Manufacturing Company, and a member of the Millen Baptist Church.  More...