December 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

The magic of Madeline returns!

Millen’s Emily Lloyd moves from the title role in The Schoolhouse Players’ production Madeline’s Christmas into the grown-up role of Miss Clavel. More...

School News

EBA Students of the Month

Several Edmund Burke Academy students were chosen as Planters EMC Students of the Month for the month of November. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

My granddaughter, Savannah, 2, recently found a new way to announce her arrival at my house. She ran into the living room, threw her hands up in the air and yelled, “Ta Da, I’m here!” We all had a big laugh!  More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Benefits of Gratitude

We have discussed how showing genuine appreciation and gratitude to our spouse can significantly contribute to a healthier, happier marriage. The benefits of gratitude go much farther than just marital relationships. More...

Don Lively

EATING OUT AND ABOUT

(Reprinted from 2010) I’ve never claimed to have a lot of class when it comes to classy dining. More...

Obituaries

Janie Ruth Lewis Edenfield

Millen, Ga.-Mrs. More...

Lanny A. Peel Sr.

Lanny A. Peel Sr., 77, of Wappapello, MO, passed away November 10, 2018 after an extended illness.  He was born in Millen, Georgia, on July 27, 1941 to the late Aldred L. More...

Rev. Rayford L. Whitehead honored for 50 years of service

The General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia took the time to congratulate Rev. Rayford L. Whitehead on Nov. 15th for achieving 50 years of continuous pastoring and spreading the good news of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Rev. More...

Christmas Decorations Contest Dec. 10th

The tradition continues

The Millen Garden Club Council will sponsor the annual Christmas Decorations Contest on Dec. 10. Residents and businesses are asked to have their lights on between the hours of 6-9 p.m. More...

Plans finalized for Christmas in Millen – Dec. 9th

The annual Christmas in Millen celebration, sponsored by Main Street Millen, is set for 2-5 p.m. Sunday, December 9th, on Cotton Avenue. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1951

There was presented to Board of Roads and Revenues of Jenkins County on Wednesday several petitions signed by several hundred alleged qualified voters of Jenkins County seeking permission for the showing of Sunday movies within the county.  More...

She’s a winner......

Congratulations to Ms. Sarah Johnson, left, for winning the $100 Enmarket gas card in a fundraiser sponsored by Ms. Linda Bragg with Modern Woodmen of America and hosted by the Jenkins County War Eagles Band. More...

Womans club

The November meeting of the Millen Woman’s Club was held on November 20th at the Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center. The program was presented by Jessica Hall, District Women’s Club President.  More...

Church News

Millen Baptist to present Christmas musical

The Sanctuary Choir of the Millen Baptist Church will present the Christmas musical “Come Let us Adore” on Sunday night, December 16, at 6 p.m.in the church sanctuary. More...

Datebook

Christmas at the Springs set for Dec. 15th

Magnolia Springs State Park will host “Christmas at the Springs” Dec. 15th from 2-6:30 p.m. The cost is $5 per person or $15 per family. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

If you are looking for ideas for homemade Christmas gifts or some great surprises for your family, why not make a batch of candy or cookies? Everyone enjoys homemade treats and this week’s recipes are great choices. More...