January 30, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Jill Wadley

Jill Wadley of Millen, Georgia, has earned the Education Specialist in Educational Leadership from Valdosta State University.  Wadley was among more than 900 undergraduate and graduate students who completed the requirements for their respective More...

School News

Jocylyn Summers named to Dean’s List at Kennesaw State

Jocylyn Summers of Millen was named to Kennesaw State University’s Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester.  Students named to the Dean’s List were enrolled in at least 9 credit hours of courses and earned a grade point average More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

One of the best parts of my job with the newspaper is the opportunity it gives me to tell the stories of our citizens. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Never Diet Again… Ever!

Dieting is causing harm to adults and children alike. Dieting is bad for your mental and physical health and “diets” do not work!  More...

Don Lively

THE REAL WORLD

There’s a reason I don’t watch TV very much.  Well, actually, there are three reasons, one that’s my own fault and two that are not.  A couple of years ago our cable provider once more increased our rates without warning m More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

“I can’t stand winter,” said Herb Collins, who had dropped in at the Mule Barn’s philosophy counter for a quick cup. “There’s nothing to do.”  “Get out and enjoy it,” suggested Doc. More...

City of Millen recognized for housing program

The City of Millen is a “graduate”!  More...

Postage stamps up 5 cents

The cost of a first-class forever stamp went up 5 cents this past Sunday, from 50 cents to 55 cents. The 10% increase is the largest single price increase in the history of the Postal Service. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1951

Between the hours of 7 and 8 p.m. Friday night a group of Millen Women will stage a “Mothers March on Polio” throughout the residential section of the city.  More...

Business After Hours

Business After Hours at The Treasure Trove was a huge success. Thank You - Amy McBride for hosting the first Business After Hours in 2019. Contact the Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce if you are interested in hosting a Business After Hours event. More...

Legislative report

Hello and Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and celebrated his great legacy by giving back to your community! More...

Church News

Morrison Grove Baptist Church hosts Pastor’s Appreciation

The Morrison Grove Baptist Church Family, cordially invites everyone to help them celebrate the Fifth Anniversary of their Pastor, Reverend Mark A. Downs, Sr. This glorious event will occur Sunday, February 3, at 2 p.m.The guest speaker will be Rev. More...

Datebook

Dinner and Movie

Mark your calendars! Main Street Millen will sponsor a “Dinner and Movie” event Feb. 15th. “Valentine’s Day” will be featured film shown at the Pal Theater on Cotton Avenue at 7:30 p.m. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking Sue Davis

The Big Game Day is approaching! And I know many of you are already thinking about the snacks and treats you can make to for family and friends as you enjoy the game. These recipes are some of my favorites. More...