March 6, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

City sets qualifying fees for November Election

During a recent meeting of Millen City Council, qualifying fees for the Nov. 5th City General Election were set at $72 for Council Member and $108 for Mayor. More...

2019-2020 Pre-K Registration

When: March 22, 201922, 2019 More...

School News

EBA: Generations of tradition

A house is like any other building. It has walls, a roof on top and many rooms. What makes your home unique, though, are the people who live inside it. The same thing could be said about the school you attend. More...

GSU President’s List

Georgia Southern University recently recognized approximately 1,850 students for excellence in academics on the Spring 2018 President’s List. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

When I got to work Monday morning I checked our drop box beside the door and discovered it full to the brim of leaves, twigs and grass. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Bullying: An Enormous Problem...Part Three

Why do so many of our children experience bullying? Maybe we have been guilty of believing bullying prevention is someone else’s responsibility. More...

Don Lively

PORCH NOISES

What on Earth was that?  I was sitting on the north porch scratching my worthless porch dog’s ears when I heard something.  I had no idea what made the noise.  Living semi isolated in the woods, occasionally I hear sounds that I More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

“I know it’s fixin’ to be spring,” said Dud.  “Things budding out on your trees and stuff, Dud?” added Steve.  “Nope. Potato chip bags. More...

City reports E-coli in water sample – none found in drinking water

City of Millen water customers received letters last week notifying them of a July 25, 2018 water system violation in which E-coli bacteria was found in a test sample and the information was not reported as required due to reporting methods.  More...

Millen artist to perform in New York City concert

Jimmie Badie, a Millen native, son of Linda Badie and Jimmy Badie of Millen, and 2012 graduate of Jenkins County High School, is scheduled to perform in the 46th Anniversary Hip Hop concert to be held March 15th at the legendary SOB’s club in N More...

Chamber of Commerce to host annual banquet March 14th

The rustle of silks and feathers under muted conversations was probably the last thing heard by the tragically and unexpectedly deceased at the Annual Masquerade Ball. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When – This Day in 1958

The Emory Gay family is named one of 11 Georgia Master Farm Families of Georgia for 1958. A testimonial dinner was held at the Millen Community House honoring the family. A.S. Newton, who was named Master Farmer in 1954, congratulated Mr. More...

Jenkins County Band news

Professor Matthew Haley from Brewton Parker College visited the Jenkins County Band to give tips on improving their sound. Students also received scholarship and music degree information. Dr. More...

Library News

We’re roaring into March as we celebrate Teen Tech Week from Monday, March 4 until Saturday, March 9! We will have our monthly Teen Space program on Wednesday, March 6 from 4 pm until 5 pm. More...

Church News

Hurricane Branch to host program

A Family and Friends program will be held at Hurricane Branch Baptist Church 6 p.m. March 9th. The guest preacher for the night will be Rev. Jerrowkee Powell. The public is invited.  Living Word Ministry to host rally   More...

Datebook

2019 Chamber Banquet

Mark your calendars! The 2019 Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet has been set for 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 14th at Hanging Rocks Plantation. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking Sue Davis

It’s time to satisfy that sweet tooth! We all have one and we can ignore it for a while, but sooner or later, we just surrender to the urge to eat something sweet. These recipes are sure to satisfy – for a while anyway. Enjoy! More...