County moves forward with Co-Op initiative



Those charged with the task of creating economic opportunities and advancement for the citizens of Jenkins County and Millen got another tool with which to work last week. Officials from local governments and organizations met with representatives of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Friday, Oct. 17, at the Jenkins County Courthouse to officially sign contracts outlining future program […]

FAA to hold public meeting



The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold a public meeting to hear comments concerning a U.S. Air Force proposal that would lower the floor of training activities for military fighter aircrafts from 11,000 feet above ground level to only 500 feet. The meeting is scheduled for 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Augusta Regional Airport, 1501 Aviation Way, Augusta. […]

Farmers busy gathering crops



As you ride down the road or walk out in the yard and smell freshly plowed up peanuts and cotton defoliant, you know it is fall! Along with the arrival of fall is the harvest season. Yes, the farmers in Jenkins County have been very busy harvesting their peanut and cotton crops. Overall, the growing conditions during the major part […]

Alternative Halloween activities planned



For those who desire an alternative to the traditional Halloween activities, the tenth annual Judgment House and annual Harvest of Fun festival may be just the things. This year’s Judgment House will be held 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28 through Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Jenkins County Recreation Department complex. Admission is free. The activity is spearheaded each year by […]

Harvest of Fun is Thursday



  The annual Harvest of Fun Festival, sponsored by Millen-Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce and Millen Better Hometown, will take place 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, on Cotton Avenue. Read the details in this week’s edition of The Millen News  You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Opportunity knocks in Jenkins County



    Paula Herrington, Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce, discusses industrial and tourism opportunities in Jenkins County. Read the article in this week’s edition of The Millen News.   You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Fatal Accident



    A 63-year-old Perkins woman was killed in this one-vehicle accident that occurred Thursday, Oct. 23, on Perkins Hiltonia Road. Read the details in next week’s edition of The Millen News.   You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Commissioners discuss SPLOST #4 projects



Collection of Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) #4 revenue has been completed with approximately $2,751,700 earmarked for funding of capital improvement projects as previously proposed by the county and city and approved by local taxpayers. Read the details in next week’s edition of The Millen News.   You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please […]

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Millen News heads west



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