Georgia Southern recognizes local students



Outstanding Georgia Southern University (GSU) students were recognized at the annual Honors Day ceremony held recently on the university’s campus. Individual awards were presented to 156 students. Inductees into various honor societies were also recognized. Honor’s Day is the university’s way of recognizing some of GSU’s best and brightest students, as well as their families. GSU appreciates all of their […]

STC announces President’s List



Southeastern Technical College is proud to announce that the following Jenkins County students have been named to its winter quarter President’s List: Tony Flakes, Sharon Johnson and Marletta Langston. These students maintained a 3.75 grade point average or higher for the quarter. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

School Menu

JENKINS COUNTY April 26-30

Monday – Pepperoni Pizza or P/B Jelly Sandwich, Corn, Applesauce, Fresh Fruit, Graham Crackers or Salad Bar: Lettuce, Tomato, Celery Sticks, Boiled Egg, Cheese, P/B Jelly Sandwich, Grapes. Tuesday – Chicken Nuggets or P/B Jelly Sandwich, Cream Potatoes, Apple Cobbler, SherbetFresh Fruit or Salad Bar: Lettuce, Tomato, Celery Sticks, Boiled Egg, Pimento Cheese, Grapes, Graham Crackers, Saltines. Wednesday – Itialian […]

County encourages Census participation



Jenkins County recently signed a proclamation partnering with the Georgia Complete Count Committee (GCCC) to achieve a complete and accurate count of the Georgia population in 2010. The partnership is part of a larger effort by the GCCC to increase participation in the 2010 Census. The partnership will involve sharing important information about the census in Jenkins County and encouraging […]

Gen. Carlton W. Fulford Jr. honored



In a special ceremony before the entire Brigade of Midshipmen, the Superintendent, Vice Admiral Jeffrey L. Fowler ’78, USN, and Admiral Steve Abbot ’66 USN, (Ret.), chairman of the Board of Trustees of the U. S. Naval Academy Alumni Association, recognized and honored five Naval Academy graduates for lifelong achievement with the United States Naval Academy Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate […]

Police Blotter



The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents this week. Thursday, April 8 • A Grant Avenue resident reported that two dogs attacked and killed their dog in their yard. The Animal Control Officer was called to the scene to investigate the matter. • A Belt Avenue resident reported an incidence of identity fraud. • A School Drive resident reported […]

Library News



“Water can do strange things,” this Wednesday for story time. Bring in your child to discover H20, and have some fun at 4 p.m. April 21! Next week’s story time theme is Octopus’s Garden! What is “Mommy & Me”? It’s a great way to grow closer to your baby or toddler! Learn new ways to interact with your little one […]

Millen Rotary celebrates Literacy Month



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Lamar Black places 3rd in corn yield contest



An area corn grower has been honored as a state winner in the 2009 National Corn Yield Contest (NCYC), sponsored annually by the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA). Lamar Black of Millen placed third in the state in the No Till/Strip Till Irrigated Class with a yield of 230.5049 bushels per acre. The hybrid used in the winning field was […]

Millen Rotary hears about Work Ready program



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