Manna Truck brings food to Millen residents



The “manna” did not fall from heaven, but it was “heaven sent” for many who needed it. Over 5,000 pounds of food was distributed to those in need last Thursday as the Manna Truck arrived in Millen. The event was sponsored by Golden Harvest Food Bank and Queensborough National Bank and Trust Company. Local citizens assembled in the parking lot […]

City to study extending gas line



The City of Millen will conduct a study to obtain an accurate cost estimate of extending its natural gas line to Paramore Hill Road in order to provide service to the proposed CARBO Ceramics site. During a recent meeting, Millen City Council authorized the city manager to contract with engineer Jack Sapp for the study at a cost of $5,000. […]

Chamber announces holiday schedule



The holiday season officially gets underway 3-7 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 17, when the Millen-Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce sponsors the annual Business Christmas Open House event. Special discounts and other promotions will be offered by participating stores at this time, and local citizens are encouraged to show their support by shopping at home. Participating merchants include Emmaline’s Eats and […]

Jenkins County among top two in state unemployment



Jenkins County continued to hold one of the highest unemployment rates in the state for the month of September, capturing the number two spot with a 19.7 percent rate. Hancock County had the highest rate of 20.5 with Chattahoochee coming in third at 19.0. The county’s September rate was also slightly higher than the August 18.8 rate and well above […]

Rocker, Scott and Clifton elected



Approximately 44.44 percent of the City of Millen’s registered voters went to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 8, to elect a Mayor and two city council members. Incumbent Mayor King Rocker was successful in his bid for re-election defeating Bobby Anthony by a vote of 525 to 289. In the city council, District #2 race, newcomer Robin Scott was the […]

JCHS releases honor roll



Jenkins Country High School students making the first 9-weeks Principal’s List and Honor Roll are as follows. Principal’s List 12th Grade: Shae Burke, Sara Burke, Tiller Gay, Nathan Lewis, Chelsea Taylor, Chassity Wilkerson, Dallas Wilson and Jacelyn Youmans. 11th Grade: Daniel Langston, Kristin McLamb, Donald Pennington and Jonquette Sanders. 10th Grade: Robin Boone, Mark Brannen, D Brown, Gresham Conway, Corrina […]

GA Power contributes



From left, Mandy Underwood, Jenkins County Family Enrichment director, accepts a $2,500 donation from Cindy Harper, Georgia Power Foundation. (Photo contributed) You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Winter donations



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Celebrating 50th wedding anniversary



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Rep. John Barrow announces opening of Veterans Outreach Clinic in Statesboro



At the American Legion Post located at 100 Rucker Lane, Statesboro, Congressman John Barrow recently held a press conference announcing that the Department of Veterans Affairs has approved the opening of a Veterans Outreach Clinic in Statesboro. “After years of working with local veterans to advocate for the approval of a Veterans Outreach Clinic in Statesboro, I am happy to […]