Christmas Decoration Contest winners announced



Winners in the annual Christmas Decoration Contest, sponsored by the Millen Garden Council, were as follows: Homes – Overall – Traditional: 1st, Jerry McMillan; second, King Rocker; Third, Lee Wilson; and fourth, Libby Williams. Homes – Overall – Fantasy: 1st, Mandy Roberts and Freddy Murdock; 2nd, Sandra Sherrod; 3rd, Belinda Cooper; and 4th, Sheree Wallace. Doors – 1st, Joey McBride; […]

Notice



The Jenkins County Board of Commissioners and the Jenkins County Board of Education will hold a joint meeting 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, on the second floor of the Jenkins County Courthouse. The public is encouraged and invited to attend the meeting and participate in discussions involving redistricting and determining new voting precincts. Maps of the proposed changes are available […]

Major Burke receives military honors



Major D. Slade Burke, a 43- year-old Jenkins County native, received the military’s fourthhighest honor recently for his logistics work during a sixmonth mission in Afghanistan. Burke, a 1986 graduate of Jenkins County High School, was awarded the Bronze Star on Dec. 3. Burke was the only logistics officer assigned to the 451st Aerial Port Flight, Kandahar Afghanistan. The Bronze […]

Good Morning Millen



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The Millen News goes to Columbus



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JCHS boys use second-half surges to win two games



Trailing at the half against Johnson County and Screven County, the Jenkins County High School ( JCHS) War Eagles rallied to win both and improve their record to 5-2. “We’ve trailed 6 of 7 games this year at the half. I’m just looking forward to putting two halves together,” said head coach Mark Whitt. “Our kids are sold on finishing, […]

Sheriff’s Report



The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Dec. 8 – Dec. 15. Theft by Taking Dec. 15 – Perkins Hiltonia Rd. Dec. 12 – Saxon Road Motor Vehicle Accident w/Injuries Dec. 9 – Highway 121 Motor Vehicle Accident – Deer 1 incident Fire – Grass Dec. 11 – Leroy Road Alarm – Business […]

Lane honored



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Art students visit Bethany Home



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Athletes, coaches present Rotary program



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