Representative John Barrow visits Millen




Congressman John Barrow made a visit to Millen Jan. 7 as part of his 2013 annual Rural Listening Tour, which included stops over a 4-day period in 16 counties. The Congressman met with local citizens at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. In opening remarks, Cong. Barrow discussed the “fiscal cliff” agreement recently passed by Congress and explained why he had […]

JCMS and Dairy Queen sponsor fundraiser




Put the “sweet” in “sweetheart” this Valentine¹s Day with an ice cream cake from the Dairy Queen. It¹s not only a great gift, but a great way to supportthe local school system. Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) and the DairyQueen have partnered to raise funds for student recognition programs and awards at the school. The Dairy Queen just wants to […]

2008 Farm Bill is extended




If you have read any newspapers or turned the TV on for only a few minutes, I am sure you have heard about the socalled “fiscal cliff”. Not only were we on the verge of falling over the fiscal cliff, but national farm legislation was on the verge of falling off as well. If no action was taken on farm […]

Fire destroys shop building



A block shop building at 4557 Lanier Road, near the Jenkins/Emanuel counties line, was destroyed by fire Saturday, Jan. 5. Calls to both Jenkins and Emanuel 911 offices were received at 9:25 p.m. The fire was visible in the sky as fire units from both counties responded. First arriving firefighters found the building fully involved with a partial collapse of […]

Man killed crossing U.S. 25



David Lawrence, 60, of Brunswick was killed Jan. 7 as he attempted to cross U.S. Highway 25 South near the intersection with Paynes Chapel Road. A Georgia State Patrol spokesperson said the accident occurred around 5:50 a.m. when Lawrence attempted to cross the busy highway, stepping from the grass median into the path of a southbound 2005 Nissan Altima. The […]

Modern Woodmen present flag to Jenkins County Correctional Center



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The Millen 8 O’clock Coffee Club recently had a surprise guest



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JCES Lunch Menu



Monday, Jan. 21 – Holiday Tuesday, Jan. 22 – Hot dog or chili/saltines; choices – oven fries, fresh orange, applesauce, peach cobbler. Wednesday, Jan. 23 – Baked chicken w/wheat roll or peanut butter and jelly sandwich; choices – creamed potatoes, green beans, fresh banana, sliced pears. Thursday, Jan. 24 – Turkey and cheese wrap/chips or nacho chips/cheese sauce; choices – […]

Police Blotter



The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents for the time period through Jan. 6. Escorts 15 incidents Domestic 4 incidents Alarms 4 incidents Neighborhood Complaints 22 incidents You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Sheriff’s Report



The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following incidents for the time period of Jan. 4 – Jan. 10. Motor Vehicle Accident/With InjuriesJan. 7 – U.S. Highway 25 SouthMotor Vehicle Accident/No InjuriesJan. 5 – U.S. Highway 25 SouthIdentity TheftJan. 7 – South Masonic StreetProwler/ResidenceJan. 6 – Highway 121Fight/Disturbance/DisorderJan. 6 – Joyner AvenueJan. 10 – North Gray StreetTheft by TakingJan. 7 […]