Alternative school burns




Students at the Jenkins County Alternative School will attend classes at a new location when they return from spring break next week. The present school building, located on Old Sylvania Road, adjacent to John C. Wilson Company, incurred significant damage from an early Saturday morning fire. Millen Fire Chief Dwayne Herrington said a 3:45 a.m. call from a passenger-by alerted […]

Wounded Warrior runners arrive in Millen!



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Version of GED to expire in December




udents who have taken the current version of the General Education Test (GED) at the Jenkins County Adult Learning Center, a division of Southeastern Technical College, will need to finish it by the end of December. The version used now will be replaced nationally with a new GED test on Jan. 2, 2014. Elaine Williams, Adult Learning Center instructor, explained, […]

JCES Lunch Menu



Monday, April 8 – spaghetti/bread stick or turkey and cheese wrap/chips: choices: whole kernel corn, steamed broccoli, fresh apple, pineapple. Tuesday, April 9 – chicken on bun or ham and cheese sandwich; choices: oven fries, sweet potato soufflé, applesauce, dill pickle. Wednesday, April 10 – BBQ chicken/wheat roll or peanut butter/jelly sandwich; choices: steamed cabbage, creamed potatoes, fresh banana, sliced […]

Head Start has openings



CSRA EOA, Inc. Head Start has openings for children who will be three years old by Sept. 1, 2013. Head Start is a comprehensive child development program that provides quality services for the whole family. The program offers medical and dental services, mental health services, transition practices, nutrition experiences, social services and opportunities for parental involvement. Opportunities are available for […]

Sheriff’s Report



The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of March 22-28. Theft by TakingMarch 25 – Perkins RoadDomestic/Family DisturbanceMarch 24 – Jesse Aycock CircleMarch 27 – Perkins Green Fork RoadBurlgary/ResidentialMarch 28 – Newton Ag RoadMotor Vehicle Accident/Deer2 incidentsMotor Vehicle Accident/No Injuries3 incidentsVehicle Unlock9 incidentsUnwanted Person2 incidentsTerroristic Threats and Acts1 incidentSchool Traffic Detail3 incidentsFuneral Escort1 incidentLivestock/Carcass […]

Annual Chamber Banquet to be held April 11



Clothing donated by the residents of Millen and collected by local Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2776 were delivered by Commander Byron Scogins, right, to the Veterans Hospital, Dublin, in support of the Homeless Veterans Program. Accepting the donation is Mr. Frank Brooks. (Photo contributed) You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe […]

Police Blotter



The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents for the time period that ended March 31. Escorts 8 incidents Domestic 9 incidents Alarms 6 incidents Neighborhood complaints 26 incidents You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Cap Day at the capitol



Cadets Tyson Stapp of Portal and Conley Drake of Herndon, members of the Statesboro Eagle Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol, attended “CAP Day at the Capitol” on March 13. After a group photo with Governor Nathan Deal, the two acted as pages in the Senate for their respective Senators Jack Hill and Jesse Stone. Both reconnected with friends […]

Jenkins Correctional Center celebrates 1st anniversary



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