JCHS Girls and Boys Tennis Teams win Area 2 Region Championship



The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Girls and Boys tennis teams won the Area 2 Region Championship Thursday, April 17, after playing tennis from 10: 30 a. m. until around 9:30 p.m. The Area 2 Region Tournament was held in Statesboro at Mill Creek Tennis Complex. The following teams played in the region tournament: ECI, Jenkins County, Johnson County, Charlton […]

Two annual events set for Saturday



Saturday will be a busy day in Millen and Jenkins County. Two annual events are scheduled to take place – the Super Eagle Day road races and the Chamber of Commerce BBQ Cook-off and Yard Sale. The 11th annual Super Eagle Day to benefit the Jenkins County High School running programs will take place at the Jenkins County Courthouse. The […]

Drayton signs with East Georgia College



Jenkins County High School standout Trentin Drayton has signed a National Letter of Intent with the East Georgia College men’s basketball program, with head coach Leroy Jordan, assistant coach Terry Langston, and family and friends looking on. Drayton, a 6-8, 200-pounder, will join a talented group of young men who have proven their skills this past season by winning the […]

Lavontay Evans signs with Lee University



Lavontay Evans, a member of South Georgia State College’s men’s basketball team, has signed a Letter of Intent to continue his basketball career at Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn. next season. Evans, a 6’6″ sophomore from Millen averaged 5.3 points and 8.2 rebounds for the Hawks during the 2013-2014 season. He finished among the top 10 players in the Georgia […]

April declared Child Abuse Prevention Month



Forty-four pinwheels blowing in the wind on the Jenkins County Courthouse lawn are a beautiful site. Unfortunately, they are symbolic of something not so beautiful – 44 cases of reported child abuse in Jenkins County in 2013. In recognition of April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC) held a ceremony last Wednesday, April […]

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Aril 11-April 17.

Fight/Disturbance/Disorder – A-Street; April 11.Theft by Taking – Bay Street, April 17.Identity Theft – Walk-in, April 15; Perkins Hiltonia Rd., April16; Perkins Road, April 16.Motor Vehicle Accident W/Injuries – Perkins Green ForkRd., April 12.Motor Vehicle Accident/Deer – 1 incident.Motor Vehicle Accident/No Injuries – 1 incident.Domestic/Family Disturbance – Perkins Road, April 12.Burglary/Residential – Claxton Chicken Road; April 11.Vehicle Unlock – 7 […]

Police Report



The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents for the time period that ended April 27.Escorts – 15Domestic – 14Alarms – 11NeighborhoodComplaints – 29 You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Booking Log



Jenkins County Jail Booking Log April 11-April 17 Tyler Collins – Bond Revoked by Bondsman; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; April 12.Myles Marcellus Howard – Speeding, DUI-Drugs; Georgia State Patrol Post 21; April 12.Tyrone Lockett Jr. – Aggravated Assault; Millen Police Department; April 12.George Lerone Fisher Jr. – Simple Battery, Cruelty to Children; Millen Police Department;April 13.Bernard Laqven Thompson – Probation […]

Georgia Certificate of Merit Scholars



The 2014 prestigious Georgia Certificate of Merit program has kicked off to recognize top junior students in Georgia high schools who will be graduating with the class of 2015. The Georgia Certificate of Merit is awarded in recognition of outstanding scholastic achievement throughout the first three years of high school by ranking in the top five percent of each high […]

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