Celebration set for July 3rd

Jenkins County is celebrating the nation’s birthday on Thursday, July 3, at 8 p.m. at the Millen/ Jenkins County Recreation Complex. The highlights of the evening will be a fireworks show, patriotic music by local talent, a tribute to veterans, and a parade for children. The “Kiddie Patriotic Parade” will be at 8 p.m. A concession stand will also be […]

Fascinating Facts

about the Declaration of Independence

The United States will celebrate its 238th birthday this Friday, July 4th. In observance of the occasion, a few Fascinating Facts about the Declaration of Independence, according to, are shared below. * There is something written on the back of the Declaration of Independence, but it isn’t a secret map or code. Instead, there are a few handwritten words […]

Certificate of Merit

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City continues clean-up effort

Millen City Council voted during a recent meeting to continue it efforts to get property owners to clean-up unsightly lots and dilapidated buildings located within the city. A motion to establish a four months maximum time frame for allowing nuisance structures to be “boarded up” and not repaired or torn down was unanimously approved. This action will be incorporated into […]

Second Chance

Review sessions and retest dates announced

High school students who did not pass certain tests have a second chance this summer. Ruth Hearn, Guidance Counselor at Jenkins County High School (JCHS), has announced the dates for the review sessions for the Georgia High School Graduation Tests ( GHSGT), Georgia High School Writing Test, or an End of Course Test (EOCT). Notification was given earlier to students […]

JCHS Annual Awards Program

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Jenkins County Retired Educator Unit receives state awards for local activities

The Jenkins County Retired Educator (JCRE) Unit received awards at the Georgia Retired Educator Association (GREA) Convention in Savannah for their activities rewarding student academic achievement, volunteering with community service, and preserving the history of education. The GRE Scholarship Participation Award was presented to the JCRE for awarding two $500 scholarships to two honor graduates from Jenkins County High School […]

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log June 13 – June 19 Michele Ann Bryant – DUI – .10 or More, Possession and Use of Drug Related Object; Georgia State Patrol Post 21; June 14. Nathaniel Thomas Christensen – Seat Belt Violation, Speeding, No Driver’s License; Georgia State Patrol Post 21; June 15. Ellis Michael Duncan Jr. – Hold for PDC; Jenkins […]

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported thefollowing incidents for the timer periodof June 13 – June 19.Fight/Disturbance/Disorder – Perkins Road, June 14;Highway 25 North, June 15; Oak Hill Church Road, June15.Identity Theft – Financial Card Transaction, June 18.Theft by Taking – Angell Road, June 16; Paramore Hill Road,June 15; Millen By-Pass, June 16; Ada Drive, June 16; SandyWay, June 17.Motor […]

Police Report

The Millen Police Department reported the followingincidents for the time period that ended June 27.Escorts – 21Domestic – 18Alarms – 16Neighborhood Complaints – 38 You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!