History Center Opens at Magnolia Springs




Officials with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) hosted an official grand opening for the new History Center at Magnolia Springs State Park on Tuesday, Oct. 7. The facility will house Confederate artifacts discovered in 2010 at the site of Camp Lawton by an archeological team from Georgia Southern University. DNR Commissioner Mark Williams welcomed invited state and local […]

Infrastructure project to bolster electric grid



Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) plans to construct a new electric substation and 3-mile 115-kilovolt transmission line to bolster the electric grid near Millen in Jenkins County. The new facilities will provide a reliable source of power for Planters EMC residential and industrial customers including Carbo Ceramics and the surrounding community. The project will be constructed in the Paramore Hill area […]

Quality of Life program underway




The recently organized Quality of Life program is off to a good start, according to the sponsors: Jenkins County Development Authority, Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce, Jenkins County Commissioners, City of Millen and Jenkins County Board of Education. The goal of the program is to attract new residents to Millen and Jenkins County, reversing the population decline since the 1990’s. […]

A Homecoming tradition!



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Pennsylvania couple marries here




A chance visit to Millen and Jenkins County a year ago by Sarah Shertzer and Joshua Travitz of Dauphin, Pennsylvania, located near Harrisburg, brought the couple back Oct 4th to be married. Approximately 50 family members joined them and the church congregation at the Miracle Temple House of the True and Living God, located on the Millen By-Pass, Oct. 4th, […]

National Senior Citizen’s Day



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Lions Club



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Softball



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4-Hers participated in “Bring a Friend” Day



Local 4-Hers participated in Project S.A.F.E. – Safety, Awareness, Fun and Education (Photos contributed) 4-Hers participated in “Bring a Friend” Day You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!