The “Boulevard” is demolished

The “Boulevard” has been demolished! The removal and clean-up of the row of dilapidated buildings located just behind Pop-eyes restaurant in the City of Millen is just one of several projects the City of Millen has been working on to improve the appearance of the community. The demolition of the “Boulevard”, as it is known locally, was done by the […]

General Election is Nov. 4

The nation’s General Election is set to take place Tuesday, Nov. 4. Also on the same ballot, local voters may vote in a Special Election to name the Jenkins County Tax Commissioner. In the General Election, there are numerous state offices up for election with most local interest centering on the race for Governor. Incumbent J. Nathan Deal, Republican, faces […]

County worker hit by train

A county worker, driving county equipment, was hit by a Norfolk Southern train Tuesday afternoon as he attempted to cross the railroad tracks on Old Perkins Road. Jenkins County Administrator Grady Saxon said that he did not have complete details on the accident as of late Tuesday afternoon but that the county worker was “up and walking” after the accident […]


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Set for Friday night

The 14th annual Harvest of Fun will take place on Friday, Oc. 31st from 6-8 p.m. Children up to age 12 are invited to enjoy free games, activities, treats and prizes sponsored by local merchants, civic groups, individuals and churches. Another popular part of the evening is the costume contest. Children age 12 and under are eligible to enter. Judging […]

Rotary Club News

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Winter Pruning

It is hard to believe that it is time to start thinking about winter pruning. It seems like just yesterday it was 100 degrees outside in the middle of July, now it is the end of October! Nevertheless, it is almost time for homeowners to begin their pruning chores. Many people get scared or nervous when they begin their pruning. […]

Friends of Magnolia

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Monday, Nov. 3 – Chicken nuggets or turkey/cheesewrap; choices: sweet potato pattie, chips, green beans,pineapple, apple.Tuesday, Nov. 4 – Salisbury steak, brown and serve roll,or ham and cheese slider; choices: creamed potatoes,steamed broccoli, applesauce.Wednesday, Nov. 5 – Fish strips, hush puppy or corndog nuggets; choices: oven fries, baked beans, cole slaw,banana, sliced pears.Thursday, Nov. 6 – Pizza or chicken salad, […]

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log Oct. 10 – Oct. 16 Donald Eugene Joyner – Hold for Rehab; Jenkins CountySheriff’s Office; Oct. 10.Henry Franklin Walker Jr. – DUI-Less Than Safe-Alcohol, Failure to Maintain Lane/Improper Lane Usage,Too Fast for Conditions; Georgia State Patrol Post 21; Oct.11.Ricardo Solares – Probation Violation-State Court; MillenPolice Department; Oct. 12.Jasmaine Leverne McNeely – Probation Violation-StateCourt; Jenkins County […]