Skeletal remains found here identified

The skeletal remains found in Jenkins County Dec. 31, 2014 have been positively identified as those of a missing Bulloch County man, Victor Sweet. Sweet, 23, was last seen leaving a relative’s residence on May 3, 2014. He left as a passenger in a vehicle. However, the vehicle and occupants could not be identified by witnesses. Family members reported him […]

Chamber of Commerce conducts Membership Drive

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce is currently conducting its annual Membership Drive. The cost of memberships is as follows: Individual, $35; Business, $75; Corporation, $150. Anyone interested in joining or renewing their current membership should mail their name, address, and payment to: Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce, 548 Cotton Avenue, Millen, GA 30442. The Chamber serves as the voice […]

Martin Luther King Jr. celebration schedule

Unity Worship Service/Recognize Grand Marshal – 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, Morrison Grove Baptist Church, Rev. Mark Anthony Downs, speaker. Miss Dream Queen/Mr. Dream King Pageant – 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, Jenkins County High School old gymnasium, application fee, $30. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast – 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, First Baptist Church, Rev. Danny Bennett-speaker, tickets, $5. […]

Animal rescue group is organizing here

The problem of abandoned animals is being tackled by several pet lovers who want to organization an animal rescue group in Jenkins County. Marie Taylor, an avid animal lover, Celess Deal, owner of Celess’ Pet Grooming, and Donna Bramblett, owner of Southeast Georgia Kennels, are spearheading the effort. Marie first conceived the idea after recently becoming involved with the rescue […]

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Taking the oath of office

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Monday, Jan. 19 – Holiday.Tuesday, Jan. 20 – Salisbury steak, brown and serve rollor ham and cheese slider; choices: creamed potatoes,steamed broccoli, orange, applesauce.Wednesday, Jan. 21 – Fish strips, hush puppy or corndog nuggets; choices: oven fries, baked beans, cole slaw,banana, slice pears.Thursday, Jan. 22 – Pizza or chicken salad, saltines/Graham crackers; choices: whole kernel corn, grapes,mandarin oranges.Friday, Jan. 23 […]

Rep. Rick Allen sworn in to Congress

U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) was recently sworn in to the 114thCongress as the new representative for Georgia’s 12th district which includes Jenkins County. Upon his swearing in, Allen released the following statement: “It is the greatest honor of my life to serve the people of Georgia’s 12th district. At this critical time in our nation’s history, we now have […]

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Dec. 26 – Jan. 1. Domestic/Family Disturbance – Highway 25 South, Dec.26; Hwy. 25 South, Dec. 26; Georgia Avenue, Dec. 29.Prowler/Residence – Birdsville Road; Dec. 26.Fight/Disturbance/Disorder – Hilltop Road; Dec. 29.Vehicle Unlock – 5 incidents.4-Wheeler Complaint – 4 incidents.Alarm/Residential – 2 incidents.Funeral Escort – 2 incidents.Livestock/Carcass […]

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log Dec. 26 – Jan. 1 Justin Allen Williams – Public Drunkenness, Speeding 71/55; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; Dec. 28.James Davis Jones – Possession of Marijuana-Misdemeanor, Battery; Millen Police Department; Dec. 29.Terrance Dale Oliver – Criminal Trespass; Jenkins CountySheriff’s Office; Dec. 29.James Brooks Lovett – Hold for Laurens County; JenkinsCounty Sheriff’s Office; Dec. 30.Jatavis Scott – […]