New county jail

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Wells Lighting predicts 700 jobs within 3 years

Jenkins County and Millen may have experienced the “dark ages” of economic times in recent years, but that is changing, and rapidly! During a press conference held Tuesday at the City of Millen Municipal Building, Eugene Yu, consultant for Wells Lighting, announced that the company would begin hiring within 90 days approximately 200 persons for the new facility it is […]

Suspect in Club Diamond shooting turns himself in

The second suspect sought in connection with a shooting incident at Club Diamond, Hwy. 25 South, on March 21st has turned himself in to the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office. Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby said that Kadarine Markey Roberts of the Augusta area turned himself in on March 26th. He has been charged with Discharging a Firearm On/ Near a […]

Donations support Quality of Life program

Donations from local businesses and individuals are continuing to support the Quality of Life program, sponsored by the Jenkins County Development Authority, Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce, Jenkins County Commissioners, City of Millen and Jenkins County Board of Education. Mandy Underwood, Chamber/Development Authority Executive Director, said the Quality of Life program recently received a $1,250 donation from Queensborough Bank & […]

Easter Sunrise services

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T-SPLOST at work!

The City of Millen completed the paving of several city streets last week. Funds for the work came from the Georgia Department of Transportation Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant (LMIG) program and Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (T-SPLOST) revenue. No local property tax revenue was used. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login […]

Rep. Rick Allen presented with Department of Army Seal

U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) recently met with Commanding General of the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence (Cyber CoE) at Fort Gordon, Major General Stephen Fogarty, and Command Sergeant Major Travis Cherry of the Cyber CoE. During their meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Maj. Gen. Fogarty, CSM Cherry, and Congressman Allen discussed ongoing missions at Cyber CoE […]

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of March 13 – March 19.

Fight/Disturbance/Disorder – Paramore Hill Road,March 18.Theft by Taking – Hwy. 35 North, March 15.Domestic/Family Disturbance – Claxton Chicken Road,March 14; W. Old Savannah Road, March 14; Hwy. 25North, March 18; Newton Ag. Road, March 20.Motor Vehicle Accident w/Injuries – Birdsville Road,March 14; Hwy. 25 South, March 14.Motor Vehicle Accident/No Injuries – 4 incidents.Unwanted Person – 1 incident.Vandalism – 1 incident.School […]

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log March 13 – March 18

Quarmaine Lamar Lane – Disorderly Conduct; JenkinsCounty Sheriff’s Office; March 14.Zacheriah Miller – DUI-Combination of 1-3, Fleeing/Attempting to Elude Police Officer, Speeding, OpenContainer, Reckless Driving, Failure to Stop at a Stop Sign,Failure to Maintain Lane/Improper Lane Usage; GeorgiaState Patrol Post 21.Stephen Wesley Anglin III – Disorderly Conduct; MillenPolice Department; March 15.Geremy R. Bynes – Parole Violation; Parole Board;March 16. You […]

Green Thumb Garden Club Spreading joy

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