Millen man arrested in Emanuel County armed robbery




A Millen man is facing multiple felony and misdemeanor charges in connection with an armed robbery at Johnson’s Package Shop in Garfield on Sept. 19th. Floyd Brinson III, 24, of Millen is currently being held without bond in Emanuel County on two counts of Armed Robbery, two counts of Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm by Convicted Felon and Possession […]

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Evelyn Gunn Young to lead 42nd annual Fair on the Square Parade



The 42nd Fair on the Square activities will begin at 10 a. m. on October 3rd with the parade led by Evelyn Gunn Young as Grand Marshall. Evelyn is a familiar figure in Millen, driving around town in her blue-green 1979 Nissan truck. Native to Jenkins County, she was born on Cotton Avenue and currently lives in the 115 year […]

Grand Jury meets – two face murder charges



A Jenkins County Grand Jury met earlier this month and handed down 10 indictments, in Jenkins County Superior Court. Two accusations were also presented by the District Attorney. Two men are facing charges in the death of Saturnino Revilla Yuca, 31. Yuca, an illegal alien, was stabled multiple times May 11th at a Pecan Drive location in Jenkins County. Oscar […]

O type blood donors urged to donate for local patients



Shepeard Community Blood Center is asking blood donors who are O Negative or O Positive and eligible to donate, to give the gift of life as soon as possible. “Blood usage at a few of our local hospitals has been unusually high recently and has caused the local blood supply to take a hit,” states Suzanne Fanning, Advertising and Communications […]

Millen man jailed for child molestation



A Millen man has been accused of sex with a minor. Jerel Devonte Kelly, 23, was jailed last week on charges of child molestation and statutory rape. According to Lt. Teddy Jackson of the Waynesboro Police Department, the case was opened in August when the 14-year-old victim came to the police station with her mother. Investigators were told the young […]

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Sept. 18 – Sept. 24.

Theft by Taking – Herndon Road, Sept. 19; Hilltop Road, Sept. 20; Hwy. 17 South, Sept. 26.Criminal Trespass – Corbett Street; Sept. 20.Motor Vehicle with Injuries – Hwy. 23 South, Sept. 10.Motor Vehicle No Injuries – 1 incident.Motor Vehicle Accident/ Deer – 1 incident.Keys Locked in Vehicle – 1 incident.Disabled Vehicle – 1 incident.Suspicious Vehicle – 1 incident.Suspicious Person – […]

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log Sept. 18 – Sept. 24

Stanley Mashawn Jenkins – Willfully Obstructing or Hindering Law Enforcement Officers; JenkinsCounty Sheriff’s Office; Sept. 18.Brandon K. Watson – Criminal Trespass, Burglary, Theft by Taking, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; Sept. 20.Alton Marcellous Williams Jr. – No Driver’s License, Speeding 77/55; Hold for Parole; JenkinsCounty Sheriff’s Office; Sept. 20.David Jermaine Burton […]

Remember When –

This Day in 1949

The Millen High School Red Raiders defeat Lincolnton 6-0 in season opener. The lone tally was scored by Leonard Hall. The Raiders looked exceptionally good at most spots with some hard charging by James Toole, Doagie Humphrey, Clifford Burke, Leonard Hall, Henry Burke, Martel Jenkins, Mell Bargeron, Dean Becton, Quitman Jackson, Julian Sharpe, Roy Harris, Captain Horace Weathersby, and the […]

Dining Out



The Millen Gentlemen’s Gourmet Dining Club (MGGDC) recently visited Brown’s Seafood, 602 W. 6th Street, Waynesboro, (706) 554-0102. Their hours of business are Wednesday through Saturday, 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Brown’s has been in business almost four years but has been limited to “take out” service. Club members knew the food had to be excellent when they found patrons […]