MPD charges two with armed robbery

Two men are facing armed robbery charges in connection with the Nov. 19th robbery of the Bay Station convenience store located on Hwy. 25 North. Millen Police Department (MPD) officers responded to a call for assistance from the Bay Station in reference to an armed robbery. Upon arrival, store employees reported that two black males entered the store, armed with […]

Lovetts accept plea deal

Two family members charged in connection with the 2014 disappearance and death of Ashley Lovett, 27, of Millen accepted a plea deal Nov. 17 in Jenkins County Superior Court with Judge F. Gates Peed presiding. Ashley’s step-mother, Susan Eleanor Coleman Lovett, 40, pled guilty to the following charges: Count #1, Concealing the Death of Another, 10 years to serve; Count […]

JCES Pre-K students give thanks!

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, Pre-K students at Jenkins County Elementary School were asked, “What are you thankful for?” Their answers were varied with “Mama” being the top answer, followed by “Daddy”. However, our favorite came from Davion Wadley who said, “No school.” Students in Deanna Burke and Angie Trent’s Pre-K Class Aubrey Oglesby – suncakeIsabella Detwiller – ThanksgivingJayla Lockett […]

Happy Thanksgiving

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Remember When

This Day in 1950

During the Thanksgiving holidays the Coopers organization received shipments of materials which will enable it, for the time being, to operate on a 40 hour work week. One of its largest shipments left the plant on Wednesday which contained 5,000 dozens of Jockey shorts. M.G. McComb, H.W. Averitt, and W.H. Sheppard are elected to serve as members of the City […]

Shop Small –

Shop Millen on Saturday, Nov. 28

Millen is ready for Small Business Saturday on Nov. 28. In addition to supporting the 20 participating businesses, shoppers can enjoy special attractions on Cotton Avenue. The Depot Dudes, featuring Leroy and Anne Clayton, Bert Williamson, Ryan Burke, and Jimmy Wiggins, will play in front of the Chamber of Commerce building from 11a.m. until 1 p.m. Local artists will display […]

School Lunch


Monday, Nov. 30th – Chicken nuggets or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: chips, green beans, veg. w/dip, garden salad, sherbet, fruit variety or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers. Tuesday, Dec. 1st – Salisbury steak w/gravy, wheat roll or turkey/ cheese wrap; choices: creamed potatoes, butter beans, veg. w/dip, garden salad, fruit variety or chef […]

JCMS/JCHS cross country finishes season

The cross country season has ended for Jenkins County Middle/High School and was a “rebuilding year”, according to Coach Bobby James. The boys finished third at the Area meet out of 10 teams. Andrew Ellis finished fifth overall and Mark Myers finished sixth overall, earning each of them a spot on the All-Area Team. At the State meet, Mark Myers […]

MPD arrests burglary suspect

On Friday, Nov. 20, at 3:50 p.m. officers with the Millen Police Department responded to a burglary in progress at 1012 School Drive. The owner of the residence had come home and heard someone inside trying to break the back door down to escape. On Monday, Nov. 23, Saquan Mycheal Reese, 19, of 132 B Street, Millen, was taken into […]

Sheriff’s Report

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

Motor Vehicle Accident/Deer – 1 incident.Motor Vehicle Accident/No Injuries – 3 incidents.Vehicle Unlock – 2 incidents.4-Wheeler Complaint – 3 incidents.Alarm/Residential – 3 incidents.Escort Person – 1 incident.Keys Locked in Vehicle – 1 incident.Suspicious Incident – 2 incidents.Suspicious Activity – 1 incident.Dog Call/Animal Complaint – 10 incidentsSecurity Check – 5 incidents. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! […]