Grand Jury indicts 14 persons



The Jenkins County Grand Jury met in Jenkins County Superior Court last month and handed down indictments/ accusations against 14 persons. Those charged were as follows. Billy Joe Googe – Possession of Methamphetamine. Terrence Lamont Johnson – Possession of Controlled Substance, Driving While License Suspended or Revoked, No Proof of Insurance and Failure to Maintain Lane. Amanda Lynn King – […]

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Airport hangar project gets underway




Local and area pilots will soon have the option of leasing hangars for their aircraft at the Millen Airport. Low bidder for the county’s airport hangar project, Drummond Construction Company of Thomaston has begun construction of an 8-unit hangar at the airport. The company’s bid of $201,203 was previously accepted by the Jenkins County Commissioners during a regular meeting of […]

Benning to Gordon Relay raises over $9,000 this year




The fourth annual Benning to Gordon Relay raised $6,450.36 for the Fort Gordon Fisher House and $3,000 for the Warrior Transition Battalion this year. The team of Ray Miller, Randy Brannen, Chad Waters, Rob Sharkey, Rick Lane, River Lane and Craig Brackin ran 250 miles in four days, March 10-13, on a route from Fort Benning near Columbus to Fort […]

Rite Aid to hold fundraiser for Children’s Hospital



The local Rite Aid store, Winthrope Avenue, will host a fundraising event Saturday, April 9th, from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, Augusta. In 2015, Jenkins County patients receiving care at the hospital included 20 in-patients and 643 out-patients. Those desiring to support this fundraiser have three ways to do so. Activities will include […]

PruittHealth-Bethany residents take flight!




PruittHealth-Bethany of Millen, in conjunction with Second Wind Dreams, is in the business of making residents’ dreams come true. Our goal at PruittHealth is to make as many of our residents’ dreams and wishes come to fruition as possible. We began with two gentlemen who shared the same dream, but for very different reasons. Mr. Ray and Mr. Dennis shared […]

Jenkins County

Elementary School

Monday, April 11 – Spaghetti, bread stick or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, veg. w/dip, garden salad, fruit variety or chef salad, chicken fajita wrap, fresh fruit, chips, Graham crackers. Tuesday, April 12 – Chicken filet on bun or turkey & cheese wrap; choices: oven fries, veg. w/dip, dill pickle spears, garden salad, peach cobbler, fruit […]

Remember When

This Day in in 1952

Millen High School students – Tommy Driver, Carroll Godbee, Travis Rhodes, Merrill Johnson Jr. and Ronald Wilson – win first prize ribbon and a $10 cash award at the District Science Fair. The prize winning project consists of four units almost five feet long and about five feet deep. It includes a scale model of Ogeechee Valley Cheese Plant, a […]

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of March 25 – March 31.

Theft by Taking – South Masonic Street, March 26; Hwy. 25South, March 27.Identity Theft – Hwy. 21 South, March 26.Disorderly Conduct – Old Midville Road, March 28; Kent Road,March 29.Motor Vehicle Accident/Deer – 1 incident.Motor Vehicle Accident/ No Injuries – 3 incidents.Domestic/Family Disturbance – Hodges Court, March 27; RogersLanding Extension, March 28; Hargrove Road, March 30; Hwy.17 South, March 30.Fight/Disturbance/Disorder […]

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log March 24 – March 31

Kenneth Lacy Brown – Stalking; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; March 25. Christopher Breaon Milton – Failure to Maintain Lane/Improper Lane Usage, DUI-Less that Safe-Alcohol; Georgia State Patrol, Statesboro. Megeal Maurice Boyd – Probation Violation-State Court; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; March 27. Henry Lee Waters– Licenses Suspended or Revoked, Failure to Stop at Railroad Crossing Signal; Millen Police Department; March 27. […]