Suspect in high speed chase and stand-off captured

A high speed chase that began in Jenkins County early Wednesday morning, April 6, ended Thursday morning, April 7, after an all-night stand-off with law enforcement in Emanuel County. Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby said it all began in Jenkins County Wednesday morning around 2 a.m. when Anthony Vetreal Jackson, 33, of Louisiana called in a complaint of shots fired. […]

Sunset Inn fire displaces family

A family of four lost all of their belongings in an April 6th fire at the Sunset Inn on Hwy. 25 North, in the City of Millen. Millen Fire Department personnel responding to the call that came in around 10 a.m. found one room completely engulfed in flames upon arrival. The blaze was quickly contained to the one room, but […]

Ninth annual Keep Jenkins Beautiful to be held April 23rd

Main Street Millen will kick off the annual Keep Jenkins Beautiful this year with a Volunteer Breakfast in the Cotton Market Park on Cotton Avenue. When volunteers come to the park between 8-9 a.m. on April 23rd to pick up supplies for working, they will be treated to a breakfast of sausage biscuits, muffins, coffee, and juice by the Millen […]

Jenkins County

Elementary School

Monday, April 18 – 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, Graham crackers. Tuesday, April 19– Salisbury Steak w/gravy, wheat roll or turkey/ cheese wrap; choices: creamed potatoes, butter beans, veg. w/ dip, garden salad, fruit variety or chef salad, […]

Remember When

This Day in in 1945

Five students from E. W. Graham’s vocational classes at Millen High School won money at the Bulloch County Stock Show. Jimmy Cowart won first place, Bobby Newton, third, and Craig Newton second, in the Light Weight Class. In the Heavy Weight Class, H.T. Clifton won first place, Emory Gay, second, and Bobby Newton, fourth. Godbee Dry Cleaners, W.C. Godbee, owner, […]

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of March 31 – April 7.

Disturbance/Disorderly Conduct – Paramore Hill Road; April 3.Fire/Business – Sunset Inn, Hwy. 25 North; April 6th.Domestic/Family Disturbance – Paramore Hill Road, April 1; Paramore Hill Road, April 3; BStreet, April 5.Motor Vehicle Accident/No Injuries – 2 incidents.Animals/Livestock Running At Large – 3 incidents.Vehicle Unlock – 3 incidents.Vandalism – 1 incident.Unwanted Person – 2 incidents.Disabled Vehicle – 2 incidents.Funeral Escort – […]

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log April 1 – April 7

Bert Anderson Deal – DUI-Refusal, Unregistered or Unlicensed Vehicle, NCIC/Wanted Person/Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; April 2.Amber Marie Archer – Hold for Transport/Detention Center; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office;April 3.Floyd Chance – Hold; Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office; April 3.Brian Michael Cook – License Suspended or Revoked, Speeding-93/65; Jenkins County Sheriff’sOffice; April 3.Charles Franklin Flakes – DUI-Less Than Safe, […]

Plant Vogtle Unit 2 refueling complete

Nearly 1,100 workers from Westinghouse, General Electric and other companies joined employees of the Southern Company to complete the scheduled refueling and maintenance outage of Plant Vogtle’s Unit 2. The unit resumed generating electricity last week after it had been offline since March 6. In addition to refueling the reactor and performing regular maintenance and testing, upgrades were made to […]

JCHS to hold Prom April 15th

The Junior Class of Jenkins County High School (JCHS) will hold its 2016 Junior/Senior Prom on Friday, April 15. The class would be pleased if parents and guests would attend the Grand March at 6 p.m. in the JCHS gymnatorium. Due to restrictions by the Fire Marshal, the number of persons who can be admitted is limited to individuals who […]

Former Millen man releases album

He grew up around music, started performing three years ago and on April 6th released his first acoustical album, “Pulse and Purpose” with NeoBolical Records. The album is now available on i-Tunes Daniel Toole is the son of the late Rose Pearce and brother of Joshua Toole, of Millen. He is a 2002 graduate of Jenkins County High School and […]