MPD arrests three persons in burglaries and auto theft




Three suspects have been arrested by the Millen Police Department (MPD) in connection with several burglaries and a vehicle theft in the City of Millen that occurred over several months. The arrests came as a result of the MPD’s investigation into a Sept. 14th burglary at the McDonald’s restaurant on Hwy. 25. During the course of the investigation, it was […]

Small Business Saturday set for Nov. 26th



Saturday, November 26, is Small Business Saturday® – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. The program was started in 2010 to counter Black Friday with its focus on big box retailers. Small Business Saturday is the Saturday after Thanksgiving; its purpose is to encourage shoppers to support their small locally owned […]

Honey’s named “Best of the Boro” for “Catering”




Honey’s Café and Catering is well known locally for the excellent food, service, and catering skills. The restaurant’s fame has also apparently spread into surrounding communities. Honey’s Café and owner, Lazar Oglesby, recently won first place in the “Catering” category of The Statesboro Herald’s “2016 Best of the Boro” contest. Winners were determined by readers of the newspaper. The recognition […]

Saluting Our Veterans!



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One arrested by MPD for burglary, forgery




Decarmathea Jones Branch of 252 North Avenue was arrested by the Millen Police Department on Nov. 11th and is facing several charges. Branch is charged with Aggravated Stalking, two counts of Forgery in the 4th Degree and Burglary. The burglary occurred at a Brown Street residence where two checks were stolen and later cashed by Branch. Details of the Aggravated […]

JCHS Cross Country Seniors recognized



Jenkins County High School Cross Country Seniors from this year’s team have been a very important part of its success, according to Coach Bobby James. “Andrew Ellis is the only remaining runner that ran on the 2014 State Championship team and was this year’s Team Captain. The Boy’s Class of 2017 was Area Champions in 2013 and 2014, Area 3rd […]

Miss Adams, Mr. Chance to exchange vows November 19



Wedding plans for the marriage of Chelsie Breanna Adams and Milledge Blaze Chance have been finalized. The couple will wed 4:30 p.m. Nov. 19th at the home of the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Chance in Millen. Chelsie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Adams of Millen. Reception to follow. Friends and family of the couple are […]

Nellie Mae Williams Yarbrough



Mrs. Nellie Mae Williams Yarbrough, age 80, of Millen died Monday, November 14, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Nellie was born and raised in Portal, GA and lived in the area her whole life. Growing up, she attended Aaron Church of God and was a 1955 graduate of Portal High School. She worked for many […]

Jinks Burke



Jinks Burke, age 89, of Millen died Thursday, November 3, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Screven County, was a retired heavy equipment Graveside operator, and a member of West Millen Baptist Church. Services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 at the Millen Cemetery with Rev. Wilma Byrd officiating. Survivors include his wife, Glenda Ryals Burke; […]

Heather Betsy Davis Dickey



Heather Betsy Davis Dickey, 40, passed away November 2, 2016 at her home in Flowery Branch, GA. She attended the Jenkins County High School, and was a home maker who loved spending time with her children and grandchild, and volunteering to teach dance classes. She was preceded in death by her parents, Betty Jean Johnson and Raymond Cardell Dickey, and […]