Federally qualified health center opening here

The uninsured and underinsured of Jenkins County will soon have a new option for receiving health care. A Federally Qualified Healthcare Center (FQHC) is currently under construction in Millen. The Center is being constructed by East Georgia Healthcare Center (EGHC) and will be located in the former “Dr. Abreu” building on East Winthrope Avenue. EGHC currently operates Centers in Swainsboro, […]

Set your clocks up 1 hour for DST on March 12

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging everyone to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks to Daylight Saving Time (DST) on March 12. DST starts at 2 a.m. March 12th when clocks should be set ahead one hour. “The annual change to daylight saving time is the perfect opportunity […]

James Henry re-elected Commission Chairman

During a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners, Chairman James Henry was re-elected to the position of Chairman with voting taking place by “secret ballot.” The first voting process resulted in two votes for Mr. Henry, two votes for Commissioner Hiller Spann and one vote for Commissioner Pamelia Dwight. A second vote was taken, also by secret ballot, with […]

Visiting the Capitol!

JCHS pageant

The Tenth Annual Miss JCHS School Pageants will be held on March 18 in the Jenkins County High School Gym. Applications will be sent home with all JCES and JCMS girls. JCHS students may pick up an application in the JCHS main office. There will be four age groups: Little Miss JCSS – Grades K-2; Miss JCSS – Grades 3-5; […]



Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, March 13 – Spaghetti, bread stick or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; choices: whole kernel corn, Graham crackers. Tuesday, March 14 – Chicken filet on bun or turkey & cheese wrap; choices: oven fries, dill pickle spears, peach cobbler, sherbet. Wednesday, March 15 – BBQ chicken, wheat roll or peanut butter & jelly sandwich; creamed potatoes, steamed cabbage, Graham […]

Millen Woman’s Club 2017-2018 officers installed!

GSP report

State Troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 5 traffic crashes during the month of February 2017 in Jenkins County. Sergeant First Class J.C. Lacienski said the traffic crashes resulted in 2 injuries and 0 deaths. SFC Lacienski said Troopers from Post 21 also issued 82 traffic citations in the county during the month. The total […]

Joyce Beasley Joyner

Joyce Beasley Joyner, age 66, of Millen died Thursday, March 2, 2017. She was born in Jefferson County, was a homemaker, and member of Green Fork Baptist Church. Visitation was held 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 3, 2017 at the funeral home. Funeral services were held 11 a. m. Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Green Fork Baptist Church with the Revs. […]