Grand Jury indicts 17



The Jenkins County Grand Jury met earlier this month in Jenkins County Superior Court with the following indictments and accusations resulting. Ricky Chauvin – Trafficking in Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Related Objects. Patricia Ann Demore – Trafficking in Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Related Objects, Marijuana-Less Than an Ounce, DUI-Drugs and Failure to Maintain Lane. Jackson Robert Sharpe – Theft […]

Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet!



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Ag Center to be dedicated in honor of J.C. Douglas April 14th



The Jenkins County Commissioners have announced that the Jenkins County Agriculture Center will be dedicated and renamed in honor of former Commissioner J.C. Douglas who died February 7th, 2016. The ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 14th. Mr. Douglas was the County Agent with the Jenkins County Extension Service for 28 years, a member of the […]

Scrap tire recycling Week set for April 8-15th



City and county residents who have scrap tires lying around their properties will have an opportunity to get rid of them next month. During Scrap Tire Week, April 9-15th, city and county residents may drop off scrap tires at the Jenkins County Landfill, 3199 Paramore Hill Road, at no charge. Those dropping off tires must have a valid driver’s license […]

Storm Damage!



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Remember When –

This Date in 1936

If present plans materialize, the idle Morgan Cotton Mills will be operating a garment factory of some type. Mayor Walter Harrison reports that there are three active prospects for the mill at this time. In order to determine the number of female workers available for garment factory work, an office has been set up next door to the Western Union […]

JCHS softball camp



The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) softball team will host a softball camp for grades K-8 9 a.m. – noon April 3-5th. The event will be held at the Jenkins County Recreation Complex on the War Eagles softball field. Girls will be grouped by age. The cost will be $50, which includes a T-shirt and a snack each day. Instruction […]

Linda Bragg honored for sales achievement



Linda F. Bragg, Millen, a representative of Modern Woodmen of America, has been named to Modern Woodmen’s President’s Club. This distinction recognizes Bragg’s high achievement in life insurance sales among the organization’s representatives nationwide. The local Modern Woodmen office is located at 121 Terri Dr. in Millen. Contact Bragg at 706-871-0914 for more information. You must be a paid subscriber […]

Elam jail ministry



Nick Johnson, an ordained minister from Elam Baptist Church can be found at the Jenkins County Jail every Monday night as he ministers to the inmates at the jail. Mr. Johnson not only witnesses to inmates in Jenkins County, he also witnesses to anyone who is fortunate enough to become engaged in a conversation with him. As a result of […]

Commissioners announce change in meetings dates



The Jenkins County Board of Commissioners has voted to change the dates of the Board’s regular meetings in April and May due to schedule conflicts. The new dates are as follows: Monday, April 10th, 2017 instead of Tuesday, April 11, 2017 and Thursday, May 11, 2017, instead of Tuesday, May 9, 2017. The public is advised to make a note […]