Industrial Park named for Bobby Dwelle

The Millen Industrial Park on Magnolia Street has a new name, the Robert G. “Bobby” Dwelle Industrial Park. The industrial park was recently renamed in memory of Mr. Dwelle who was a former Chairman of the Jenkins County Development Authority. The Development Authority hosted a “Sign Unveiling” ceremony at the site on Friday, Oct. 13th, with Mr. Dwelle’s family members […]

Scott Phillips named S.C. State Forester

A former Jenkins County resident has been named State Forester of South Carolina. Scott Phillips, son of Jimmy and Judy Phillips of Millen, was named to the position during a special meeting of the South Carolina Forestry Commission. He is a 1992 graduate of Jenkins County High School. Phillips, the Rural Forestry Programs Manager with the Commission, will take office […]

Lt. Governor Casey Cagle visits Millen

He is the first Republican Lt. Governor in Georgia’s history, and now he is running for the Governor’s seat in the 2018 election. Lt. Governor Casey Cagle was in Millen Oct. 12th for a “Meet and Greet” held at Durden Banking Company, Inc. and hosted by Kirk Rocker. Lt. Governor Cagle is a member of the Republican Party, a conservative, […]

Ghost Tour around Millen set for Oct. 21!

Those desiring to get into the Halloween spirit early will have the opportunity to do just that by participating in the “First Millen Ghost Tour” on Oct. 21st. The event is being organized by Ray Miller. Those wishing to participate should gather at Train Viewing Platform on Cotton Avenue in downtown Millen at 8 p.m. Participants will be taken on […]

Remember When –

This Date in 1971

On Oct. 13th, the large albino channel catfish on display at the Millen National Fish Hatchery Aquarium died. He had been on display for 8½ years and during this time approximately 600,000 visitors had viewed him. He was first displayed in April, 1963 and at that time weighed approximately 9 lbs. and was 21 inches long. At the time of […]

North Jenkins Fire Department

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Millen Rotary Club Sponsors Coat Drive

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Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday – Oct. 23 – Spaghetti, bread stick, whole kernel corn orfajita wrap, Graham crackers, bean salad or bag lunch: Uncrustable peanut butter & jelly sandwich, cheese stick, chips.Tuesday, Oct. 24 – Chicken filet on bun, oven fries, carrot salad,peach cobbler or fajita wrap, Graham crackers, bean salad or baglunch: peanut butter & jelly sandwich, chips, Graham crackers.Wednesday, Oct. 25 […]

Happy Halloween from Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center!

With supplies courtesy of the Millen Woman’s Club, clients at the Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center crafted Halloween treat arrangements which were presented to Millen businesses: Queensborough Bank, Honey Cafe, and Neal Hardware. This collaborative project was created to show some love to local businesses and their patrons! More to come and more businesses to recognize throughout the next few […]