ScotBilt Homes gearing up to open




Work is progressing quickly on the new manufacturing plant of ScotBilt Homes, Inc. located at 1415 Chestnut Avenue in the Industrial Park. The company broke ground on the 128,000 square foot facility in June and anticipates having it up and running by the end of the year. The Millen facility is expected to initially employ approximately 50 persons full time […]

Ashanti Whitehead awarded Wendy’s High School Heisman



There are some students who set the bar. They work harder, show more passion and lead by example—in the classroom, on the field and within the community. Today, Wendy’s High School Heisman recognizes Ashanti Whitehead from Jenkins County High School (JCHS) and her dedication to never cutting corners by naming her a School Winner. “Ashanti is known by her teachers […]

Daniel Street to become one-way




During a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners, County Administrator Grady Saxon reported that in an effort to provide additional parking spaces for the Jenkins County Courthouse, Daniel Street would become one-way adjacent to the courthouse in 2018. The change will be incorporated into the City of Millen’s Streetscape Project. The matter had previously been discussed as a plan […]

17th annual Harvest of Fun set for October 31st



Join Main Street Millen for fun, games, and free candy and treats on Cotton Avenue on Tuesday, October 31st, from 6-8 p.m. for the 17th annual Harvest of Fun. Children up to age 12 are invited to enjoy the event. Another popular part of the evening is the costume contest. Children age 12 and under are eligible to enter. Judging […]

Whitehead crowned JCHS 2017 Homecoming Queen



Ashanti Whitehead, the daughter of Jerell Whitehead and Rahkell Dial, was crowned the 2017 Jenkins County High School Homecoming Queen during the September 29th War Eagle football game. Ashanti is involved in BETA club, she plays tennis and is a War Eagle Cheerleader. Ashanti attends Daniel Grove Baptist Church and is active in their choir. She plans to attend Georgia […]

Remember When –

This Date in 1935

Work on the Community House is progressing rapidly and it will be one of the most imposing structures of the town. Louis Wright is pushing hard the construction of the fish hatchery – and when completed will be the largest lake in the county. Not a single passenger was killed in steam railroads in the U.S. in the first six […]

Class reunion



On October 7th Jenkins County High School Class of 1965 celebrated their 70th birthday with a party at the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center in Millen. There was delicious food, catered by Judy Garvin; great music provided by Will Gay and Dorie Johnson; a scrumptious 70th birthday cake by Patti Hendley; a Champagne and Faux Champagne toast as well as […]

Friends of Magnolia present program to ‘39ers



The 39ers group enjoyed a program presented by Cindy Gordon, a member of the Friends of Magnolia Springs at their October meeting. Cindy told the group about the programs and events taking place at the park and the recent changes and improvements. She invited anyone interested to become a member of the Friends group. Hostesses for the 39ers meeting were […]

Oleander District Directors Visit Millen Clubs



At the recent joint meeting of the Green Thumb, Magnolia and Millen Garden Clubs, members were delighted to welcome the 2017-19 District Director June Thomas and Co-Director Mary Ogden. Both ladies informed members about Oleander District, Georgia, and National Garden Club projects. The program for the evening was presented by Charlie Shaw of Shaw’s Sunshine Gardens in Augusta. Mr. Shaw […]

Jenkins County Senior Citizen Activities!



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