Grand Jury indicts 31 persons



The Jenkins County Grand Jury met earlier this month in Jenkins County Superior Court with the following indictments and accusations rendered. Edris Ross-Hurt – Possession/ Manufacture/Distribution of Marijuana, Going Inside Guard Line w/Weapons, Liquor, Drugs, Criminal Attempt to Commit a Felony. Dean Larisey – two counts of Aggravated Assault, Terroristic Threats and Acts, Obstruction of Officers-Misd. Rafael Becerra Blass – […]

Easter Wreath at Chamber of Commerce office!



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Come to our Easter Sunrise Service at Big Buckhead Baptist Church



The annual Easter Sunrise Service at Big Buckhead Baptist Church, Perkins, will be held at 7 a.m. on Sunday, April 1st. Music will be presented by a group from Burkeland Mennonite Church and the message will be delivered by Rev. Brad Asbury, pastor of Millen Baptist Church. The public is invited to attend. You must be a paid subscriber to […]

Margo Dease named STAR Student, Pete Bennett named STAR Teacher



Jenkins County High School (JCHS) senior Margo Dease has been named the school’s 2018 PAGE STAR Student. Rob Gray, principal of Jenkins County High, announced the honor Friday, February 2. Dease selected Peter Bennett, an Agricultural Science teacher at JCHS as her STAR Teacher. Dease, the daughter of Cynthia Dease of Millen earned the recognition for academic achievement and performance […]

High school seniors can apply for Planters EMC Scholarship



Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is accepting applications for the Planters EMC Scholarship. All high school seniors who are the son or daughter of a Planters EMC member are eligible to apply. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2018, to be eligible for the randomly drawn scholarship. Forty scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will […]

Legislation could help Jenkins County K-911 Rescue



HB 253, which would restore funding for the dog/cat sterilization license plates has unanimously passed the Georgia House and unanimously passed the Public Safety Committee in the Senate. The bill is currently in the Senate Rules Committee which will decide if HB253 will be voted upon by the Senate. Passage of the bill could provide funds for the Jenkins County […]

Millen Rotary Club!



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National Vietnam War Veterans Day!



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Window to the Past!



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Library News



Our next How It’s Done adult DIY program will be this Saturday, March 31, at 12:30 pm, and it’s going to feature a unique project that you’ll love. We will be making pompom wall hangings that you can customize to match your color scheme and even monogram. Every Tuesday at 4 pm we have our amazing afterschool storytime, where we […]