MPD recovers stolen RV

Two Floridians passing through the City of Millen are facing several charges related to a stolen RV in Volusia County, Florida. The Millen Police Department (MPD) has charged Christopher Wayne Howell, 31, and Katrina Ann Lee, 32, both of Jacksonville, with Theft by Receiving Stolen Property in Another State, Possession of a Firearm by Convicted Felon, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession […]

Margo Dease named JCHS Valedictorian, and Abby Bennett, JCHS Salutatorian

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) recently announced the Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the Class of 2018. Margo Dease, daughter of Cynthia Dease, is the Valedictorian and Abby Bennett, daughter of Jamie and Tabatha Bennett is Salutatorian. Margo is also JCHS STAR Student and the recipient of Rotary Scholastic Achievement awards, Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award, HOBY Leadership Award, and […]

Two juveniles charged with school burglaries

Two 13-year-old juveniles are facing numerous charges in connection with two burglaries that occurred at Jenkins County Middle/High School on two separate occasions last week. The two are also charged in connection with the vandalism of a vehicle. The Millen Police Department has charged the two juveniles with eight counts of Burglary, one count of Street Gang Terrorism Acts, one […]

Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce annual awards!

Several awards were presented during the annual Banquet of the Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce held March 22nd at Hanging Rocks Plantation.

Bryce Joyner signs with Limestone College!

Remember When – This Date in 2000

Jenkins County Probate Judge Elizabeth Elmore announces that she will not seek re-election. Mrs. Elmore says that she will retire at the end of her term of office in December. Starting April 30th, census employees will begin contacting local residents who did not return Census questionnaires in the mail. The Flower Cottage and Gift Shop announces grand opening at 139 […]

JCFEC Leadership Team!

Head Start accepting applications

Give your child a head start at CSRA EOA, Inc. Jenkins County Head Start, 727 Virginia Avenue. Now recruiting children who will be three years old by Sept. 1, 2018. Apply between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Limited slots are available. Documents needed include: Certified birth certificate; verification of income – W-2 form, copy of tax return, TANF/DFCS Summary notification, […]

Rotary Club

Millen Garden Club news

Members of the Millen Garden Club enjoyed an interesting program on Blueberry Culture at their March meeting. Jason Mallard, County Agent for Jenkins County, begin his presentation by giving a brief history of the blueberry and its journey in America to becoming one of the largest cash fruit crops. He also informed the group of the many health advantages to […]