First responders “respond”!




Ricky Johnson Jr., 5, loves fire trucks, ambulances and police cars. Last Friday, local first responders paid a visit to Ricky’s house with their vehicles, upon learning that he has been recently diagnosed with brain stem glioma, a cancerous tumor in the brain stem. Ricky, who is also autistic, was a little intimidated by the flashing lights and noisy vehicles […]

Ribbon Cutting!



The Treasure Trove offers home décor, antiques and gifts. Business hours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The phone number is 912-425-7077. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

School pageant winners announced



The Miss Jenkins County Schools pageant was held Saturday, March 24, with 33 lovely young ladies competing for the titles of Little Miss Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES), Miss Jenkins County Middle School ( JCMS) and Miss Jenkins County High School (JCHS). Dr. Margaret Hightower served as the emcee for the evening. The 2017 Little Miss JCES, Aubrey Oglesby, crowned […]

Remember When – This Date in 1956!



SFC Benjamin F. Lanier, 39, died of accidental gunshot wounds Sunday afternoon near Millen. Jenkins County Sheriff Wilmer Taylor and a coroner’s jury returned the accident verdict following an inquest on Monday. Taylor said Lanier apparently had dragged a loaded gun over the seat of his automobile, causing it to go off. Sgt. Lanier was on leave from Camp Stewart […]

Bethany therapy team ……….



The Pruitt Health-Bethany therapy team of Millen was selected as Team of the Month out of 90+ locations and four states. This honor was determined through multiple factors including a customer survey after returning to home. The team is made up of a full time physical therapist, occupational therapist, and speech language pathologist as well as a full time physical […]

Easter Egg Hunt at Magnolia huge success!



On Saturday, March 24, the Friends of Magnolia Springs State Park (FMSSP) sponsored an Easter Egg Hunt for numerous children of the community at Magnolia Springs State Park. Prior to the hunt, over 6,000 eggs were hidden and separate areas for the hunt were provided for children 3 years and under; ages 4 to 7; and ages 7-12. Following the […]

Window to the Past!



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Millen Garden Council to Host Celebration Sunday April 15



The Millen Garden Council, composed of the Green Thumb, Magnolia, and Millen Garden Clubs, will host an event to celebrate Garden Week in Georgia. the 90th Birthday of the Garden Club of Georgia, the 90th Birthday of the Millen Garden Club, 80th birthday of Magnolia Garden Club and the 60th Birthday of the Green Thumb Garden Club. The members are […]

Library News



It’s National Library Week. Did you know that, on average, every dollar invested in a library results in approximately $4 worth of goods and services returned to the community? Stop by and check out all sorts of cool stuff from the library, like the Carlos Museum Family Pass, which offers free admission to the Carlos Museum at Emory University. The […]

GSP Report…………..



State Troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 4 traffic crashes during the month of March 2018 in Jenkins County. Sergeant First Class J.C. Lacienski said the traffic crashes resulted in 6 injuries and 0 deaths. SFC Lacienski said Troopers from Post 21 also issued 81 traffic citations in the county during the month. The total […]