May 5th events taking shape



May 5th will be a busy day in the City of Millen with the annual BBQ Cook-Off and Yard Sale taking place, along with a BBQ Boogie 5K race. The activities are sponsored by the Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce. All proceeds will be used to fund Chamber activities. The BBQ Cook-Off and Yard Sale is set to take place […]

Ribbon cutting!



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Keep Jenkins Beautiful set for April 21st



The annual Keep Jenkins Beautiful campaign is set for Saturday, April 21st, 8 a.m. until noon. The annual event is sponsored by Main Street Millen. Main Street Millen is recruiting groups to participate in cleaning up Jenkins County. Everyone is invited to join in the cleanup. Individuals who are not part of an organized group are welcome to join other […]

Commissioners discuss need for Building Inspector




The county’s need for a Building Inspector was a topic of discussion at a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners. City Administrator Grady Saxon discussed several options the county could employ to obtain a Building Inspector. He reported that he would contact a Burke County Building Inspector for additional information and that he had spoken to the City of […]

Millen Produce Market opening May 1st



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Remember When – This Date in 2001



Plans to build a 1,524 bed prison in Jenkins County by Corrections Corporation of America have been abandoned. The 101-acre tract of land located southeast of the Industrial Park which was purchased by CCA at approximately $3,000 per acre has been placed on the real estate market for sale, according to the Director of Communications for CCA. Plans were abandoned […]

Millen Rotary Club!



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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 […]

Library News



Do you want to Paint at the Library? Our free adult painting class will be on Saturday, April 21, at 11 am. We will be painting chickens! Space is limited, please sign up today. Every Tuesday at 4 pm we have our amazing afterschool storytime. It’s a wonderful way to get your kids to love reading, and kids who read, […]

Window to the Past!



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