Will Gay a finalist in The Statesboro Voice




Will Gay of Millen took to the stage Saturday night, April 28th, in the final round of “The Statesboro Voice” as one of eight finalists in the singing competition, which took place at the Emma Kelly Theater. Proceeds benefited the Averitt Center for the Arts, Statesboro. Although he did not make the “final four”, Will received great fan support. “I […]

Saturday, May 5th Schedule of Events



BBQ Boogie 5K race 8:30 a.m.Jenkins County Courthouse Square Awards ceremony 10 a.m.The Cotton Market Park on Cotton Ave. BBQ Cook-off and Yard SaleCotton Market Park, Cotton Avenue Project for Better Health Talent Project6 p.m. – Pal Theater – Cotton Avenue You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Three juveniles charged in JCES burglary




Three juveniles have been charged in the April 24th burglary of Jenkins County Elementary School. The Millen Police Department reports that several windows were broken and a small amount of money was stolen during the incident. On April 25th, the juveniles were arrested and charged with Burglary-1st Degree. The three are repeat offenders, according to the MPD, who have also […]

Volunteers needed for roadside clean-up




Littering along county roads has long been a problem for Jenkins County. County Administrator Grady Saxon and son, Logan, 14, recently tackled the issue by spending a Friday and Saturday morning picking up litter along a county road. The father and son plan to make this a project they will work on at least once per month. “We encourage other […]

Jenkins County School System participates in GSU ed Camp!



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Remember When – This Date in 1984!



Mark Freeman Aaron of Millen is named State STAR Student at the 1984 State STAR Student and Teacher annual banquet held at the Atlanta Hilton. Aaron received the top award after competing with over 400 high school students from all over the state. As the State STAR student, Aaron was awarded a $1,000 cash scholarship from Southern Bell Telephone Company […]

MPD receives presentation from Kaylee Farthing



On April 12th 9-year-old Black Belt contender Kaylee Farthing presented the Millen Police Department with a U.S. Flag plaque and an individual plaque entitled, “Blessed Are the Peacemakers.” Kaylee also included bags of Tootsie Rolls with a note stating: Thanks for the roll you play each day.” Kaylee’s gifts were part of her Black Belt Community Service Project. The presentation […]

Library News



Want to give your mother a little bling for Mother’s Day, or add a little sparkle to your walls? Come to our How It’s Done adult workshop this Saturday, May 5, at 12:30 pm and create some jewel art! It’s a great way to add a little shine to your life, and it’s all free! Every Tuesday at 4 pm […]

Jenkins County Recreation Department News

Recreation Department activities announced

The Jenkins County Recreation Department is gearing up for the summer with activities for local youth getting underway. Tennis will be offered to those 18 years of age and up. The instructor will be Brad Asbury. League fee is $20. Softball camp will take place June 4-8 from 9 a.m. until noon. The fees are $100 per child or $75 […]

MacArthur Haynesworth to be honored by SC



Next month, the South Carolina Baptist Music Auxiliary will hold its Annual Session at the Morris College in Sumter, SC. During that session, a special awards luncheon ceremony will be given, Wednesday, May 9, for SC music legends who have given of their time, efforts and gifts for 25 years of service and more. MacArthur Haynesworth was chosen by the […]