General Election to be held Nov. 6th




Jenkins County voters will join others across the state when they go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 6th, to cast their ballots in the General/Special Election. Absentee in-person voting is taking place at the Jenkins County Courthouse 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday-Friday until Nov. 2nd. The last day a registrar can issue an absentee ballot by mail is […]

Tekaria Hart is JCHS Homecoming Queen



Tekaria Hart (T.K.), the daughter of Michael Brown and Teako Hart, was crowned the Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Homecoming Queen on October 5 during halftime of the Varisty football game against Johnson County. Hart was escorted by her father Michael Brown. T.K. is a member of the JCHS Band, Beta Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, FCCLA and serves as […]

Housing Expo a success



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Voters to decide one-cent sales tax in General Election




In addition to deciding several local and statewide races, Jenkins County residents will also have the opportunity to vote “yes” or “no” to a one-cent Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) on the Nov. 6th General/Special Election ballot. County and city officials note that that they are not asking for a “new” sales tax. If approved by voters, collection […]

Remember When – This Day in 1954



Proposed Educational Building for Millen United Methodist Church is announced. The building will be a one-story brick construction, built in the U-shape back of the present church. On the inside all the way around will be a large open arcade with a large open court. The JCHS Eagles lost their first game of the season last Friday night to a […]

Reading program at EBA helps students flourish




Edmund Burke Academy has a rich history of school traditions that set it apart from others: Senior cupids on Valentine’s Day, Big and Little Buddies, the glorious macaroni and cheese recipe for Homecoming and many more to boot. There’s also a program that, while a little lesser known, has been helping both elementary and middle school students excel in their […]

Millen Woman’s Club meets



Members of the Millen Woman’s Club enjoyed a meeting held on October 16 at the Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center. The program was presented by Lynne Bennett who spoke on Operation Christmas Child, a project made possible by Samaritan’s Purse. Mrs. Bennett spoke of the millions of boxes provided to children in underdeveloped countries as part of evangelism and outreach […]

Millen Rotary Club



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Correction



An article appearing in last week’s issue of The Millen News on Hillary Oliver being named Rome City Schools’ “Teacher of the Year” runnerup incorrectly stated that she was a 1991 graduate of JCHS. She was a 1995 graduate of JCHS. The Millen News regrets the error. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or […]

Window to the Past



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