JCHS Cross Country finishes season

Brett Landing State Runner-up, Region Champion


Jenkins County High School’s (JCHS) cross country team has finished its season with some impressive achievements, said Coach Bobby James. The girls’ team finished third at the Region meet which qualified the team to compete in the State meet held at Carrollton High School, Carrollton. The girls’ team finished13th at the state meet with Brett Landing placing second Overall and […]

Rev. Rayford L. Whitehead honored for 50 years of service



The General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia took the time to congratulate Rev. Rayford L. Whitehead on Nov. 15th for achieving 50 years of continuous pastoring and spreading the good news of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Rev. Whitehead is the pastor of Bargeron Grove Baptist Church, Perkins. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) You must be a paid subscriber to […]

Christmas Decorations Contest Dec. 10th

The tradition continues

The Millen Garden Club Council will sponsor the annual Christmas Decorations Contest on Dec. 10. Residents and businesses are asked to have their lights on between the hours of 6-9 p.m. when the judging will occur. The categories to be judged for homes are Best Door, Best Window, and Best Overall. The Best Business and Best Church will also be […]

The magic of Madeline returns!



Millen’s Emily Lloyd moves from the title role in The Schoolhouse Players’ production Madeline’s Christmas into the grown-up role of Miss Clavel. In fact, the talented young lady has been in other Schoolhouse Player’s shows. This time she has new costumes, enhanced sets and a cast featuring both new and seasoned performers. On top of all that, the story’s magician, […]

Plans finalized for Christmas in Millen – Dec. 9th



The annual Christmas in Millen celebration, sponsored by Main Street Millen, is set for 2-5 p.m. Sunday, December 9th, on Cotton Avenue. A highlight of the event will be a visit from Santa which will include “Cookies with Santa.” Children will visit with Santa and then decorate a Gingerbread Man. Other planned activities include train rides, obstacle course, and ice […]

Remember When – This Day in 1951



There was presented to Board of Roads and Revenues of Jenkins County on Wednesday several petitions signed by several hundred alleged qualified voters of Jenkins County seeking permission for the showing of Sunday movies within the county. The petitions were signed in the interest of the Jenkins Drivein Theater but the Pal Theater and Moonlight Drive could also benefit should […]

She’s a winner……



Congratulations to Ms. Sarah Johnson, left, for winning the $100 Enmarket gas card in a fundraiser sponsored by Ms. Linda Bragg with Modern Woodmen of America and hosted by the Jenkins County War Eagles Band. Amara Odum, right, sold the winning ticket. (Photo e-mailed) You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Womans club



The November meeting of the Millen Woman’s Club was held on November 20th at the Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center. The program was presented by Jessica Hall, District Women’s Club President. Mrs. Hall spoke of upcoming projects and the spring 2019 District Club meeting which will be collaboratively hosted by the Women’s Clubs of Millen and Sylvania. Additionally, the meeting […]

Library News



Who’s ready for the Hour of Code? It’s a special all-ages event where we will introduce kids, teens and adults to coding and getting them started toward learning how to make their own apps, and it will be this afternoon, Wednesday, December 5, at 4 pm. Participants will be able to play games that will teach them basic coding, and […]

Property tax bills to be mailed in December




Jenkins County property owners will have a later due date for paying their 2018 property tax bills. Jenkins County Tax Commissioner Tina Burke said that she expects the bills to be mailed to property owners around the middle of December with a due date around Feb. 20, 2019. However, the bills will arrive in time for property owners to pay […]