Ed Fuller – retired but not tired

Ed Fuller, a Millen native, began serving the citizens of Millen and Jenkins County as a pharmacist soon after graduating pharmacy school in 1976. He retired as co-owner of Eagle Pharmacy in December, 2017. Ed first began his career as a pharmacist with what was then Revco in Waynesboro where he spent five years. “Back then, we used manual typewriters […]

City of Millen recognized for housing program

The City of Millen is a “graduate”! During a recent meeting of Millen City Council, Mandy Underwood, Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH) Program representative, gave a presentation on the program and the progress that has been made in the past three years. The City was recently recognized for graduating from the 3-year program, achieving “Graduate” status. This designation helps […]

Postage stamps up 5 cents

The cost of a first-class forever stamp went up 5 cents this past Sunday, from 50 cents to 55 cents. The 10% increase is the largest single price increase in the history of the Postal Service. The Postal Service reported a $3.9 billion lost in 2018 with decreased mail volume by 2.1 billion pieces, mainly due to people using other […]

Remember When – This Day in 1951

Between the hours of 7 and 8 p.m. Friday night a group of Millen Women will stage a “Mothers March on Polio” throughout the residential section of the city. These volunteers will stop only at the homes with a light burning on the porch, an invitation to stop for a donation to the “March of Dimes.” Those families who do […]

Business After Hours

Business After Hours at The Treasure Trove was a huge success. Thank You – Amy McBride for hosting the first Business After Hours in 2019. Contact the Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce if you are interested in hosting a Business After Hours event. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Legislative report

Hello and Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and celebrated his great legacy by giving back to your community! On Monday, January 14, I was honored to be sworn in to represent you for another two years and I am looking forward to the great things we can accomplish together. We have new constitutional […]

Jill Wadley

Jill Wadley of Millen, Georgia, has earned the Education Specialist in Educational Leadership from Valdosta State University. Wadley was among more than 900 undergraduate and graduate students who completed the requirements for their respective degrees during the Fall 2018 semester. “Graduation is a defining moment in every student’s life,” said Dr. Richard A. Carvajal, president of VSU. “We are excited […]

Country Cooking Sue Davis

The Big Game Day is approaching! And I know many of you are already thinking about the snacks and treats you can make to for family and friends as you enjoy the game. These recipes are some of my favorites. I hope you enjoy them as you cheer for your favorite team! Bacon Cheeseburger Dip 1 lb. ground beef8 oz. […]

Bethel AME Baptist Church to celebrate Rosa Parks Day

An American holiday – celebrated next on February 4th – commemorating the birthday of Rosa Parks Day – is a local observance honoring the life and legacy of a phenomenal woman of faith, integrity, and courage. Former President Barack Obama had this to say about Ms. Parks: “On December 1, 1955, our Nation was forever transformed when an African-American seamstress […]

Window to the Past

Members of the Jenkins County High School Competition Squad in 2010 who were Region champs are, from left, first row: Zandra Lake, Mikesha Williams and Breanna Adams; second row: Voshti Sheppard, Amber Womack, Cassie Bragg, Shelby Burke, Hannah Johnston and Jessica Head; third row: Kayla Kirkland, Abby Whitt, Mackenzie Walker and Shae Burke; and fourth row: Rhonda Lovett, Krysten Fail, […]