New DUI test rules explained




Law enforcement officers are operating under a new set of rules when it comes to DUI breathalyzer tests. On Monday, Feb. 18, the Georgia Supreme Court adjusted a portion of the DUI law that allows drivers to refuse a breathalyzer test without the refusal being held against them in a court of law. This change in the law took immediate […]

Flower Show winners announced



The Millen Garden Council composed of the Green Thumb, Magnolia and Millen Garden Clubs sponsored a National Garden Clubs, INC. Standard Flower Show entitled “Take A Ride On ‘The Nancy’”. Held in the Olde Freight Depot Museum on Cotton Avenue, the train theme was carried throughout the building with signage and staging. The show consisted of three divisions, Design, Horticulture […]

The Millen News Goes to St. Martin



The Millen News recently travelled with Gail Chance on a Caribbean cruise which included St. Martin island. (Photo contributed) You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Remember When – This Day in 2005



William “Bill” 0. Giles was appointed manager of Magnolia Springs State Park effective March 1. Giles is from Unadilla in Dooly County. He attended high school at Fullington Academy. He also attended the University of Georgia where he received a Bachelor of Art degree in History. He was a journalist for The Perry Times located in Perry and was also […]

Community for Christ event is set for March 23rd



Local churches are uniting for the Community for Christ event to be held 4-7:30 p.m. March 23rd at the Jenkins County Recreation Department. Activities will include food, fellowship, worship and a message. Everyone is welcome to come and worship the God of Creation! These photos show scenes from last year’s activity. (Photos contributed) You must be a paid subscriber to […]

Window to the Past ___



Lanier wins award! Elaine Lanier, Jenkins County 4-H Program Assistant, won the Outstanding Program Assistant award at Jr/ Sr District Project Achievement at Rock Eagle in March 2011. She is shown accepting the award from 4-H State President LaVonte Lovette of Millen. (Photo contributed) You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

VA needs volunteer drivers



The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, Augusta, has an immediate need for volunteer drivers in the Augusta, Athens and Statesboro areas to help ferry Veterans to and from medical appointments at the medical center’s two main campuses and three clinics across the CSRA. Available shifts are Monday – Friday at 6:30 – 11:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. […]

GSU Dean’s list



Georgia Southern University recently recognized approximately 3,300 students on the Fall 2018 Dean’s List. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester. Local students named to the Dean’s List are Chelsea Jones, Ashton Landing, Samantha Lane, Alana Mims, Harley Purvis, […]

Millen Rotary Club



Rotarian Randy Hill demonstrated how to convert a florescent light fixture into an LED fixture to the Millen Rotary Club members at the February 27th meeting. (Photo e-mailed) You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

JCHS/JCMS Band Sponsor of the Month



Jenkins County Middle/High School Band Sponsor of the Month for February is Johnathan Brady Tire & Repair. An exceptional “Thank You” to owner Johnathan Brady for his support and sponsorship! From left, are Emily Lloyd, Courtney Cooper, Owner Johnathan Brady, and Landan Bragg. (Photo contributed) You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!