2020-10-07 E-Edition

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Keith Weese, An Inspiration To All



Pastor Keith Weese, a native of the Atlanta area has over thirty years in the ministry. “For all who need the welcoming love of God, there is a place that offers a loving and accepting congregation of believers.” Photo by Sam Eades. Keith Weese is no stranger to the ministry. During his thirty years serving in the Church Of God […]

A New Living Concept Comes To Millen



A new living concept has arrived in Millen with a unique name. Summertime Barndominiums has opened on Old Waynesboro Road to amazing local response. The Barndominiums is a family friendly, rental gated community without a steep price tag! There was a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house to celebrate the official opening of four rental homes by the owner, Michael […]

JCES Students Offer Hope



Students at JCES have instilled hope in all of us. With the current global crisis confronting us daily, the students and staff at JCES have found a silver lining in the darkest of clouds. September was officially named the Month of Hope at the school. “We don’t realize how the stress of the pandemic has impacted our youth. They can’t […]

Blood Drive Sees Record Turnout



The blood drive held on September 29, 2020 saw a record 23 donors, the most successful blood drive this year, according to Jackie Clemmons with the Shepeard Community Blood Center. From the 23 donors, a total of 18 pints of blood was donated in Millen-Jenkins County. “We used to do a monthly blood drive,” explains Ms. Clemmons, “at one point […]

From the Archives

In The Headlines 10 years ago – Oct. 6, 2010 Sale of the Jenkins County Hospital has finalized to Community Hospital Management Company. JCH will remain a critical access hospital and will continue to operate as an acute care facility. A new political movement is sweeping the country and it has arrived in Jenkins County. The Taxed Enough Already (TEA) […]

Read Library Books On Your E-reader


The library will be closed on Monday, October 12 for staff training. We look forward to serving you again Tuesday, October 13! Have you tried Libby yet? Libby is the new ebook& downloadable audiobook service that has replaced RBDigital here at the library! With your library card or e-card, you can start borrowing items in minutes to read or listen […]

D.O.E. Rejects State Superintendent Woods’ Proposal

Readers will remember in last week’s edition of The Millen News, we reported on State School Superintendent Richard Woods’ proposal to make year-end standardized tests count 0.01% or essentially zero towards students final grades in the 2020-2021 school year amid the Covid-19 pandemic. In a split vote held last Thursday, the State Board of Education voted to reject State School […]

Dates to Remember

The Jenkins County Council of Churches has asked that anyone needing assistance for Thanksgiving to please call the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center at 478-982-8004 to put their name on the list. Millen Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. at Cafe on Cotton. Please call 478-982-5595 for more information. The Jenkins County Development Authority is sponsoring a drive […]

BOOKING LOG

Sept. 21 – Sept. 27, 2020 Vincent Dwayne Colley 9/25; Possession of a schedule II controlled substance; Purchase, possession, manufacture, distribution, or sale of marijuana; Use of communication facility in committing an act of felony; JCSO Tyrell Zacharia Brown 9/22; Hold for BCSO; BCSO Benjamin Antione Jenkins 9/25; Driver to exercise due care; Driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol; Failure […]