2020-12-30 E-Edition

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Sheriff Takes Oath

Sheriff Robert Oglesby took his fourth oath of office with little fanfare last week. Sheriff Oglesby is pictured with Judge Burke. He was first sworn in on January 1, 2009. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Christmas Parade At PruittBethany



Members of the community participated in an impromptu Christmas parade Wednesday, for residents of the PruittBethany facility. “I would like to thank our community, employees, families, and residents for organizing and participating in this event.” Regina Bell, director of the facility said. Since the pandemic, visitors to the facility have been restricted, leaving residents unable to see loved ones. This […]

MLK, JR Committee Announces Event Cancellations And Scholarship Winners

Many “Thanks” to the community for your continued support .

Due to the pandemic, the Jenkins County Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee announced this week the cancellation of all MLK, Jr. activities for the month of January.The committee feels that the safety and health of the community is more important. “Please know that we remain committed to: Promoting Academic Excellence, Community Service and Humanitarian Ideals,” explains Johhnie Mae Sherrod with […]

From the Archives

In The Headlines 10 years ago – Dec. 29, 2010 Paul Herrington was named Volunteer of the Year by Regency Hospital at the organization’s Christmas party. He is the son of John T. And Paula Herrington. Mary Rector Crowder of Millen, wife of Dr. Maurice Crowder, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 25, 2010. Byron Scoggins recently traveled […]

JCES Announces Students Of The Month

JCES staff members nominated students for the December “FLY Student of the Month” to reward academic excellence and behavior. These students are great representatives of the school discipline model: “ FLY” ( F- Fly straight, L-Love of learning, Y-You are responsible for YOU). Students received a Planters Electric Student of the Month t-shirt and a meal provided by the Millen […]

Macy Coker Makes Dean’s List

Millen native Macy Coker achieved academic excellence in her course work during the fall semester at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Dr. Jerry Baker, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, said the students who qualified for the Dean’s Honor List attained a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and carried at least 12 hours of academic […]

Spring Creek Raffle Winner

Congratulations to Vetta Reese for winning the drone raffle at Spring Creek Auction Company. The raffle was held during the last auction of the year. Thank you to all who participated. Photo contributed. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Great Plans In 2021


It’s the last week of 2020, and we would like to take advantage of this time of year to contemplate all of the things that happened. There was a whole lot happening! First, we were able to get settled back into our newly renovated building, thank you Jenkins County Board of Commissioners for making that happen! Then, just as we […]

From the Editor’s Desk



This has been a year of firsts. Our first year staying home for most of it, and it ain’t over yet. The first time we as business owners had to reinvent ourselves and our businesses. If you had told me last New Year’s that I would be holding Facebook auctions I would have called you crazy. Personally, this is the […]