2021-02-10 E-Edition

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Local Vietnam Soldier Honored



Residents of Gumlog Street will have to put in a change of address. Due to Covid restrictions, there was not a ceremony, however the street was officially changed to SSG. Robert Mosely Street. Robert Mosley enlisted in the US Army in 1958, immediately upon graduation from Burgess Landrum High School. His sister, Johnnie Mae Sherrod explains. “Due to the fact […]

Patience Wearing Thin



What is up with the trains? In an article published in the October 13, 2020 issue of The Millen News the question was asked and answered, “it will only get worse before it gets better.” In the ensuing months since, the wait times have gotten longer and in some instances traffic may be blocked for an hour or more as […]

Washington Street Fire Total Loss

In the early evening hours last Thursday, local fire crews responded to a house fire at 197 Washington Street. “Upon our arrival, the home was fully involved, the fire had vented itself through the roof,” explains Millen Fire Chief Dwayne Herrington. The intense heat from the blaze resulted in a second structure fire next door at 201 Washington Street. Both […]

Four JCHS Players Sign to Play College Football



While the football season for the Jenkins County War Eagles is over, the excitement from this previous season continues. The 2020 football season featured a run to the playoffs, a defeat over rivals ECI and Screven, exciting plays, and now four players from this team signing to play college football. Johnathon Coleman, Larry Young, Jakestal Lee, and Dominique Mills all […]

MPD Replacing Aged Fleet

Splost 7 funds are being used to purchase three Millen Police Department cruisers to replace an aging fleet. The City Council budgeted for the purchase of three police cars in Splost 7 which runs from April 1, 2020 thru March 31, 2026. The first of these three purchases were approved last week. The total cost of the new cruiser will […]

Eagle Notes


Do you know what I love most about our little school system? I love our ability to build relationships with these students and their families. I love that I can go to a ballgame and I’m not “Superintendent Cooper,” but Mrs. Tara. I love that we all know so much about our students and we care. You know why? The […]

From the Archives

In The Headlines 10 years ago – Feb. 9, 2011 C.J. Elmore has been named the 2010-2011 Star Student and has chosen Donna Boone as his Star teacher. C.J. is the son of Jay and Tammy Elmore. The City of Millen’s finances have improved substantially since 2007. In 2007, the city owed over $1million in short term debt and carried […]

BOOKING LOG

Jan. 25, – Jan. 31, 2021 Clinton Reagor Brannen1/26; Hold; BCSOAshley Hutto1/29; Hold for Bulloch County;BCSOTracy Kirkland1/29; Hold for Bulloch County;BCSODillon Meeks1/31; Investigative hold; JCSOAmei Newkirk1/29; Hold for Bulloch County;BCSOMichael Dioneyse Brown1/28; Driving with suspendedor revoked license; Expiredvehicle tag; Failure to changeaddress on license within 60days; Speeding (1-14miles over)(45 zone); JCSO Leslie Wayne Harbin1/29; Hold for weekend; JCSO Vandell Delacy […]

Magnolia Springs Calendar of Events

Saturday, February 13, Paddle With Your Valentine 2 – 3 p.m. Bring your sweetie, bring a friend or come solo and make new friends while enjoying nature and viewing wildlife on this 1-hour paddle around our 28 acre lake. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration is required for this program and space is limited. Program is weather permitting. $10/$25/$35 plus $5 […]