2022-04-06 E-Edition

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Millen Police make arrest in entering autos and credit card fraud



The Millen Police Department made an arrest over the weekend from an investigation filed March 21, 2022. Investigators arrested Tyrone Johnson, 48, of Millen on outstanding warrants including entering an auto report filed last month. Johnson has been charged with entering an auto, financial transaction card theft, and three counts of financial transaction card fraud. Johnson was transported to the […]

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Opening Day at the Rec Center

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State races promise to be crowded for May Primary



State and Federal political races will be crowded going into the May Primary. A list of candidates, voters may expect to see on their ballots is listed below. These are not local races, only state and federal. Governor:Catherine Davis (R) Brian Kemp (R, Incumbent) David Perdue (R) Kandiss Taylor (R) Tom Williams (|R) Stacey Abrams (D) Secretary of State: David […]

Jenkins County now part of District 126



Jenkins County will not see Rep. Butch Parrish on the ballot this election year because at the end of 2021, Gov. Brian Kemp signed Georgia’s Senate and House district maps into law. The state Senate approved its map with a 34-21 vote and the state House approved theirs with a 96-70 vote. These maps take effect for Georgia’s 2022 state […]

Bethel AME to share Easter message



Bethel AME will once again bring the Easter message to the streets of Millen. On Saturday, April 16 at 10 a.m., Rev. Jerlyn Smith-Hudson and her congregation will depart from Bethel AME and carry the cross through the community. Last year Bethel AME walked from East Winthrope to Cotton Avenue, bringing the cross during Easter time. “A lot of times, […]

The JCHS proudly announces the Honor Roll for the third 9 weeks:

12th Grade: Rayann Marie Eskew, Aylana Lillian Hackney, Lillian-Grace Hadden Magruder, Jayda Danielle Murphy, Kenneth Antonio Palacio, Destiny Antwanett Pierce, Gemoriah Akyla Pryor, Keyiyah Shi’dira Ricketts, Kaylee Renelda Sykes, Zander Cole Turner, Alexander Gabriel Van Buren, Krysten Sunshine Williamson, Marco Alexander Zavala, Emonie Valiyah Zinnermon. 11th Grade: Emily Jeanine Nelson, Tahdriana Amarea Pierce, Nichari Nevie-Taniece Surlock, Shamiya Yomaris Thomas, Torence […]

Gardening with Talmadge

Elegant Lilies for your garden and vases

Now is the time to select and prepare to plant lilies for the garden and to be able to cut them for fresh vase arrangements. Star Gazers are always a fan favorite, but there are many others to choose from. I am going to name a few and try to describe them as best as possible. The Red Highlighted Asiatic […]

JCHS proudly announces the Principal’s Honor Roll for the third 9 weeks:

12th Grade: Jakela Lakiya Brady, Amanda Victoria Bramblett, William Arthur Brinson, Jh’Qare Amajhad Carrie, Collin Davis Culp, Dawson Clark Drake, Ahmaya Trencye Gardner, Emily Anne Gaudry, Robert Wesley Gay, Devan Elizabeth Godbee, Kade Markovcic Johnson, Madison Shae’ Lanier, Taylor Alexander Reese, Marqes Jarell Smith, Nora Kate Williams. 11th Grade: Jashlyn Aurie Allen, Adeline Belle Bennett, Grace Noel Curry, Haylie Brooke […]

Holy Week and Easter Schedules

April 10: Oak Hill Baptist Church presents Easter Family Day with food, games, and egg hunt. Everyone is welcome! Immediately following the morning worship service, bring a dish and an Easter Basket for the kids. April 11-15: Community Holy Week Services will be held at Millen UMC. The lunch time service will be Monday-Friday at noon. The schedule and the […]