2022-06-08 E-Edition

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Local market is a staple of the local economy


If you’re looking for a way to sell your fresh produce or needing to make some extra money, then look no further than the Millen Produce Market and covered platform beside the chamber of commerce office. The farmer’s market is sponsored by Main Street Millen and was, “created to offer an outlet for local growers to sell their produce and […]

Serial burglar’s reign of theft ends in Screven County

Residents of Millen and Sylvania can rest easy knowing that serial burglar, Jeffrey Stephens is behind bars. Stephens was taken into custody last Thursday, June 2. For months both Millen and Sylvania have been plagued by vehicle break ins, both The Millen News and The Sylvania Times reported in the February 8, 2022, issues that Stephens’ brother Tylik Sherrod had […]

County receives return on worker’s comp

Jenkins County Board of Commissioners recently received a $12,670.00 check from the ACCG-Group Self-Insurance Worker’s Compensation fund (ACCG-GSIWCF) Board of Trustees. Jenkins County has participated in the worker’s compensation fund since 2015. Dave Willis, executive director of ACCG explained, “the amount of the return is based on Jenkins County’s share of investable income. Better than average results with investments and […]

The best blood drive in recent times


“A record 21 units were collected, that will go a long way in saving lives,” A spokesperson for Shepeard Community Blood Center said in a statement last week. The May 31 blood drive saw 26 donors come out to donate blood. Each donor received a free t-shirt as well as leaving with the knowledge they saved a life. Once a […]

PUBLIC NOTICE OF IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE June 21, 2022 General Democratic Primary Runoff

The General Democratic Primary Runoff is June 21, 2022. Only persons registered to vote and those who voted in the May 24, 2022, Democratic Primary, those who voted in the May 24, 2022, Nonpartisan Election, or those who did not vote in the May 24, 2022, General Primary are eligible to vote in this Runoff Primary. A Runoff is not […]


In last week’s story, “James fulfills dream on Memorial Day”, we incorrectly identified Darryl Drake as Rev. Darryl Drake. Darryl is in fact a MSGT (Ret) USAF. We regret the error. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Class of 2034 graduates

The Jenkins County Elementary School kindergarten graduates was published in last Wednesday’s edition. However, we left out Mrs. Suggs’ class. We apologize for the ommission. MRS. MARY SUGGS’ CLASS: McKinley Bragg-firefighter, Jaxten Cates-police officer, Jordyn Coleman-nurse, Abby Flakes-veterinarian, Auzzie Gay-paleontologist, Dobbie Gay-firefighter, Blake Hucks-police officer, Brinlee Lane-teacher, Cailey Lane-teacher, Landon Lewis-chef, Easton Sharpe-teacher, Braxton Smith-veterinarian, Tyson Wadley-firefighter, Jarrell Wright-police officer, […]


IN THE HEADLINES 10 YEARS AGO – JUNE 6, 2012 Vandalism continues to be a problem at the Millen Cemetery as evidenced by the tire tracks across several grave sites. Anyone with information, please contact the MPD. JCHS athletic scholarships were awarded during honors night. Robert Mosley, Lavontay Evans, James DeLoach and Jonathan Taylor were the lucky recipients. Brenda Lee […]

Booking Log

May 23-29, 2022 Jeffrey Lamar McCrary: 5/29; Hold; MPD Spencer Singleton: 5/24; Probation violation; JCSO Ra-Kim Gammage: 5/28; Speeding (35 & over) (65 zone); JCSO Donald Grier: 5/23; Investigative hold; MPD Ranisha Corice Jones-Abumoghli: 5/28; No driver’s license; Child restraint law, child seat, safety belt; Seat belt violation; GSP Keith Tyler Kellum: 5/27; Probation violation; JCSO Miguel Angel Carlos Paredes: […]