2022-06-22 E-Edition

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Early morning quake felt by few



A 3.9 magnitude earthquake hit our area early Saturday morning, at approximately 4 a.m. Researchers say this is the strongest in years. The U.S. Geological Survey noted the quake in the city of Stillmore, but the shocks were felt in Jenkins and Screven Counties due to the epicenter’s shallow location. The trembling was felt in parts of Atlanta, Augusta, Macon […]

Jenkins 4-H Competes in Project S.A.F.E



Jenkins County 4-H participated in the area Project S.A.F.E (Shooting Awareness Fun Education) qualifying match on April 23 at Bay Gall Sporting Clays. Project S.A.F.E is the acronym for the shooting sports program offered though Georgia 4-H that teaches gun safety and education in a fun and enjoyable setting. To qualify for the state competition 4-H’ers must break 16 (Junior) […]

Dairy Queen does it again



The Millen Dairy Queen has done it again. They have received the Personal Responsibility in Delivery Excellence (PRIDE) award from the Dairy Queen system for achieving a high level of cleanliness and food safety. Neasyie Suggs, co-owner of Millen Dairy Queen states, “I am honored to have received such a prestigious award. The staff works hard to keep our restaurant […]

Attorney returns home to open office



Travis Foreman held a ribbon cutting Saturday for his new law office on Harvey Street. The Law Office of Travis O. Foreman, LLC has been helping local clients for several months but made it official Saturday, June 11. The office is located at 212 Harvey Street, across from the courthouse. Foreman, a JCHS 1996 graduate, is the son of Theodosha […]

Oak Hill keeps the community clean



The Oak Hill Baptist Church youth have always enjoyed mission projects, and when it comes to helping their community, they are on the ball. On Saturday, June 4, the youth picked up trash along Oak Hill Church Road, to help keep Jenkins County clean. “We picked up trash from 10:30 a.m. – noon and had a great time doing it,” […]

Arms graduates from basic training



Collin Arms, 2021 JCHS STAR Student has graduated from basic training. Collin has been assigned to Fort Carson Colorado 2nd Battalion 23rd Infantry Regiment 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team. Collin’s STAR Teacher and mentor CSM Tyrone Smooth also attended. Collins is the son of Shane and Jessica Arms and the grandson of James and Linda Lanier. Readers may remember that […]

Nannie E. Williams to hold celebration

Nannie E. Williams United Methodist Church will celebrate Men and Women’s Day on Sunday, June 26 at 11:30 a.m. at the church. Pastor Charles E. Way will lead the message and other speakers will be on hand. The public is invited to attend as we celebrate God’s word. Nannie E. Williams is located at 440 Old Waynesboro Road, Millen. The […]

Rotary inducts two


Two new members were recently inducted into the Millen Rotary Club. Tammy Cranshaw, sponsored by Rotarian Art Johnson and Brian Nunnaly, sponsored by Rotarian Wanda Burke. The induction ceremony was conducted by Rotarian Hubert Reeves. Photo contributed. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Booking Log

June 13-19, 2022 Sharonda Denise Daughtry: 6/14; Probation violation; JCSO Aaron Nickolas Devine: 6/15; Hold for Bulloch County; BCSO Dakota Edward Farrow: 6/15; Hold; JCSO Rasean Garod Fulwood: 6/15; Hold for Bulloch County; BCSO Michael Gibbons: 6/15; Hold for Bulloch County; BCSO Gabrielle Graham: 6/14; Probation violation; JCSO Michael Shane Harden: 6/15; Hold for Bulloch County; BCSO Andrew Jones: 6/15; […]