2015-02-25

Green Thumb Garden Club



Green Thumb Garden Club hosted the Millen Garden Club Council’s joint meeting on October 9. Dr. John Garst, a retired UGA professor, told the story of how his wife Edna discovered a new Trillium. He went on to talk about Georgia wildflowers, with emphasis on the Trilliums found here. Members attending were, from left, first row: Judy Garvin, Martha Sue […]

Jones Temple to host Praise Night



The Senior Choir of Jones Temple Baptist Church, Mt. Olivet Road, will host a Praise Night 6 p.m. Saturday, March 7. The pastor is Rev. Matthew Davis.

Jimmy Cochran



Jimmy Cochran, age 66, of Millen died Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at Ogeechee Hospice in Statesboro. Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Friday, February 20, 2014 at the Millen Cemetery with Rev. David Wiggins officiating. Mr. Cochran was born in Jenkins County and was a 10 year U. S. Army veteran of Vietnam, a retired truck driver, and a Baptist. […]

Jenkins County EMS to co-sponsor state certified EMT course



Jenkins County EMS and Southeastern Technical College are teaming together to sponsor a state certified Emergency Medical Technician course which will be held at the Jenkins County EMS station. HOPE and Pell grant will be accepted. We have limited seats available-up to 20 people. If you are interested, please sign up at the Jenkins County EMS station by April 10, […]

Booking Log

Jenkins County Jail Booking Log February 6-12th

Ellrod Shane Mitchell – License Suspended or revoked,Wanted Person-Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office; GeorgiaState Patrol Post 21; Feb. 6.Timothy Morris – Hold for Court; Jenkins CountySheriff’s Office; Feb. 8.James Davis Jones – Aggravated Assault, Participatingin Criminal Gang Activity; Millen Police Department;Millen Police Department.Aaron Colby Whitaker – Hold for PDC; Jenkins CountySheriff’s office; Feb. 9.Brad Elliott Lake – Charges Pending; Jenkins CountySheriff’s […]

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Feb. 6 -12th.

Domestic/Family Disturbance – Gamm Gay Road, Feb.10; Oak Hill Church Road, Feb. 10; Joe Waters Road, Feb.11; Tool Court, Feb. 12.Motor Vehicle Accident/No Injuries – 2 incidents.Criminal Trespass – 1 incident.Vehicle Unlock – 7 incidents.Neighbor Dispute – 1 incident.Alarm/Residential – 1 incident.Fire/Grass – 1 incident.Escort Person – 1 incident.Keys Locked in Vehicle – 3 incidents.Suspicious Activity – 1 incident.Security Check […]

Time is Running Out To Sign-Up for CSP




Time is running out for farmers and ranchers that want to participate in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) this year. February 27th is the deadline for the 2015 round. Producers should visit their local NRCS office before that date to initiate the application process. The CSP rewards farmers, ranchers, and foresters for maintaining existing conservation practices and for adopting additional […]

Local school system recommended for continued accreditation



The local school system has been recommended for continued accreditation by an External Revriew Team. Read the details in tomorrow’s issue of The Millen News.

Benning to Gordon Relay to be held March 12-15th



The third Benning to Gordon Relay to benefit the Warrior Transition Battalion and the Fisher House at Fort Gordon will be held March 12-15th. Read the details in this week’s issue of The Millen News.

Chamber Annual Banquet to be held March 12th



The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, March 12th, at Hanging Rocks Plantation. The theme for this year’s event is “Celebrating a Year of Progress.”Tickets are $15 per person or $150 per table. Call the Chamber office at 982-5595 for more information.