Susie Brinson Joyner “Nannie”

Mrs. Susie Brinson Joyner “Nannie” age 90, of Millen died Monday, February 29, 2016 at her residence. Her life began in Jenkins County on January 22, 1926, and remained here her entire life. During her ninety years, she retired from Jockey International, owned and operated Fairfield Supper Club, and opened S & S Grocery with her family, where she was […]

Don Lively


The smoke from the oaky fire was spiraling pretty much straight up since there was very little breeze. There were also pieces of split sweetgum and even a few small hunks of cedar providing a fragrant ambiance as they burned. It was cool, not cold and not hot, but pleasantly balmy, perfect for sitting by a fire, watching and hearing […]


Chamber of Commerce annual banquet to be held March 10 The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet will be held 6-9 p.m. Thursday, March 10th, at Hanging Rocks Plantation, 1192 Honey Ridge Road. Entertainment for the evening will be provided by Doc Holiday, the “Hilarious Hypnotist.” For ticket information, contact the Chamber office at 982-5595. Rep. Rick Allen announces […]

Church News

Living Word Ministry to host program Living Word Ministry will host a Fill-a-Chair Rally 6 p.m. Saturday, March 5. The guest evangelist will be Pastor Temicca Odom, Holy Tabernacle Deliverance, Statesboro. The church pastor is Rev. Steve Carr Sr. Jones Temple to host Praise Night program A Praise Night program will be held at Jones Temple Baptist Church, Herndon, 6 […]


Megan Fields and Michael Baradine to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Tim Fields of Millen proudly announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Elizabeth, to Michael Edward Baradine, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Baradine of Cumming, Georgia. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Fields, Jr. of Millen, the late D. O. McLaughlin, III of Lake City, FL and the […]

PruittHealth-Bethany celebrates Valentine’s Day

PruittHealth-Bethany of Millen enjoyed a Valentine celebration complete with cake, punch, festive decorations and live entertainment sponsored by Queensborough National Bank & Trust company. Residents, staff and visitors danced in their seats, on their feet, and sang and clapped along to the music as Will Gay serenaded the party guests with lively ballads. Each resident received a party favor of […]

Capus Riles, Jr.

Mr. Capus Riles, Jr. of Millen passed on Thurs., Feb. 18, 2016 in Savannah, GA. Funeral service was Saturday, Feb. 21, 2016 at St. John Baptist Church with Rev. J.E. Thomas officiating; burial in church cemetery. He left a legacy of love ones to cherish his memories in children, Capus, III, Cleveland, Cynthia, Derrick, Jacqueline, Sabrina and Samantha, and a […]

Felicia Lanier Daughtry

Felicia Lanier Daughtry, 40, of Millen passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at the Optim Medical Center Jenkins. Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Sunday, February 28, 2016 in the Screven Chapel of Joiner Anderson Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Millen City Cemetery. She was born in Augusta, GA and had been a lifelong resident of Millen. She obtained […]

Cong. Rick Allen to visit Millen

Congressman Rick Allen will be at the Millen Dairy Queen 5-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 8th for the Campaign Kick-off Bus Tour he is hosting to kick-off his re-election campaign. Supporters are invited to come out and visit with the Congressman at this time.

The Gentlemen’s Gourmet Dining Club visits the Harvest Table

The Gentlemen’s Gourmet Dining Club traveled to Augusta for lunch at the Harvest Table buffet on Feb. 19. The group was welcomed by the manager, Dianne Irby, and waitress, Mia. The groups reports that they had an outstanding meal; the menu was great and the food even better. The service was also outstanding, the people friendly and the prices reasonable. […]