City to purchase new garbage truck

Millen City Council members gave their approval during their Tuesday, Dec. 6, meeting for the purchase a new garbage truck for the City of Millen.

Millen News holiday deadlines announced

The Millen News will be closed for Christmas holidays Thursday and Friday, Dec. 21 and 22. The deadline for submitting news items to be included in the Dec. 28 edition of the newspaper is noon Wednesday, Dec. 21.

Memorial Tree lights available for purchase

Each year the Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce sponsors a Memorial Tree lighting to kick-off the Christmas season in Millen and Jenkins County. Lights may be purchased in memory or in honor of loved ones. Proceeds from the event are used to help fund a scholarship for a deserving Jenkins County Hi

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Members of Jenkins County High School’s varsity boys basketball team are, from left, first row: Coach James Ford, Farrell Harris, Kenith Scott, Dewayne Colley and Vincent Colley; and second row: Jamar Holmes, Jasper Oglesby, Chris Griffin, Kionte Gross and Austin Steed. Not pictured is John Graham and Jacquet Young. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) 006p1_xlg.jpg
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Varsity boys basketball

Members of Jenkins County High School

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Members of the Jenkins County High School varsity girls basketball team are, from left, first row: Latonia Lovett, Kendra Walton, Shanequa Carter, Nicole Smith and Jelisa Smith; and second row: assistant coach Jackie Yancey, Tashe McClain, Victoria Daughtry, Shameka Bradley, Deanna Bridges and head coach Bill Knight. Not pictured is Tiffany Parker. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) 007p1_xlg.jpg
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Varsity girls basketball

Members of the Jenkins County High School varsity girls basketball team are, from left, first row: Latonia Lovett, Kendra Walton, Shanequa Carter, Nicole Smith and Jelisa Smith; and second row: assistant coach Jackie Yancey, Tashe McClain, Victoria Daughtry, Shameka Bradley, Deanna Bridges and head coach Bill Knight. Not pictured is Tiffany Parker. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett)

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From left, BI-LO store manager Buddy Saxon presents an $866 donation to Dr. Judy Holton, principal of Jenkins County Elementary School as part of BI-LO’s 10 Days of Giving Campaign. (Staff photos by Deborah Bennett) 008p2_xlg.jpg
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Buddy Saxon, local BI-LO store manager, recently presented a $500 donation to members of Millen Better Hometown. From left, are Diane Wade, Shannon Ward, Becky Becton, LaDonna Gest, Saxon, Hilary Oliver, Pam Dwight and Martha Sue Wilson. 008p3_xlg.jpg
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BI-LO store manager Buddy Saxon, center, presents a $500 donation to the Jenkins County Recreation Department. Accepting, from left, are recreation board member, Horace Weathersby, and Teresa Gaiser, recreation department director. 008p1_xlg.jpg
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