The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Oliver's General Store, 650 Millen By-pass. Participating were, from left, Clay Boulineau, Jr.
Fall may not be in the air yet, but plans are proceeding for the annual Fair-on-the-Square arts and crafts festival to be held Saturday, Oct. 6, on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse. The event is sponsored by Millen Better Hometown.
The fourth graders at Jenkins County Elementary School celebrated their second Native American Day Friday, Aug. 31. The Indian Day was part of their social studies curriculum.
The Millen News was recently enjoyed by members of Diane Wasden's family during a family reunion held at Buck Mountain in Boone, N.C. Those attending enjoyed a week of touring in nearby towns and picnics at local parks.
Shown are, from left, Chandler Woods and Alexa Watkins, freshmen at East Georgia College, using laptop computers in the courtyard of the Luck Flanders Gambrell Center at EGC. (Photo contributed)
East Georgia College (EGC) and its new state-of-the-art secure wireless internet access system on campus in Swainsboro and Statesboro were recently spotlighted in the national publication Campus Technology (August 2007 publication).