February 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

EGSC Students Named to Fall 2014Dean’s Honor/Merit Lists

East Georgia State College students have been named to the fall semester 2014 dean’s honor and merit lists. More...

JCES Lunch Menu

Monday, March 2 – Spaghetti or sweet & sour chicken/rice; choices: whole kernel corn, oriental vegetables.Tuesday, March 3- Hot Dog or chili/saltines; choices:oven fries, peach cobbler.Wednesday, March 4- Baked chicken, wheat roll or p/b More...

Certificate of Merit Scholars

The 2015 prestigious Georgia Certificate of Merit program has been kicked off by the University of Georgia to recognize top junior students in Georgia high schools who will be graduating with the class of 2016. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I am now back at work in the office after having undergone knee replacement surgery several weeks ago. The surgery and my recovery have gone well. More...

Datebook

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. More...

Obituaries

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. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

In last week’s column I wrote of some of the negative things that our teachers experience that might make you curious as to why teachers come back consistently, to teach year after year. More...

Don Lively

ODDS ARE

I was watching the only TV show that I make weekly time for. I’m not much for the “ vast wasteland “ that television was once described as. But, on Tuesday nights I watch for several reasons not the least of which is the dialog. More...

Library News

Our “How It’s Done” workshop scheduled for Saturday, February 21, has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 28, at 12:30 p.m. This time, the topic is pets and how to take care of our furry friends. More...

Millen News intern

Simone Clark, a Jenkins County High School senior, has joined the staff of The Millen News as an intern. The position is sponsored through the Quality of Life Student Work Program. More...

JCES to hold Pre-K registration

Jenkins County Elementary School will hold 2015-2016 Pre-K registration March 20th at the school. Registration slot sign-up will be held March 2- 19th. More...

Other Jenkins News

Millen news goes

The Millen News recently traveled to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico with Byron Scogins. Shown at the Vallarta Plaza, from left, are David Gregory, nephews of Mr. Scogins, and Byron Scogins. More...

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. More...

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. More...

Church News

Reading Rocks celebration at Rocky Ford Baptist Church

Open Hearts Outreach Inc. will host a Reading Rocks celebration 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, February 28th at the Rocky Ford Baptist Church, Hwy. 25 North, Millen. More...

Children’ Choir of Africa to perform

Children from Uganda journey to inspire and share their culture with America. Cultures will unite when the Daraja Children’s Choir of Africa performs at the Old Pal Theater 7 p.m. Feb. More...

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. More...