September 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Book signing

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a book signing for Melissa Hurst Lane, author of the newly released novel, “Edge of Forever.” The event was held at Lane’s General Store. Mrs. Lane is shown with Rev. Dan Zellner. More...

School News

JCES

Monday, Sept. 7 – Holiday. Tuesday, Sept. More...

JCHS War Eagles drop home opener against Treutlen County 25-19

The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) War Eagles opened their 2015 season Friday night with a visit from the Treutlen County Vikings at Roy Head Stadium. Fans packed Roy Head Stadium as the game ball was delivered by the Air Evac Helicopter Program. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I can’t help but think as I pick up a copy of The Millen News every week that the day is fast approaching when “print” newspapers, books, magazines, pamphlets, letters, etc. are going to be a thing of the past. More...

Letters

Letters

Dear editor, Are you ready to go wild? The Wild About Screven Festival, formerly the Sylvania Sampler, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 19, in Sylvania. More...

Church News

Church News

First Baptist Church to host Men and Women’s Day First Baptist Church, 307 Old Waynesboro Rd., will host its annual Men and Women’s Day program 11:15 a.m. Sept. 13. Speakers will be Minister Charlie Davis and Minister Delores Davis. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Jenkins Correctional Center offers cook book Employees at the Jenkins Correctional Center have compiled a cook book to benefit the Jenkins County Miracle Walk event to increase breast cancer awareness. More...

Obituaries

Frances Duthu Durden

Mrs. Frances Duthu Durden, 78, of Pembroke, GA died Saturday, August 29, 2015. Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 at the Millen Cemetery with Rev. Andy Allen officiating. Mrs. More...

“Blizzards in July” raise $4,533 for CMN

It may have been July, but “Blizzards” were everywhere at the Dairy Queen of Millen on July 30th – 1,600 of them! More...

City Councilmen Clifton and Scott receive training

Millen Council members Darrel Clifton and Robin Scott received the prestigious Certificate of Recognition from the Georgia Municipal Training Institute (GMTI) at the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) 82nd annual convention in Savannah on Ju More...

Other Jenkins News

DNR offers Hunter Education Course

Do you need a hunter education course before dove season arrives? The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division offers three options to help make the most of your time by classroom, CD-Rom or online. More...

September is National Library Card Sign-up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month - a time when the American Library Association and libraries across the country remind parents that a library card is the most important school supply of all. More...

Road work takes a breather this Labor Day weekend

To ease Labor Day weekend traffic congestion statewide, the Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures on Interstate highways and heavily traveled state routes from noon on Friday, September 4 until 5 a.m. More...

Editorials

Remember When – This day in 1926

Early Tuesday morning, the rear offices of the Millen Fertilizer Company were found to be on fire and burning rapidly, and on account of the close proximity to other wooden structures, and also to the Hotel Estelle, the quick and fine work of the fir More...

“I was just thinking”

Personally, there is not much that is more satisfying than seeing someone “outed” as a hypocrite. A prime example was seeing Jim and Tammie Faye Baker stripped of their fake veneer as evangelists. More...

FAITH OUT LOUD

I want to call your attention to the greatest gift of God in all the universe. Sadly, I am willing to bet that most of the people who read this article own this gift and treat it with little respect. More...