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Believe in the Magic of Christmas

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Remember When – This Day in 1961

Claude Sullivan is elected Mayor of the City of Millen. Elected to Millen City Council are Prince Bragg, Hubert Reeves Jr. and John Brooks Jr. A record number of voters, 941, cast their ballots in the high-interest election.  More...

Millen Garden Club meets ...

Members of the Millen Garden Club held their December meeting at the Senior Citizens Center. Hostesses Art Johnson and Veronica Cowart served a delicious dessert to members as they arrived. More...

Church News

First Baptist Church to present Christmas Pageant

First Baptist Church will present a Christmas pageant 11:15 a.m. Sunday, December 23rd. Please come help celebrate the birth of Jesus!   More...

Obituaries

Franklyn Dean Williams

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Raymond W. Sapp

Millen, Ga.-Mr. Raymond W. More...

Lynn Schwonke Burke

Millen, Ga – Mrs. Lynn Schwonke Burke, age 70, died Thursday,  December 13, 2018.  She was born in Minnesota on 9 November 1948 to the late Don and Lois Schwonke. More...

$1 million lottery ticket sold at Thompson’s Corner

It is going to be a very “Merry Christmas” for someone. Three winning tickets were sold in the Dec. 7 Mega Millions drawing. More...

Christmas Decorations Contest Winners

The Millen Garden Club Council, composed of the Green Thumb, Magnolia, and Millen Garden Clubs, would like to thank the citizens of Millen who participated in the recent Christmas Decorations Contest.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Congratulations to Jenkins County K-9-1-1 Rescue on being named television WJBF, Channel 6, “Giving Your Best” award recipient for the month of December. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

The Lost Art of Writing Letters Personal Notes

A hand written letter is much more personal than a text or email, but in today’s world it has become necessary to communicate in a fast and efficient environment only possible with help from the latest technology.  More...

Don Lively

TWAS? OR WAS?

(Reprinted by request. With sincere apologies to the heirs of Clement Clarke Moore. )   It was the week before Christmas all over the Blessed South, Southerners were buzzing everywhichaway, dirt roads and rural routes. More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

Mabel Adams was sitting in the day room at the Rest of Your Life retirement home when the children came in. She smiled and so did all the others in the room except for two who didn’t know what was going on. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

The holidays would not the same without cakes on your holiday meal menus! This week’s column features some favorites of mine that are sure to please the sweet tooth of your friends and family. More...