July 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Quality of Life Local leaders create Quality of Life Fund

A new initiative is being planned with the goals of economic development for Millen and Jenkins County and improving the quality of life for local citizens. More...

Other Jenkins News

Voter turn out low for Runoff Election

Only 8.25% of Jenkins County’s 4,424 registered voters went to the polls July 22 to cast their ballots in the state’s Primary Election Runoff, with only 365 votes being cast. On the Republican ballot, the races for U.S. More...

Sales tax holiday – Aug. 1-2

Georgia’s first Sales Tax Holiday is set for this weekend, Aug. 1-2. During this time certain items are exempt from local and state sales tax. More...

Barrow: Get Rid of Congressional Health Insurance Subsidy

U.S. Congressman John Barrow (GA-12) is leading an effort in the House of Representatives with Congressman Dan Maffei (NY-24) to eliminate the health insurance subsidy available to members of Congress. More...

Datebook

Datebook

GSU Talent Search program The Talent Search program, through Georgia Southern University, is an educational opportunity your child should not miss. More...

Columns

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Someone asked me once, “Where do you come up with ideas for your columns?” Sometimes I just have to think about it for awhile and hope a few ideas will come forward. More...

Don Lively

SUMMER SO FAR

The digital thermometer/clock was alternating between the temperature and the time as I sat idling in front of the bank building that it adorned. It was taunting me. Teasing me. Tempting me to get out and smash it to smithereens. 95 degrees. 1:51PM. More...

Library News

Are you and your kids ready for school yet? The kids will be headed back to the classroom sooner than you think, and we’re ready for them! More...

City to receive funds from King America ruling

The City of Millen will receive $158,609 from King America Finishing, the result of an EPD consent order stemming from a massive fish kill on the Ogeechee River in May 2011 that was linked to discharge from the company. More...

BACK TO SCHOOL!

Jenkins County students return to school this Friday, Aug. 1, for the 2014-2015 school year! Look inside this issue of The Millen News for Bus Routes, Varsity Football Schedule, School Staff Listing and School Calendar. More...

Millen’s Major Slade Burke

takes command of the 48 Logistics Readiness Squadron

The 48th Logistics Readiness Squadron reins of control transferred during a change of command ceremony, June 26, RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom. Lt. Col. Jarod Blecher, the 48 LRS commander for the past two years, surrendered his command to Maj. More...

Church News

Church News

Jones Temple to celebrate Pastor’s Anniversary The third pastor’s anniversary of Rev. and Sis. Matthew Davis will be celebrated at Jones Temple Baptist Church Sunday, Aug. 10. Sunday School begins at 10:30 a.m. More...

Church Listings

Big Horse Creek Baptist Church 1267 Buttermilk Road in Jenkins County. Sunday School at 10 a.m. Church at 11 a.m. Sunday night church at 6 p.m. Wednesday night church at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Bert Hickman. More...

Obituaries

Ellen Stille Jackson

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Ellen Stille Jackson, 77, of Twin City, GA, who went to be with her heavenly Father on Monday, July 21, 2014 at the Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro, GA. More...