July 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Bus Routes 2015-2016

Bus # 05-20; Driver-Andy Allen; Monitor-Jesse Cosby; ServiceArea – W. Old Savannah Road, Hwy. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I was surprised and delighted last week to have Slade Burke drop by the office while he was home visiting relatives! More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

I said to myself, “Well, I’ve seen it all,” and I’m old enough to know better than to say that. Something else will come along to warrant another “I’ve seen it all,” especially in today’s world. More...

Dallas Wilson

Faith Out Loud

At times my memory can be pretty horrible. My wife has been asking me to pick up a scouring stick at the hardware store where I work for two weeks. Before that she asked me to get her some weed killer for her flower beds for a solid month. More...

Don Lively

IF

" Who do you think you are? God?" It was a new version of the old question, " Who died and made you king?" I didn't like the phrasing at all. It was in no way intended to be sacrilegious or disrespectful. At least I don't think it was. Hmm. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Chamber sponsoring Restaurant Week July 28-30th The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Restaurant Week July 28-30th. More...

Obituaries

Joan Joyner Reynolds

Joan Joyner Reynolds, 71, of Millen, entered into eternal rest Saturday, July 25, 2015. She was born on June 8, 1944 to the late Albert Wright Joyner and Willie Mae Lewis. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. More...

Larry Purvis

Larry Purvis, 61, of Millen died Friday, July 24, 2015 at University Hospital in Augusta after a long illness. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at West Millen Baptist Church with Rev. Andy Allen officiating. More...

Patricia “Pat” Bragg Brown

Mrs. Patricia “Pat” Bragg Brown, age 64 died on Sunday July 26, 2015 at the Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Facility. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Aaron Church of God with Rev. More...

Suspects plead “not guilty” in Ashley Lovett case

Two family members charged in connection with the disappearance and death of Ashley Lovett, 27, of Millen have pled “not guilty” to the charges against them. More...

Escapee from Jenkins County Jail caught in Waynesboro

A woman who escaped from the Jenkins County Jail on July 21st around 8:20 p.m. was recaptured at the Wal-Mart store in Waynesboro only two hours later. More...

DQ to sponsor Miracle Treat Day July 30th - Davis' twins story

Dairy Queen of Millen will participate in the Children Miracle Network's (CMN) Miracle Treat Day by donating all proceeds from the sale of "Blizzard" ice cream treats on Thursday, July 30, to the CMN. Dairy Queen has been a partner of CMN since 1984. More...

Other Jenkins News

12 consecutive accreditations!

For 12 consecutive years Main Street Millen has been accredited by the National Main Street Program. Main Street Millen volunteers proudly display the 2014 accreditation acknowledgement. More...

The Millen News goes out west!

The Millen News recently traveled to Folsom, California where three cousins met for the first time. Shown, from left, are Kinsey Borck, Bailey Borck and Kade McMillan. More...

Senior citizens fashion show

Participants in a Fashion Show held at the Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center were, from left, Vickie Sikes, Hattie Chafers, John Stephens, Juanita Ray, Frances Lane and Ruth Edmond. More...

Church News

Church News

(Editor’s Note – The deadline for submitting Church News is 5 p.m. Thursday for insertion in the following week’s edition of The Millen News. Items submitted after the deadline will not be published the following week.) More...

Community Worship Center to hold revival

Revival services will be held at Community Worship Center, 417 Virginia Avenue, Aug. 2-5. Services will begin Sunday, Aug. 2, at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Services for Aug. 3-5 will begin at 7 p.m. nightly. More...

Turning 100 years old!

Ms. Ruby Jones celebrated her 100th birthday July 23rd with family and friends. Ms. Jones was born July 23, 1915 in Burke County, the daughter of Lillie Mae Gordon. More...