July 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

“Code Red-Millen”

to action a call

The term “code red” is a vague directive that has long been used to indicate immediate danger – medical emergency, fire, inclement weather. More...

School News

JCHS awards Honors Night

Business Department awards were presented, from left, to Tyler Wagner, Austin Wager and Celene Bragg during Jenkins County High School’s annual Honors Night program. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I recently had one of those days that just seemed to “drag by.” You know what I am talking about – the kind of day that starts out wrong, gets worse and then never seems to end. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

Riding around our small town the other day, I noticed something. The thing missing is our children. I saw no kids riding bikes in groups, no boys playing a pick-up baseball game, no boys or girls walking to and from their friends’ homes. More...

Don Lively

ME AND ME

“I’m alive and I’m free. Who wouldn&rsquo More...

Library News

Now that the Summer Reading Program is officially over, we have some things to say about it, and the first and biggest thing to say is, “Thank you!” Of course, we want to thank all the people who came to our programs, who signed up for Su More...

Obituaries

Sergeant Kirkland Lewis, Jr.

Sergeant Kirkland Lewis, Jr. was born January 14, 1941 in Millen, Georgia to the late Kirkland Lewis Sr., & Theresa W. Lewis. He was the oldest of seven children. More...

Amy Suzanne Dailey Flanders

Amy Suzanne Dailey Flanders, 40, of Scarboro, GA passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Rocky Ford Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Johnston and Rev. Al Rahn officiating. More...

Schools to hold Open House

Parents with children enrolled in the Jenkins County School system will have an opportunity to visit the schools on Wednesday, July 30, and Thursday, July 31. More...

Sales tax holiday – Aug. 1-2

It’s back – just in time for the beginning of school! Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation in April that extends the state’s Sales Tax Holiday for another two years. During the Aug. More...

City of Millen Delinquent Tax Notice

The names of delinquent taxpayers in the City of Millen who have not paid their property taxes will be published in the July 30th issue of The Millen News. More...

Other Jenkins News

CLEAN WATER ACT PROPOSED RULE

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is the federal agency in charge of regulating streams, rivers, or other “navigable waters” in the United States. More...

Jenkins County School Notice of Child Find Activities

The Jenkins County School District is required by federal and state law (160-4-7-.03-2) to conduct an annual “Child Find” effort as a means to locate, identify and evaluate every student with a suspected disability or giftedness within it More...

Police Report

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents for the time periodthat ended July 21.Escorts – 25 incidentsDomestic – 21 incidents More...

Letters

Letters

Dear Editor: About a week ago I was searching through trash receptacles in BI-LO’s parking lot with hope that I could find my wallet, prescription sunglasses and regular eyeglasses. More...

Church News

Church News

West Millen to host Ladies Bible StudyWest Millen Baptist Church will host a Ladies Bible Study“AHA” by Kyle Idleman 7 p.m. Monday nights July 21-Aug.25. The “AHA” book can be obtained through Lifeway. 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...

Datebook

Datebook

Back-to-School EventThe Burgess Landrum School classes of 1964 and 1967 willsponsor a back-to-school event Saturday, Aug. 2, at theJenkins County Agriculture Building, 4343 Barney Avenue,from 9 a.m. until supplies are gone. More...