August 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Remembering Jim Hite!

Joyce- Hodges- Hite, widow of Jim Hite, a former educator, runner, civic leader and Millen News columnist, has written a book to commemorate the life and legacy of her husband. More...

School News

LUNCH MENU

Jenkins County Elementary School

Monday, Aug. 28 – Spaghetti, bread stick, whole kernel corn; or chef salad, ham/turkey/or chicken fajita wrap, bean salad, fruit freeze; or bag lunch: Uncrustable peanut butter & jelly sandwich, cheese stick, chips.   More...

Local student participates in STC 2017 Practical Nursing Pinning Ceremonies

On July 27 and August 1 of this year, Southeastern Technical College (STC) presented 18 Practical Nursing graduates with pins of completion on the Swainsboro and Vidalia Campuses, respectfully.  More...

Local students among the STC 2017 Medical Assistant Pinning Ceremonies

On August1 and August 2, Southeastern Technical College (STC) presented 25 Medical Assistant (MA) graduates with pins of completion on the Swainsboro and Vidalia campuses, respectfully.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I have a monkey for a grandchild!  More...

Church News

Needful Baptist Church to host revival

Revival services will be held 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28-Sept. 1 and Needful Baptist Church. Rev. James Waltower is the church pastor.  Bargeron Grove to host revival and Church Anniversary   More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

We are so deeply moved with thankfulness for the outpouring of love, compassion and prayers for our family during the loss of our dear loved one, Randy. He touched so many lives and for this we are deeply grateful. More...

Obituaries

Marion Christine Dickey Casey

Mrs. Marion Christine Dickey Casey, age 81, went home to be with her heavenly father on Friday evening, August 18, 2017. She was under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro, where she was a patient at their inpatient facility. More...

Larry Kenneth “Ken” Bargeron

Mr. Larry Kenneth “Ken” Bargeron, 63, of Woodstock died Tuesday, August 15, 2017 in Charlotte, NC. More...

Solar Eclipse 2017!

Millen News subscriber Mark Aaron shared his photo of the total solar eclipse experienced in Nashville, TN. where he resides. More...

Chef Lazar Brown to compete in contest at Jekyll Island

Lazar Brown Oglesby of Honey Café in Millen will compete in the “Georgia’s Best Shrimp & Grits” cooking competition at Jekyll Island’s 12th Annual Shrimp & Grits Festival next month.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1926

The Black Bear Trail, formerly the Woodpecker Route, will hold its annual meeting in Millen on Friday at the Hotel Estelle. More...

JCMS Georgia Power donation

Georgia Power’s East Region donated $1,000 to Jenkins County Middle School to support STEM initiatives the school is implementing  More...

Bloodmobile to be here Aug. 28th

The bloodmobile of Shepeard Community Blood Center will be in the Rite Aid parking lot from 1-6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 28. More...

Editorials

Mike Reese

“I was just thinking”

As you probably already know, Washington, DC doesn’t have a lock on spiraling stupidity. It’s like a cancer metastasizing throughout the nation. More...

Don Lively

THE GREAT BARNYARD ESCAPE

Reprint from 2008 Our old barn was a place of great adventure. It was huge and already ancient by the time I came along. It was built of weathered lapboard with a rusty tin roof. The barn took on many incarnations from our farm kid imaginations. More...

Home Country

It was Thursday again. Mabel Adams asked at the desk to be sure.  “Thursday all day, Mabel,” the girl said. “Don’t forget to get your hair done today. More...