June 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Governor approves sales tax parity for GMHA

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal recently signed into law Georgia House Bill #871 which was long sought-after legislation by the Georgia Manufactured Housing Association (GMHA), according to Jay Hamilton, Executive Director of the Association.  More...

School News

Jenkins County Student Makes Brewton-Parker Dean’s List

One student from Jenkins County qualified for the Dean’s List at Brewton-Parker College of Mount Vernon, Georgia, for the Fall 2017 semester, announced Dr. Robert Brian, Vice President for Academic Services. More...

EBA honor roll

The following students were named to Edmund Burke Academy’s honor roll for the fourth nine weeks:  A+ HONOR ROLL   More...

Hagan Scholarship Recipient

Ms. Margo Dease, a student at Jenkins County High School, was awarded a Hagan Scholarship to attend Georgia Southern University to study English.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

A new era is beginning in the Jenkins County School System with the demolition of the Jenkins County High School/Middle School building getting underway. More...

Letters

We welcome your Letter to the Editor

Email Letters to the Editor to: themillennews@gmail.com

Letters to the editor of The Millen News are welcomed and encouraged. These are pages of opinion, yours and ours. More...

Church News

Millen Methodist to host VBS

Vacation Bible School will be held at Millen United Methodist Church 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 18-21. More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank you!

There are really no words to express our heartfelt gratitude for the sympathy and support extended to our family during this time of loss. Thank you for the kind expressions of sympathy and thoughtfulness. More...

Obituaries

Sister Mary Ellen Barrette

Sister Mary Ellen Barrette, 87, of 405 W. Parrish Ave., passed away Monday, June 4, 2018, at Morgantown Care & Rehabilitation Center.  More...

Ribbon-cutting!

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for High Cotton Décor and More at 856 Cotton Avenue. More...

Emergency equipment purchased with Round Up grant

Jenkins County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) recently received a $1,500 grant from Planters EMC Operation Round Up. The grant was used to purchase emergency sleeping cots and a generator.  More...

James Ford honored for coaching career

Mr. James A. Ford received an award and medal in the Sports category, along with other legendary coaches and NFL players, during the 50th year Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Tribute held June 2nd at Lucy C. Laney High School, Augusta. More...

Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Day in in 1936

Miss Kathryn Rackley was honored by being voted the Most Outstanding Student at Bessie Tift College. She will receive her diploma in Expression.  Mr. and Mrs. Ober S. Tyus of Griffin announce the engagement of their daughter, Charlotte, to Mr. More...

Paramedic of the Year

Henry Young, Jenkins County Emergency Medical Services Director, presents the Paramedic of the Year award to Shannon Detwiler. More...

Recreation Department News

Jenkins County

The Jenkins County Recreation Department will host a Beginners Sewing 10 a.m. until noon June 18-20 for ages 10 and up. The fee is $90 per child. The instructor will be Teresa Proctor. There are limited spots available. More...

Editorials

Martha Chalker

Hello….Patience - Part one

When we look around and make observations every day and we all do, I wonder how different people deal with carelessness, ignorance and downright stupidity. More...

Don Lively

DADDY WAS

Daddy had a saying. “I’m a pretty good ol’ hoss doctor.” Indeed, he was. Years ago a younger relative was playing in the woods around our homeplace and accidently wandered into a briar patch.  More...

Slim Randles

HOME COUNTRY

The first few days of summer vacation were hard on Billy. More...

Recipes

Country Cooking With Sue Davis

This Sunday is Father’s Day. As you are planning that special meal for Dad, be sure to include some fresh vegetables from the garden on the menu. These dishes are sure to please and let him know that he is special on his special day. More...