June 15, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

City council approves MPD use of Taser guns

Millen City Council approved the use of Taser guns by Millen Police Department (MPD) officers at its Tuesday, June 7, meeting. More...

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Fields honored Robert Fields was recently honored by the Jenkins County Emergency Medical Services personnel for 36 years of service as Jenkins County Coroner. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) More...

School News

JCMS releases list of honor roll students

Dr. Joseph Kirkland, principal, and the faculty and staff of Jenkins County Middle School (JCHS) wish to congratulate the following students for their academic achievement for the following grading periods of the 2004-2005 school year. More...

Jenkins County school system holds post-planning meeting

The Jenkins County School system held its post-planning meeting Monday, May 30, in the cafeteria of the Jenkins County Elementary School. More...

College News

John Wilson Newton Jr. has completed graduation requirements for the University of Georgia for the 2005 spring semester. More than 4,600 students participated in commencement exercises held Saturday, May 14. More...

Church News

Church News

Millen Methodist VBS

Millen United Methodist Church will hold their Vacation Bible School 6 More...

Datebook

Datebook

Centennial Celebration

In conjunction with the yearlong celebration of the 100th birthday of Jenkins County, a Centennial agriculture celebration is set for Saturday, June 25, at the Jenkins County Extension Service Office complex. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Maude McBride of Macon dies June 8

Maude McBride, 88, of Macon died Wednesday, June 8, 2005. More...

Mr. Jimmie Bragg, 68, dies at Candler hospital

Mr. Jimmie Bragg, 68, died Friday, June 10, 2005 at Candler County Hospital. More...

Saturday voting to end

The Jenkins County Board of Registrars announced this week that it has filed an application with the United States Justice Department seeking to eliminate Saturday voting. More...

Parker named extension service coordinator

Wade Parker will assume the duties of Jenkins County Extension Service Coordinator, effective July 1. Parker More...

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Polling place The District I polling place, located on the grounds of the Jenkins County Elementary School, has once again fallen prey to vandals, as evidenced by this photograph of the back door to the building. More...

Other Jenkins News

VFW holds flag retirement ceremony at courthouse

Post 2776 of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) held a flag retirement ceremony on the front lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse Saturday, May 28. More...

Correction

The Millen News inadvertently omitted the notations calling attention to the fact that Brittany Thomas was salutatorian of Jenkins County High School More...

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Volunteer firemen attend fire expo On May 25, several members of the North Jenkins County Volunteer Fire Department attended the Georgia Forestry Commission's State Fire Expo. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

For those folks who are not aware, the Georgia Legislature recently passed HB 20, which became effective June 1, making it unlawful for the windshield tint of vehicles to "reduce light transmission through the windshield or window to less than 3 More...

Weddings

Plans finalized for Myers-Fleming wedding

Plans have been finalized for the upcoming marriage of Victoria Paige Myers and Joshua Lee Fleming. The wedding will take place on Saturday, June 18, 2005 at 5 p.m. More...

Births

WILSON

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Paul Wilson of Millen proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Natalee Wilson, born Friday, June 3, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta. More...