July 20, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Rev. Bandy is new M.U.M.C. pastor

Millen News Editor

It is often said that the best presents come in the smallest packages. And so it is with the Rev. Christy Bandy. More...

School News

STC releases names of spring 2005 graduates

Area students recently completed graduation requirements for Swainsboro Technical College during the spring quarter 2005. They are Julie Ann Keith, practical nursing; Katherine Kelly, paramedic technology More...

Local students named to STC’s merit list

Area students named to Swainsboro Technical College More...

Four locals named to STC’s president’s list

Belinda Saxon, Patricia Bame, Quinetre Snooks and William Burke, all of Jenkins County, were named to the president More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

An e-mail buddy sent me the following information concerning actor Denzel Washington. I thought it was note worthy and hope you will find it heart-warming as well. More...

Editorials

Other Voices

Supreme Court: Local government can seize "home-
sweet-home" in the name of taxation, revenue

Pack up your family china with care, take apart your daughter More...

Church News

Church News

Big Horse Creek

Big Horse Creek Baptist Church is exploring the possibility of repairing and marking all of the graves in the church cemetery. Anyone with information or questions may contact Kathleen Rabitsch at (478) 982-5963. More...

Weddings

Miss Kirkland to wed Mr. Thorne Sept. 24

Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Carroll Kirkland of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Diana Lee Kirkland of Alpharetta, to Ernest Middleton Thorne, III of Marietta, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Middleton Thorne, Jr. of Millen. More...

Parents must see that children attend school

Parents of students enrolled in the Jenkins County school system must take responsibility for having their children in school, according to Georgia More...

Commissioners propose 2.53% tax increase

In the following press release sent to The Millen News this week the Jenkins County Commissioners announced that they are proposing a 2.53 percent property tax increase for fiscal year 2005-2006. More...

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Patriotic fireworks A fireworks show was the highlight activity of the patriotic celebration held Friday, July 15, at the Jenkins County Recreation Department. More...

Millen Better Hometown receives national accreditation

This year, the efforts of Millen Better Hometown (MBHT) earned it recognition for commercial district revitalization by meeting standards for performance set by the National Trust for Historic Preservation More...

Other Jenkins News

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Employee of the Quarter Jockey International, Inc. recently named Christine Davis, shown at left, as Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter. She was selected due to her outstanding work and dedication. More...

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Books for Babies Addie Searles, daughter of David and Nan Searles, recently enjoyed the "Rock-A-Bye Baby Reader" while visiting the Jenkins County Memorial Library. More...

Library News

The Vacation Reading Program has come to an end. This year has been another great success. One hundred seventy-five children registered for the summer reading, and many of them enjoyed the FUN-tastic programs that we had this year. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

I would like to share some of the excitement I feel with you. More...

Datebook

Datebook

GED Registration

Registration for the GED examination will be held 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, at Swainsboro Technical College. More...

Obituaries

Fannie L. Hart, 105, dies on July 14 in Conyers

Fannie L. Hart, 105, died Friday, July 15, 2005 at Conyers Nursing Center in Conyers following an extended confinement. More...

Recipes

Recipe Notes by

Melodye Williams

Are you daydreaming of a getaway vacation to the beach? While you anticipate that wonderful atmosphere of saltwater and brisk air, try one of these recipes to bring a little taste of the coast to your house. More...