September 28, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Schools take ‘snow days’ to conserve fuel

Jenkins County students, teachers and administrators were treated to two unexpected holidays on Monday and Tuesday when Governor Sonny Perdue asked all state school systems to take two More...

Ribbon cut at Eagle Pharmacy

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony during the Grand Opening of Eagle Pharmacy on East Winthrope Avenue Saturday, Sept. 24. More...

Other Jenkins News

Church of the month

Jenkins County is a community deeply rooted in its religious values with many magnificent churches. The Millen News will spotlight a different church monthly as the More...

Truck driver lugs in $1 million

A 61-year-old truck driver is hauling in a $1 million Georgia Lottery win. James Galloway played the instant game $200 Million Cash Spectacular and won the million-dollar top prize. More...

Monogrammed towels given

Russell Thornton, left, and Katherine Kelly, right, both of the Jenkins County Emergency Medical Service, recently presented Coach Chuck Conley with a box of monogrammed towels for the Jenkins County High School football team. More...

Church News

Morrison Grove

The annual More...

Stricklands to perform at Millen Baptist

Jefferies has an extensive background in radio and has been honored several times, including by the Georgia Association of Broadcasters for TV On-Air Personality of the Year. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Parade The Fair-on-the-Square Parade needs participants. Individuals and groups who are interested in being a part of the parade should call Cindy Linder at 982-3274. More...

Weddings

105 Child Care 24 HOURS HOME DAYCARE Infants and toddlers. Near Gate 5. 796-0268. More...

Obituaries

Norma Ruth Frawley Barrs, 52, of Rocky Ford dies

Mrs. Norma Ruth Frawley Barrs, 52, of Rocky Ford entered into eternal rest Thursday evening, Sept. 22, 2005 after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her family and friends. More...

Frances R. Chance, 77, of Millen dies on Sept. 20

Mrs. Frances Roberts Chance, 77, of Millen died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2005. More...

Births

Karsyn Taylor Posey

Mr. and Mrs. Jay Posey of Waynesboro announce the birth of their daughter, Karsyn Taylor, born Friday, Sept. 2, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta. More...

Commissioners and employees argue salaries

All get $200 raises

Decorum was tossed out the two-story window of the Jenkins County Courthouse as the Jenkins County Commissioners and several county employees wrangled over a recently adopted salary schedule during the commissioners More...

College admission standards discussed at BOE meeting

Jenkins County High School Counselor Ruth Hearn presented information during the Monday, Sept. 19, meeting of the Jenkins County Board of Education that outlined changes to the state More...

Air Force to hold public hearing Oct. 5

The Department of the Air Force will hold a public hearing 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center for the purpose of discussing its Airspace Training Initiative Draft Environmental Impact Statement. More...

Editorials

Professionalism must prevail at public meetings

The recent implementation of a salary schedule to determine raises for county employees landed the Jenkins County Commissioners in hot water at their Tuesday, Sept. More...

The Chatter Box

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Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: There have been several events lately that have compelled me to write this letter to the editor. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

To My Family and Friends He is Gone but Not Forgotten More...

Card of Thanks

The family of the late Perry Lee Gould Jackson extends our sincere appreciation and thanks to our family; First Baptist Church, Pastor Webb, Minister William and the Millen community who have shown support and compassion during our bereavement. More...

In Memory

In memory of Lewis Saxon Jr. 1970 More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Hurricane relief, peanut maturity tests

Hurricane Relief The Jenkins County 4-H Program has initiated a hurricane More...

How to deal with sibling arguments

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Ashe speaks to Rotary

Sarah B. Ashe, left, was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, Sept. 14, meeting of the Millen Rotary Club. Ashe was introduced by Rotarian Carolyn Fields, right, after which she presented a program on the Center for New Beginnings. More...