June 28, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Georgia fireworks: what's legal and what's not

With the recent changes to the fireworks laws in Georgia, people may want to be careful what they buy to celebrate the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. More...

Favorite family photo

Christina Coleman, 3 months, is shown with her father James F. Coleman in 1979. More...

School News

Allison Dann is named JCES cafeteria manager

A new face will greet students at the Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES) cafeteria when they return the 2006-2007 school year. More...

When school is out, the kids will play!

Motorists on East Winthrope Avenue were greeted last Tuesday morning by a "dummy" More...

Hites recognized by GREA as volunteers

Jim Hite and Joyce Hodges-Hite, working as a team of track officials at high school and Junior Olympic meets, have been nominated for national recognition as volunteers in the "With Our Youth" program by the Georgia Retired Educators Association (GRE More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Just a reminder The Millen News will be closed next week for vacation. However, the newspaper will be delivered and mailed as usual. All telephone calls to the news office will be automatically transferred to More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Millen - dying to die. As I recently visited Millen, I could not help but notice how little the town has changed. Buildings and structures that are decaying and rotting are left unattended. More...

Church News

Church of the Month

Jenkins County is a community deeply rooted in its religious values with many magnificent More...

Church News

Needful Baptist Church Needful Baptist Church will host the Burgess Landrum High School (BLHS) Reunion worship service. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Cheer Camp News All Cheer Camp videos and pictures ordered during the camp may be picked up from noon until 2 p.m. Thursday, June 29, at Jenkins County High School. More...

Library News

Attention all kids! Enter the Create-a-Creature Contest at the Jenkins County Memorial Library. Use your imagination. Your idea should be original. Use any materials you like as long as the creature is three-dimensional. More...

Farm & Home

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Bagworm caterpillars

County Extension Coordinator Have you ever noticed distinctive spindle-shaped bags on a variety of trees and shrubs in Georgia? No, I am not talking about grocery or duffle bags; I am referring to bagworms. More...

Absentee ballots are available

Absentee ballots for the July 18 Primary Election may now be voted. Voters may vote an absentee ballot by touch screen or by mail. More...

Red Cross calls for Disaster Action Team in Jenkins County

Members of the American Red Cross of Augusta came to Jenkins County to speak about forming county Disaster Action Teams (DAT) Thursday, June 15. More...

Commissioners appoint Pandemic Influenza Planning Committee

Responding to a mandate from the Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR), the Jenkins County Commissioners took the first step toward organizing a local Pandemic Influenza Planning Committee at their Tuesday, June 20, meeting. More...

Patriotic celebration to be held July 7 at rec. department

Again this year Jenkins County residents will have the opportunity to enjoy a spectacular fireworks show in celebration of the nation's birthday. Activities for the fifth annual Patriotic Celebration will begin at 7: 30 p.m. More...

Other Jenkins News

Max Burns makes appearance at Rotary

Max Burns speaks to members of the Millen Rotary Club More...

Wasden crowned

The Little Miss and Mr. Elliottia Scholarship Pageant was held Thursday, May 25, at the More...

Jamie Linder receives citizenship award

On Monday, May 1, Secretary of State Cathy Cox honored Jamie Rebekah More...

Editorials

Jim Hite

A couple of weeks ago, Joyce and I directed a USA Track and Field, Georgia Association, Junior Olympic track meet at Burke County High School's track. More...

Langga Gay

Telephone scams

Question: What is the telemarketing sales rule? Answer: The Federal Trade Commission telemarketing sales rule requires telemarketers to make certain disclosures and prohibits c e r t a i n misrepresentations. It gives you the More...

Opinions, yours and ours

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Memoriam

In Memoriam

In memory of Caleb Dwayne Wilkerson Happy 5th birthday, our sweet angel. We love and miss you so very much. More...

Cards of Thanks

Cards of Thanks

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for your many acts of kindness during my recent illness and my stay at the MCG Hospital in Augusta, Ga. I would especially like to thank Dr. Campo, Mrs. Hilda Walker, Ms. More...