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Absentee voting continues, advance voting begins

Absentee voting in the Tuesday, July 18, Primary Election is continuing this week, and advance voting is scheduled to begin Monday, July 10. More...

School News

Posey named to dean's list at GSWSU for spring

Georgia Southwestern State University announces that Vanessa S. Posey of Millen has been named to the dean's list for spring semester. More...

GMC names McBride to dean's list for spring

Georgia Military College in Milledgeville announces that Justin Grey McBride has been named to the dean's list for spring quarter. The cadet is the son of Melodye and Buford Williams of Millen and Jerry McBride of Sylvania. More...

Jenkins County Cheer Camp

Participants in the recent Jenkins County Cheer Camp are, from left, first row: Katie Newman, Brittany Adams, Brookes More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The Millen News is closed for vacation this week. Hopefully, I'm somewhere taking it easy as you are reading this column. Just to make sure, I have taken some necessary precautions. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Patriotic celebration to be held July 7 Again this year Jenkins County residents will have the opportunity to enjoy a spectacular fireworks show in celebration of the nation's birthday. More...

Farm & Home

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Beat the heat this summer

County Extension Coordinator I hope everyone had an excellent 4th of July! During our farming years, it was always this time of year that we would start cutting our corn for silage. More...

Columns

Don Gay

Prescription Drug Coverage

For those in Georgia who don't have prescription assistance and are having difficulty getting the medicines they need, fortunately, there are programs More...

Harley, Walker plead 'not guilty'

Tracy Harley and Rico Walker each entered "not guilty" pleas to all charges against them in Jenkins County Superior Court Thursday, June 29. The two are charged with the April 25 murder of Harley's husband, Steven. More...

City announces water restrictions

The City of Millen announced this week that it has begun implementing outside water restrictions to comply with a Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) declaration of a Level I drought across the state. More...

Millen Optimist Club sponsors Political Forum

Hot topics of discussion at the Political Forum held Monday, June 26, were decreasing the county's high school dropout rate, providing summer jobs for students and increasing the county's financial status. More...

Other Jenkins News

Ceremonial flag burning at courthouse

From left, Don Leonard and Randy Brown attend to the ceremonial More...

Cavalier Home Builders nominated for "Manufacturer of the Year" award

The Jenkins County Development Authority and Swainsboro Technical College (STC) joined together to award Cavalier Home Builders of Millen a plaque commemorating their nomination as "Manufacturer of the Year" during Manufacturing Appreciation Week whi More...

Favorite family photo

Shown during a Big Horse Creek Church outing in the 1970s More...

Church News

Church News

Green Fork Baptist Church Green Fork Baptist Church announces that their Vacation Bible School will be held 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Sunday, July 9, through Friday, July 14. For transportation, please call (478) 982-4196. More...

Weddings

Arnold, Fuller finalize wedding plans

Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Kala Arnold and Ward Fuller. The ceremony will be held at Snella's Place in Statesboro, Ga. on Saturday, July 8, 2006 at 6:00 p.m. More...

Recipes

Recipe Notes

By Melodye Williams It's that time of year again! Days are hot and steamy, and spending time at the river, lake or ocean sounds like a great way to enjoy your vacation time. More...