August 2, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Cong. Barrow and Sen. Powell to host Town Meeting Aug. 3

Twelfth District Congressman John Barrow and District 23 State Senator J.B. Powell will host a Town Hall Meeting in Millen 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. More...

School News

BOE hears plans for new school year

Preparations for the new school year are underway, reported Jenkins County School Superintendent Joan Blackwood during the Monday, July 24, meeting of the Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE). More...

BOE approves coaches, coaching supplements

The Jenkins County Board of Education approved $75,500 in coaching supplements for the new school year during its Monday, July 24, meeting. More...

JCES students' supply list released

Students at Jenkins County Elementary School should check their grade and obtain needed supplies as listed. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I'm afraid "Chatter" is "chatless" this week, folks. It's Monday, nearing noon, and I can't think of a thing to write about. With that dreaded deadline staring me in the eye, it's hard to be creative. More...

Editorials

THE ELEPHANTS' HELPER

Republicans need Cynthia McKinney. The DeKalb County congresswoman defines the Democratic Party just the way the GOP likes it: strident, unresponsive and way out in left field. At least that's the way Republicans want voters to perceive Democrats. More...

The Millen News

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Memoriam

In Memoriam

In loving memory of Heidi Markovcic Johnson Nov. 5, 1967 - Aug. 3, 2003

                                    In Our Hearts More...

Datebook

Datebook

Luncheon The public is cordially invited to attend a luncheon honoring newly-elected county commissioner Pamelia Ann Dwight. The luncheon will be held on Sunday, Aug. 6, at Bethel AME Church, following the 11 a.m. worship service. More...

Cards of Thanks

Cards of Thanks

The family of Viola Cooper would like to give their deepest appreciation in the loss of our loved one. Thank you for your cards, gifts, food and prayers. Once again, we thank you. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Turfgrass drought stress management

Parts of Jenkins County finally received some welcome rain this past week. However, there are still sections of the county that are far behind schedule. More...

4-H News

School will be here before you know it, which means 4-H Club meetings will be starting back soon. It seems like the summers just keep getting shorter and shorter. I hope everyone has had a great summer and I am More...

Schools open Monday, Aug. 7

Jenkins County schools will open for students Monday, Aug. 7, under the leadership of the new school superintendent, Joan Blackwood. Ms. More...

Primary Runoff Election is Aug. 8

The Primary Runoff Election will be held Tuesday, Aug. 8, with all regular polling places being open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. More...

Gov. Perdue honors Dr. Holton as "High Performance Principal"

Governor Sonny Perdue and State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox congratulated 98 school principals from all over the state last week at a reception at the Governor's Mansion honoring Georgia's High Performance Principals. Dr. More...

Other Jenkins News

Only a few show for county budget hearing

The turnout for a public hearing to discuss the proposed 20062007 budget for Jenkins County created little interest Friday, July 21, with only the Jenkins County Commissioners, county administrator Carol Cates, attorney Troy Gay, Jenkins County Sheri More...

Police catch sleeping burglar

A burglar stymied his getaway when he fell asleep at the crime scene Saturday, July 22. More...

Syl-View Happenings

One of the "happenings" was the reception for Alma Almand, Ms. Syl-View 2006. The SylView solarium became a garden on Saturday afternoon, July 22, for the Ms. Syl-View 2006 reception. It was a garden scene to highlight Ms. Alma's interest More...

Church News

Church News

Sandhill Baptist Church Sandhill Baptist Church will sponsor "buy a hotdog and drink/get a back-to-school supply pack free" from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, Aug. 5 at the old Butcher Shop location. More...

Morrison Grove Baptist Church

The Morrison Grove Baptist Church, founded in 1872, will celebrate their 134th anniversary 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 6. More...

These Jenkins County churches invite you to attend services with your family this week. For more information on this directory call The Millen News at 982-5460.

Big Horse Creek Baptist Church 1267 Buttermilk Road, Millen, Rev. Raymond Trent, Pastor Sunday School, 10 a.m., Morning Worship, 11 a.m. Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Bus Ministry Transportation Available. Call 478-982-4923. More...

Weddings

Elderly couple married at Bethany Home's first wedding

When Ray Jenkins talks about his love for his new wife, Barbara, he's talking about something more experienced than fleeting romance. He's talking about familiarity, about needing one another physically and mentally. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Mary Mosley of Millen died July 14

Mrs. Mary Mavalene Mosley of Millen entered into rest on Friday, July 14, 2006 at University Hospital. More...

Columns

Stop telemarketers from calling you!

How can you stop telemarketers from calling you? More...

Seeking repayment of premiums or co-payments from Pat D plans

What should a person do if she/he paid out-of-pocket More...