September 6, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Planters E.M.C. announces Washington Youth Tour participants

No student returns home unchanged after spending a week in the nation's capital as part of the Washington Youth Tour sponsored by the state's electric membership corporations (EMCs), including Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC). More...

School News

Beta club inducts new members

The Jenkins County Middle School Junior Beta Club held its 2006-2007 induction service of More...

Native American Day

The fourth graders at Jenkins County Elementary School celebrated their first Native American More...

Wildlife Management course taught at JCHS

Ray Miller, career technical agricultural education director for Jenkins County schools recently announced a new course, Wildlife Management, has been added at Jenkins County High School (JCHS) this year. More...

Church News

Church of the Month

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

Church News

Millen Baptist A state missionary is to speak at Millen Baptist Church's 6 p.m. service on Sunday, Sept. 10. Moses A. Valdes, missionary with the Georgia Baptist Convention Language Ministries, will be the speaker during the service. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Camp participants recognized The Jenkins County High School cheerleaders will recognize the 2006 Summer Kiddie Camp participants Friday, Sept. 8, at the home football game against Brantley County. More...

Obituaries

James Proctor, 75, of Swainsboro died Aug. 30

James Thomas Proctor, 75, of Swainsboro died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006 at the Doctors Hospital in Augusta after an extended illness. More...

Betty Joyce Lee Berry, 48, died Sept. 3

Mrs. Betty Joyce Lee Berry, 48, died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2006. More...

Fair-on-the-Square is set for Oct. 7

Millen's annual craft fair, the Fair-on-the-Square, will be held Saturday, Oct. 7, on the Jenkins County Courthouse lawn. More...

Archery season for deer begins Sept. 9

While firearms season for deer hunting does not begin until Oct. 21, hunting enthusiasts can take to the woods this Saturday, Sept. 9, and pursue the antlered prey with their bows and arrows. More...

Library presents $50 savings bond

From left, Jessica Williams is presented a $50 savings bond from Wilma Gainey, Jenkins County Memorial Library branch manager, in recognition of 100 hours of reading during the library's Vacation Reading Program. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) More...

Other Jenkins News

Sheriff speaks to Millen Rotary Club

Jenkins County Sheriff Tim Fields was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, Aug. 30, meeting of the Millen Rotary Club. Sheriff Fields reported on activities of his department. (Photo contributed) More...

Favorite family photo

The late Dellie Powell, mother of Marie Joiner, is shown during a birthday celebration (Photo contributed) More...

Correction

The Millen News reported in last week's edition that the Jenkins County Board of Education approved the substitute teacher list and Jenkins County School Food Service substitute list during the Aug. 21 meeting. These items were not approved. More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

By Deborah Bennett Today is Monday, Labor Day, and "yes" we are working! We just can't seem to take a Monday off - deadlines again. More...

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Jim Hite

A couple of weeks ago, Joyce and I caught an interview on CNN's American Morning with the NBA's Stephen Marbury. More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

Nobody Knows Nobody knows how hard it hurts Nobody knows how much I really cry Nobody knows how late I go to sleep each night Nobody knows, the memories, they're so painful Nobody knows I miss him walking through the door Nobody knows I miss that gr More...

Weddings

Waters, Bennett to wed Oct. 14

Mr. and Mrs. Randy Waters of Sylvania announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Allison Waters, to Tyson Wayne Bennett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Bennett of Millen. More...

Columns

Staying healthy - Medicare preventative service

An easy and important way to stay healthy is to get disease prevention and early detection services. Disease prevention and early detection services can keep you from getting certain diseases or illnesses, or can find h e a l t h problems More...