October 25, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Commission discusses new EMS building

Plans for the construction of a new Emergency Medical Services (EMS) building to house the county's ambulances and EMS personnel created more questions than answers at the Tuesday, Oct. 17, meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners. More...

School News

Students sing to nursing center residents

The River Quest Extraordinares presented their first performance for the 2006-2007 school year on Wednesday, Oct. 18. More...

JCHS Class of 1954 holds reunion

The high school class members of 1954 gathered for their annual dinner at Cindy's Cafe on Saturday, Oct. 7, with approximately 80 people in attendance. More...

JCHS loses to Calvary 19-18

The Jenkins County High School Eagles hosted the Calvary Baptist Cavaliers for homecoming last Friday, resulting in a heartbreaking 19- 18 loss for the Eagles. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I recently learned that Anna Joiner will be leaving in February to assume a teaching position at Huazhong University in Asia where she will have the title of "Professor." She will be there for an unspecified period of time. More...

Editorials

Opinions, yours and ours

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Bill Shipp

THE NUTTY KID

If Georgia were our child instead of our state, we would rush it to a doctor. Georgia is behaving irrationally and may hurt itself if something is not done. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Book signing Mary Alice Johnson Gravitte will speak and autograph copies of the second edition of her book, "Bridge Over the Ogeechee: A Family on Both Sides," 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Burke County Library. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

The family of Leslie H. (Harris) Collins would like to thank everyone for all the cards, flowers, food and prayers during our time of loss. More...

Obituaries

Joe Miller Mays Jr., 81, of Perkins died Oct. 17

Mr. Joe Miller Mays Jr., 81, of Perkins entered into rest Tuesday night, Oct. 17, 2006 at University Hospital in Augusta. More...

H.L. Cook, 93, of Millen died Saturday, Oct. 21

Mr. Howard Leroy Cook, 93, of Millen died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006 at Jenkins County Hospital. More...

Births

Birth

OGLESBY

Joey Oglesby and Ashley Brinson of Millen proudly announce the birth of their son, Cade Nicholas Oglesby, born 11:52 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro, Ga. More...

Town meeting to be held Nov. 2

The Georgia Rural Development Council, in partnership with the University of Georgia's Fanning Institute and the Georgia Department of Community Affairs is holding a town meeting 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Harvest fun

The home of Brenda Bynes on Harvey Street is one of many throughout the city decorated for the fall season. A More...

Jasmine DeLoach crowned JCHS 2006 Homecoming Queen

From left, Tilquisha Cooper, Jenkins County High School's 2005 Homecoming Queen, is shown with More...

Other Jenkins News

JCES makes presentation at RESA/GLRS Fall Summit

Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES) was honored recently to be invited to present at the CSRA RESA/GLRS Fall Summit. The conference, "Mission Possible - Ensuring the Success of All Students," was held at the Marriott on the Riverwalk in Augusta. More...

Utopia Club holds reunion

Several students from the early 1950s organized and held a Utopia Club reunion Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Millen Community House. All teenagers of that time, who attended the teen dance club from 1950 to 1952, were invited. More...

SJVFD responds to grass/woods fire

Members of the South Jenkins Volunteer Fire Department responded to a grass/woods More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Move, sex offenders, move... It seems as if this is the hotline item of today. I do not in any way condone criminal acts of any kind. But, I do have a question. More...

Letters policy

Letters to the editor of The Millen News are welcomed and encouraged. These are pages of opinions, yours and ours. More...

Church News

Church News

Judgment House Judgment House '06 "Are You Ready?" will be held 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, through Wednesday, Nov. 1, at the Jenkins County Recreation Department. Admission is free. Wednesday is church night. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Rabbit control

County Extension Coordinator If it is not armadillos, fire ants, or deer destroying yards and gardens, it is rabbits! The last two or three years, armadillos and fire ants have provided plenty of job security here at the Extension Office. More...

4-H News

Costume Winners

First and foremost this week, I need to congratulate our junior officers for a job well done last Saturday night. The More...

USDA-NRCS accepting applications for EQUIP, WHIP

District Conservationist Rory V. More...