December 13, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

185 vote in runoff election

The General Election Runoff held Tuesday, Dec. 5, to name a Public Service Commissioner drew little local interest. Only 4.03 percent of Jenkins County More...

Commissioners approve fire protection contracts

A debate among the Jenkins County Commissioners over proposed fire protection contracts with local volunteer fire departments concluded last week when the group reached an agreement during the Tuesday, Dec. 5, meeting. More...

School News

SCV, UDC prepare for Education Day

Members of the Buckhead-Fort Lawson Brigade, Camp 2102 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans met Saturday, Nov. 25, to ready the Buckhead Church building and grounds for the annual Education Day that took place Friday, Dec. 1. More...

JCMS students use computer lab

Students at Jenkins County Middle School frequently visit the school More...

Education Day recently held at Buckhead

The annual Education Day for area students was recently held at historic Buckhead Church. This year, only one school, Metter Elementary, attended bringing three buses and 130 students to learn about the War Between the States. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Editor: It appears my statements concerning morality and government have been misunderstood. My faith is not in government. My faith More...

Letters policy

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

Farm & Home

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Azalea leaves turning yellow

County Extension Coordinator It is sometimes difficult to make your landscape look the best this time of year. The grass is brown, the perennial plants are dormant, and the trees have shed all of their leaves. More...

4-H News

This past weekend I had the privilege of taking seven high school 4-H More...

Home Improvement

Tech Tips

Tree planting

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Decorations makeover

Getting into the spirit of the season, Millen City Administrator Al Knight and SCV Camp 2101 commander Darryl Drake admire the Christmas decorations that were refurbished by Drake and his wife, Donna Lynn. More...

Burglars hit two businesses

Two local businesses were burglarized in the early morning hours of Thursday, Dec. 7. More...

Jenkins County High School Basketball

Members of the Eagles varsity and junior varsity basketball squad are, from left, first row: Denzel Howard, Tim Patterson, Kennith Scott, Dominique Young, Chris Griffin, Victor Chance, Jamar Holmes, Keith Kelly, Qhymel Leggs and Dexter Golphin; secon More...

Annual parking passes now available at Magnolia Springs

Annual passes for 2007 are on sale now at Magnolia Springs State Park. The passes cost $30 ($15 for senior citizens 62 years of age and over More...

Other Jenkins News

Beautiful blooms

This beautifully blooming rosebush can be found at the Jenkins County Extension Service complex. Wade Parker, extension service coordinator, credits assistance from the Millen Rose Society with the growth of the large 5 More...

Planters EMC participates in JCHS career fair

From left, Jenkins County High School students Zac Clark and Kendra Walton enjoy popcorn prepared by Matt Brinson and Phil Rhodes of Planters Electric Membership Corporation during the school More...

Library News

PINES library users across the state will now receive even more benefits with their library card. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

As the holiday season gets underway, I sometimes find myself running around in circles trying to get things done. All of this More...

Church News

Church News

Drakes Chapel Drakes Chapel will hold its 31st Pastor Anniversary for the Rev. Robert L. Stephens, Friday, Dec. 15, and 10:30 a.m., Sunday Dec. 17. Friday More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

           In Loving Memory Of Our Precious Granddaughter           Anna Marie Conway   Sept. 9, 1987 More...

Obituaries

Michael Joe Thompson, of Sylvania died Dec. 4

Michael Joe Thompson, 55, of Sylvania died Monday, Dec. 4, 2006 at East Georgia Regional Hospital in Statesboro. Funeral services were 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Ellis Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Karen Zeigler and the Rev. More...

Richard Alvin Johnson, 62, of Vidette died Dec. 3

Richard Alvin Johnson, 62, of Vidette, beloved husband and father, passed away peacefully Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006 after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. More...

Engagements

Miss Gay to marry Mr. Anthon Feb. 17

Don A. Gay of Garfield and Mary H. Gay of Hemet, Calif. announce the engagement of their daughter, Tina Marie Gay of Manteca, Calif., to Robert John Anthon, son of Jim Anthon of Oroville, Calif., and Barbara Anthon of San Jose Calif. More...

Ramsey, Evans to marry Dec. 16

Trumiller Ramsey of Millen announces the engagement of her daughter, Miranda, to Andre Evans, son of Sallie Evans and Henry Dukes. The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Floyde Mosley. The wedding is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. More...