May 2, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Merit scholars

Jenkins County High School juniors nominated as Georgia Certificate of Merit Scholars are, from left, first row: Katelyn Head, Dee Dee Davis and Brookes Brinson; and second row: Morgan Johnson and Boyd Sasser. More...

School News

Girls track team competes at region

The Jenkins County High School girls' track team competed in the Region 3A track meet Wednesday, April 18, and Friday, April 20. The team finished a strong second in the region behind Claxton. More...

JCHS tennis team takes 3rd

The Jenkins County High School girls' tennis team took third place in Region play recently by defeating Calvary, out of Savannah, 4-1.The girls missed playing for first or second place by losing a close one to Bryan County 3-2. More...

Perfect scores

Jenkins County High School juniors James Bramblett, left, and Anthony Coggins recently took all five parts of the Georgia High School Graduation Test and scored a perfect score on the math section. More...

Church News

Church News

Lane Grove Baptist Church The Youth Revival for Lane Grove Baptist Church will be held 7:30 nightly through Friday, May 4. The Rev. Jerome Herrington will be the guest minister. More...

Remembering the Bryans

A Confederate Memorial service was held Saturday, March 31, at Bryan Family Cemetery in Screven County. More...

MELISSA TUNE

Melissa Tune, co-anchor of WRDW News 12 First at Five, will be the guest speaker. Melissa grew up in Virginia and considers herself a southern belle. She has over 10 years of television news experience. More...

Chester Joyner selected as Governor's Honors finalist

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) sophomore Chester Joyner, son of Jeff and Judy Joyner, was recently named a finalist in the Governor's Honors Program. More...

Local business nominated for Manufacturer of the Year Award

Jenkins County Development Authority and Swainsboro Technical College (STC) joined together to award Cavalier Home Builders of Millen with a plaque commemorating the industry's nomination as Manufacturer of the Year during Manufacturing Appreciation More...

Health Fair to be held May 10

The Jenkins County Hospital will sponsor the 2007 Health Fair 2-6 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at the facility. More...

Other Jenkins News

Caleb Chance named an 'Athlete of the Week' by The Statesboro Herald

(Editor's note: Reprinted by permission of The Statesboro Herald) Jenkins County infielder Caleb Chance is playing his first year of varsity baseball this season, and the Eagles couldn't be happier. More...

Library News

The unique exhibit of artist Donny Humes will be on display here at the library for the entire month of May. The public is invited to attend the reception in his honor on May 4 at 6 p.m. You don't want to miss this great exhibit. More...

DNR to hold boater safety course

The Department of Natural Resources in cooperation with the Vidalia Recreation Department will conduct a boating safety course 9 a.m. Saturday, May 12, at the Dixon Community Center at the Ed Smith Complex on Stockyard Road in Vidalia. More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

As you are planning your summer vacation this year, be sure to pack a copy of The Millen News. When you reach your destination, have someone snap a photo of yourself reading the newspaper in front of an area landmark. More...

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Bill Shipp

THE DIXIE DEAL

The real-time clock on the 2008 presidential contest started ticking last week in the Deep South, in out-of-the-way Orangeburg, S.C. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Spring Fling Bulloch Academy will have its Spring Fling for prospective students and families 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, May 5, on the school's campus. Displays of instruction will be displayed in each classroom. The public is invited. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Alligatorweed poses potential problems

As if we did not have enough problems to deal with in our landscapes, a new weed problem may be on the horizon. This new problem is alligatorweed! More...