May 23, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

City imposes outdoor water restrictions

The City of Millen announced this week that it has adopted outdoor water restrictions. The restrictions are in compliance with EPD statewide water restrictions and will be strictly enforced. More...

School News

JCHS Class of 2007

Not Pictured Rebecca Joann Walker * Honor Graduate *** Valedictorian & Star Student ** Salutatorian More...

JCHS Honors Night

Jenkins County High School held its annual Honors Night Tuesday, May 15, in the school cafeteria. Jessica Herrington was the recipient of The Millen News Scholarship. The $1,000 award was presented in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Hunter Rackley. More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

Kudos to all who participated in the annual Relay for Life last Friday and Saturday. A lot of planning and work went into the event and all who participated are to be commended for their efforts. More...

Bill Shipp

A CONSUMER GUY AS GOVERNOR

Widely known consumer-protection guru Clark Howard is considering running for Atlanta mayor when Shirley Franklin's term expires at the end of 2009. Clark, here's a message from one professional advice peddler to another: Don't do it. More...

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Farm & Home

Ag Line: Corn yield improvement by applying fungicides

As dry weather continues to bear down on our county, spraying a fungicide on corn is probably the last thing on a grower's mind. However, there is data that shows a yield increase when a fungicide has been applied. More...

Walker found guilty of murder

Judgment day came for Ricardo Orlando Walker last Thursday when a Jenkins County jury found him guilty of the April 2006 murder of Steven Harley. He was also found guilty of criminal attempt to commit murder and tampering with evidence. More...

JCHS graduation is Friday

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) will hold commencement exercises for the Class of 2007 at 7 p.m. Friday, May 25, on the football field. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26, on the football field. More...

Other Jenkins News

Spouse's Night

The Millen Rotary Club held its annual Spouse's Night April 19. More...

Gay named Rotarian of the Year

Troy Gay accepts the Millen Rotary Club's 2007 "Rotarian of the Year" award from President Wanda Burke during the club's annual Spouse's Night. More...

JCHS val, sal talk at Rotary

Jenkins County High School valedictorian Megan Lane and salutatorian Jessica Herrington were the guest speakers at the May 2 meeting of the Millen Rotary Club. More...

Church News

Church News

Needful Baptist Church Needful Baptist Church will hold an ordination service for minister Bernese Kelsey James 6 p.m. Saturday, May 26. The public is invited to attend. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Fishing tournament to be held Saturday The South Jenkins Volunteer Fire Department #6 will sponsor a fishing tournament Saturday, May 26, at Fairfield Landing on the Ogeechee River. The event will be held from 6:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. More...

Engagements

Godbee, Bennett to wed Aug. 25

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Godbee of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Ann Godbee, to William Jason Bennett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Bennett of Millen. The wedding will take place 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. More...

Miss Kirkland to marry Mr. Burch

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bird and Mr. Tim Newman of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandy Leigh Kirkland, to Mr. Charles Leon Burch Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Wiggins and Mr. and Mrs. C. Leon Burch Sr. of Millen. More...