July 11, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Missing man is located

A month long search for a missing Millen man has ended. Family members said Gregory Joyner, 28, was discovered Sunday, July 1, on the porch of a residence at Roger's Landing on the Ogeechee River. More...

'High School Musical' to be performed July 14

Live theater will come to Millen 7 p.m. July 14 with the performance of "High School Musical" at the Pal Theatre on Cotton Avenue. The Millen production is courtesy of Millen Better Hometown and Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce. More...

School News

Surrency, English retire from STC

On Wednesday, June 20, instructors and staff of Swainsboro Technical College (STC) came together to wish two of their own the best of luck and success as Susan Surrency and Lynda English celebrated their upcoming retirement. More...

Woodward named STC management, supervisory development instructor

Dr. Richard Thornton, Vice President of Instruction at STC, announced that Jonathan Woodward has been named as STC's Management & Supervisory Development Instructor as of June 18. Mr. More...

Animal sciences pave way to fill vet need

Last year, 543 students applied to the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, one of only 28 veterinary colleges in the country. Fewer than 100 got in. More...

Editorials

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CASEY & GLENN: THE NEW A-TEAM?

This could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship. Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and House Speaker Glenn Richardson have joined forces to rescue Grady Hospital from financial collapse. It may not be a flawless marriage. More...

Datebook

Datebook

'39ers The '39ers will meet at noon on Monday, July 16, at the Millen Community House. All members are encouraged to attend. More...

Farm & Home

New agriculture license plate to benefit 4-H, FFA

A new specialty license plate is available to Georgia drivers, and this one is to benefit students in two of the state's most popular youth groups. More...

MPD investigates burglaries

The Millen Police Department (MPD) is currently investigating a string of burglaries that have occurred throughout the city between Wednesday, June 27, and Monday, July 9. More...

Grand Jury indicts 15

The Jenkins County Grand Jury convened last month in Jenkins County Superior Court and rendered the following indictments: • Robert Louis English, theft by taking and criminal damage to property in the second degree. More...

JCHS students participate in Washington Youth Tour

Taking part in Georgia Electric Membership Corporation's (GEMC) 42nd annual Washington Youth Tour last month were Jenkins County High School students Brookes Brinson, Jamie Herrmann and Beth McKenzie. More...

Make your car a life saver

Do the repairs on that old car of yours have you sinking farther and farther into debt? Before it takes you down, donate the vehicle - running or not - to the National Kidney Foundation of Georgia's (NKFG) Kidney Cars program. More...

Other Jenkins News

Cyclists visit Jenkins County enroute to Santa Monica

Twelve high school age youngsters and two adult leaders from several states rode their bicycles into Millen two days after leaving Tybee Island on their way to Santa Monica, Ca. More...

Jenkins County area host families needed

Foreign high school students are scheduled to arrive soon for academic semester and year home stay programs, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families. The students are anxiously awaiting news of their new families. More...

Hummingbirds, containers in 'Gardening' spotlight

Hummingbird diets and plant containers are among the topics that will be covered on the July 12 and 14 episodes of "Gardening in Georgia." "Gardening in Georgia" airs each Thursday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 12:30 and 6:30 p.m. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Vacation week is over, and it is back to work. Where did the week go? Of all the weeks in the year, vacation week is always the shortest! This is a fact. More...

Church News

Church News

Marvelyn Reese Everyone is invited to a benefit program honoring Minister Marvelyn Reese 6 p.m. Saturday, July 14. She has been treated for cancer and the church requests prayers and donations from area churches. The Rev. Charlie Reese Jr. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

Daughter's Tribute In memory of my daddy, Grady Burke June 30, 2003 I wanted so, to take your pain, And leave it all behind… To be your strength, when you were weak To place your hand in mine To lift you up, when you were down, More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Mary McNatt Lanier Collins dies on July 5

Mrs. Mary McNatt Lanier Collins, 82, of Millen died Thursday, July 5, 2007 at her residence after a lengthy illness. Her funeral was held 10 a. m. Saturday, July 7, at the Elam Baptist Church with the Revs. More...

Miss Ann Kempson Fulfod, 34, dies July 7

Miss Ann Kempson Fulford, 34, of Statesboro died Saturday, July 7, 2007 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Graveside services were held 10 a. m. Tuesday, July 10, at the Millen Cemetery with Dr. More...