August 29, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Local schools to monitor behavior at sporting events

As the local school sports season gets underway, a new school policy has been adopted by the Jenkins County Board of Education and will be strictly enforced at all school athletic events. More...

School News

Eagles begin action Friday

The Jenkins County High School Eagles are shown during pre-season practice doing tackle drills. The Eagles open their football season Friday night at home against Wheeler County and then go on the road to Bleckley County next week. More...

Lady Eagles off to a good start

The Jenkins County High School varsity Lady Eagles' season has begun and already the team is doing great things on the diamond. More...

Help children prevent, conquer illnesses in school

Students bring home more than books as school goes into full swing.

Whether a child's been back at school three weeks, three days or three hours, germs are multiplying. And with the added stress of a new school year, children are more likely to get sick. More...

Church News

Church News

New Light Baptist Church New Light Baptist Church will celebrate their 81st Church Anniversary Sunday, Sept. 16. Sunday School will begin at 10:30 a.m. and worship service will begin at 11:30 a.m. Everyone is invited. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Make-A-Difference Lunch Program The Millen Make-A-Difference Lunch Release Program for middle and high school students will begin Thursday, Sept. 6. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

"Thank You" Words cannot express our sincere appreciation for the outpouring of love shown to us during Ed's battle with cancer, and now during our loss. More...

Obituaries

Rosa Mae Rabitsch Dailey died August 26

Mrs. Rosa Mae Rabitsch Dailey, 85, of Millen died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2007 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro. Her funeral was held 11 a. m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Oak Hill Baptist Church with the Revs. More...

Teachers oppose payroll change

A previously approved payroll change drew a large group of teachers to the Monday, Aug. 20, meeting of the Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) to voice their opposition to the measure. More...

Citizen donates land for dumpster site

The Jenkins County Commissioners found themselves in an unusual position during the group's Tuesday, Aug. 21, meeting - the receivers of a gift, on behalf of the county. More...

Social Security warns seniors about scams

Callers have been posing as Social Security employees to access personal information

Unfortunately, there always seem to be crooks who are trying "to put something over on us" and take our money. While anyone can be a target for such "scam artists," seniors are often among the most vulnerable. More...

Other Jenkins News

Favorite Family Photo

Dressed in their Sunday best, circa 1954, are, from left, Betty Dailey Gay, Linda Dailey Mincey, Bobby R. Dailey and Frankie Dailey Sapp, children of Roy and Louisiana Dailey. More...

4-H News

Anna Burgess County Extension Agent As most of you know, it's fair season! That means mini-booths are upon us! We have had several come in and get started already, and we haven't even had our first club meeting! More...

Syl-View Happenings

We traveled by armchair to Hawaii this week. We were able to enjoy the sights and sounds and a taste of the islands through decorations, music and food. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The Millen News will be closed Monday, Sept. 3, for Labor Day. All news items for inclusion in the Wednesday, Sept. 5, edition should be submitted by 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30. All advertisements should be submitted by 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 31. More...

Letters

Letters policy

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

Memoriam

In Memoriam

In memory of our mother, Ms. Jessie M. Lake Aug. 22, 1956 - Aug. 9, 2006 Today is the day that our mama went away, and she left behind many prayers to pray. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Armyworms in Pastures

Almost every year in late summer, armyworms and corn earworm caterpillars invade pastures, hay fields, and turfgrass throughout the state. More...

Columns

SUMMER MADNESS

We may have found demonstrable evidence that Darwin was wrong after all. Not all men evolved from monkeys. In fact, some may have evolved into monkeys - right here in Georgia - on a stifling summer day in A.D. 2007. More...