October 10, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Rep. Barrow announces new office hours

Twelfth District Congressman John Barrow recently announced a change to his Outreach Hours in Jenkins County. On the first and third Monday of every month, a representative of Rep. More...

School News

Local students honored by scholarship program

Jenkins County High School was recently notified that the National Achievement Scholarship Program recognized two seniors nationally. More...

Shut out

The Jenkins County High School Eagles were bitten by the Claxton Tigers 14-0 this past Friday night. The loss on the road brings the team record to 2 wins and 4 losses. This week, the Eagles face Savannah Country Day at home Friday night. More...

JCES students, faculty honor principal

The theme song from "Rocky" echoed off the walls of Jenkins County Elementary School Thursday, Oct. 4, as Dr. Judy Holton, principal, entered to find that she was the object of a surprise appreciation program planned by staff and students. More...

Editorials

GOOD MEDICINE

We were sitting in the family room shortly after 1 p.m. Friday, eating sandwiches and laughing about something or other. Then my wife's heart stopped beating. She fell from her chair. More...

Political Cartoon

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Datebook

Datebook

Prayer Meeting for Jobs to be held Oct. 21 A countywide "Prayer Meeting for Jobs" is being planned for 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Olde Pal Civic Center Theater on Cotton Avenue. Watch The Millen News in coming weeks for additional details. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Words of Gratitude

In times like these, when hearts are burdened with grief, it is so very heart-warming for friends to show concern and care. We appreciate your visits, cards and calling during the passing of our loved one, Willie J. Chance III. More...

City to organize Department of Public Safety

Millen City Council recently approved the development of a Department of Public Safety that would merge the Millen Police Department and Millen Fire Department. During the Tuesday, Oct. More...

County delays ambulance purchase

Private roads, animal control also discussed

The purchase of a new ambulance was tabled by the Jenkins County Commissioners during the group's Friday, Oct. 5, meeting due to the absence of two board members. More...

One injured in Hwy. 23, West Old Savannah Road accident

One person was injured Wednesday night, Oct. 3, in this two-vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of West Old Savannah Road and Ga. Hwy. 23. More...

Other Jenkins News

The Millen News goes to Graceland

Byron Scogins and The Millen News recently visited Elvis Presley's Graceland in Memphis, Tenn. (Photo contributed) More...

Local resident places in duathlon

Jim Hite took third place in agegroup 70-74 at the Powerman Ohio Duathlon held Sept. 30 at Malabar Farm State Park near Mansfield, an event that served as the USA Triathlon long course national championship. More...

Langga Gay

Elder Rights Project of Georgia Legal Services

Question: I, with 12 other older women in my church, received a Grey Paper from the Center for Medic are Services. We no longer automatic ally qualify for low-in- come subsidy as of January 1, 2008. What do we do? More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Postmarked 1956, it peeked from beneath the cover of my mama's Bible, capturing my attention and enticing me to explore further. More...

Church News

Community Worship Center

Community Worship Center, 417 Virginia Ave., will celebrate Homecoming 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 21. The legendary Ronny Hinson will sing and speak during the service. More...

Second McCoy Baptist Church

Second McCoy Baptist Church cordially invites everyone to attend their "Pastor's and First Lady's Appreciation Service" for their pastor, the Rev. and Mrs. Levi Sapp 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. The guest minister will be the Rev. More...

Rosemary Baptist Church

Rosemary Baptist Church will hold revival services 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, through Tuesday, Nov. 6. The Rev. Brad Boynton, pastor of Dry Branch Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. A nursery will be provided. The public is cordially invited. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Crop Update

Jenkins County has been very fortunate the past two or three weeks in receiving rainfall. I say this in response to hearing reports from people in the surrounding counties. More...