November 21, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Thankful

Bethany Home Nursing Center residents give thanks as the Thanksgiving Holiday approaches.

From left, Betty Todd - "Living in free America and the blessings that go with it"; Thelma Williams - "Being here this morning and the Lord has blessed me"; Lonnie Williams - "Health and strength"; and Chalmer Lord - "Health and strength". More...

School News

JCHS staff dress up

Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES) was transformed into a field of scarecrows Friday, Nov. 2. More...

4-H News

Happy Thanksgiving!! With all going on in our community right now, we still have a lot to be thankful for, such as our youth!! DPA portfolios are about due! If you have not started on yours yet, NOW is the time to do so! More...

High school to host ROTC program

Ruth Hearn, guidance counselor at Jenkins County High School (JCHS), announced that it will host "The Path to Leadership: ROTC Leadership for College and Career Success," a free, evening presentation for parents and their 10th through 12th grade st More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

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Bill Shipp

THE EASY WAY OUT

Don't be surprised to look up one day soon and see Brian Nichols a free man, playing golf with his lawyers at the Capital City Club. Or you might spot him tooling down Auburn Avenue on a Harley with O.J. More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory of Don Reynolds Nov. 15, 1961 - Nov. 27, 2004 In Our Hearts We thought of you with love today, But that is nothing new. We thought about you yesterday, And the days before that, too. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Community-wide prayer service to be held Nov. 25 A community-wide prayer service for jobs will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25 at the Olde Pal Theater on Cotton Avenue. The Rev. Dan Zellner will coordinate the event. More...

Obituaries

Christine Bragg, 51, of Millen died Nov. 17

Ms. Christine Suggs Bragg, 51, of Millen died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007. Her funeral was held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Millen United Methodist Church with the Rev. Christy Bandy officiating. Burial was in the Millen Cemetery. More...

Engagements

Miss Sharkey and Mr. Gunn to marry November 24th

The wedding plans have been finalized for Valerie Marie Sharkey, daughter of Gena Boynton, Millen, Georgia and Pete Sharkey, Ft. More...

Miss Burke to marry Mr. Miller May 31

Mr. and Mrs. James Alvin Burke of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Valen Alane Burke, to Tracy Byron Miller, son of Mr. And Mrs. Frank Miller Jr., also of Millen. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ms. More...

City adopts millage rate

Millen City Council adopted a millage rate of 8.073 mils for fiscal year 2007-2008 during the Thursday, Nov. 8, meeting of the group.The previous year's millage rate of 8.770 was rolled back due to a recent state-required property re-evaluation. More...

BOE considers JCHS school improvement plan

Improving the graduation rate and Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHSGT) scores were among the objectives listed in the School Improvement Plan of Jenkins County High School. Principal Dr. More...

Other Jenkins News

Donations still being accepted for Thanksgiving in Millen 2007

It is not too late to contribute to Thanksgiving in Millen 2007! This year, as in previous years, organizers are requesting the public to help by contributing turkeys, string beans, sweet potatoes, stuffing mix and cranberry sauce, More...

Former drug addict to share experiences

The Office of Health Education and Promotion at Georgia Southern University will present "Confessions of a Former Drug Addict…Real Talk" 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, in the Performing Arts Center (PAC.) On the outside, it appeared that B.J. More...

Millen native travels to China

More than 740 students participated this summer in a dynamic University of Northern Iowa (UNI) program that offers them an opportunity to travel around the world providing summer recreation programs for dependent youth at U.S. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The Millen News will be closed Thursday and Friday this week for the Thanksgiving holiday. I am thankful for the few days off. I am also thankful that I have a job to come back to on Monday. Many in our community are not so fortunate. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Mrs. James was right on in her letter to the editor about the needs of this county and the fat pockets that don't care. It is funny how when people tell the truth, it seems the guilty parties are always the first to respond. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, The Jenkins County Development Authority is aware that this county faces a crisis regarding employment. We are aware that we have suffered a loss of some 800 jobs. More...

Church News

Church News

Daniel Grove Baptist Church Pastor Installation Service Daniel Grove Baptist Church announces plans for the installation service for their new pastor, the Rev. Eric Tate of Augusta. The service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Delayed Wheat Planting

For the last few weeks, all eyes and ears were centered on the drought in North Georgia. However, the dry spell has extended to our area and does not appear to be letting up anytime soon. More...

Recipes

Mix It Up With Jenny

Family Thanksgiving Traditions

There's not a holiday tradition I treasure more than making pumpkin pie with my mom and daughter- three generations spending time in the kitchen together! More...