December 5, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Upcoming Christmas activities

Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony The annual lighting ceremony of the Memorial Tree on Cotton Avenue will be held 5:30 p.m. this Friday prior to Christmas in Millen activities. More...

Bennett receives GSBA award

Deborah Bennett, editor of The Millen News, was honored by the Georgia School Boards Association for her exceptional work in the field of education reporting at the GSBA/Georgia School Superintendents Association Annual Conference held in Atlanta More...

Other Jenkins News

Operation Round Up grant to be used for park improvements

Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) Operation Round Up board members approved over $21,640 in grants awarded to local organizations that applied for funds through the Operation Round Up program. More...

Rotary offers trip to France

Rotary is seeking four outstanding professionals to visit southern France in spring 2008 as part of the Group Study Exchange program of The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. More...

Millen News goes to California

From left, Janet Fields, Brian Fields and Keri Williams are shown visiting with Brett Fields in La Jolla, Calif. in late October. The Millen News joined them on the trip as they enjoyed the many sites and attractions of La Jolla and Cornado Beach. More...

Church News

Church News

Agape Worship Center Conference Pastor Donald Chavers Jr. will host "The Worth of a Woman," a conference for women, Saturday, Dec. 8, at Agape Worship Center, 810 W. Grady St. Ext., Statesboro. More...

Datebook

Datebook

JCMS Academic Boosters Club meeting Jenkins County Middle School will hold an Academic Boosters Club meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. Junior Beta Club inductions will also be held. More...

Obituaries

Rev. Earl Stirewalt, 93, of St. Simons died Dec. 1

Brunswick, Ga. - The Rev. Earl Franklin Stirewalt, 93, of St Simons Island died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007. His funeral was 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, at First Baptist Church on St Simons Island. More...

Millen residents form Economic Task Force

Jim Andrew of Millen/Washington D.C., recently met with a group of locals to discuss possible means to aid the county and city in moving forward since the loss of jobs in the past year. Approximately 30 folks were in attendance. More...

Ribbon cutting held for local business

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Birds and Roses Wonder Shop located on U.S. Highway 25 South. More...

County agent honored

Jenkins County Extension Service Coordinator Wade Parker is the recipient of the Georgia King Cotton Award which recognizes outstanding contributions of county agents to Georgia cotton producers. More...

ChatterBox

Opinions, yours and ours

The Chatter Box

The Christmas season officially gets underway locally this Friday night with the Memorial Tree lighting and Christmas in Millen on Cotton Avenue. Santa will be on hand to greet local children and numerous other activities are planned. More...

Editorials

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WANNA BET?

Shortly before Zell Miller hired shrewd Democratic consultant James Carville to direct strategy for his 1990 governor's campaign, Miller convened a meeting of key Baptist leaders. At that get-together of clerics, then-Lt. Gov. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: The purpose of this letter is two fold. First and foremost, I personally want to thank the people of Millen for the support that was afforded to us in the 17 years we were manufacturing windows in Millen. More...

Memoriam

In Memory of Martha Miller

It's been seven long years, and not a day goes by that we don't think of you and miss you. "A Mother's Love" A mother's love is something That no one can explain, It is made of deep devotion And of sacrifice and pain, More...

Weddings

Godbee, Bennett exchange vows

Miss Kimberly Ann Godbee became the bride of William Jason Bennett in an evening ceremony Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007 at Dry Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Brad Boynton officiating. More...

O'Neal-Dailey wedding to be held December 8

Mr. and Mrs. Wade L. O'Neal, Jr. of Vidalia, Georgia announce that plans have been finalized for the marriage of their daughter, Anglia Ann to Jake Everett Dailey, son of Nancy Dailey and the late Danny Dailey of Millen. More...