March 19, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Easter egg hunt to be held Saturday

The annual Easter egg hunt, sponsored by Millen Better Hometown, will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, March 22, at the ball field by Edenfield's Feed and Seed. More...

Other Jenkins News

Pittman sets record in Super Eagle 5K

Almost 90 runners and walkers braved the cold windy weather and competed in the Fifth Annual Super Eagle Day 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, held on March 8. Millen's Andrea Pittman set a certified course record in the 5K. More...

Miss JCHS, JCMS crowned

Melissa White was crowned 2008 Miss Jenkins County High School (JCHS), Saturday, March 8, in the high school gym. White, a junior, at JCHS will receive a $200 scholarship at the JCHS Honor's Night to be held in May. More...

Jenkins County Sheriff's Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff's Department issued 82 citations for traffic violations, executed 11 warrants and responded to 122 calls for assistance during the month of February. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Clothes Giveaway Willing Workers Mission announces a clothes giveaway will be held 9 a.m. Saturday, March 22, at 343 MLK Ave., Millen. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Myrlene Garvin and family lovingly thank Millen Baptist Church for their prayers and support during her recent illness. The members of Millen Baptist Church are truly blessed with the gift of charity and love. More...

Obituaries

Irving "Emerson" Cowart, 86, of Hinesville died

Irving "Emerson" Cowart, 86, of Hinesville died Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at St. Joseph Hospital after a long illness. His funeral was held 11 a.m. Friday, March 7, at Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel with the Revs. More...

Grand Jury indicts McTeer robber

A Jenkins County Grand Jury convened in Jenkins County Superior Court earlier this month and handed down indictments of armed robbery and escape against Don Eddie Galbreath of Uvalda. He is accused of the Oct. More...

Deputies arrest two Burke County men for robbery

Norbert Tobias Jr. and Donald Lamont Heath, both of Sardis, have been arrested by the Jenkins County Sheriff's Department for the Feb. 23 burglary of a residence in the area of Dickey Road in Jenkins County. More...

Jenkins County High School JROTC wins big at region

The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) War Eagles Drill Team and Color Guard marched into history on a cold, windy Saturday, March 8, at Southeast Bulloch High School. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Jenkins County was very fortunate to have missed all the bad weather of Saturday night. Many of our neighbors were not so lucky. Burke County, Wrens, Louisville, Allendale and Aiken were among the hardest hit areas. More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

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Guest Column

JENKINS COUNTY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY UPDATE

We want to thank The Millen News for the opportunity to have a spot in the newspaper to address our citizens about Millen and Jenkins County. More...

Church News

Church News

The Church of God to hold "A Passion Walk" The Church of God will reenact the crucifixion of Christ beginning at 6 p.m. on Good Friday, March 21. A Passion Walk will begin at Thompson's Corner and will end at The Church of God on U.S. More...

Weddings

Williams, Lake to wed March 22

Mrs. Vera Williams of Millen proudly announces the upcoming marriage of her daughter, Ashley Monique Williams, to Joshua Lorenzo Lake. The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Ronnie Williams Sr. More...

Farm & Home

Farm & Home

I presented a program to a local garden club outlining some basic measures we, as homeowners, can take to conserve water. As time goes on, you will probably be hearing more and more about water conservation. More...