June 11, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Job fair to be held June 17 at GSU

More than 100 companies are expected to attend the 2008 Southeast Georgia Regional Job Fair/Career Expo scheduled to take place 1- 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at Georgia Southern University. More...

'Kutten Up N Style' staff cuts ribbon

The Millen-Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for "Kutten Up N Style" hair salon located on Masonic Street, across from Rite Aid. More...

School News

Clark signs with Brewton Parker

Jenkins County High School graduate Zac Clark recently signed a scholarship to play baseball for Brewton Parker College. More...

Sherrod graduates GSU

Ebony Nicole Sherrod, a 2004 graduate of Jenkins County High School, graduated from Georgia Southern University GSU) in the 80th annual commencement held Saturday, May 10. She received a bachelor of science in education magna cum laude. More...

Former residents take part in commencement

Georgia Southern University recently announced that Ansley Burke, Turquoise Coney, Jocelyn Lewis, Cameron Rocker Ebony Sherrod and Joanie Williams, all of Millen, participated in spring commencement held Saturday, May 10, in Paulson Stadium. More...

Editorials

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Bill Shipp

THE MYSTERY OF THE CAMPUS ROBBER

Beyond measuring the prospects of the Georgia football team and the misuse of credit cards on a grand scale at Georgia Tech, you don't hear much about the goings-on in higher education these days. Well, that's not quite true. More...

Church News

Church News

Community Vacation Bible School Community Vacation Bible School, sponsored by Nannie E. Williams United Methodist Church, will be held 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 16, through Friday, June 20, at Jenkins County High School. More...

Births

John Tucker Clark

Donald and Inez Burke of Millen proudly announce the birth of their grandson, Tucker, born April 21, 2008. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19½ inches long. Tucker was welcomed home by his sister, Cierra, and brother, Dawson. More...

Governor freezes gas tax increase

Georgia residents will get a little relief from what would have been more "pain at the pump." Governor Sonny Perdue signed an executive order last week suspending a scheduled increase in gas taxes that would have taken effect on July 1. More...

Candidates for sheriff speak to voters June 26

Candidates for the position of Jenkins County Sheriff will have the opportunity to address local voters during a Sheriff's Forum to be held 7 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. More...

DOT to replace three local bridges

Three bridges located in the county are scheduled for replacement by the Department of Transportation (DOT). More...

Other Jenkins News

Conservation tillage training conference to be held in July

Farmers and interested persons can learn about the benefits of conservation tillage at the 2008 "Eighth Conservation Production Systems Training Conference and 30th Southern Conservation Agriculture Systems Conference" set for Tuesday, July 29, thr More...

Millen News goes to Myrtle Beach

The Millen News recently traveled with Kristin McLamb and her family to Myrtle Beach, S.C. where they visited the Hard Rock Café, Ripley's Museum and the aquarium. More...

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department investigated the following incidents last week. Tuesday, June 3 A Gilmer Street resident reported the theft of $100 from her pocketbook. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Visitors to The Millen News' website will find a new addition this week - an online poll section. Check it out at www.themillennews.com. You may vote online to the posed question, see the vote count and post comments. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I, being a former resident of Millen, would like to commend Club 52 for being an asset to Millen and Jenkins County. We are in a time when young and middle-age black men are largely portrayed in a negative way. More...

Letters policy

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

Datebook

Datebook

Kiddie Cheer Camp The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) varsity cheerleaders will hold "Kiddie Cheer Camp" 9 a.m. until noon Monday, June 16, through Friday, June 20, at the JCHS old gymnasium. More...