June 18, 2008 RSS feed / Other Jenkins News

Girls take part in softball clinic

Local softball stars gave back to the community with a softball pitching camp held at the Jenkins County Recreation Department. The camp was held June 9-13 and was led by Mary Johnson and Crisalyn Walker. More...

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents last week. Saturday, June 14 A Midville resident reported that her vehicle was scratched while parked in the parking lot of the Jenkins County Hospital. More...

Local teen to graduate from YCA

A Jenkins County teen is among more than 150 teens set to graduate from the National Guard sponsored Youth Challenge Academy (YCA) at graduation ceremonies on Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 3 p.m. at the Macon City Auditorium. More...

Library News

Comic book fans, write down this date: Friday, June 20, at 11 a.m.! Why? More...

Firefighters raise money for storm victims

Saturday, May 31, the South Jenkins District 6 Volunteer Fire Department sponsored a benefit car wash to raise money for the Clinton Branch family whose home was destroyed by the Mother's Day storms. A tornado destroyed the home, injuring Mr. More...

Lane to compete at Miss Georgia Forestry

The 2008 Miss Emanuel County Forestry Queen, Ashley Elizabeth Lane, will be competing in the 69th annual Miss Georgia Forestry Pageant 7 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at the Tift County High School Performing Arts Center in Tifton. More...

Burke recognized by USAA

The United States Achievement Academy (USAA) recently announced that Rebecca Shae Burke of Millen has been recognized by the academy as a student of excellence in mathematics. This is a prestigious honor very few students can hope to attain. More...

Committee nominations being accepted for FSA

Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer recently announced that the farmer and rancher candidate nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees is ongoing, and continues through Friday, Aug. 1. Elections take place this fall. More...

Candidates forum update

The format for the Sheriff's Forum, sponsored by the Millen Optimist Club and VFW post, has been expanded to include all candidates in the July 15 Democratic/ Republican General Primary Election. More...

Millen News goes to Disney World

The Millen News traveled with Don, Tammy and Kara Oglesby when they vacationed at Disney World Sunday, May 18, through Friday, May 23. More...

Quail habitat management field day planned

A Bobwhite Quail Habitat Management Field Day will be held Saturday, June 21, at the Di-Lane Wildlife Management Area. If you are interested in improving habitat for bobwhite quail, you will want to attend. More...

Special services available for disaster victims

Disasters can complicate the lives of those affected in many ways. Property damage is obvious, but disasters like the tornadoes that struck many Georgia communities May 11-12 also have less immediately visible effects. More...

Firefighters 'wet down' new engine

North Jenkins County firefighters were joined by neighboring firefighters in an old-fashioned, traditional "wet down" of the new Engine 95. More...

Taylor receives white coat

Approximately 900 friends, family and faculty members gathered to watch the 128 members of the 2010 medical class of the University of Florida (UF,) including J.R. Taylor III, individually receive their white coats. More...