October 22, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Alternative Halloween activities planned

For those who desire an alternative to the traditional Halloween activities, the tenth annual Judgment House and annual Harvest of Fun festival may be just the things. This year's Judgment House will be held 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. More...

Other Jenkins News

And the winners are ...

Winners of the recent Miss Fair-on-the-Square Pageant are, from left, first row: Toddler Miss, Lilla Burch; Tiny Tot, Tori Bramblett; and Baby Miss, Libby Kost; and back row: Junior Miss, Johnna Forehand; Miss, Hannah Taylor; Juvenile Miss, Destinee More...

Millen News heads west

The Millen News recently traveled with Ashley Williams and Jonathan Powell as they visited Armstrong Redwoods State Park in Guerneville, Calif. More...

Big fish!

Jacob Jenkins, son of Larry and Tammy Jenkins, caught this 15 lb. channel catfish at his favorite "honey hole" last week. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: In the past I have noticed several highway information signs pertaining to bicycles along highway rights-of-way in and around Millen. I did not give much thought to these signs until a few days ago. More...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: As a Jenkins County property owner and concerned citizen, I have a strong objection concerning the front page article of Oct. 8, 2008 on the general election voting. 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

Senior Citizens will hold Yard Sale

A yard sale will be held at the Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1. More...

GSU Annual Halloween Event

Georgia Southern University (GSU) and the Department of University Housing will present "Big Screen Halloween" from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at Eagle Village. More...

Eastern Star Fall Carnival

Beulah Chapter #116 Order of the Eastern Star and the Minnie M. Ponder Youth Chapter #112 will sponsor a fall carnival beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Masonic Hall on Railroad Street in Sylvania. More...

Engagements

Joiner, Allen finalize wedding plans

Wedding plans have been finalized for the marriage of Anna Marea' Joiner and Michael Dean Allen. The couple will be united in holy matrimony at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008 at West Millen Baptist Church. More...

FAA to hold public meeting

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold a public meeting to hear comments concerning a U.S. More...

Farmers busy gathering crops

As you ride down the road or walk out in the yard and smell freshly plowed up peanuts and cotton defoliant, you know it is fall! Along with the arrival of fall is the harvest season. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Fall is in the air this week as cooler temperatures arrived in Jenkins County. The change of seasons had me recalling the "blackberry winter" that we experienced in April 2007. More...

Editorials

Make your voice heard - VOTE!

Early voting in the Nov. 4 General Election to choose a President of the United States and other public offices is presently underway. More...

Political Cartoon

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Jim Hite

ETHICAL AMERICAN DREAM CANNOT BE SACRIFICED

Being without a computer and internet capabilities for over three weeks brought home very vividly the dependence I have on this modern but very frustrating invention. More...

Church News

Judgment House '08

The 10th annual Judgment House will be held 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct.28, through Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Jenkins County Recreation Department. Admission is free; and reservations are not required, but are appreciated. More...

Dry Branch Baptist Church "Political Truth versus Biblical Truth"

Pastor Brad Boynton of Dry Branch Baptist Church will present Political Truth versus Biblical Truth" 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2. Everyone is invited. More...

New Light Baptist Church celebrates Pastor's Anniversary

The members of New Light Baptist Church cordially invite the public to the 10th Anniversary celebration of their pastor, the Rev. William Patterson. The service will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25. The Rev. More...

Memoriam

In loving memory of Antonio Evans

10-24-1980 Happy 28th Birthday! Gone, but not forgotten. You will always be in our hearts, forever. More...

Farm & Home

4-H News

Mini Booth results are in! We did a great job at the fair and Jenkins County was represented well. We had 29 first place winners, 30 2nd place, and 27 third place. Justin Lanier won first place overall in the Senior division. More...

Obituaries

Norma Garvin, 68, of South Carolina died

Norma Rose Burke Garvin, 68, of Greer, S.C. died Monday, Oct. 13, 2008. Her funeral was held 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Wood Mortuary with the Rev. Fred Earl officiating. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Greer. More...

Terry Becton, 52, of Millen died Oct. 19

Mr. Terry Becton, 52, of Millen died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008 at his residence, after an extended illness. Graveside services were held 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, at the Millen Cemetery. Mr. Becton was born in Jenkins County, and was disabled. More...