November 12, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

County submits projects for State Aid Grant

Determining which projects to place on a State Aid Grant application was not an easy task for the Jenkins County Commissioners when they met Tuesday, Nov. 4. More...

Town meeting to be held Nov. 18

The annual Town Meeting, sponsored by the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center, will be held 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. This year's topic will be, "Poverty- how it affects you and your community. More...

School News

JCMS Students of the Month

Jenkins County Middle School Students of the Month for sixth grade are, from left, Austin Wagner, Jennifer Sanders, Raheem Frison and Timanni Bryant. (Photos contributed) More...

JCMS staff raises money for cancer

October was National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Breast cancer affects many women in the world. People in Jenkins County and Millen are no exception. More...

JCHS Army JROTC championship results

The Jenkins County High School Army JROTC "Raiders", the little team that could, went up against the giants Nov. 1-2 at the Gerald I. Lawhorn Scout Base, Molena, competing for trophies and bragging rights as State Raider Team Champions for 2008. More...

Letters

Dear Editor:

On Thursday night, Oct. 30, Millen Better Hometown and Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce sponsored the seventh annual Harvest of Fun on Cotton Avenue. The attendance was great, as usual. More...

Dear Editor,

Mr. Hite's article struck a nerve in me. It was not the content of the article but the use of the word propaganda. His use of the word had a negative connotation, although in fact the word is not negative at all. More...

Dear Editor,

We, the members of The All Faith Deliverance Church of 449 Wasden Street, Millen, would like to take this opportunity to recognize our friends and special guests who attended our church's anniversary on Oct. 16 at 5 p.m. More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory of Grady L. Wilson 11/13/28 - 06/17/04

Death leaves a heartache that no one can ever heal, Love leaves a memory that no one can ever steal. The years have passed so quickly and still we miss you so, There are times we can hardly wait until it's our time to go. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

On behalf of the family of the late Patti Thompson, we extend to you our gratitude for your prayers and support during our time of bereavement; your acts of kindness were most uplifting. More...

Farm & Home

Preparing for the cold weather

Cora Roberts and "April" are shown with some of the numerous plants that adorn the front lawn of her home. Roberts said she will move them inside for the winter. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) More...

Ag Line: Fall Chores

As the nights become cooler and the days get shorter, it is time for fall garden activities. Although our prime gardening season is over, many fall chores remain in preparation for next year's gardening season. More...

Two arrested for burglary of Oliver's General Store

Floyd Brinson III, 17, of Quinney Road and a 16-yearold juvenile were arrested last week for the Nov. 1 burglary of Oliver's General Store, located on the Millen Bypass. More...

Cotton Avenue projects get green light

Millen City Council took action during the group's Tuesday, Nov. 4, meeting that will begin moving forward again two long-delayed projects. More...

Police arrest Millen man during search

The Millen Police Department executed a search warrant at 624 Old Waynesboro Road Wednesday Nov. 5, and arrested Solomen Lamarriel Scott, 41, of Millen. More...

Cross Country race to be held this Saturday

Millen Milers and More will hold the 12th Annual Cross Country 4.8 Mile race 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Magnolia Springs State Park. More...

Other Jenkins News

Millen News travels to Tennessee

The Millen News recently traveled to Gatlinburg, Tenn. with members of West Millen Baptist Church. More...

Police chief attends training class

Dwayne Herrington, City of Millen police chief, attended the Chief Executive Training Class for newly appointed chiefs of police and heads of law enforcement agencies at the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police Headquarters Building in Duluth O More...

Suspects sought in burglary of Magnolia Country Club

On Nov. 3, the Jenkins County Sheriff 's Office received report of a burglary and theft at the Magnolia Country Club, U.S. Highway 25 North. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Tuesday, Nov. 11, was Veterans Day, a day to honor and remember those who have served in our armed forces. We owe the freedoms we enjoy today to their sacrifices and dedication to duty. "Thank you" to all the veterans of our community. More...

Church News

Bethel AME Church Men and Women's Day

The Bethel AME Church family of Millen cordially invites everyone to attend their annual Men and Women's Day celebration 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 16. The church is located at the corner of Winthrope Avenue and Walnut Street. More...

Sure Word Baptist Church Revival

Sure Word Baptist Church invites everyone to attend their revival meetings 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, and 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, through Friday, Nov. 21. The speakers will be father and son, Rufus and John Edmisten. More...

Fountain Spring Baptist Church Revival and Pastor Appreciation

Fountain Spring Baptist Church cordially invites the public to their fourth "Pastor and Wife Appreciation" celebration honoring Elder Pearlstine O. and Francina Capers. A pre-appreciation revival will be held Sunday, Nov. 16, through Sunday, Nov. More...

Datebook

'39ers to meet

The '39ers will meet noon Monday, Nov. 17, at the Millen Community House for a covered dish meal. A group from Green Fork Baptist Church will present a Thanksgiving program of music and songs. Visitors are welcome. More...

JCRD Recreation Happenings

The Jenkins County Recreation Department (JCRD) is now holding registration for adult men's and women's basketball; church co-ed basketball; and basketball for children 4 - 12 years of age. The deadline for registering is Monday, Nov. 24. More...

Council of Churches sponsors "Thanksgiving in Millen"

The Jenkins County Council of Churches (JCCC) is continuing a six-year tradition of providing Thanksgiving meals to needy families in the community. More...

Births

Addiline Grace Cates

Chastity Royal and Chuck Cates, both of Millen, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Addiline Grace Cates, born 5:11 p.m., Sept. 20, 2008 at East Georgia Regional Hospital in Statesboro. More...