December 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Christmas activities begin this week

It will start to feel a lot like Christmas locally this week with several holiday events scheduled to take place. The annual Christmas in Millen, Business Open House and Memorial Tree Lighting are set to take place this Friday on Cotton Avenue. More...

School News

JCHS holds College Career Fair

"The Road to Success" is exactly the route Jenkins County High School (JCHS) wants its students to take. Wednesday, Nov. 12, JCHS held its tenth annual College Career Fair. More...

JCES releases principal's list, honor roll

Jim Jarvis, principal of Jenkins County Elementary School, announces the principal's list and honor roll for the first nine weeks. To be named to the principal's list, students must earn an A for all grades for the grading period. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I reported in last week's edition of The Millen News that The Augusta Chronicle would discontinue print copies of its publication in Jenkins County, per information provided to us by The Augusta Chronicle through a letter we receive More...

Church News

Dry Branch Baptist celebrates 100 Years

Dry Branch Baptist Church will celebrate its Centennial Sunday, Dec. 7. The day will begin with Sunday School at 10 a.m., with a goal of 100 in attendance. The Rev. Robert Anderson will be the guest speaker during the 11 a.m. morning service. More...

Williams Grove Missionary Baptist Church Pastoral Anniversary

Williams Grove Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the 10th Pastoral Anniversary of Pastor Bobby G. Jr. and Natasha Williams 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7. Speaker for the occasion will be Pastor Kenneth K. Davis of Bartow. More...

Williams Grove C.O.G.I.C. Christmas Concert

Williams Grove C.O.G.I.C. Mass Choir will present its annual Christmas Concert, 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at the church located at 4703 Hwy. 25 South. More...

Obituaries

Paul Clifton, 85, of Millen died November 26

Mr. Paul Clifton, 85, of Millen died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008. His funeral was 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home with the Rev. David Blalock officiating. Burial was in the Millen Cemetery. Mr. More...

Millen man charged in murder of teen

A favor for a cousin turned fatal for an eleventh grader who was shot to death Thanksgiving weekend. Simpson More...

MI Metals ‘idles’ plant

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Magnolia Springs to host festival

History buffs will have an opportunity to step back in time, Saturday, Dec. 6, when Magnolia Springs State Park will host a Heritage Festival at the park. Programs, along with food and craft booths, will be ongoing from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. More...

Chambliss gets local win in runoff

Approximately 1,698 of Jenkins County More...

Other Jenkins News

Millen Woman's Club celebrates 100 years

Past presidents, city and county officials and other special guests were invited to help Millen Woman's Club celebrate its 100th anniversary Nov. 18 in the social hall of Millen Baptist Church. More...

Test your art skills, design county logo

As part of its initiative to promote unity and pride in Jenkins County, the Jenkins County Board of Commissioners is sponsoring a County Logo Contest. The design should be presented on a 8 More...

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents this week. Monday, Nov. 17 A Holmes Drive resident reported that he was attacked by suspects known to him as he walked on Booker Avenue. More...

Editorials

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HE'S BAAAACK!

Thank goodness. Zell Miller is back. The former heavyweight champion of populist Southern Democrats has come out of retirement. He helped Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss in his just-finished bout with Democrat Jim Martin. More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

In memory of Evelyn Clifton who passed away six years ago on Thursday, Nov. More...