December 24, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Planters EMC give students a gift of books

Teacher Susan Purvis said it was like winning the lottery… but it was in books. Nearly 200 books were recently added to Purvis' special library at Jenkins County Middle School. More...

War Eagles put together back-to-back wins

After a 0-5 start, the Jenkins County High School boys basketball team got two wins last week by defeating the Treutlen Vikings and the Glascock County Panthers. Tuesday,Dec. 16, the Eagles traveled to Soperton and returned home with a 68-56 win. More...

Fun erupts at middle school

Sixth grade students at Jenkins County Middle School had a very seismic day Dec. 15. The students in Wayne Burke's science classes recently completed a unit of study on earthquakes and volcanoes. More...

Memoriam

In loving memory of My Mama Jeanette B. Oglesby Who departed this life Dec. 22, 2000

"A Letter to Heaven" I miss you so, Since you've been gone, Although I know, Your spirit lives on. And I like to think, When I see the stars shine, That one of them, Is your spirit guiding mine. More...

In Memory of Leonari Rountree On His birthday, Dec. 29

It is so hard to be without you. Only Jesus knows the heartaches That lie beyond our smiles. Only Jesus knows how many times We have broken down and cried. A day doesn't pass that we don't think of you. Your heart was good, Brother. More...

In Loving Memory of Melissa A. Coney March 28, 1966 - Dec. 14, 1998

"My Angel" You were my strength You were my light You're the reason I have this gift Called life. May you rest in peace! Love, Turquoise Shavonne Dewayne And Family More...

Obituaries

Talmadge Joseph Alcott, 48, of Savannah dies

Mr. Talmadge Joseph Alcott, 48, of Savannah died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008. His funeral was 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home in Millen with the Rev. Butch Taylor officiating. Burial was in the Bennett Family Cemetery. More...

DeWayne W. Herrmann, 59, of Millen dies Dec. 17

DeWayne William (Buzz) Herrmann, 59, of Millen died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008. His funeral was held 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 19, at Oak Hill Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mr. Herrmann was born in Jenkins County. More...

Marjorie Griner Pope, 79, of Millen dies on Dec. 16

Marjorie Griner Pope, 79, of Millen died Tuesday, Dec.16, 2008 at Dorminy Medical Center in Fitzgerald. Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 19, at the Millen Cemetery with the Rev. Christy Bandy officiating. Ms. More...

ESPLOST referendum gets BOE approval

Local voters will have the opportunity next year to vote on the renewal of the one-cent Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (ESPLOST) that is currently in place. More...

Cavalier closes for extended holiday, 22 more workers laid off

Some employees of Cavalier Home Builders, LLC-Millen Division, are getting an extended holiday vacation while others have been laid off. The plant, which normally closes for two weeks during the Christmas-New Year period, closed Friday, Dec. More...

Other Jenkins News

Discount cards are available

Offers from 25 different Statesboro restaurants and businesses are available on the 2009 Bulloch Academy Discount Card. More...

Modern Woodman present U.S. Flag

Modern Woodman of America recently presented a United States flag to the Bethany Nursing Center. From left, are Linda Bragg, Modern Woodman representative; Tammy Royal, Bethany nursing supervisor; April Green, More...

Millen News goes to Austria

The Millen News recently traveled to Austria with Debra Perryman and Corey Latham. They are shown in the historic Inner Ring, in front of the Empress Maria Theresa monument, More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The Millen News will be closed for Christmas Dec. 24 - Dec. 26. We will reopen 8 a.m. Monday, Dec. 29. The deadline for submitting items for inclusion in the Dec. 31 edition is 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 29. We will also be closed for New Year's Dec. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I just wanted to let everyone know about a wonderful, civicminded lady, sometimes known as "Round Head's wife." Linda Jackson recently saved the day…actually, the night, for the North Jenkins County volunteers. More...

Datebook

Datebook

JCHS Council to meet

The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) School Council will meet 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, in the JCHS media center. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

The family of the late Deacon Charlie J. Hicks graciously acknowledges with sincere appreciation the many kind expressions of loving concern. Each sympathetic expression has served as a great source of comfort for each of us. More...

Farm & Home

Water Conservation

Even though the rainfall has been consistent the past couple of weeks, water conservation needs to be on everyone's mind. More...

Columns

Georgia Family Council

SPENDING HABITS: INHERITED TROUBLE?

How to keep tough financial times from straining your marriage Question: What is the number one cause of conflict in a marriage? Answer: Money. More...