January 7, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

EMT of the Year

Henry Young was recently named the 2008 EMT of the Year. He was chosen for the honor by his Jenkins County Emergency Medical Services coworkers. More...

Other Jenkins News

Planters EMC offers college scholarships

Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is currently accepting applications for the prestigious Walter Harrison Scholarship, a program sponsored by Georgia's EMCs. More...

Planters EMC seeks students for Youth Tour

Planers Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) invites local students to apply for the 2009 Washington Youth Tour. The electric cooperative will be selecting three high school juniors for an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. More...

Social Security announces benefits increase for 2009

Social Security has good tidings to share with Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries: they will receive a 5.8 percent increase in benefit payments beginning with the January payments! More...

Church News

Church News

Unity Worship Services to be held In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy, Unity Worship Services will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, at Nannie E. Williams United Methodist Church, 440 Old Waynesboro Road. More...

Weddings

Brinson, Becton unite in marriage

Ashley Nicole Brinson and Marc Lee Becton were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, 2008 at the Jenkins County Courthouse. Ashley is the daughter of Roy and Janet Jones of Millen. More...

Obituaries

Mr. Valder Bynes Sr. died Jan. 1 in Florida

Mr. Valder Bynes Sr. died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009 in Ocala, Fla. His funeral will be held Friday, Jan. 9, at Needful Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Allie Bynes; children, Allie B. More...

Fay Turner Gay, 83, of Millen died Jan. 3

Mrs. Fay Turner Gay, 83, of Millen died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009. Her funeral will be held 3 p.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 7, at Elam Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Gay was born in Jenkins County. More...

2008 in review

Highlights of 2008 from the files of The Millen News are as follows: • The State Board of Pardons and Paroles denies parole for James Edward Addison who was convicted for armed robbery and murder of Jenkins County resident Betty Bennett More...

Jenkins County Grand Jury hears 20 cases

The Jenkins County Grand Jury convened Dec. 8 in Jenkins County Superior Court and handed down indictments and accusations as follows. • Buffie Lakietha Davis, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The holidays are behind us now, and the new year stretches ahead, full of promise and possibility. More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

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A BATTLE TO GET EVEN

As 2009 dawns, the next cycle of Georgia politics is coming into view. We already have seen coverage of the budding race for governor, with Lt. Gov. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Free Course on Coping with Mental Illness National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Statesboro will offer its free and well-known Family-to-Family Education course beginning Thursday, Jan. 15, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You The family of the late Mrs. Earlene Myers Watson wishes to thank everyone for your kind deeds, your expressions of sympathy and your prayers during our time of sorrow. May God bless you. Rozena Watson-Brady Rotema A. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Keep Exposed Pipes and Hoses Protected

With all of this warm weather, I cannot tell if it is winter or summer. If the warm weather continues, we will soon see the Bradford pears and other ornamentals start budding. More...