January 21, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

JCSD arrests man on drug charges

Rotema Alexander Watson, 38, of Millen was arrested by deputies of the Jenkins County Sheriff's Department on a variety of charges Friday, Jan. 9, following a routine traffic stop. More...

School News

EBA releases honor roll list

Edmund Burke Academy has released its honor roll for the second nine weeks. Students named to the A+ honor roll include: Seventh grade: Haley Chandler, Lane Christian, Will Dasher, Abby Taylor Harrison, Cody Mcteer, Katelyn Reeves, More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

It is official. I am now a member of the "Grandma Club." Little Jaylee was born safe and healthy last Tuesday to our son Jason and wife Kim, and she is about the closest thing to perfect that I have seen since her daddy was born. More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

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PERDUE'S $21 MILLION LOAN

Talk about being out of touch: • The American economy is in collapse mode. • The Georgia budget is running more than $2 billion in the red. • State unemployment has hit a new high, and so have bankruptcies and foreclosures. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Free showing of the movie "Fireproof" Everyone is cordially invited to a free showing of "Fireproof," the number one inspirational movie of 2008. The movie will be shown 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, at the Old Pal Theatre. More...

Columns

Sheriff's Corner

The Jenkins County Sheriff's Office is now accepting payment for citations online. The website is www.jenkinsix.com. The website requires your citation number or your name. More...

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents this week. Friday, Jan. 16 • Deputies investigated a burglary at Two Sisters Hair Salon, Daniel Street. A glass candy jar of quarters and $300 in cash was reported missing. More...

Library News

We've got something great coming up! On Saturday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m., Donna Washington will be performing at the library. She is a multiple award-winning author, storyteller and recording artist who enchants audiences young and old. More...

REMEMBERING the Dream

Local activities celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 19, included a parade through the downtown section of Millen. Additional photos are on page 3. (Staff photos by Deborah Bennett) More...

School attendance shows improvement

Student attendance for the 2007-2008 school term showed improvement over the previous year, according to information recently released by the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center. More...

Millen News goes abroad

The Millen News traveled with Susanne and Keith Fordham on their honeymoon to England Sunday, Dec. 28, through Sunday, Jan. 4. More...

Other Jenkins News

MPD issues warning

The Millen Police Department issued a warning this week to drivers of all 18-wheelers traveling on city streets. More...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade

Scenes from the Martin Luther King Jr. day parade through downtown Millen on Monday of this week. (Staff photos by Deborah Bennett) More...

Robert E. Lee print given

Above, SCV Chaplain Ray Garvin, right, presented a framed print of Robert E. Lee to Adjutant James Saxon during the group's Jan. 16 meeting. Below, from left, SCV Lt. Commander Neil Dickey accepts a framed print of Robert E. More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

Richard "Greg" Bolton Aug. 3, 1969 - Jan. 23, 2000 To My Sister - from Heaven I just wanted you to know, That I'll be with you wherever you go. I've gotten my wings and learned how to fly, And I'll dry your tears whenever you cry. More...

Obituaries

Minnie Lou Rabitsch Jenkins, 91, died Jan. 19

Mrs. Minnie Lou Rabitsch Jenkins of Millen, 91, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2009. Her funeral will be 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Oak Hill Baptist Church with the Revs. Jamie Archer, Dan Zellner and Tommy Pulliam officiating. More...