April 1, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

BI-LO files Chapter 11

BI-LO, one of the area's largest grocery store chains, filed a voluntary petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week in South Carolina federal court, just before two loans for $360 million matured. More...

Local businesses honored at chamber "Gala"

Local businesses were the honorees at the Millen-Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce "Gala" held Thursday, March 26, at the old Pal Theatre on Cotton Avenue. More...

School News

JCES Prekindergarten registration is April 29

Jenkins County Elementary School Prekindergarten registration for the 2009-2010 school year will be held 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. Children must be four years old on or before Sept. More...

JCHS CSA attends CTSO Legislative Breakfast

Georgia Career Student Association (GCSA) State Officers, State Officer Advisors and Members participated in the Annual CTSO (Career and Technical Student Organization) Legislative Breakfast held at the Georgia Freight Depot in Atlanta Feb. 12. More...

Jenkins County Boys Track & Field

The Jenkins County High School War Eagles track and field team is in the early stages of the 2009 season. The team graduated a lot of talented seniors from the 08 season. More...

Editorials

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Jon Burns

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

As we end the 34th legislative day of the Georgia General Assembly on Friday, March 20, the end of the 2010 legislative session is in sight. The highlight of the week was the passage of the House's version of the 2010 budget. More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory of Our Dear Son Jason L. Williams Oct. More...

Births

Kaylie Reagan Posey

Jay and Chrissy Posey of Waynesboro announce the birth of their daughter, Kaylie Reagan, born Monday, March 9, 2009 at Trinity Hospital in Augusta. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches long. More...

No drugs found at JCHS, JCMS

Jenkins County High School and Jenkins County Middle School were both given the "all clear" for drugs and other contraband following a March 25 search of the facilities by law enforcement. More...

JCHS Army JROTC wins state Championship

The Jenkins County Army JROTC Precision Drill Team marched into history Saturday, March 21, by capturing three first place trophies at the Georgia Army State Drill Team Championships, each trophy representing an event State Championship. More...

Other Jenkins News

Millen News goes to Utah

The Millen News recently traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah with, from left, Paul Thuillier, Sebrina Myers and Donna Thuillier. (Photo contributed) More...

Sheriff's Corner

Immediately following the March 25 search of Jenkins County High School and Jenkins County Middle School, officers and deputies searched the Jenkins County Jail. More...

Woman's Club attends district meeting

Saturday, March 7, eight members of the Millen Woman's Club attended the First District Spring Meeting in Vidalia. Club members from Savannah, Vidalia, Waynesboro, Statesboro, Sylvania and Millen attended the meeting. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Beginning immediately, The Millen News will advertise "Help Wanted" positions free of charge, up to a 5-inch advertisement. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear editor, In 2006, Elba III, a project to build a natural gas pipeline from Savannah to Anderson, S.C., was announced. More...

Church News

Church News

Parker Grove Missionary Baptist Church Spring Youth Revival services will be held at Parker Grove Missionary Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. nightly Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10. The guest evangelist will be the Rev. Dr. C.L. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Free Legal Help for Senior Citizens Georgia Legal Services staff will be in Jenkins County on the first Monday of each month to meet with senior citizens wanting free legal help, on a first-come, first-serve basis. More...

Obituaries

Linda Hall Brodie, 67, of Garfield died March 2

Linda Hall Brodie, 67, of Garfield, passed away March 2, 2009. Graveside memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 2009 at Elam Baptist Church near Millen. Visitation will follow in the Elam Baptist Church Family Life Center. More...