April 29, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

School councils ask for stricter dress code

Students at Jenkins County High School (JCHS) and Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) will have a stricter dress code for the 2009-2010 school year. More...

Other Jenkins News

Local VFW nominated for All American Post

The local VFW Post # 2776 has been nominated as an All American Post. All American status is based on participation in VFW Programs. Nominations are made by the VFW State Commander. More...

JCHS Eagles face tough week on the diamond Roland Your approximately in

The Jenkins County High School Eagles baseball team faced a tough week, winning two games and losing three others by only one point. The Eagles defeated Savannah Country Day 11-3. More...

Actions taken by commissioners at April 7 meeting are noted

The Jenkins County Commissioners took the following actions at their April 7 meeting. More...

Church News

First Baptist Church to hold Spring Revival

First Baptist Church will hold its annual Spring Revival services 7:30 p.m. nightly Tuesday, May 5, through Thursday, May 7. The guest evangelist will be the Rev. Frankie Owens of First A.B. Baptist Church, Statesboro. Pastor, the Rev. More...

Morrison Grove Baptist Church to hold Women's Day Observance

Morrison Grove Baptist Church will hold Women's Day Observance Sunday, May 3. The guest speaker will be Rhonda Green of Atlanta. Miss Green was an honor student who graduated as one of the top 10 in her class. More...

Parker Grove Missionary Baptist Church to hold Mother's Day breakfast

The Women's Fellowship Ministry of Parker Grove Missionary Baptist Church will host a Mother's Day breakfast 10 a.m. Saturday, May 9. Pastor Levon Alston and congregation invite the public to attend. More...

Anthrax exercise to be held May 30

Is Jenkins County ready?

It is 3 a.m. in Millen. The sound of a freight train with over 150 freight and tank cars roaring through the freight yards disturbs no one as the community has become so accustomed to the sound. More...

Governor signs Georgia Power rate increase bill

Local Georgia Power customers, along with others across the state, will see an increase in their electric bills beginning in 2011. Gov. More...

Royal court

A prom isn't a prom without a king and queen and a prince and princess. During the April 18 Jenkins County High School (JCHS) prom, royalty was crowned amid a beautiful castle theme "One More Night" at the JCHS gym. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Rumor control - The Millen News is not closing. Nor are we consolidating with The True Citizen. I think the rumors began when I had to close the office last Thursday morning to take my husband to the hospital. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am so pleased that my great-niece, Lindsey Hall, asked me to attend the Junior Senior Grand March at Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Saturday night, April 18. More...

Datebook

Datebook

JCHS School Council to meet May5 The Jenkins County High School "School Council" will meet 3:30 p.m. May 5, 2009 in the school's media center. City-wide yard sale to be May 2 Millen's City-wide Yard Sale is this Saturday from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Azzie (Junior) Dailey Jr. died April 19

Azzie (Junior) Dailey Jr., 83, died Sunday, April 19, 2009. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, at Oak Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Jamie Archer officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mr. More...

Barbara Jean Coleman Knight, 69, died April 20

Barbara Jean Coleman Knight, age 69, died Monday, April 20, 2009. Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Thursday, April 23, at the Millen Cemetery with Dr. Maurice Crowder officiating. More...