May 13, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Courthouse repairs to be bid out

Needed repairs to the Jenkins County Courthouse, which include repairs to the roof and clock dome, will soon be bid out. The authorization was given to architect Frank D'Arcangelo during the group's April 21 meeting. More...

School News

CBE breakfast held to honor businesses, JCHS students

The annual Cooperative Business Education 2009 breakfast was held at Cindy's Café April 23. This breakfast was in honor of the business partners and students who participated in the CBE program at Jenkins County High School (JCHS). More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Please don't miss the deadline for graduation "Patty Cake" ads. They are due by noon this Thursday. The ads are a popular way of honoring your favorite graduate and cost only $30, which includes a photograph. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: In my senior year of high school in 1959, our coach had to leave Millen because of personal reasons, so we didn't have a high school baseball team. More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

On Mother's Day In loving memory of my two sons Anthony N. Sherrod Richard D. Sherrod Jr. My two sons, I always wanted you. Even when I was a little girl, Playing with baby dolls. More...

In Memoriam

On Mother's Day In loving memory of our mother Mrs. Jennie Mosley You can only have one Mother, Patient, kind and true. No other friend in all the world, Will be the same to you. More...

In Memoriam

James E. Washington Oct. 29, 1963 - May 3, 2007 I was sitting around thinking just the other day, My how time has flown since you have passed away. A tear drop here, a tear drop there, a tear drop almost everywhere. More...

Weddings

Crossland, Burke finalize plans

Plans for the wedding of Heather Lynn Crossland, daughter of Carl and Ava Crossland, to Shannon David Burke, son of Hope Burke and the late Jimmie Burke, have been finalized. The wedding will take place 6 p.m. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank you We would like to take this time to thank everyone for their prayers and donations during Diane's recent car accident on March 11, 2009. More...

Relay For Life to be held Friday

Jenkins County's annual Relay for Life will get underway 7 p.m. this Friday at the Jenkins County Recreation Department complex. More...

CLOSING TIME

A local retail landmark, Citi-Trends, will soon close its doors. A sign in the window indicates that the Millen store is the only facility that is being closed. More...

Jenkins County Hospital to hold Health Fair

The Jenkins County Hospital Health Fair has been a local favorite for several years now. Regretfully, due to various circumstances, the Health Fair will be presented in a scaled down format this year 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. More...

Other Jenkins News

City adopts changes to vendor ordinance

Vendors could once again be allowed to sell their wares in the business district of the City of Millen, if changes to the city's vendor ordinance remain as approved at the April meeting of Millen City Council. More...

VFW recognizes editor

Local Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post #2776 recently presented Deborah Bennett, editor of The Millen News, with a national VFW citation in recognition of the newspaper's "promotion of Citizenship Education of the VFW." Participating were, from le More...

Math-a-Mania contest

Sixty Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES) students were given the opportunity to participate in the 2009 Eagle Math-a-Mania contest on March 28 at Georgia Southern University. More...

Church News

Ogeechee Freewill Baptist Church to hold Homecoming May 17

Ogeechee Freewill Baptist Church will be celebrating Homecoming Sunday, May 17. The Rev. Brad Willis will bring the message and perform songs. Dinner will be served following the 11 a.m. worship service. The public is invited to attend. More...

Millen U.M.C. youth to hold Chicken-Q May 16

The youth of Millen United Methodist Church will hold their second annual Chicken-Q fundraiser 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16. Drive-thru is available at the social hall at the back of the church. More...

Fair Haven United Methodist Church to hold homecoming May 17

Fair Haven United Methodist Church, 1126 N. Herndon Road, will celebrate Homecoming Sunday, May 17. The worship service will begin at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Jimmy Cason, Statesboro District Superintendent, as the guest speaker. More...

Datebook

JCHS JROTC hosts awards ceremony

The Army Corps of Cadets at Jenkins County High School (JCHS) hosted their second annual Awards and Recognition Banquet Friday, April 24, in the school cafeteria. More...

Datebook

their on Memorial Day service planned for May 25 VFW Post #2776 will host a Memorial Day service 2 p.m. Monday, May 25, at the Memorial War Monument on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse. More...

Engagements

Miss Clubb to wed Mr. Samples

Dennis and Ruth Clubb of Surrency are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Shannon Marie Clubb, to Philip Andrew Samples, son of Newman and Donna Samples of Statesboro. More...

Davis, Nease to marry June 27

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Davis of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Jordan Rebekah Davis, of Statesboro, to Jason Nease, son of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Nease, of Beaufort, S.C. More...