May 20, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Jenkins County High School announces honor graduates

Jenkins County High School's Class of 2009 has 17 honor graduates and six National Technical Honor Society graduates. More...

Other Jenkins News

ROTC Awards

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...

JROTC Drill Team finishes on top

The Jenkins County High School JROTC Drill Team wrapped up their season May 2 by finishing as the top school from Georgia and the #4 school in the nation at the National High School Drill Team Championships Open Level Color Guard competition in Day More...

Eagles come close in state play-offs

The Jenkins County High School Eagles played hard, but came up short in the state playoffs. Game #1 saw the Eagles defeat GMS 5-1. More...

Memoriam

In loving memory of Elene C. Royal

April 29, 1909 to May 8, 1998 God made mothers to Turn ordinary moments Into lasting memories. God made mothers to Turn family gatherings Into favorite times And heartfelt prayers Into dreams come true. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You To our many friends and well-wishers, we want to take this opportunity to thank you for your sympathies, condolences and whatever part you played in the homegoing of our mother, Mrs. Elsie Anthony. More...

Obituaries

Kathy Ruth Fulmer Lewis, 55, died May 17

Kathy Ruth Fulmer Lewis, 55, died Sunday, May 17, 2009. Private memorial services will be at 11 a. m. Wednesday (today), May 20, at her residence at 4266 Lewis Church Road with Elizabeth Elmore officiating. She was born in Candler County. More...

Clarence T. Overstreet, 65, of Perkins died

Clarence Travis Overstreet, 56, of Perkins, died Wednesday, May 14, 2009 at his residence. He was born in Jenkins County, a retired heavy equipment operator for Burke County after 30 years and he was a Baptist. Funeral Services were held 11 a. More...

Engagements

Miss Colley to wed Mr. Boynton May 24

Together with their parents, Ashley Jordan Colley and Jonathan Clay "Bread Man" Boynton Sr. announce their engagement. The couple will exchange vows 7 p.m. Sunday, May 24, 2009, in a private ceremony on Tybee Island in Savannah. More...

Boone, Joyner named JCHS Valedictorian, Salutatorian

Top honors of the Jenkins County High School Class of 2009 go to Sheila Marie Boone, valedictorian, and Chester Jeffery Joyner, salutatorian. Sheila is the daughter of Bob and Donna Boone. More...

War Memorial Dedication to be held May 25

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post #2776 will host a dedication program for the War Memorial recently placed by the post on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse. The program will be held 2 p.m. Memorial Day, May 25, with Gen. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The Millen News will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 26. Our normal deadlines will be observed for next week's edition with the exception of advertisements. More...

Church News

New Hurricane Branch to celebrate 46th anniversary

New Hurricane Branch Baptist Church will celebrate its 46th anniversary 4 p.m. Sunday, May 31. The public is invited to attend. More...

Welcome Baptist Church to hold Youth Day May 31

Welcome Baptist Church will present Youth Day Sunday, May 31. The program is entitled, "Let's make a change in life." Pastor, the Rev. Eddie Walker and congregation invite the public to attend. More...

Community Worship Center holds Mayor's Prayer Breakfast

The Community Worship Center, 417 Virginia Avenue, celebrated National Prayer Day with a Mayor's Prayer Breakfast. This was the first mayor's prayer breakfast held in Millen. More...

Datebook

JCHS graduation is May 29

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) has begun preparations for the 2009 Commencement Exercise to be held 7 p.m. Friday, May 29, in the Jenkins County Schools Gymnatorium. Dr. More...

Recreation Department announces summer programs

The Jenkins County Recreation Department announces the following summer programs. Every Wednesday beginning June 3, 2 p.m., ages 6-12 years, PG-rated movie and popcorn in the recreation gymnasium, $3 per person. More...

Baccalaureate Service to be held May 24

The Jenkins County Baccalaureate Committee and Millen Make-A-Difference will sponsor a Baccalaureate Service for 2009 graduates 4 p.m. Sunday, May 24, in the new gymnasium located on North Avenue. More...

Births

Taylor Shayne Cranshaw

Chris and Tammy Cranshaw would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Taylor Shayne Cranshaw, born on April 24, 2009 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. She weighed 4 lbs. 2 oz. and was 17¾ inches long. More...