May 27, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

BOE hears graduation test results

The 2009 scores of students at Jenkins County High School (JCHS) on the Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHSGT) were comparable to state and RESA results. More...

Other Jenkins News

Volunteer fire department initiates pre-emergency planning program

In order to improve fire protection in the areas served by the North Jenkins County Volunteer Fire Department (NJCVFD), a new pre-emergency planning program is being initiated. More...

Bethany staff honored

Administrator Regina Bell, Bethany Nursing Center, recently honored administrative staff for Administrative Professionals Day. They were treated to lunch and presented a Bethany tote bag. More...

Eagles lose to Schley County in Sweet Sixteen

The Jenkins County High School Eagles baseball team lost two games last week to Schley County. The Eagles lost the first game 13-3. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, As most of you know, a mock car crash took place at Jenkins County High School (JCHS) on Thursday, April 16. The purpose of this activity was to ensure the safety of our students on Prom night. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank you We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone for the prayers, visits, phone calls, food and other acts of concern during Mark's long illness. He is now recovering at home and we ask that you continue to pray for his recovery. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Ernestine Nease, 95, died May 18

Mrs. Ernestine Carpenter Nease went home to be with her beloved Lord Monday, May 18, 2009 at the age of 95 with her daughter, Cheri by her side. Mrs. Nease was affectionately known as Granny Who. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. More...

Mildred Groover Newton, 84, died May 24

Mrs. Mildred Groover Newton, age 84, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2009 at the East Georgia Regional Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. More...

Health Department needs volunteers

For Anthrax Exercise

Health officials are asking for the public's help. The public is needed to turn out on Saturday, May 30, to play the role of victims of Anthrax as part of an exercise conducted by the Jenkins County Health Department. More...

JCHS seniors graduate May 29

Jenkins County High School's (JCHS) 2009 Commencement Exercise will be held 7 p.m. Friday, May 29, in the Jenkins County Schools' gymnatorium on North Avenue. The 2009 honor graduates will present the program. More...

Gas authority honors R.M. 'Bubba' Small, City of Millen

The Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia (MGAG) honored R.M. "Bubba" Small of Millen with the 2008 Billy Hersey Sr. Award at its recent annual meeting. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

On Monday of this week, our nation celebrated Memorial Day. Locally, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) hosted a dedication program for the Memorial Monument the organization recently placed on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse. More...

Editorials

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Jim Hite

A SALUTE TO THE JROTC OF JCHS

Last week's Millen News presented a summary of the results in national competition by the Eagle Color Guard (third) and Drill Team (4th) along with pictures of the presentation of the many awards won by JROTC members. More...

Church News

Church News

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

Datebook

Datebook

Baseball award program to be held May 27 The Jenkins County High School baseball award celebration will be held 6 p.m. Wednesday (today) May 27 at Cindy's Taste of Kountry. Everyone is invited. More...

Farm & Home

Farm & Home

Mosquitoes Descend in Georgia

In case you haven't noticed, it has been an unusually wet spring! For the past few years, it has been drought after drought in the spring and summer. More...