July 1, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Delinquent taxpayers' names to be published

The names of all delinquent taxpayers - property, mobile homes, timber - will be published in the Wednesday, July 15, edition of The Millen News. Those who have not paid their taxes should do so by 5 p.m. More...

School News

JCHS Awards

Recipients of $275 PAGE scholarships at Jenkins County High School's annual awards program were, from left, Sheila Boone, Melissa White, Molly Edenfield and Haley Newton. Lela Dickens presented the awards. (Staff photos by Deborah Bennett) More...

Photo

Jenkins County Recreation Department 2009 League Champs were recently announced. More...

Church News

Church News

Second McCoy Baptist to hold revival Second McCoy Baptist Church will hold its revival services 7:30 p.m. nightly Tuesday, June 30, through Thursday, July 2. The guest speaker is the Rev. P. M. Broomfield. More...

Datebook

Datebook

GED registration in July 7 The GED examination will be given at Southeastern Technical College (STC), Swainsboro campus, Tuesday, July 14, and Wednesday, July 15. Registration is required prior to testing. This will be held 9 a.m. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Scale Insects in the Landscape

Scale insects are among the most serious pests of shrubs and trees in the landscape. Scale insects fall into two groups - armored scales and soft scales. More...

Obituaries

Christa Roberts, 29, of Rincon died June 23

Christa Marie Roberts Wallace, 29, of Rincon, died Tuesday, June 23, 2009. Graveside services were held, 11 a. m. Friday, June 26, 2009 at the Millen Cemetery with the Rev. Maurice Crowder officiating. Mrs. More...

Sheriff and deputy complete training

On Friday, June 29, class #192 graduated from the Augusta Regional Police Academy at the Enterprise Mill Building in Augusta. Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby and Deputy Wesley Aaron were members of that class. More...

Patriotic celebration to be held July 3

The annual patriotic celebration, sponsored by Millen Better Hometown and the Millen-Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce, will be held Friday, July 3, at the Jenkins County Recreation Department complex. More...

Other Jenkins News

GHSGT review sessions to be held

Ruth Hearn, guidance counselor at Jenkins County High School (JCHS), has announced the dates for the review sessions for the Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHSGT). More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The Millen News will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. All news items for inclusion in the July 8 edition should be submitted by noon, Thursday, July 2. I wish everyone a safe and happy holiday. More...

Memoriam

In loving memory of Tora "Joanne" Cooper

Oct. 6, 1976 - June 25, 2008 It's been one year since you left us and we miss you so much. Your smile, laughter and your will to help everyone. We know we can't question God, but it hurts so bad; Because we don't understand why. More...

Weddings

Mr. & Mrs. Jones celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Friends and Family are invited to help Mr. & Mrs. C. J. (Laura) Jones of Millen celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at the Jenkins County Ag Center on Saturday, July 11, 2009 from 3-6 p.m. More...