August 19, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Bo Ginn Aquarium Open House is held

A tank at the Bo Ginn Aquarium now has a new occupant, the winning catch of the Bass Tournament held in conjunction with Open House activities Saturday, Aug. 8. More...

School News

Applications being accepted for Student Advisory Council

State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox is accepting applications for her 2009- 2010 Student Advisory Council. More...

Stephanie Morgan earns degree

A Southeastern Technical College (STC) student was recently honored at the GED Administrators' Conference awards dinner in Savannah where she received a $2,500 scholarship from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Stephanie B. More...

Local nursing students graduate Darton College

Students from the Millen area who graduated this summer from the Darton College Nursing/Swainsboro Track with Associate of Science degrees were, from left, Ginger Herrmann, Blythe Brown, Christy Brown and Sherri Roper. More...

Letters

Letters policy

Letters to the editor of The Millen News are welcomed and encouraged. These are pages of opinions, yours and ours. More...

Church News

Church News

New Testament Church to hold revival New Testament Church will hold revival services 7: 30 p.m. nightly Monday, Aug. 24, through Friday, Aug. 28. The speakers will be as follows: Monday - Evangelist Elease Gray; Tuesday - Dr. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Parker, Scott, Walker reunion to be held The Parker, Scott and Walker family reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center. For more information, call Pearlie R. More...

Cards of Thanks

Cards of Thanks

Thank You Perhaps you sent a lovely card, Or sat quietly in a chair, Perhaps you sent beautiful flowers, If so, we saw them there. More...

Engagements

Yeary, Binz to exchange vows

Mrs. Martha Snider Brinson of Millen announces the engagement of her daughter, Leigh Anne Yeary of San Antonio, Texas to Leonard Gilbert "Trae" Binz III of San Antonio, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Gilbert Binz Jr. of Boerne, Texas. More...

Lovett, Johnson to wed Sept. 26

Mr. and Mrs. Johnny B. Lovett of Alexander announce the engagement of their daughter, Kacey Amanda Lovett, to Marcus Randall Johnson of Millen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Johnson of Millen and the late Mrs. Heidi M. Johnson. More...

Qualifying begins for Millen election

Three seats on Millen City Council will be up for election in the City of Millen Nonpartisan General Election to be held Tuesday, Nov. 3. More...

BOE names Fries as bus coordinator

Management of the school system's bus fleet was passed to Talmadge Fries at the July meeting of the Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE). More...

Woman dies in house fire

Early morning fog shrouds a home on West Old Savannah Road which was the scene of a fire Sunday night, Aug. 16, that claimed the life of Martha Ransom. More...

Other Jenkins News

Millen's Wayside Home was oasis for Civil War soldiers

Recently, as noted in The Millen News, the Confederate monument on the Jenkins County Courthouse Square was stabilized and rededicated through the efforts of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC). More...

Makeover for Lady Justice

Lady Justice is shown as she now appears on top of the Jenkins County Courthouse. However, the Lady is in the process of getting a "face-lift". Her peeling paint is being scraped away, and she will soon look her best. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I received the following "Seeds from Sower" from the Michael A. Guido ministry recently and thought you might enjoy it as much as I did. A politician said to a newspaper editor, "You've insulted me." "How's that?" he asked? More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

In loving memory of Artis Wadley Jr. Aug. 24, 1947 - Nov. 25, 2006 "The Ole Man" To a man we will never forget. Dad, you may not be here with us, But we carry you very close in our hearts. Happy birthday, Dad. More...

Weddings

Photo

Mr. and Mrs. H.T. Clifton Jr. Will celebrate 58 years of marriage on Monday, Aug. 24, 2009 Fifty-eight golden years of love, Fifth-eight years of caring, Fifty-eight years of happiness, Companionship and sharing. More...

Obituaries

Dreta Blackburn Kent, 88, of Millen died Aug. 12

Dreta Blackburn Kent, 88, of Millen passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at Bethany Nursing Center. Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009 at Millen Cemetery with the Rev. David Wheeler officiating. More...

Rev. Grady H. Hargrove died Aug. 15 in S.C.

The Rev. Grady H. Hargrove, husband of the late Bernise Elizabeth Pierce Hargrove, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009 at Bethea Baptist Retirement Community in Darlington, S.C. Funeral services were held 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. More...

Columns

Georgia Family Council

TOWN HALL TURBULENCE

Norman Rockwell, the iconic American artist, is known for his poignancy, detail, and accurate depiction of small-town life. More...