September 30, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

BOE discusses 'Census in Schools'

Not completing the 2010 Census was likened to "putting money in the trash" in remarks made by Henry R. Armstrong III as he addressed the Monday, Sept. 21, meeting of the Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE). Mr. More...

Georgians called to serve during 'Hands on Georgia Week'

Governor Sonny Perdue challenged the citizens and businesses of Georgia to serve and enhance their communities during "Hands On Georgia Week," which will take place from Saturday, Sept. 26, through Saturday, Oct. 3. More...

Other Jenkins News

Millen News goes to Alaska

The Millen News recently traveled on board the Star Princess to Alaska with, from left, Rhonda Fields, Connie Fields and Brian Fields. Stacy Mason, not pictured, also went with the group. (Photo contributed) More...

JROTC Raiders win region

The Jenkins County High School JROTC Raider Male Team and Male - Mixed Team both won Region Championships in their division Saturday, Sept. 19, in Metter. More...

People in the News

Pvt. James Bramblett graduates basic training Army National Guard Pvt. James J. Bramblett has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. More...

Church News

Church News

Millen Baptist to hold Homecoming Oct. 4 The public is invited to make plans to attend Homecoming activities at Millen Baptist Church Sunday, Oct. 4. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Rob Bray. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Fire blight attacks ornamental pears

Ornamental pears are still a favorite among homeowners and landscapers. They are fast growing, require very little maintenance, and are attractive trees. However, ornamental pears usually have a life expectancy of 10-15 years. More...

Registration deadline for city election is Oct. 5

City of Millen residents who are not already registered to vote must do so by Monday, Oct. 5, in order to be eligible to cast their ballots in the Nov. 3 City of Millen General Election. More...

Final plans announced for Fair-on-the-Square

The annual Fair-on-the- Square, sponsored by Millen Better Hometown (MBH), will kick off this Saturday, Oct. 3, at 9 a.m. and will end at 4 p.m. at the Jenkins County Elementary school athletic field. More...

System-wide 'Teacher of the Year' named

Jean Gay, mathematics teacher at Jenkins County High School (JCHS), was recently named Jenkins County's syst em-wide "Teacher of the Year." Gay has been employed by the local school system since 1994. More...

JCFEC to sponsor Town Meeting Oct. 1

The annual town meeting, sponsored by Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC), will be held 6 p.m. this Thursday, Oct. 1, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. The spotlight for this year's event will be on "workforce development. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

become extinct in America and thought it interesting enough to pass along to you. At the top of the list was the farm family. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I am sorry that incorrect information has circulated about the Millen/Jenkins County Recreation Department and the location of the Fair-on-the Square. In fairness to the recreation board, I would like to explain what happened. More...

Letters policy

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

Memoriam

In Memoriam

In Memory of Hillary Tucker On his 76th birthday Sept. 26 It's so hard to believe that you're really gone, And to know that we will no longer, See your smiling face, Or hear the sound of your laughter. More...

Datebook

Datebook

JCMS to hold Open House Oct. 5 Jenkins County Middle School PTO and Open House will be held 6-7:30 p.m. Monday Oct. 5. There will be a brief information session in the cafeteria, and then parents will be able to visit with their child's teachers. More...