November 18, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Council of Churches seeks holiday donations

As the holidays approach, the Council of Churches is gearing up to spread a little “holiday cheer” with two annual activities. More...

Other Jenkins News

Honoring those who served

Local veterans were honored at the Jenkins County High School new gym during ceremonies held Nov. 11. More...

Lady Eagles

Members of the Jenkins County Middle School girls basketball team are, from left, first row: Leeketria Williams, Christiana Drayton, Precharious Torrence, Amber Branch and Alexis Deal; and second row: More...

Eagles basketball

Members of the Jenkins County Middle School boys basketball team are, from left, first row: Martese Parris, Alonzo Evans, Demarius Baldwin, Shequille Kelly and De’Andre Gaines; and second row: C More...

Church News

Church News

Bethel AME to hold Men & Women’s Day   Pastor James C. Jones and the Bethel AME Church family will observe their annual Men & Women’s Day 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21. (That’s right ... More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You   The family of the late Cornelious Williams Sr. More...

Obituaries

Dr. Douglas Sasser, 79, of Virginia died Nov. 10

Dr. Douglas Reid Sasser, 79, of Lynchburg, VA, died on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009.   Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009 (today) at Millen United Methodist Church with the Rev. Christy Bandy officiating.   Dr. More...

Cornelious Williams Sr., 92, of Millen died Oct. 20

Cornelious Williams Sr., 92, of Millen passed away Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009 in the comfort o his home.   Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 at Rocky Ford Baptist Church with the Rev. Thelma Evans officiating. More...

Meloda Black, 87, of Millen died Nov. 10

Meloda Wiggins Bradham Black, age 87, of Millen died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009 at Bethany Nursing Center.   Funeral Services were held 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009 at Rosemary Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Dann officiating. More...

Chamber announces holiday events

Progress may be a little inconvenient at times, but the show must go on! The annual Christmas in Millen and Christmas Business Open House will still take place despite construction work occurring on Cotton Avenue. More...

JCES named Title I Distinguished School

State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox recently named Georgia’s Title I Distinguished Schools for 2009-2010. Among those recognized was Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES).   More...

Thank you!

From left, Adam Oglesby, Buford Williams and Larry Wilson are shown repairing the fountain located at the Olde Freight Depot Museum on Cotton Avenue. More...

Editorials

The Chatter Box

Missing for a week, our little lost dog, Ziggie, found her way home Sunday night. I went outside after dark and discovered her running around in the yard with our other pets, a little hungry, but none the worse for her adventure. More...

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Letters

Letters to the Editor

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Letters policy

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

Datebook

Datebook

Relay for Life Kickoff   to be held Dec. 3   The American Cancer Society’s 2010 Relay for Life of Jenkins County will hold a kickoff event 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, at Planters Electric Membership Corporation. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Fall Fire Ant Control

We may not realize it, but the fall can be the best time of year to control fire ants. Most of the time when things don’t bother us, we don’t take any action. This can also apply to controlling fire ants. More...