December 9, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Leadership award recipient announced

The Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Award is presented to a sophomore student who demonstrates strong leadership ability, sensitivity to others, and desires to communicate knowledge to his/her peers. More...

Other Jenkins News

Runners take part in cross country race

Michelle LaFleur, former Millen resident, and Matthew Whitis, Atlanta Track Club Masters team member, took top honors at the Cross Country 4.8 mile race held at Magnolia Springs State Park on Nov. 14.   More...

People in the News

Robert Reeves speaks to Millen Rotary Club   James Reese catches big fish   More...

Library News

Let’s cook! That’s the theme for today’s Storytime Dec. 9. What’s on the menu? Bring in your elementary or pre-K child at 4 p.m. and find out. Next Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 4 p.m., we’ll have a holiday-themed Storytime. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Christmas decorations contest to be held Dec. 14   The annual Christmas decorations contest, sponsored by the Millen Garden Council, will be held Monday, Dec. 14, with judging taking place from 6-10 p.m. More...

City supports neighborhood watch program

A neighborhood watch program could be an effective tool in fighting crime in residential areas of the city. More...

County to help fund fire departments

Volunteer fire departments will begin receiving financial assistance from the county Jan. 1, 2010. The Jenkins County Commissioners approved $3,750 for each of the seven departments for January through June 2010. More...

Burke named EMT of the Year

Alvin Burke, paramedic, was recently named the “2009 EMT of the Year.” Shown during the presentation ceremony are, from left, Stacie Anderson, Burke, Mike Doughman, EMT Director Henry Youn More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

This one is for all of our schoolteachers and those of us who appreciate that we went to school in “the good old days.”   More...

Editorials

Cartoon

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Don Lively

MY YOUNG SOUTH

The Old South.   Depending on who‘s pontificating, the term Old South is either revered or reviled.   Not much middle ground.   More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:   They say a mother will go to any length to protect her young. That is why I am writing this story.   More...

Church News

Church News

Millen United Methodist and Millen Baptist to hold Cantata   The combined choirs of the Millen United Methodist Church and the Millen Baptist Church will present a Christmas Cantata entitled Journey of Hope 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. More...

Obituaries

Judge S. D. Pearson Jr., 88, died Dec. 3

Judge S. D. Pearson Jr. age 88, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather died Thursday evening Dec. 3, 2009 at the Jenkins County Hospital.   Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. More...

Arnall Dale Kimbrell, 77, died Oct. 14 in Pinehurst

Arnall Dale Kimbrell, 77, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009 in Pinehurst, N.C. after a brief illness.   He was born in Hiltonia to the late G.B. and Virginia Burke Kimbrell. He was a graduate of Millen High School, Class of 1950.   More...

Terry C. Brigdon Sr., of Millen died Oct. 31

Terry C. Brigdon Sr., of Millen entered into rest Oct. 31, 2009.   He was preceded in death by his mother, Bernese Parker Davis, and a son, Terry C. Brigdon Jr. More...