December 30, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Grand Jury convenes

The Jenkins County Grand Jury convened in Jenkins County Superior Court earlier this month and handed down the following indictments.   Luis Alberto Mateos-Aragon, two counts of child molestation. More...

‘Super Speeder Law’ goes into effect Jan 1

Mark the date and slow down. Jan. 1, 2010 is the day Georgia’s new ‘Super Speeder Law’ goes into effect.   More...

School News

Datebook

JCHS School Council to meet Jan. 12

The Jenkins County High School “school council” will meet 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, in the school’s media center. More...

School Menu

JENKINS COUNTY JAN. 4-8

Monday - FURLOUGH DAY Tuesday - IN SERVICE Wednesday - Pepperoni Pizza or P/B Jelly Sandwich, Corn, Applesauce, Graham Crackers or Salad Bar: Lettuce, Tomato, Pickle Spears, Boiled Egg, Cheese, Cold Cut Sandwich, Grapes. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

As 2009 draws to a close and 2010 stretches out before us, I have come up with the following “Wish List” for the coming year for our community.   1. Jobs, jobs and more jobs for our citizens who have been unemployed for so long. More...

Editorials

Cartoon

Full Story

ONE MORE SOLAR ORBIT

Wow! I can’t believe it’s happened! I think I’ve hit the big time yall! I’ve been taken out of context!   More...

Columns

Library News

The library will be closed on Friday, Jan. 1, to allow our staff to celebrate the New Year. We will be open again on Saturday, Jan. 2, from 10:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.   Saturday, Jan. 9. at 12 p.m. More...

Mixing it up with Jenny

The holidays bring full hearts and, often, full homes. And that means extra seats around the table. But holiday hosting isn’t just about the big meal; it extends to all the get-togethers that call for a special dish. More...

Sitting Behind Mr. Arthur

Before he died, Daddy’s (Wallace Edenfield) remaining brother told me an interesting story about Granddaddy Edenfield. Others in the community called him ‘Mr. More...

Jenkins ranks third in unemployment

Jenkins County’s unemployment rate has declined slightly over the past three months, according to statistics recently released by the Georgia Department of Labor. More...

BOE hears JCFEC annual report

Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC) is busy and working diligently to improve the lives of the citizens of Jenkins County. More...

2 arrested on drug charges Christmas Eve in Millen

Two Millen men are facing drug charges as the result of a joint investigation of the Millen Police Department and Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office. More...

Other Jenkins News

Work Ready certificate presented

The Southeastern Technical College Jenkins County Center is a test center for the Work Ready program. More...

The Millen News goes to New York City

The Millen News recently traveled with students to New York City on the Alternative Winter Break Trip sponsored by Georgia Southern University. More...

Traffic safety a priority for holiday patrols

Traffic safety is the priority for holiday patrols by Georgia State Troopers and officers with the Motor Carrier Compliance and Capitol Police Divisions of the Georgia Department of Public Safety. More...

Obituaries

William George, 62, dies on Dec. 28 in Millen

William George, age 62, of Midville died Monday, Dec. 28, 2009 at Jenkins County Hospital.   Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009 at the Bark Camp Cemetery with the Rev. Tony Smith officiating. More...

Births

Dallie Ellen Youmans

Richard and Julie Youmans proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Dallie Ellen, on Nov, 10, 2009 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. Dallie weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz. and was 30 3/ 4 inches long. More...