January 6, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Boss Hog!

Tyson Bennett is shown with the 300 pound wild hog that he and George Perry of Screven County caught and killed last week in the Ogeechee River swamp with Tyson’s hunting dogs. More...

School News

JENKINS COUNTY

JAN. 11-15

Monday - Fish Filet on Bun or P/B Jelly Sandwich, Baked Beans, Corn on Cob, Sherbet, Graham Crackers or Salad Bar: Lettuce, Tomato, Celery Sticks, Boiled Egg, Cheese, P/B Jelly Sandwich, Grapes.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The holidays are over, and the new year stretches out before us like an untraveled road. All the footprints of 2009 have faded away and been filed in the pages of history. More...

Church News

Church News

Parker Grove Men’s Choir to hold anniversary The Parker Grove Men’s Choir will hold their first Choir Anniversary 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, at Parker Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Rocky Ford. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You The family of the late Meloda Bradham Black would like to express our sincere gratitude to our many friends and neighbors for all the visits, calls, cards, food and prayers during her illness and passing. More...

Obituaries

Winifred Proctor, 74, of Greensboro died Dec. 29

Winifred Ruthe Yeargan Proctor, 74, of Greensboro passed away Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009 at Medical College of Georgia Medical Center in Augusta.   Memorial graveside services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010 at the Millen Cemetery.   More...

Hubert McClain, 80, of Millen died Dec. 29

Hubert McClain, age 80, of Millen died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009.   Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009 at the Millen Cemetery.   He was born in Bulloch County and was a retired welder.   More...

2009 in review:

A look back at the year’s top stories

Highlights of 2009 from the files of The Millen News are as follows:   Henry Young is named EMT of the year by his coworkers. More...

Be counted in 2010:

U.S. Census underway

As the U.S. Census Bureau gears up for the 2010 Census, many citizens may be wondering why the census is so important and what effect the results could have on them and their communities.   More...

Most pay property taxes on time

Difficult economic times did not keep 82 percent of the county’s property owners and 71 percent of the mobile home owners from paying their 2009 taxes on time. More...

Other Jenkins News

Correction

In the Dec. 23, 2009 Magic of Christmas edition, Dontavious Young, son of Shirley Lacue and Henry Young, was referred to as “her” instead of “he” in the cutline beneath his photo. The Millen News regrets the mistake. More...

Health professionals donate to needy family

Employees of the Jenkins County Hospital, Jenkins County Family Medicine and Jenkins County Emergency Medical Services adopted a needy family for Christmas. More...

Rotary Club delivers gifts

Millen Rotary Club members and helpers prepare to deliver gifts to a local family as part of its Toys for Tots project. More...

Datebook

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...

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 20 3/4 inches long. More...

Columns

John Oxendine

Georgia residents with insurance problems or questions can receive assistance directly from the Insurance Commissioner’s Office by contacting his Insurance Investigator working in your area.   More...

Library News

Happy New Year to all! We hope you had a great holiday season, and that you’ve all made a resolution to come into the library more often!   More...

JUST SITTIN’ AROUND

A Southern front porch is the window to the universe if the one sitting on it has the proper wit and imagination, and we all know that most Southerners are abundantly equipped with both those characteristics. More...