February 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

City recognizes JROTC’s accomplishments

The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) JROTC was recognized for its accomplishments by the City of Millen during a pep rally held at the school Tuesday, Jan. 9. More...

School News

JCES principal’s list, honor roll

Jim Jarvis, principal of Jenkins County Elementary School, proudly announces the principal’s list and honor roll for the second nine weeks. More...

GSU releases dean’s list for fall 2009 term

Georgia Southern University recently announced students from this area who have been named to the dean’s list for the Fall 2009 term. More...

GSU releases president’s list for fall 2009 term

Georgia Southern University recently announced students from this area who have been named to the president’s list for the Fall 2009 term. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

They go in as a pair. But only one comes out.   Have you ever wondered what happens to the pair of socks that you put into the clothes dryer? Why is it that only one survives the tumbling wheel of the dryer? What happens to the missing sock? More...

Letters

Letters policy

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

Church News

Church News

Lane Grove to hold Black History program   Lane Grove Baptist Church will hold a Black History program and dinner 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Larry Stephens.   The public is invited to attend. More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

In loving memory of Pete Royal June 14, 1943 – Feb. 15, 2008 The past two years were some of Life’s greatest sorrows we faced, Losing our brother whom we loved. More...

Datebook

Datebook

2010 Trade Show to be held Feb. 18   East Central Georgia Workforce Investment will sponsor a Trade Show 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. More...

Prison goes to Milledgeville

After months of anticipation, the wait is over. The 1,000 bed prison sought by Jenkins County and Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) will go to Milledgeville, Baldwin County, instead.   More...

State launches Hire Work Ready program

Local businesses that hire workers who have earned a Work Ready certificate through the state’s Work Ready program will be entitled to financial aid to assist with hiring and training costs.   More...

Local fire departments receive grants

Two local fire departments are the recipients of firefighter assistant grants.   More...

Other Jenkins News

Hite competes in Mumbai marathon

Joyce and Jim Hite recently returned from Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India, where Joyce ran in the Mumbai Half Marathon Jan. 17.   More...

Super Eagle Day

Jenkins County Middle School students planning to participate in Super Eagle Day 2010 scheduled for March 13, are, from left, Alyssa Brannen, Embree Jenkins, Mark Brannen and Casey Myers. More...

Millen Garden Council to sponsor Flower Show

The Millen Garden Council will sponsor a Standard Flower Show entitled “Spring in Bloom” 2-5 p.m. Saturday, March 6. All entries must be entered between 4-6 p.m. Friday, March 5, or between 7:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 6. More...

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Jon Burns

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Feb. 5 marked Legislative Day 13, putting us more than a quarter of the way through the General Assembly’s 40 day legislative session. More...

Don Lively

ADRIFT

The governor declared a state of emergency. Schools were shut down. Stores ran out of milk, eggs and bread. Banks closed out of fear that there would be a run on cash. Martial law was nearly imposed. More...

Weddings

Miss Burke to wed Mr. Jones June 19

Mr. and Mrs. John Milton Burke Jr. of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Dana Nicole Burke, of Millen, to William Dakota (Cody) Jones of Sylvania. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Strickland of Sylvania and Mr. and Mrs. More...

Wilson, Simmons to unite in marriage

William (Jet) Wilson III and Sandra Oglesby of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Olivia Wilson, to Russell Heath Simmons, son of Rusty and Wanda Simmons of Twin City. More...