March 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Jenkins County High School baseball

Members of the Jenkins County High School baseball team are, from left, first row: Manager Ricky Evans, Mason Davis, Donnie Gay, Juan Vasquez, Dalton Davis, Johhny Lyles, Jared Orvin and Jonathon Brow More...

School News

Jenkins Co. baseball season is underway

The Jenkins County High School varsity team began its baseball season with two wins Feb. 27 in Burke County. The Eagles defeated Hephzibah 16- 1 and Burke County 19-5. More...

EBA’s Herrmann selected as delegate to Washington Youth Tour

Jessica Herrmann, an EBA junior, has been selected as a delegate to attend the 2010 Washington Youth Tour. The Youth Tour is an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. sponsored by Planters Electric Membership Corporation. More...

Jenkins Co. students excel at EBA

A number of Jenkins County students have excelled in extracurricular activities at Edmund Burke Academy this school year. More...

Editorials

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CREATING JOBS HERE AT HOME

We’ve been hearing a lot from the experts lately that the economy’s turning around. That’s certainly welcome news. More...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

The budget was the focal point and our top priority this week. Although the General Assembly was not in session, our time consisted of attending and giving input during the subcommittee meetings of the Appropriations Committee. More...

Datebook

Natural Resources Conservation Workshop to be held

Abraham Baldwin College in Tifton will host this year’s 49th annual Natural Resources Conservation Workshop (NRCW) June 13- 17 for rising 10th-12th grade students from across Georgia. Applications are due June 4. More...

American Red Cross to accept donations

Friday, March 26, through Sunday, March 28, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. , the local American Red Cross Chapter will be collecting money to help provide food, clothing and shelter to local families that are affected by a disaster, such as a fire. More...

Jenkins Co. Middle School PTO to meet

The Jenkins County Middle School PTO will meet 6 p.m. Monday, March 15, in the school cafeteria. All members are invited to attend. More...

Columns

Syl-View Happenings

A special happening was the Doll Show presented by Marilyn Reddick. Residents and staff gathered to enjoy the more than 30 dolls and to hear Marilyn tell how she adopted and restored many of the dolls. More...

4-H program may be saved

Georgia’s 4-H program may be saved, despite a proposed plan by the University System of Georgia (UGA) that would eliminate it entirely. More...

Super Eagle Day to be held Saturday

Put your running/walking shoes on and get ready to move!   The seventh annual Super Eagle Day will be held this Saturday at the Jenkins County Courthouse featuring one mile and 5K fun runs. More...

Other Jenkins News

Cotton Avenue paving

Preparation work for the paving of Cotton Avenue has been underway for several weeks. More...

City awards CDBG 2009 project

Parker Engineering was the successful bidder for engineering services on the City of Millen’s 2009 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project. Millen City Council voted to award the firm the project during its February meeting.   More...

Lion’s Club Holds Pancake Supper

The Millen Lion’s Club held its annual pancake supper Monday, Feb 22, at the Millen Community House. Plates were available for eat-in or take-out. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The Millen News will be publishing later this year a “Tomorrow’s Leaders” column featuring photos of local children.   More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,   People advise me to forget about politics, that it is an exercise in futility. Since the latest U.S. More...

Church News

Kelsey Chapel to hold revival

Kelsey Chapel Baptist Church will hold Spring Revival 7:30 p.m. nightly Wednesday, March 17, through Friday, March 19. The guest speaker will be Pastor Marcellus Hannah of Pages of Life Christian Centre in Swainsboro. More...

New Hurricane Branch to hold Family and Friend Night

Family and Friend Night will be held at New Hurricane Branch Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 13. The speaker will be Minister James Waltower. More...

New Light holds revival

New Light Baptist Church will have its annual spring revival 7:30 nightly, Monday-Friday, March 15-19.   The Rev. William J.T. Patterson, pastor of New Light Baptist and Second McCannan churches, will be the revivalist for the week.   More...

Obituaries

Charles Franklin Royal Sr., 70, died March 3

Mr. Charles Franklin Royal Sr., 70, of Millen died Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at Bethany Nursing Center.   Funeral services were held 2 p. m. Friday, March 5, 2010 at Oak Hill Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.   Mr. More...

Charles N. Williams, 62, of Millen died March 6

Mr. Charles N. Williams, 62, of Millen died Saturday, March 6, 2010.   Funeral services were held 2 p. m. Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at West Millen Baptist Church, with the Revs. Andy Allen and Ray Freeman officiating. More...

Charlie “CJ” Jones Jr. of Millen died Feb. 4

Mr. Charlie “CJ” Jones Jr. of Millen entered into rest on Feb. 4, 2010 at Dekalb Medical Center in Decatur.   His funeral was held February 10, 2010 at Johnson Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Allen Webb officiating. More...