April 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

The Millen News attends Lady Antebellum concert

The Millen News recently traveled to Nashville, Tenn. More...

School News

JCMS to participate in Mini Relay for Life

Students and faculty at Jenkins County Middle School are gearing up for a Mini Relay for Life. The school is joining forces with the American Cancer Society to help find a cure for cancer. More...

School Menu

JENKINS COUNTY APR. 5-9

Monday - Ham or P/B Jelly Sandwich, Macaroni & Cheese, Sweet Potato Pattie, Pineapple Cup, Fresh Fruit, Roll or Salad Bar: Lettuce, Tomato, Celery Sticks, Boiled Egg, Cheese, P/B Jelly Sandwich, Grapes.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The weekend was beautiful – weather wise - and long overdue after the coldest winter we have had in awhile. It is nice to enjoy the sunshine again and see signs of spring everywhere. More...

Church News

Millen Baptist to host Premier Quartet

The Premier Ouartet will be appearing at Millen Baptist Church 7 p.m. Friday, April 16. The concert is free. There will be a love offering taken. Join members for a great night of music and fellowship after the concert.   More...

Daniel Grove to hold spring revival

Daniel Grove Baptist Church will hold spring revival Tuesday, April 6, through Thursday, April 8.   The Rev. Eric Tate, pastor, and church family invite the public to attend these services.   More...

Mt. Carmel to hold youth revival

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will hold a youth revival 7: 30 p.m. nightly Monday, April 5, through Sunday, April 11. The speaker of the week will be the Rev. Allen Webb.   The Rev. More...

Obituaries

Sue Hall Kicklighter, 92, of Millen died April 2

Sue Hall Kicklighter, 92, of Millen died Friday, April 2, 2010.   Graveside services were held 3 p.m. Sunday, April 3, at Green Fork Baptist Church with the Rev. Roland Dann officiating. More...

Schools recommended for District Accreditation

Jenkins County School Superintendent Melissa Williams announced today that the Quality Assurance Review Team recommends without reservation to the SACS CASI Board of Directors that the Jenkins County school system be awarded district accreditation. More...

Speedy youth take center stage in 2010 Super Eagle Day Events

Mark Brannen, 14, of Millen and Catherine Hall, 9, of Guyton were the overall winners in the Super Eagle Day 5K on March 13.   More...

Model citizens

Recognizing local citizens who played a pivotal role in the operations of the Millen- Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce this past year was a highlight activity of the chamber’s annual banquet h More...

Other Jenkins News

Family Enrichment holds fundraiser

The Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC) recently held their first annual signature event fundraiser. JCFEC is the local community collaborative that supports the needs of children, youth and families of Jenkins County. More...

Sasser named chief

From left, Mike Lane, North Jenkins County Volunteer Fire Department board president, present the white Fire Chief’s helmet to recently elected Wally Sasser Sr. More...

Make it count

Mayor King Rocker, seated, and City Manager Lamar Faircloth are shown as the Mayor signs a proclamation committing the City to partnering with the Georgia Complete Count Committee to help ensure a ful More...

Datebook

Archaeological work at Camp Lawton

Archaeological work at the site of Camp Lawton, the Civil War prison at Magnolia Springs State Park, will continue through April with two Saturdays set aside for the public to view the work.   More...

UDC to hold memorial service

The public is invited to attend the annual Confederate Memorial Service of the Margaret Jones #27 United Daughters of the Confederacy 10 a.m. Saturday, April 10, at Magnolia Cemetery, Hwy. 24, Waynesboro.   More...

Buckhead Academy to hold school-wide reunion

Buckhead Academy’s school-wide reunion will be held Saturday, June 12, at Hanging Rocks Plantation. Reservations are required. For more information, contact Don and Becky Johnson at becdon1980@gmail.com.   More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

The family of Vickie Flakes would like to extend a heartfelt “thank you” to our friends, neighbors and family from Millen and surrounding areas for the many acts of kindness extended to us during the illness and death of our loved one. More...

Columns

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

In an effort to entice physicians to rural areas of Georgia, the Georgia House passed HB 866, the Physicians for Rural Areas Assistance Act. More...