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BOE approves shorter school year

By Deborah Bennett Millen News Editor   Jenkins County students will go to school fewer days the 2010- 2011 school year. The Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) approved the action during the group’s April 19 meeting.   More...

School News

JCHS boys track team earns another region championship

The Jenkins County High School boys track team recently won its seventh region championship in eight years. Dag Gay won the High Point trophy.   More...

Lady Eagles track finishes 2nd in region meet

The Jenkins County High School Lady Eagles War Eagles track and field team traveled to Southeast Bulloch High School for the Region Track meet on April 21 and April 23. More...

Eagles win one, lose one

The Jenkins County High School varsity baseball team won a hard fought game against Screven County 10-8, and lost 8- 0 to Calvary last week.   More...

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

After filling our budget gaps through House Bill 1055, the House was finally able to pass House Bill 948, the Fiscal Year 2011 state budget bill. More...

Letters policy

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

Memoriam

In loving memory Of Our mother on Mother’s Day Mrs. Jennie Mosley

In loving memory   Of Our mother on Mother’s Day   Mrs. More...

Happy Mother’s Day Mrs. Lillie Lee

A Million Times Mom, we miss you always, but especially   on Mother’s Day; As we go about our daily lives, we wish   you hadn’t gone away. More...

In loving memory Of My two sons on Mother’s Day

In loving memory   Of   My two sons on Mother’s Day   Anthony N. Sherrod   March 1, 1967 – April 13, 1990   Richard D. Sherrod Jr.   September 13, 1968 – May 3, 2006   More...

Cards of Thanks

Thank You

The Brinson Rock Baptist Church gives a sincere thanks to everyone who participated and attended our Family and Friends Day on Saturday, April 17. More...

Candidates qualify for July election

Five persons qualified last week for three local positions to appear on the July 20 Democratic/Republican General Primary/ Special Election ballot.   For the position of State Court Solicitor, incumbent Troy Gay is unopposed. More...

School bus accident causes minor injuries

A Jenkins County school bus is shown unloading students at the Jenkins County Hospital following a Tuesday morning accident. More...

Fresh produce available May 4 – Aug. 31

Beginning May 4, fresh produce will be for sale in the Cotton Market Park on Cotton Avenue on Tuesdays from 4-6 p.m. Local gardeners are welcome to sell in the market. More...

Other Jenkins News

National Nursing Home Week set for next week

The Bethany Nursing Center of Millen will be celebrating National Nursing Home Week throughout the week of May 10-14. The residents and staff will be having the kick-off for the week on Monday, May 10.   More...

SCV observe Confederate Memorial Day

Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) Camp 2102 hosted its annual Confederate Memorial Observance Saturday, April 24. More...

Library News

Otto Rondon of the musical group Tahino will be playing Mexican mariachi music this Saturday, May 8, at 2 p.m. On Saturday, May 22, at 2 p.m., we will have a performance by Japanese singer-songwriter Hiro Sasayama. More...

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The Chatter Box

Please remember that beginning this week, The Millen News office will close at noon on Fridays. Therefore, ALL news items are due by 5 p.m. on Thursdays for the following week’s edition.   More...

Church News

New Hurricane Branch to hold Women’s Conference

New Hurricane Branch Baptist Church will hold a three night Women’s Conference 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, through Thursday, May 7.   Pastor Harry Baldwin and Hurricane Branch invite the public to attend.   More...

Mt. Carmel Baptist to hold special programs

The 110th church anniversary and Mother’s Day will be celebrated at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Friday, May 7, and Sunday, May 9.   The guest speaker for the 7:30 p.m. Friday night service will be the Rev. Joel Davis.   The Rev. More...

Skull Creek Missionary to hold special programs

Skull Creek Missionary Baptist Church, 4371 E. Old Savannah Road, will hold a youth revival 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, through Friday, May 7.   The guest minister will be the Rev. Johnny Ray Jones. More...

Datebook

School reunion planned

All former students of Midville Junior High School or SR Dinkins Junior High School in Midville will host an All-Class Reunion 6 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Burke County Middle School, Waynesboro. More...

JCHS graduation to be held May 28

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) has begun preparations for the 2010 commencement exercise to be held 7 p.m. Friday, May 28, in the Jenkins County Schools gymnatorium at Dr. More...

Jenkins County Recreation Department news

The Jenkins County Recreation Department will be offering karate classes beginning Tuesday, May 4. Classes will be held 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Registration for church coed softball, ages 16 and older, is also underway. More...

Obituaries

Mr. Troy J. Brinson, 56, of Millen died April 29

Mr. Troy J. Brinson, 56, of Millen died Thursday, April 29, 2010 at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah.   Funeral Services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 1, 2010 at Oak Hill Baptist Church with the Revs. More...

Mr. Robert E. Pylant, 86, of Millen died May 3

Mr. Robert E. Pylant, 86, of Millen died Monday, May 3, 2010. Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, 2010 (today) at Lewis Church Cemetery. Mr. Pylant was born in Fulton County. He was a U. S. More...