May 12, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Relay for Life gets underway Friday

The annual Jenkins County Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society will be held this Friday and Saturday at the Jenkins County Recreation Department complex.   More...

City approves grant application

The Millen Fire Department could be the recipient of new turn-out gear if an application for a Federal FEMA Fire Assistance Grant is approved.   More...

School News

JCMS Beta Club inducts new members

Beta Club is an academic organization which promotes leadership, character, and service. More...

JENKINS COUNTY MAY 17-21

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

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

My e-mail buddies are always sending me something “good.” Here’s another one that should make us all stop and think.   More...

Letters

Dear Editor:

Dear Editor:   On behalf of Stanford Quality Collision (SQC), and myself, Christopher Stanford, I would like to express my concern regarding an incident that was published in The Millen News   More...

Dear Editor:

Dear Editor:   Yesterday I was so pleased to receive my weekly edition (April 28) of The Millen News. Even though I am class of 65 at Jenkins County High School, Millen is still home to me in 2010.   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

Mother Gladys R. Kelly Dec. 12, 1938 – May 14, 2009

We miss you dearly, mom We love you Mother Gladys R. Kelly Dec. More...

Datebook

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 Rec. Dept. 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 co-ed softball, ages 16 and older, is also underway. More...

Spring Athletic Banquet to be held

The Jenkins County Booster Club will sponsor a spring athletic banquet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, in the cafeteria of the Jenkins County High/Middle Schools. Athletes will be guests of the club. More...

National Military Appreciation Month

Mayor King Rocker recently signed a proclamation declaring May 1 – June 14 as “National Military Appreciation Month” in the City of Millen in honor of the United States Armed Forces, More...

The census numbers are in

The 2010 Census numbers are in, and the news could be better for Jenkins County. Over one-third of the county’s residents have not yet returned their 2010 Census forms.   More...

JROTC recognized

Members of the Jenkins County High School JROTC team were recently recognized during a meeting of the Jenkins County Board of Education for the team’s accomplishments. More...

Other Jenkins News

Cook-off winners

First place winners of the barbecue cook-off held Saturday, May 5, in conjunction with the county-wide yard sale was the Saxon team. From left are, Jeremy Saxon, George Saxon Sr., George Saxon Jr. More...

Yard sale

Mabel Jenkins, seated, is shown during the county-wide yard sale held May 1 on Cotton Avenue. The event was sponsored by the Millen- Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce. More...

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

The 2010 legislative session came to an end Thursday, April 29, when the House and Senate completed the 40th legislative day. More...

Church News

Miracle Temple to hold Pastoral Anniversary

Miracle Temple to hold Pastoral Anniversary   Miracle Temple will celebrate its second Pastoral Anniversary 7:30 p.m. nightly Tuesday, May 11, through Friday, May 14. The event will climax with a 10 a.m. Sunday, May 16, program. More...

Ogeechee Free Will Baptist to hold Homecoming

Homecoming services will be held at Ogeechee Free Will Baptist Church 11 a.m. Sunday, May 16. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Butch Taylor, pastor of Deep Creek Free Will Baptist Church.   Dinner will be served following the service. More...

Sure Word Baptist Church to hold Bible study

Sure Word Baptist Church invites the public to attend Wednesday night Bible study 7 p.m. each Wednesday. More...