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JCHS names honor graduates

Jenkins County High School’s Class of 2010 has 19 honor graduates and three National Technical Honor Society graduates.   Honor graduates are as follows.   More...

Other Jenkins News

Seat belt bill passed by House

Senate Bill (SB) 458 which closes the pick-up truck loophole in seat belt laws was passed by the House of Representatives last week by a vote of 132-29.   More...

Commissioners approve ditching of roads

County roads in need of ditching will soon see improvements.   More...

Barbecue cook off, yard sale successful

The Barbecue Cook off and the Area Yard Sale, sponsored by the Millen-Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce was a huge success. There were several street venders, and five teams participated in the cook-off. 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

Transformation continues at Long Branch Church of God

Pastor Tim Tatum and the congregation of the Long Branch Church of God invite the public to join them for revival Sunday, May 30, through Wednesday, June 2. The Sunday services begin at 10:50 a.m. and 6 p.m. 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...

Millen New Testament to hold 5th Sunday program

The Millen New Testament Church will hold its fifth Sunday church fellowship Sunday, May 30. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and the regular worship service at 11 a.m. Dinner will be served. The public is invited to attend.   More...

Columns

Syl-View Happenings

Last week was National Nursing Home Week, and the theme was “Enriching every day”. My day on Friday was enriched when I stopped by The Millen News and was able to meet Deborah Bennett, editor. More...

Library News

Japanese singer-songwriter Hiro Sasayama will be at the Jenkins County Memorial Library 2 p.m. Saturday, May 22, for a free concert! Come in and enjoy an hour of melodies from East and West, perfect for a relaxing weekend. More...

JCHS names Valedictorian, Salutatorian

Top honors of the Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Class of 2010 go to Jessica Michelle Head, valedictorian, and Jena Alexis Branch, salutatorian.   More...

Nursing Home Week

Staff and residents of Bethany Home Nursing Center celebrated National Nursing Home Week with a variety of activities all last week. The kick-off event was a parade through the City of Millen. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

For years the little green rocking chair has sat in a corner of my storage house, a sentimental keepsake from the past. More...

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A TRIBUTE TO ERNIE HARWELL

A couple of weeks ago a voice from my younger days was stilled.   Ernie Harwell, the voice of the Detroit Tigers for over 40 years, died of cancer at the age of 92. More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

Sweet Memories   Of our mother   Elene Cooper Royal May 9, 1909 – May 9, 1998   We never stopped to realize   The love that mothers show, With gentle hands and guiding words   To help us learn and grow. More...

Datebook

JCHS blue/white game to be held Friday

The Jenkins County High School Eagles will take to the football field 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 21, for the annual blue/white football game. 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. Dr. More...

VFW to sponsor shoe drive

Local Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2776 will conduct a shoe drive for homeless Veterans 10 a.m. until noon, Saturday, May 22, at Eagle Pharmacy. More...