May 26, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Hwy. 17 wreck

The driver of this vehicle, Ann Boyer of Millen, was injured in the accident which occurred around noon, Thursday, May 20, on Hwy. 17 South in Jenkins County. More...

School News

Rotary Scholars announced

Jenkins County Middle School seventh grade Rotary Scholars are, from left, first row: Mia King, Toni Atef, Dona Gay, McKayla Shuman, Tori Becton, Charolette Bowen and Chandler Cheeks; second row: Jord More...

Breakfast held to honor CBE partners, students

The annual Cooperative Business Education (CBE) 2010 breakfast was held at Cindy’s Café. This breakfast was in honor of the business partners and students who participated in the CBE program at Jenkins County High School (JCHS).   More...

Reads Aloud Day

Mr. Jarvis, Jenkins County Elementary School principal is shown reading to Angie Lee’s Pre-K class April 21, Georgia Reads Aloud Day. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Next Monday is Memorial Day, a day set aside to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. The saying, “freedom is not free” is certainly true. More...

Datebook

JCHS Class of 1995 to hold reunion

The Jenkins County High School Class of 1995 is planning a class reunion Aug. 14. For additional information call Shatonya Anthony at (706) 755-0103 or John Clark at (423) 755-0103.   More...

JCHS Class of 1975 to hold reunion

There will be a 35th class reunion of the graduation class of 1975 from Jenkins County High School June 11- 12, at the Augusta Marriott Hotel and Suites in Augusta. More...

GED registration June 1

The GED examination will be given at Southeastern Technical College (STC), Swainsboro campus, June 7, and June 8. Registration is required prior to testing. GED registration is 9 a.m. June 1 in Building 8 and 6 p.m. in Building 2, Room 2402. More...

Obituaries

Woodrow Wilson Sr., 73, of Millen died May 23

Mr. Woodrow Wilson Sr., 73, of Millen died Sunday, May 23, 2010.   Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at Oak Hill Baptist Church with the Revs. More...

Bessie Clayton Robinson of Waynesboro died

Mrs. Bessie Clayton Robinson, 74, entered into rest May 22, 2010 at her residence. Mrs. Robinson was born April 5, 1936 in Millen. She was a daughter of the late Willie and Etta Landing.   More...

BOE considers childcare for employees

Child care, resignations, grounds maintenance and waivers were several of the items on the May Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) meeting agenda last week.   More...

JCHS graduation to be held Friday

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) will hold its 2010 commencement exercise 7 p.m. Friday, May 28, in the Jenkins County Schools gymnatorium.   More...

Seniors to see tax reduction

Senior citizens across the state of Georgia will soon see a reduction in the amount of state taxes they pay. Gov. More...

Magnolia Springs State Park pool opens Saturday

Cooling off during the hot summer months ahead is as easy as taking a dip in the pool at Magnolia Springs State Park. The pool will open this Saturday to kick off Memorial Day weekend.   More...

Other Jenkins News

VFW helps Senior Citizen Center

Local All American Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2776 has responded to needs at the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center. More...

Joyner retires from city

City of Millen employee Johnny Ray Joyner recently retired after 23 years, 8 months of dedicated service. More...

Cable fees, service addressed by county commissioners

Franchise fees charged by Comcast Cable Company and improving the level of service to local residents were topics of discussion at the May 4 meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners.   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

Gordon Grove to hold Pastor’s Anniversary program

Gordon Grove Baptist Church will celebrate the ninth anniversary of their pastor, the Rev. David L. Reese and First Lady NelRose Reese on Sunday, June 6.   Sunday School begins at 9 a.m. and the worship service at 10 a.m. More...

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...

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

Jim Hite

MEMORIAL DAY REMEMBERED

This weekend we’ll once again, as a nation, celebrate Memorial Day. And once again, I will become nostalgic with memories of Memorial Days past.   More...

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490 Auctions

NOTICE OF SALE – On Friday, the 28th day of May at 5:00 p.m. Security Self Storage, 7th and Perry Streets will seize and auction said property. More...