June 9, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Bo Ginn National Fish Hatchery to re-open

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will re-open Bo Ginn (NFH) National Fish Hatchery in Millen. More...

Cotton Ave. dedication slated for Friday

Plans for the dedication of Cotton Avenue and all its improvements have been finalized. The Millen-Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a dedication ceremony 7 p.m. Friday, June 11.   More...

School News

Library News

Arrr, mateys! We’ve got a pirate-y good Storytime for the little ones today, June 9, at 11 a.m. as we prepare to embark on our Summer Reading Program adventure! More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Just when I think nothing can surprise me, I am once again proven wrong.   I received a report last week that 100 gallons of gasoline were stolen from two fire trucks at the North Jenkins Volunteer Fire Department #2. More...

Editorials

Don Lively

HITTING THE TRAIL

Recently, a friend invited me to come ride horses on his little farm. More...

Political Cartoon

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Church News

First Baptist Church to hold 125th church anniversary

The First Baptist Church family invites the public to attend their 125th church anniversary services. Pre-anniversary service will be held 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 11. The Rev. More...

Kelsey Chapel to hold revival

Kelsey Chapel Baptist Church will hold its annual revival 7:30 p.m. nightly Wednesday, June 16, through Friday, June 18. The Rev. S. D. Bing of Lovett Hill and Bethlehem will be the quest minister. More...

Millen United Methodist Church to hold VBS

Vacation Bible School – Hero Headquarters will be held at Millen United Methodist Church 6 p.m. Sunday, June 20, through Thursday, June 24.   The public is invited to attend.   More...

Weddings

Miss Wilson to marry Mr. Simmons June 12

Final plans have been completed for the wedding of Megan Olivia Wilson to Russell Heath Simmons. The ceremony will take place 6 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at Oak Hill Baptist Church in Millen. More...

Early voting is underway

Early and absentee voting in the July 20 Democratic/Republican General Primary/ Special Election is presently underway. Voters will be able to cast their ballots through Friday, July 16. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. More...

Veterans Memorial Highway

Hwy. 17 through Jenkins County was recently renamed Veterans Memorial Highway in honor of all Jenkins County veterans. More...

Georgia Peaches

Brookes Brinson is shown with a fresh harvest of peaches at Ogeechee Peaches, Old Louisville Road. Ogeechee Peaches is Jenkins County only commercial peach orchard. The hours of operation are Sundays 1-6 p.m. and Monday Friday, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. More...

Other Jenkins News

Kids to get free lunches during summer

The Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) announces the Summer Feeding Program will be at Cotton Market Park (downtown Millen) and Kid’s Estate   406 Old Waynesboro Road) during the summer months that school is not in session.   More...

Salter tapped to represent Quarter Horse Assoc.

Tara Salter is living the life of a queen and she has the crown to boot.   Tara has been crowned the South Carolina Quarter Horse Association Queen and will vie for a national title in October.   More...

Kent Delay Jr. graduates from MCG

Dr. Kenneth Jackson Delay Jr. graduated May 7 with aN M.D. degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta at the 181st commencement of the school. Kent graduated Summa Cum Laude.   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...

Datebook

Recreation Department announces programs

Tumbling Camp will be held at the Jenkins County Recreation Department Monday, June 14, through Wednesday, June 16, at the department’s gymnasium. The fee is $50 per child. You may register the day of camp. More...

‘39ers to meet

The ‘39ers will meet 12 p.m., Monday, June 21, at the Millen Community House. Annette Head will be the guest speaker. Visitors are welcome.   More...

Suasion Interest Session

“Suasion” will hold an interest session for anyone who will be in grades 8-12 and who is interested in learning more about the group and about tryout information for the new season. More...

Obituaries

Martha Rabitsch Robbins, 80, of Millen died June 4

Martha Rabitsch Robbins, 80, of Millen died Friday, June 4, 2010 at the Bethany Nursing Center of Millen.   Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, June 6, 2010 at West Millen Baptist Church with the Rev. Butch Taylor and Rev. More...