July 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Body of Millen World War II serviceman found

The body of a Millen serviceman missing in action in World War II has been identified and recovered.   More...

JCHS receives nearly $700,000 grant

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) was one of 13 high schools in the state of Georgia to receive a Title 11D ARRA Competitive Grant for the purpose of creating 21st Century Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Labs. More...

School News

Driver Education to be offered at JCHS

The Jenkins County Board of Education is pleased to announce that the Driver Education course will be offered again at Jenkins County High School. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

There is nothing like the electricity going off to remind us of just how dependent we have become upon it.   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...

Letters to the Editor

The U.S. Air Force has completed its environmental impact study (EIS) for making this area a part of their training grounds for fighter pilots. More...

Obituaries

Dollie Burke Rabitsch, 92, of Millen died July 3

Mrs. Dollie Burke Rabitsch, age 92, of Millen died Saturday, July 3, 2010.   Visitation were held 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home. A memorial service was held at 8 p.m..   Mrs. More...

Martha Peacock Lindsey, 55, of Millen died June 28

Mrs. Martha “Marty” Peacock Lindsey, 55, of Millen died Monday, June 28, 2010 at Bethany Nursing Center.   Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at Oak Hill Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. More...

Alexar Jean Williams Gresham died June 29

Mrs. Alexar Jean Williams Gresham, 50, of Millen died Tuesday, June 29, 2010.   Funeral Services were held 3 p.m. Friday, July 2, 2010, at West Millen Baptist Church with burial in the Millen Cemetery. More...

BOE chairman, member face opposition

Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) Chairman Carroll Gay is facing opposition in his bid to serve a fifth term representing District #5. More...

City receives grant for cleanup

Cleaning up the old SOC station property on Winthrope Avenue may soon become a reality. More...

Air Force releases final training plans

Proposed changes by the U.S. More...

Other Jenkins News

JCHS Awards

Jenkins County High School recently held its annual honors night program with recognition being given to, from left, STAR teacher, Marsha Madray, and STAR student, Rachel Welch. More...

Commissioners approve removal of trees

While most would agree that trees are beautiful, they can create problems. The Jenkins County Commissioners approved the removal of two trees at the rear of the Jenkins County Courthouse during the group’s June 1 meeting. More...

The Millen News sets sail

The Millen News recently cruised to Cozumel, New Mexico aboard The Inspiration of Carnival Cruise Lines. Shown, from left, with natives of Cozumel are King and Beth Rocker and Lee and Jeni Wilson. More...

Church News

Church News

Sandhill Baptist to hold programs   Sandhill Baptist Church will hold revival services 7:30 p.m. nightly July 8 and July 9. The church’s 125th anniversary will be celebrated 11:30 a.m. July 11. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Georgia High School Graduation Test   review scheduled   More...

Columns

Syl-View Happenings

This past week, I met a gentleman who lives in Cartersville who states he read the Syl-view Happenings. We have experienced some difficulty getting our news in on time, but we are working to establish a better contact. More...

Library News

It’s summer and that means it’s busy at the library! Keep watching this space for the latest news on all the programs and activities we will be having here – there will be a lot to see this month! More...