July 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

JCHS Awards

Jenkins County High School recently held its honors program. More...

Library News

Are you crafty? Whether your answer is “yes” or “no”, join us for our Teen Crafts this Wednesday, July 21 at 3 p.m.! It’s going to be a lot of fun, so don’t miss it.   More...

Buckhead class of ‘77 reunites

Graduating from Buckhead Academy 33 years ago, the Class of 1977 reunited on Saturday, June 12, at Krystal’s Taste of Kountry in Millen. The group met last in 1997 for its 20th Class Reunion at Magnolia Springs State Park.   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...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:   I cannot remember a time when an incident such as the activity by the Federal government at the Bo Ginn National Fish Hatchery has generated as much interest and curiosity among the citizens of Jenkins County.   More...

Card of Thanks

The family of Thom Driver would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude for the many acts of kindness shown to Thom and to us during his yearlong illness and death. More...

Obituaries

Raymond Gene Sapp, 75, died July 17

Mr. Raymond Gene Sapp Sr., 75, of Perkins, died Saturday, July 17, 2010 at Burke Medical Center.   Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, July 19, 2010 at the Habersham United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery. More...

Cotton Ave. Flea market gets nod from council

By Deborah Bennett Millen News Editor

Vendors desiring to sell “flea market” items will soon have a prime location to do so – The Cotton Market Park on Cotton Avenue.   More...

Jenkins Co. grand jury indicts 10

A Jenkins County Grand Jury met last month and handed down the following indictments and accusations:   • Ashley Nicole Ball, two cases of aggravated battery. • Walter Faye Parrish, forgery first degree. More...

Possible archeological find at Magnolia Springs

Since its acquisition by the State of Georgia in 1939, Magnolia Springs State Park has proven to be a valuable tourists’ attraction for Jenkins County, largely due to the fact that the site was home to Confederate prison Fort Lawton during the More...

Other Jenkins News

VFW seeks donations

Numerous residents of Jenkins County have contacted the local Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) regarding adding U.S. Flags on the Southside of Cotton Avenue. More...

Hospital to sponsor Health Fair

The Jenkins County Hospital Health Fair has been a local favorite for several years now. The laboratory will offer the “discount rate” lab package   a general health screening. More...

Golf team competes at regional level

Local ACE hardware golf team, composed of King Rocker, Matthew Rocker, Jason “Bug” Boynton and Mike Reese, recently competed in the Southeastern Regional ACE Hardware Invitational Golf Tournament held at Royal Lakes Golf Club near Atlant More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I would like to give you an update on Adam Lanier who was wounded in Afghanistan on July 4, as reported by his mother, Elaine Lanier.   More...

Church News

Church News

Deep Creek holds note burning ceremony   More...

Weddings

Miss Williams to wed Mr. Wright

The engagement of Joanie Nicole, daughter of Jennifer N. Williams and the late Charles N. Williams, of Millen, to Bradley Eugene, son of Dale and Sandra Wright, of Swainsboro, is announced by the bride’s mother.   More...