July 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Jenkins County Hospital to be sold

Changes are coming to Jenkins County Hospital (JCH). The announcement was made last week that the Community Hospital Management Company (CHMC), LP, based in Savannah, has negotiated purchase of the facility.   More...

School News

JCHS Awards

  From left, Dr. Joseph Kirkland presents the ACCEL Student Recognition Awards to Whitley Clark and Rachel Welch.   Jenkins County High School held its annual honors night program at the end of the 2010 school year.  More...

Students attend conservation workshop

The 49th annual Natural Resources Conservation Workshop was held June 13-17. It was hosted by Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Tifton. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Once again an e-mail buddy has sent me a “gem” worth sharing.   More...

Church News

Church News

Green Chapel AME Church   to hold yard sale   Green Chapel AME Church will hold a back-to-school yard sale 8 a.m. until Saturday, July 31, at the corner of Hwy. 17 and Main Street, Rocky Ford. More...

Datebook

Datebook

JCFEC sponsors book bag sale   The Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC) is sponsoring a book bag sale. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Eastern Tent Caterpillar or Fall Webworm?

Do you call them “Tent Caterpillars or Fall Webworm”? If you don’t know what I am referring to, just take a look at the caterpillars that wove tents in the many pecan and oak trees around the community. More...

Commissioners adopt rules for Ag Center rental

Complaints of loud music continuing into the early morning hours and suspicion of underage drinking at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center have prompted the Jenkins County Commissioners to take action. More...

Commissioner Henry wins bid for re-election

Local voters joined other across the state in casting their ballots in the Democratic/Republican Primary Election on July 20.   More...

BOE announces EOCT results

End of Course Test (EOCT) results are in with 60-70 percent of Jenkins County High School students meeting or exceeding expectations on most tests. More...

Other Jenkins News

Millen News takes on a mission

The Millen News recently traveled to the Dominican Republic with West Millen Baptist Church members on a mission trip. More...

JCHS holds JROTC Raider practice

JROTC Raider practice will be held 9-11 a.m. Monday- Friday beginning Monday, Aug. 2, in the JROTC classroom at the back of Jenkins County High School (JCHS). More...

Local athletes place third at baseball tourney

The Southern Thunder Baseball team competed in the Southeast Summer Nationals Pitching League Baseball Tournament in Dublin placing third in the 9U age division. More...

Letters

Editor:

In reference to the article last week, permit me to make the distinction between “Fort” Lawton and “Camp” Lawton.  More...

Dear Editor:

I have lived in Millen for 33 years. I am deeply saddened by the condition of the building on Cleveland Avenue. I am referring to the school that was once a beautiful, historical building when we moved here in 1977. More...

Letters policy

Letters to the editor of The Millen News are welcomed and encouraged. These are pages of opinions, yours and ours.   More...

Columns

Library News

Well, the Summer Reading Program is over for this year, but that doesn’t mean that things aren’t going to keep on being interesting! More...