August 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Benefit concert to be held for Cotton Avenue

Some of Jenkins County’s most talented musicians will perform at the Millen Community House 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14. More...

MPD arrest Statesboro man on fraud charges

A Statesboro man accused of entering the Jenkins County Hospital July 22 and stealing an employee’s wallet was picked up by Millen Police Department (MPD) officers Friday, July 30, with assistance from a local business owner.   More...

School News

JCHS schedules available for juniors, seniors

Jenkins County High School is looking forward to another great year for 2010-2011. In an opportunity to have a smoother transition for the new school term, Ms. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The best kept secret in Jenkins County will remain a secret a little longer. The U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife has rescheduled the Aug. 9 news conference concerning Fort Lawton at Magnolia Springs State Park for Aug. 18. 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

Church News

Mt. Carmel to hold revival   Mt. Carmel will hold revival services 7:30 p.m. nightly Monday, Aug. 2, through Friday, Aug. 6. The guest minister will be Diane Hairwood of Augusta. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Picture Day for JCHS/ JCMS athletes,   cheerleaders   More...

Weddings

Happy anniversary

Guess who? Roy and Nancy Head will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Aug. 7, 2010. (Photo contributed) More...

Obituaries

Russell Alan Bazemore of Sylvania died July 29

Russell Alan Bazemore, 49, of Sylvania passed away Thursday, July 29, 2010 at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah.   More...

Charles Williams Jr., 77, of Millen died July 31

Charles E. (Jr.) Williams, Jr., 77, of Millen died Saturday, July 31, 2010 at Bethany Nursing Center.   Graveside services were held 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 2, 2010 at the Elam Baptist Cemetery.   Mr. More...

David Charles Adams of Cumming died Aug. 1

Mr. David Charles Adams, 67, of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2010.   Funeral services will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010 (today) at The First Christian Church in Cumming with the Rev. Stan Percival officiating. More...

Camp Lawton discoveries to be revealed August 18

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Georgia Southern University will hold a public open house at Group Shelter 2 at Magnolia Springs State Park from 1-5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18.   More...

“Operation Crackdown” nets 19

With 40 warrants in hand, deputies from 12 law enforcement agencies descended upon Millen and Jenkins County during the early morning hours of Friday, Aug. More...

Gen. Fulford honored as Distinguished Graduate

Gen. Carlton W. Fulford Jr., USMC (Ret), a Millen native, has been named as one of five recipients of the 2010 Distinguished Graduate Award of the U.S. Naval Academy. More...

Primary Runoff election to be held Aug. 10

By Deborah Bennett Millen News Editor   The Democratic/Republican Primary Runoff Election will be held Tuesday, Aug. 10, statewide. More...

Other Jenkins News

Correction

An article appearing in last week’s issue of The Millen News concerning a shooting incident correctly identified Stephen Lee Graham as the victim and Timmothy Lanar Burke as the suspect. More...

BI-LO, local organization to feed hungry

In light of current economic conditions, many hunger relief organizations struggle with growing clientele bases and diminished contributions. More...

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents this week. More...

Memoriam

In memory of Vondessa P. Powell

Jan. 10, 1989 – July 31, 2009

It’s only been a year that you were   Taken away, but the memories of you Shine through your baby girl everyday. More...

Mrs. Mary Mosley

Sadly missed

My beloved wife and best friend, It’s been four years since you left   For that sweet reward in Heaven;   May God continue to watch over you And keep you while you take your rest. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You   The family of Gene Sapp wishes to extend heartfelt appreciation for the gifts, cards, visits, flowers, food, memorials, prayers and other kindnesses extended to them during the illness and death of their loved one. More...

Columns

Library News

By Sharon Blank

It’s almost time for school to start again, and that means homework can’t be far behind. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

ARE SCHOOL ATHLETIC PROGRAMS NEXT?

With the start of the new school year comes what many see as the centerpiece of fall in Georgia: Football!   More...