August 11, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Welcoming home ...

Cpl. Adam Lanier, shown with his mother, is home visiting with his parents, Marshall and Elaine Lanier, brother, Justin, family and friends until Aug. 27. Cpl. More...

Other Jenkins News

Hunter education course begins Aug. 16

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources will offer the 10-hour Hunter Education Course at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center, across the street from Jenkins County High School 6-9 p.m. Aug. 16 and Aug. 17. The course will conclude 6-8 p.m. More...

Notice to parents of JCES students

Please note the following changes will be in effect at Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES) for the 2010- 2011 school year.   Car riders will be dismissed at 2:45 p.m. More...

Camp Lawton discoveries to be revealed Aug. 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...

Datebook

Datebook

Spring variety show offers evening of   entertainment   A number of local favorites will perform in the Country Music Show   p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at the Millen Community House. More...

Obituaries

Betty L. Gibson Sikes, 72, of Millen died July 23

Mrs. Betty L. Gibson Sikes, 72, of Millen, died Friday, July 23, 2010 at Jenkins County Hospital.   Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, July 26, 2010 at the Green Fork Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. More...

Judy Wilkes Wasden, 67, of Millen died Aug. 4

Ms. Judy Wilkes Wasden, 67, of Millen died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010 at the Medical College of Georgia Medical Center.   Memorial services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010 at West Millen Baptist Church.   More...

Vernice Moody, 63, died Aug. 4 at University

Ms. Vernice Moody, 63, entered eternal rest Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010, at University Hospital, Augusta.   Funeral service will be 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010, at Zion Baptist Church with Pastor P.M. Broomfield officiating. More...

Schools open doors to students on Monday

The 2010-2011 school year will officially open for students on Monday, Aug. 16, under the leadership of Jenkins County School Superintendent, Melissa Williams.   More...

Delinquent taxpayers’ to be printed Aug. 18

The names of delinquent taxpayers in the City of Millen who have not paid their property, mobile home and timber taxes will   be published in the Aug. 18 issue of The Millen News.           More...

Schools to hold Open House, New Student Registration

All Jenkins County schools will open their doors to students, parents and the community 1-3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13. More...

Phase II Courthouse renovation continues

Work on Phase II of the Jenkins County Courthouse renovation project has begun. County Field Director Grady Lane reported on the project during a July meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners.   More...

Church News

Skull Creek Missionary Baptist Church to hold program

Men’s and Women’s Day will be celebrated Sunday, Aug. 15, at Skull Creek Missionary Baptist Church #2. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m.   The Rev. Charles Holloway, pastor, and congregation invites the public to attend.   More...

Drakes Chapel to hold revival services

Drakes Chapel Baptist Church will hold revival services 7:30 p.m. nightly Aug. 9-15. The guest minister will be the Rev. Frank Bedford.   The Rev. Robert Stephen, pastor, and members invite the public to attend.   More...

Bay Branch to hold summer concert

Bay Branch Baptist Church, on Hwy. 21 toward Sylvania, continues their summer concert series with country gospel singer, Chuck Day appearing 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14. More...

Weddings

Miss Morton to wed Mr. Forehand Oct. 16

Jessica Lynne Morton and John David Forehand are proud to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.   The wedding will be at Treasure Island off Pine Village Road in Sylvania on Oct. 16 at 6 p.m.   More...

Columns

Fields & Yields

Armyworms in Pastures

Fall armyworms and other armyworm species have made a return to hay fields and pastures in Jenkins County. Usually we observe worm pressure mid-August and early September, but this year is different. More...

Correction

Due to incorrect information furnished The Millen News, the published address of Yancy Whitfield was incorrect in the drug raid article appearing in last week’s issue of the newspaper. The correct address for Mr. More...

Syl-View Happenings

The days are so hot, and we are thankful for the cool air here at Syl-View for the residents. The flowers in the court yard have not fared so well in this heat. More...