September 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Plans continue to reopen fish hatchery

Federal authorities estimate it will take $8.3 million to get the Bo Ginn National Fish Hatchery up and running again. The U.S. More...

School News

Class of ’55 holds reunion

The Jenkins County High School Class of 1955 met for lunch Saturday, July 24, to celebrate its 55th year anniversary. There were 14 class members in attendance. More...

Library News

We have new hours, starting Sept. 1! From now on, we will be open from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, and from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturdays. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

It seems that since the dig area for the archaeological site on property of the Bo Ginn National Fish Hatchery and Aquarium is fenced off and closed to the public, some mistakenly think that Magnolia Springs State Park and Bo Ginn Aquarium are close More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

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Report on plans for Camp Lawton museum

Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010 marked a very important date for the county of Jenkins and Camp Lawton at Magnolia Springs State Park. For many years to come, we will continue to benefit from what was revealed at the ceremonies of that Wednesday.  More...

Weddings

Miss Wilson, Mr. Simmons exchange vows

Megan Olivia Wilson and Russell Heath Simmons were united in marriage 6 p.m. Saturday, June 12, 2010 at Oak Hill Baptist Church in Millen. The Rev. Jamie Archer officiated.   More...

Miss Gainey to wed Mr. Tamblyn Sept. 25

Mr. and Mrs. William Bart Gainey announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Hope Gainey, to David Mark Tamblyn of Swainsboro. The future groom is the son of Mrs. Linda Tamblyn of Swainsboro and the late Dr. Thomas Matthew Tamblyn III.   More...

Artifacts could be as ‘good as gold’

Although gold was not discovered with the Civil War artifacts recently uncovered at Camp Lawton, the artifacts themselves could be as “good as gold” to Millen and Jenkins County, say local leaders. More...

MPD arrests 3 in Ada Drive thefts

Three persons, including two juveniles, have been arrested by the Millen Police Department (MPD) in connection with three vehicles that were broken into on Ada Drive Aug. 21.   More...

A Rare Class

3rd Sustainment Bde promotes officer to CW5

There are approximately 2.5 million soldiers in the Army’s ranks. Of those, there are roughly 15,000 Soldiers in the Warrant Officer Corps and approximately 550 who achieve the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 5.   More...

Other Jenkins News

Ogeechee Outlaws place second in tourney

The Ogeechee Outlaws travel baseball team for ages 11 and under won second place in the sixth annual August Slugfest in Dublin on Aug. 21. They are coached by Bobby James and Michael Mincey. More...

BI-LO unaffected by FDA egg recall

BI-LO today reassured customers that its eggs are perfectly safe to eat, as the company remains unaffected by the nationwide Food and Drug Administration recall. More...

Operation Military Kids camp teaches coping skills

Through a special camp offered by Georgia 4-H, children of soldiers experience what life is like for their parent during active duty.   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

Needful Baptist Church to hold celebration   A Family and Friends Day celebration will be held 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Needful Baptist Church. Deacon Charlie Walker and Sister Lottie Walker will preside. More...

Datebook

Datebook

JCHS to hold School Council Election   for parents   More...

Farm & Home

Add color to your winter landscape

Plant pansies like the pros

With their colorful faces and cold-weather tolerance, pansies are an easy landscape edition – unless they are installed incorrectly. More...

Obituaries

Fay A. Kirkland, Jr. (Kirk)

July 21, 1950 – August 29, 2010

Mr. Fay A. Kirkland, Jr. (Kirk), 60, formerly of Millen, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010 at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.   More...

Columns

Syl-View Happenings

It was a Fun Night happening that brought joy and laughter to the residents. We had Glen Walden singing Elvis songs in memory of Judy Starkey. Judy loved the Elvis music and had attended a number of his concerts. More...