September 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Jockey building gets renter

Samson Manufacturing of Waynesboro has recently rented the Jockey International building on U.S. Highway 25 North. More...

Rental property needed for workers

It appears that the first effect of the prison to be built in Jenkins County by Corrections Corporation of America is the need for rental property for construction workers.   More...

Other Jenkins News

Commissioners proceed with airport project

Work on lengthening the runway of the Jenkins County Airport is proceeding according to schedule. Appraisal cost on the needed tracts of land was approved during the Sept. 7 meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners.   More...

Georgia hunters help fight hunger

Since 1993, hunters have been bringing meat to the tables of those in need through the Georgia Hunters for the Hungry program. More...

Barrow votes to create new jobs

Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Barrow (GA-12) voted for legislation last week that will spur job creation in the American clean energy industry and strengthen rural economies that have been hit hardest by the economic downturn.  More...

Farm & Home

Farm & Home

Ag Line: Fall Garden Ideas

We often forget that fall can be a great time to plant a fall garden. Many of the problems we encounter in the summer can often be avoided in the fall/ winter. More...

Kountry Kitchen Cooking

Tis the season for pears! Enjoy the delicious fruit in a variety of dishes ranging from desserts to main course meals.   Fresh Pear Cake 4 c. peeled, cored and chopped pears 2 c. white sugar 3 c. sifted all-purpose flour 1 tsp. salt 1½ tsp. More...

Round’s to host ‘Dine Out For Kids’

Round’s restaurant on Winthrope Avenue is partnering with the local Community in Schools (CIS) organization to host the “Dine Out For Kids” fundraiser program.   Beginning Tuesday, Oct. More...

Millen man killed by train

A Millen man was killed early Saturday morning when he was struck by a Norfolk Southern train. Joseph Williamson, 30, of Millen was hit by the train around 6:30-7 a.m. More...

Fair-on-the-Square slated for Saturday

The annual Fair-on-the-Square, a day of fun and activities for the family, is a tradition which takes place in Millen on the first Saturday in October. The date this year is Oct. 2 and the time is 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. More...

Grand Jury indicts nine

The Jenkins County Grand Jury convened in Jenkins County Superior Court earlier this month and handed down the following indictments and accusations.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

An e-mail buddy has sent me another good one on “the joys of getting older.” I have decided I might as well laugh as cry about the aging process! So, I hope you have a good laugh as well.   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

Millen Baptist to hold Homecoming Oct. 3   Millen Baptist Church will observe Homecoming Sunday, Oct. 3. Dr. Maurice Crowder will bring the message. More...

Datebook

Datebook

JCMS to hold PTO meeting   Jenkins County Middle School’s first PTO meeting of the 2010- 2011 school year will be held 6-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, in the high school/middle school cafeteria. More...

Obituaries

Joe Williamson, 30, of Millen died September 25

Mr. Joseph D. “Joe” Williamson, age 30, of Millen died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010.   A casual gathering of close friends and family will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 at the Community Worship Center on Virginia Avenue. More...

Columns

Syl-View Happenings

We have experienced many blessings in the activities at Syl- View but I admit there are times when I am discouraged and feel my work is in vain. More...

Library News

Banned Books Week is in full swing here at the library! More...

“TO GOD GIVE THE GLORY”

JULY 17 -, Jenkins County was host to Jenkins County for Jesus Christ (JC for JC). More...