October 6, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Boynton promoted at Queensborough

Queensborough National Bank and Trust recently announced the promotion of Gena Boynton to branch manager at the Millen location. She had previously served as assistant branch manager. More...

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Job seekers, beware of job hunting scams

With high rates of unemployment nationwide, almost everybody knows someone who is out of work and actively looking for a job. More...

What consumers should know about warranties

When buying electronics and appliances, we’ve all had salespeople ask, “Would you like to buy an extended warranty?”   More...

Church News

Fountain Spring to hold Family and Friends Day

Fountain Spring Baptist Church will celebrate its 16th Family and Friends Day Saturday, Oct. 9, beginning with a picnic 12-p.m. and worship service at 4 p.m.   The speaker will be the Rev. More...

Recipes

Kountry Kitchen Cooking

Fall is the time for football! And if you’re looking for some fast and easy recipes for appetizers to tame the halftime hunger at your house, these should do the trick.   BLT Wraps 1 c. More...

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Library News

Did you know - that public libraries loan more than 2.1 million DVDs every year; that for every dollar invested in Georgia libraries, the public gets $6.58 worth of materials and services back; that 300,000 Americans per day get job-hunting help at More...

Sale of hospital is finalized

Sale of the Jenkins County Hospital (JCH) to Community Hospital Management Company (CHMC), LP was finalized on Monday, following approval of the Attorney General. More...

Tea Party comes to Jenkins County

A new political movement has swept across the nation’s political landscape, and it has arrived in Jenkins County. More...

Notice

Anyone with any information pertaining to the old primary school fire is asked to contact Fire Chief Dwayne Herrington at 982-2750. More...

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The Chatter Box

The loss of the old primary school building to fire last week was an event that will be remembered for quite some time. I thought Millen was burning to the ground as I drove into town from the country. 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...

Obituaries

In Memoriam

Happy 34th birthday   Joanne Cooper   Oct. 6, 1976 – June 25, 2008   Not a day goes by that I don’t think of you.   I miss your smile, joy and laughter; But most of all, I miss being able to talk to you. More...

Grace Saxon Williams, 83, died September 29

Mrs. Grace Saxon Williams, 83, died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010.   Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1, 2010 at the Millen Cemetery. More...

Glenn Johnson, 91, of Millen died October 1

Mr. Glenn Johnson, age 91, of Millen died Friday, Oct. 1, 2010.   Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010 at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home with Elder Tommy Roundtree officiating. Burial was in the Millen Cemetery.   More...