October 13, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

SOC cleanup is closer

The City of Millen is one step closer to beginning work on cleaning up the old SOC station property on Withrope Avenue.   More...

Other Jenkins News

A look back

A visit to the Olde Freight Depot Museum, located at the Millen-Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce on Cotton Avenue, is like taking a trip in a time machine. More...

Buckhead Revisited flower show

Azalea Garden Club sponsored a National Garden Club, Inc. Small Standard Flower Show at the Jenkins County Memorial Library on Oct. 2.   The theme of the show, Buckhead Revisited, was the inspiration for the individual Design Classes.   More...

Future artists

Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center held a two week B.L.A.S.T. “Active Arts in Afterschool” Program at Jenkins County Middle School. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Muriel Gay Williams of Millen died Oct. 2

Mrs. Muriel Gay Williams, 86, of Millen died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010.   Graveside Services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010 at the Millen Cemetery with Dr. Maurice Crowder officiating. More...

Lacy B. Frye, Jr., 81, of Millen died Oct. 10

Lacy B. Frye Jr., 81, of Millen died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010.   Funeral Services will be 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010 at Union Grove United Methodist Church with the Revs. Tony Smith and Terry Joyner officiating. More...

New business blooms in Millen

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon cutting ceremony for Vera’s Kitchen at the new 741 N. Hwy. 25 location. More...

Artifacts go on display at GSU

Artifacts uncovered earlier this year at Camp Lawton, the site of the Civil War’s largest prisoner camp, will go on display Sunday, Oct. 10, at the Georgia Southern University (GSU) Museum.   More...

Town Meeting stresses ‘community’

Community involvement was the theme of the annual town meeting held Oct. 7 at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. The event was sponsored by the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center, Inc. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

A relative recently brought me a pocket knife that had once belonged to my granddaddy, George Rabitsch. 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

“Art for Lottie”   Original paintings by local artists, hand-crafted items and home-made cakes, cookies and candy, as well as a lunch of homemade soup and sandwiches, will be available for a donation for each item during “Ar More...

Datebook

Datebook

JCHS school council to meet   The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) School Council will meet 3:30 p.m. Oct. 20 in the JCHS Media Center.   Blood drive to be held at   Jenkins County Hospital   More...

Farm & Home

Kountry Kitchen Cooking

Sunday dinners are a tradition in the South, a time for families, friends and neighbors to gather and enjoy good food and fellowship. No quick casseroles for Sunday dinner. Drag out the frying pan, biscuit baker and pie plates! More...

Story time

Mama Koku is shown engaging local citizens in her storytelling during the annual town meeting held Oct. 7 at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. (Staff photos by Deborah Bennett)   More...

Columns

Library News

The Civil War is about to begin! This Friday, Oct. 15, at 6 p.m. we will begin showing Ken Burns’ epic documentary miniseries The Civil War at the library. More...

Wade Parker

OVERSEEDING LAWNS

As the weather starts to drastically cool down, many homeowners have inquired about overseeding their lawn. Why do people overseed? Overseeding your lawn ensures green grass throughout winter. More...

Cartoon

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