October 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Harvest of Fun set for Oct. 30

Cotton Avenue in downtown Millen will be the location for the 10th annual Harvest of Fun Festival 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30. More...

Fall has arrived!

This display decorates the lawn of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Kirkland as fall temperatures arrive in Jenkins County. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) More...

Other Jenkins News

SCV seeks to restore Lawtonville cemetery

The Sons of the Confederate Veterans are planning on restoring the old Lawtonville Methodist Church cemetery located on Old Perkins Road behind Magnolia Springs State Park. More...

Smokey the Bear visits

The Jenkins County Forestry Unit recently paid a visit to Jenkins County Head Start with Smokey the Bear as part of program on preventing forest fires. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) More...

MGGDC Visits T’s Restaurant

The Millen Gentlemen’s Gourmet Dining Club (MGGDC) recently had the pleasure of dining at T’s Restaurant on Hwy. 56 and Bobby Jones Expressway in south Augusta. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Toys for Tots   Applications, by appointment only, will be taken for the annual Toys for Tots campaign 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, and Wednesday, Oct. 27, at the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center, 527 Barney Avenue.   More...

Births

Burch, Denton to wed Oct. 30

Plans have been finalized for the marriage of Ashley Carol Burch and Matthew James Denton. The wedding will be an event of 5 p.m. Oct. 30, 2010 at the home of the bride.   More...

City to apply for $1 million TE-grant

Now that the Transportation Enhancement (TE) grant project on Cotton Avenue has been completed, Millen City Council is looking to improve the appearance of Winthrope Avenue as well. More...

Nathan Deal visits

Gubernatorial candidate Nathan Deal is shown during a meet/greet in Millen on Oct. 12 at the train viewing platform on Cotton Avenue. More...

Fundraising

Above left, Commissioner Tommy Lane talks to Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives David Ralston at a recent fundraiser for State Representative Jon Burns. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

My e-mail buddies are great!   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

Rockyford Baptist Church   to hold church anniversary   Rockyford Baptist Church, located on Hwy. 25 North, will celebrate its 133rd church anniversary 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 24. The Rev. More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

Deacon Cornelious Williams Sr.   October 20, 2009   There is a special place where we keep   memories of you and all of us.   These memories are like the air we breathe. More...

Cards of Thanks

Cards of Thanks

Thank You   The family of Glen Johnson would like to thank the community for their expressions of sympathy for our loss. Your cards, calls and prayers were a blessing and greatly appreciated. More...

Columns

Kountry Kitchen Cooking

A favorite tradition of fall menus is a variety of delicious sandwiches. These recipes are sure to please even the heartiest appetites when paired with a hot bowl of soup and delicious southern tea.   Hot Tuna   More...

Library News

The Civil War has begun! Thanks to the “We The People” Bookshelf grant, we will be showing Ken Burns’ epic war documentary “The Civil War” at the library on Fridays at 6 p.m. More...

Jim Hite

LIVING WHAT WE PREACH

Several months ago I read an article in The Statesboro Herald concerning a plan to place a copy of The Ten Commandments either in or near the Tattnall County Courthouse in Reidsville. More...