October 27, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Millen man charged with arson

A Millen man is facing charges of second degree arson in connection with an Oct. 11 fire that occurred at 944 Royal Road, Millen. More...

School News

BOE recognizes organizations, individuals

The Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) showed its appreciation to numerous organizations and individuals during the Oct. 18 meeting of the group. More...

Zandra Lake is JCHS Homecoming Queen

Zandra Lake, daughter of Lotis Reed and the late Bobby Harden, has been crowned the 2010 Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Homecoming Queen.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Several people have mentioned to me in the past week that they have recently had items stolen off the gravesites of their loved ones in the Millen Cemetery. 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...

Datebook

Christmas Bazaar

A Christmas Bazaar will be held 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, in the Fellowship Hall of Millen Baptist Church. Items available for purchase will include paintings by local artists, handcrafted items and home-made cakes, cookies and candy. More...

Obituaries

Carl Leighton Barker Sr., 78, of Millen died Oct. 7

Mr. Carl Leighton Barker Sr., 78, of Millen went home to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 after a courageous battle with illness.   Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Alice Beecher Callaway of Baxley died Oct. 22

Alice Beecher Callaway, 86, of Baxley died Friday, Oct. 22, 2010 at Appling Healthcare System.   Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010 from Asbury United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ben DeFore officiating. More...

Columns

Ag Line

Africanized Honey Bees

I was browsing through The Atlanta Journal Constitution the other day and came across a disturbing article. More...

Library News

“The Civil War” continues this Friday, Oct. 29, at 6 p.m. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Notice to Sex Offenders

On Saturday, Oct. 30, during the hours of Halloween festivities 6-8 p.m., all registered sex offenders in Jenkins County are required to report to the Jenkins County Jail where they will remain until activities have ended.   More...

Harvest of Fun set for Saturday

The 10th annual Harvest of Fun festival, sponsored by Millen Better Hometown and Millen/ Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce, will take place 6-8 p.m. Saturday on Cotton Avenue in downtown Millen. More...

General Election to be held Nov. 2

Local voters will join others across the state and nation when they go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 2, to cast their ballots in the Democratic/Republican/Non-partisan General Election. More...

Other Jenkins News

City continues to enforce codes

The City of Millen remains committed to its efforts to enforce city codes regarding abandoned and unsightly property. These photos show property on Palmer Row before and after it was cleaned up by the owner. (Photos contributed) More...

Tuten wins mower

American Legion Post 188 presented a riding mower fundraiser prize to Claudette Tuten during the annual Fairon the-Square held Oct. 2. From left, are Jose Williams, Keith Fordham, Ms. Williams, Ed Arita, Cdr. More...

Energy assistance available for residents

The Energy Assistance Program will begin taking applications Monday, Nov. 1, for homebound and elderly 65 years and older households to pay their home heating costs. More...

Church News

Thanks-Giving rally to be held

The sponsoring churches of the summer gospel crusade, Jenkins County for Jesus Christ, are pleased to announce a thanks-Giving rally to be held 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, at the Pal Theatre. More...

Recipes

Kountry Kitchen Cooking

Delight your little trick-ortreaters this Halloween with these quick and easy treats.   Chocolate Crispy Cookies 1¼ c. all-purpose flour ½ tsp. baking soda ¼ tsp. salt ½ c. margarine or butter, softened 1 c. sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla 2 c. More...

Births

Abigail Brooke Oliver

Chris and Megan Oliver of Millen are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Abigail Brooke. Abby was born Saturday, June 26, 2010. She weighed 7 lbs. 14 She weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz. and was 21 inches long.   More...

Bella Grace Williams

Jason and Leslie Law Williams of Waynesboro announce the birth of their daughter, Bella Grace, born October 8, 2010 at University Hospital in Augusta.   She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ½ ounces and was 20 ¾ inches long. More...