November 3, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners discuss JCH indigent care

The Jenkins County Commissioners will continue the county’s financial support of Jenkins County Hospital’s indigent care services. More...

Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday

Daylight Savings Time ends 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, when clocks are set back one hour.   Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John W. More...

Other Jenkins News

Rotary meets

Clockwise from top left: At the Oct. More...

License available for weekly vending

The City of Millen is offering a $50 vendors’ license for vendors who want to locate in the Cotton Market Park on Fridays. The license allows vendors to sell in the park every Friday from 8 a.m. until sundown. More...

DAR Good Citizen

Hayward Johnson and Macie Jukes have been selected as 2010-2011 DAR Good Citizens for David Emanuel Academy. More...

Church News

Welcome Baptist Choir presents “Joy Night”

The Welcome Baptist Church Coir will present “Joy Night” 5 p.m. Nov. 6. The Rev. Eddie Walker, pastor, and members invite the public to attend.   Needful Baptist Church to hold   Men and Women’s Day   More...

Datebook

Cross Country race to be held Nov. 13

The 13th annual Cross Country 4.8 mile run, hosted by Millen Milers and More, will be held Saturday, Nov. 13, at Magnolia Springs State Park beginning at 9 a.m.   Runners and walkers are welcome. More...

Recipes

Kountry Kitchen Cooking

When the weather starts to cool down in the South, the meals reflect the change in climate. A favorite southern “cool weather” food is turnips and greens. Try these traditional and not so traditional recipes to heat up your kitchen. More...

First Friday to be held Nov. 5

Businesses located on Cotton Avenue will begin hosting a “First Friday” event every month, beginning this Friday Nov. 5. Special sales, refreshments and entertainment are planned as part of the event which will last until 8 p.m. More...

Ribbon cutting

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Cindy’s Train Town Café, located on Cotton Avenue. More...

School time at Olde Freight Depot Museum

Paula Herrington, Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce executive director, is shown with the new exhibit at the Olde Freight Depot Museum featuring items recovered from the Old Primary School bui More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I was delighted to find that Kellwood Manufacturing of Millen is featured in the November issue of Georgia Magazine, published by Georgia Electric Membership Corporation, the trade association of Georgia’s rural electric utilities.   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...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:   More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

Happy 39th Anniversary   Lillie and Rufus Lee Nov. 5, 1971 – Nov. 5, 2010   More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Ollie Mae Harris, died Oct. 31, in Ft. Valley

Mrs. Ollie Mae Harris, former longtime resident of Millen, entered eternal rest Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010, in Ft. Valley, Georgia.   Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. More...

Columns

Library News

“The Civil War” continues! This Friday, Nov. 5, at 6 p.m. we will be playing episodes 7 & 8. Next Friday, Nov. 12, at 6 p.m. we will show episode 9 and have a special talk with Georgia Southern University Civil War expert Dr. More...

Jim Hite

TRUTH TAKES A BEATING IN POLITICS

“Speak the truth in humility to all people. More...

Wade Parker

COTTON HITS CIVIL WAR PRICES

King Cotton is back on the scene! Within the last two weeks, cotton prices have reached their highest level since Reconstruction, as a string of bad harvests and demand from China spark worries of a global shortfall.   Why has Cotton surged? More...