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Fly-in to be held Nov. 13

A fly-in will be held 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Jenkins County Airport. More...

New business opens on Cotton

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the T A G G E D Thrift Shop, located on Cotton Avenue (next to The Charm Barn). More...

CNA students at STC have 100% pass rate

Kudos to the Certified Nurse Aide program on the Swainsboro Campus, which had a 100 percent pass rate on the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) written and skills exam. More...

Weddings

Plans finalized for Herrington, Royal wedding, November 20

Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Jessica Lauren Herrington and Michael Corey Royal. The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at the home of the bride’s grandparents, Bobby and Bonnie Finch of Garfield.   More...

Recipes

Kountry Kitchen Cooking

As the holidays approach, thoughts turn to holiday meals and desserts, of which cakes play an important role. Cooking your holiday cakes, however, does not have to be time-consuming and a chore. More...

Columns

Wade Parker

ARMADILLO MANAGEMENT

It seems that armadillos are making their presence known in Jenkins County once again!   I visited a yard the other day that was 50 percent or better destroyed. Armadillos have the potential to ruin flowerbeds, lawns and gardens.   More...

Library News

“The Civil War” is coming to an end! Make sure to come in at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12 to hear our special guest speaker, Dr. Alan Downs, talk about the effects of the Civil War and how it affects us still today. Dr. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Bennett, Reese win BOE seats

The Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) will have two new members in January. Danny Bennett, District #5, and Mike Reese, District #2, unseated incumbent BOE members in last Tuesday’s General Primary Election.   More...

Cross Country run to be held Saturday

The 13th annual Cross Country 4.8 Mile run will be held Saturday, Nov. 13, at Magnolia Springs State Park.   More...

JROTC Raiders win second State Championship

The Jenkins County High School JROTC Mixed (Co-Ed) Raider Team repeated as State Champions (back to back) ruling the day on Saturday, Oct. 23, at Fort Yargo State Park in Winder.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Congratulations to Sylvia Zellner on winning a blue ribbon at the Ogeechee Kiwanis Fair in Statesboro for her illustrations in the “Potato Bug Race”, a children’s book written by Statesboro author Verdery Boyd Kennedy. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:   I’m hoping your readers can help me solve a mystery concerning a cemetery which used to be in Jenkins County in the 1920s and 30s.   More...

Letters policy

Letters to the editor of The Millen News are welcomed and encouraged. These are pages of opinions, yours and ours.   More...

Datebook

Retired Educators to meet Nov. 18

The Jenkins County Retired Educators will meet 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at the Jenkins County Board of Education building. More...

Obituaries

Ann Brinson Alexander, 88, of Augusta died Nov.

Mrs. Ann Brinson Alexander, 88, of Augusta died Monday, Nov. 1, 2010 at Trinity Hospital in Augusta She was the wife of Dr. James L. Alexander, MD of Savannah, now deceased.   More...

Linda Rahn Dailey, 61, of Millen died Nov. 3

Mrs. Linda Rahn Dailey, 61,of Millen died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010.   Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5, 2010 at the Scarboro Cemetery with the Revs. James Bland and Bruce Eaton officiating.   More...

Fountain Spring Baptist Church to hold celebration

Fountain Spring Baptist Church will be celebrating the sixth anniversary of Elder Pearlstine and Sister Francina Capers.   More...