November 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Advance voting in Run-off is next week

Advance voting in the Nov. 30 Nonpartisan Runoff Election will take place Monday, Nov. 22, through Wednesday, Nov. 24, at the Jenkins County Courthouse. More...

Thanksgiving Rally set for Nov. 22

A man after God’s own heart once wrote, “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits” Psalm 103:2.   More...

School News

JCMS announces Honor Roll, Principal’s List for first nine weeks

Randy Dailey, principal, and the faculty and staff of Jenkins County Middle School wish to congratulate the following students for their academic achievement for the First Nine Weeks of the 2010-2011 school year. More...

JCES announces Honor Roll and Principal’s List

Tammy Hendley, principal of Jenkins County Elementary School, proudly announces the Principal’s List and Honor Roll for the first nine weeks. More...

Millen Kings compete in Atlanta

Saturday, Nov. 6, the Millen Kings played their first 12 and under tournament in Atlanta and earned respect from their opponents. Although the Millen Kings were greatly under sized, they made up for it in hustle and heart.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I learned last Wednesday morning that Mr. Tommy Cooper had passed away. “Mr. Tommy” was a regular Wednesday visitor to the news office for many years, coming in to get copies of the newspaper. Mr. More...

Church News

Gospel Explosion to be held at Miracle Temple

The South Florida Gospel Singers will present a Gospel Explosion 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at Miracle Temple House of the True and Living God, 640 Millen Bypass. The door opens at 6 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Bill Landrum Eberhardt Jr., died November 5

Mr. William “Bill” Landrum Eberhardt Jr. went to be with the Lord Friday, Nov, 5, 2010. He was at peace and has left many loved ones behind.   More...

FLYIN’ HIGH

A fly-in was held Saturday at the Jenkins County Airport with numerous aircraft participating that included manufactured aircraft, home builts, ultra lights, gyro copters and a medical flight helicopt More...

Chamber announces holiday events

The holiday season officially gets underway locally 6-8 p.m. this Friday when the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce sponsors the annual Christmas Business Open House.   More...

Commissioners uphold ambulance fee

Residents who call for a Jenkins County ambulance but then don’t use it will still have to pay a $35 response fee. More...

Other Jenkins News

Pharmacy technician award recipient named at STC

Karen Davis, Pharmacy Technology Program Director at Southeastern Technical College (STC), has been named the 2010 Health-System Pharmacy Technician by the Georgia Society of Health System Pharmacists. More...

Former resident inducted into GRPA Hall of Fame

Wayne L. Gay, son of Lamar B. Gay and the late Mary Ellen Gay of Millen, was inducted into the Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA) Hall of Fame. The induction was held at the Annual Conference of the Association at Jekyll Island.   More...

Champion

Local barbershop owner, Bernard Cunningham, competed Oct. 9 in the 180 fitness Body Building Competition in Statesboro and walked away with the lightweight title. 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

Norwood School reunion planned for Nov. 27

Anyone who attended Norwood School, Elam Baptist Church, is invited to attend a school reunion 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at the church. For additional information, call (478) 982-8914 or (706) 962- 1388. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

ENJOY FOOTBALL WITHOUT “RED ZONES”

As most of you know, Joyce and I are football enthusiasts. It’s somewhat inevitable, what with her two sons having been players in their youth and now coaches at Houston County and Mill Creek high schools. More...

Eat smart to make holidays lighter

The holiday season may bring family, friends, food and presents, but it doesn’t have to pack on the pounds, says a University of Georgia Cooperative Extension nutrition specialist Connie Crawley.   More...

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