November 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Local running club to compete in national contest

Millen Milers and More (MMM) will be represented at the USA Track and Field National Club (USATF) Cross Country championships as a result of their winning the team competition at the USATF Georgia Association Cross Country championship held at Magno More...

School News

Class of ’60

The Jenkins County High School Class of 1960 celebrated their 50th class reunion Oct. 23 at the Millen Community House. More...

GSU sets record

Georgia Southern University set a new record for fall semester enrollment with 19,691 students, a 3.2 percent increase from fall 2009. More...

Leaders graduate from Georgia Academy

The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces graduates from the 2010 Region Seven Multi-Day Training Program. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

We were blessed with our third grandchild last Wednesday. Avari Ruby was born to our son Tyson and wife Lindsey. She was welcomed home by big brother Ty, 20 months, and she is, of course, beautiful. More...

Church News

Church News

Annie Moses Band to present concert   The Annie Moses Band will present a Christmas concert at the Screven County High School Auditorium 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, in Sylvania. Pre-concert activities begin at 5:30 p.m. More...

Datebook

Datebook

GED exam to be given at STC   The GED examination will be given at Southeastern Technical College, Swainsboro, Dec. 13 and Dec. 14. Registration is required prior to testing.   GED registration is 9 a.m. Nov. More...

Columns

Don Lively

BROUGHT BACK DOWN

Well, it’s happened once again.   I should be accustomed to it by now, after all these years, but it’s still quite a disappointment.   Some things are just too hurtful to let bounce off my skin without a second thought. More...

Library News

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! The library will be closed from Thursday, Nov. 25 until Monday, Nov. 29 to allow our staff to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday, so make sure that you come in for your holiday weekend books and movies early! More...

Cartoon

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Sheriff’s Office to conduct Operation Santa Claus

Local residents are invited to help the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office make sure every Jenkins County child has a Merry Christmas this year. More...

Local heroes take “time to care”

Two local men have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving season, just not what you would expect – family, health, friends. More...

BOE says ‘no’ to tax increase

The Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) took final action on establishing its millage rate for maintenance and operations during a called meeting Nov. 18. The BOE adopted the rollback millage rate of 12.901. More...

Other Jenkins News

Scenes from Fly-In

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Scenes from USATF Georgia Association Cross Country championship

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Firefighters win quick-dress competition

Area volunteer firefighters hold combined training sessions periodically to insure coordinated county-wide performance during emergency operations. Volunteers train for four hours weekly to maintain their skills. 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,   The Top Cat has unexpectedly exited the stage. Tommy Cooper; you were personable and unique. More...

Obituaries

Julian Mayes Walraven died November 18

From St. Joseph’s Hospital on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 God welcomed home Julian home at the age of 81.   More...

Recipes

Tips for safe holiday cooking

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John W. Oxendine urges Georgians to use caution with holiday cooking, and when they heat up leftovers on the stove after the holidays are over. More...

Kountry Kitchen Cooking

Home made candy is a favorite of the holiday season for both giftgiving and desserts at mealtime. The following recipes are easy, delicious and sure to please the palate.   Babe Ruth Bars 1 c. peanut butter 1 c. white corn syrup 1/2 c. More...