December 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Roads to be striped with DOT grant money

Many of the county’s roads will soon get new striping, thanks to a $325,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Transportation.   More...

Other Jenkins News

Millen Woman’s Club gives back to the community

Vivian Davis and Elaine Brown, members of Millen Woman’s Club, are shown above assembling Christmas goodie bags for the Bethany Home. This was a community project of the club, and all members present at the November meeting helped with it. More...

Medicare has open enrollment

Every year, there are new prescription drug and health plan coverage choices available to people with Medicare. More...

Construction continues

Work is continuing on Phase II of the Jenkins County Courthouse renovation project. This part of the project includes renovation and repairs to the columns, porches and fascia of the structure. More...

Recipes

Kountry Kitchen Cooking

Chocolate is a favorite any time of the year, but especially during the holidays. Try these easy but delicious dishes at your holiday parties and watch the smiles appear.   German Chocolate   More...

Columns

Jim Hite

REMEMBERING SALVADORIAN MARTYRS

There is an anniversary tomorrow (Dec. 2) which may not make the news but which has opened a floodgate of personal memories.   Thirty years ago, on Dec. More...

Wade Parker

CHRISTMAS TREE HUNTING

It is hard to believe that it is already Christmas! With the passing of Thanksgiving, the official holiday shopping season opened Friday and Christmas tree retailers appear open for business. More...

Cartoon

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Magnolia Springs Heritage Festival is Saturday

On Saturday, Dec. 4, Magnolia Springs State Park will sponsor its fourth Annual Heritage Festival 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the main picnic area of park.   More...

Santa to make appearance in Millen Saturday

Jingle bells, jingle bells! Santa is coming to town.   More...

CCA to host ground-breaking for Jenkins center

Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) will host a ground-breaking ceremony for the Jenkins County Correctional Center 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, on Hilltop Road. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The holiday season is upon us! Christmas decorations are going up everywhere.   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...

Church News

Church News

Needful Baptist Church to hold   Christmas program   Needful Baptist Church will hold its annual Christmas program 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 5.   Pastor James Waltower and church family invite the public to attend. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Holiday radio play to be   presented this weekend   More...

Obituaries

John A. “Bo” Waters, 78, died November 27

Mr. John A. “Bo” Waters, 78, of Hidden Harbor Rd., Lincolnton, entered into rest Saturday, Nov, 27, 2010 at his residence.   Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov, 30, 2010 at St. More...

Tom Cooper, Jr., 74, of Millen died November 10

Tom Cooper, Jr. 74, of Millen, Ga., husband of 51 years to Sherley Mock Cooper, entered into rest, Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga. More...