December 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

A Perfect Score!

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) student Meigan Kicklighter recently earned a perfect score on the Georgia High School Writing Test (GHSWT). More...

Clarification

The Millen News reported in last week’s edition that the City of Millen was the recipient of $500,000 OneGeorgia grant. More...

Volunteer of the Year

Paul Herrington of Millen was recently named Volunteer of the Year by Regency Hospice at the organization’s Christmas party. He is the son of John T. and Paula Herrington. (Photo contributed) More...

School News

Jr. Beta club members provide Christmas

Jenkins County Middle School (JCMS) Jr. Beta members visited Bethany Home residents and shared in a morning of Christmas caroling. Members hand delivered Christmas cards to the Bethany residents, as they exchanged cheerful Christmas wishes. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Christmas has passed, and the New Year looms on the horizon.   More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,   More...

Letters policy

encouraged. These are pages of opinions, yours and ours. More...

Farm & Home

Farmers’ Almanac predicts cold winter

For the coming year, the Farmers’ Almanac predicts that Old Man Winter will exhibit a “split personality.” The eastern third of the country, (New England down to Florida and as far west as the lower Ohio River and Mississippi Riv More...

Recipes

Kountry Kitchen Cooking

These tasty appetizers are sure to help you ring in the New Year right!   More...

Engagements

Sarah Griffin and Rob Holley to wed April 2, 2011

Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Franklin Griffin of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Kathryn Griffin, to Robert Clinton Holley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Allen Holley of Wadley. More...

Millen man arrested on drug charges

Marquette Lavon Wadley, 36, of 730 Old Waynesboro Road and 330 South Masonic Street was arrested in what Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby said is “the largest seizure of illegal drugs and cash since we have been in office.”   More...

County budget discussed at meeting

The county’s budget was a major topic of discussion during the Dec. 7 meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners with Chairman James Henry reporting on the need to transfer $250,000 from a CD to the General Fund for operational purposes. More...

Grand Jury indicts 15

The Jenkins County Grand Jury convened in Jenkins County Superior Court earlier this month and handed down 16 indictments and accusations against 15 persons as follows. More...

Correction

The Millen News mistakenly reported in an article appearing in last week’s issue that the term of Mary Young on the Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) would expire Dec. 31, 2014. Her term of office will expire Dec. 31, 2012. Mrs. More...

Other Jenkins News

Runners compete in North Carolina

Millen’s Jimmy Brannen (far right) joined, left to right, Rick Umpleby of Waynesboro, Greg Michalski of Statesboro, Danny Gleason of Statesboro and Lamar Hall of Rincon in representing Millen Mi More...

Millen News travels to James Island

The Millen News recently traveled to James Island Charleston, S.C.. More...

Property tax bills are in the mail

Jenkins County property owners can expect to receive their tax bills in the mail any day now. Property taxes will be due Feb. 20. More...

Church News

Church News

Needful Baptist to hold Watch Night Service   A Watch Night Service will be held 10 p.m. Dec. 31 at Needful Baptist Church. The public is invited to attend.   Bethel A.M.E. to hold Watch Night Service   More...

Obituaries

Mary Rector Crowder of Millen died Dec. 25

Mary Rector Crowder of Millen, wife of Dr. Maurice Crowder, went to be with the Lord on Dec, 25, 2010.   Her funeral service was held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010 at the Millen Baptist Church with Dr. Maurice Crowder, the Rev. More...

Marvin J. Jackson Sr., 63, died December 24

Mr. Marvin J. Jackson Sr., 63, died Friday, Dec. 24, 2010 at his residence. He was a native and lifelong resident of Burke County. More...

Carolyn Tuten Brinson, 87, died December 25

Carolyn Tuten Brinson, 87, of Millen died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010.   Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010 at Fair Haven United Methodist Church with the Revs. Sue Diebolt and Carolyn Moore officiating.   More...