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January is National Blood Donor Month

Throughout the month of January, the American Red Cross celebrates the contributions of thousands of volunteer blood donors in Georgia and around the nation who give the gift of life with every blood donation.  More...

Barrow donates frequent flyer miles to soldiers

Congressman John Barrow (GA-12) recently announced that he will donate over 95,000 frequent flyer miles to the Fisher House’s Hero Miles Program, which provides free airline tickets to American soldiers and their families, and the Children&rsqu More...

Dine Out with Dairy Queen

At right, Neaysie Suggs presented a check to Patricia Hall for the December Dine Out with Dairy Queen fund raiser for Jenkins County Middle School. More...

Farm & Home

Ag Line

MICE MANAGEMENT

As Christmas and New Years have passed, many of our guests have left to return home. However, there are some uninvited guests that may choose to hang around. Yes, you guessed it, mice and rats.  More...

Recipes

Kountry Kitchen Cooking

January is National Soup Month. So, here are a few recipes to fill up your soup cup.   Clam Chowder 3 cans (6.5 ounce) minced clams 1 c. minced onion 1 c. diced celery (optional) 2 c. cubed potatoes ¾ c. butter ¾ c. all-purpose flour 1 qt. More...

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Syl-View Happenings

Welcome to Syl- View at Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year. Our 10 Christmas trees inside the building are all aglow and they set the stage for our Christmas celebration.  More...

Miss Spurlock to marry Mr. DeLay

Dr. and Mrs. Noel Lee Spurlock of Pace, Florida announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Lee Spurlock, to Dr. Kenneth Jackson DeLay Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Jackson DeLay of Millen.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. More...

Highlights of 2010

A look back at the year’s top news stories

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MLK Day events announced

The celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day, Monday, Jan. 17, will begin locally 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, with the Unity Worship Service at Nannie E. Williams U.M.C.  The “Mr. More...

Millen native receives Bronze Star

Former Millenite, Lieutenant Colonel James E. Davis has been awarded the Bronze Star for his distinguish service as Deputy Senior Contracting Official in Afghanistan (SCO-A) from April 2010 through October 2010.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The holidays are now behind us, and The Millen News is back on its regular schedule of business hours.  More...

Editorials

Art Johnson

SHOP LOCAL

a new year is a good time to be reminded of the importance of shopping with small locally owned businesses. This information came to me from Barbara Wold, a global retail and consumer expert. More...

Letters

Dear Editor:

In reference to Mr. More...

Dear Editor:

I would like to make some comments on the letter to editor by Mr. Salter in The Millen News Dec. 29, 2010.  It is plain to me that Mr. Salter doesn’t need a job. Also, that he is not concerned with the economic welfare of this county. More...

Datebook

Merchants to hold First Friday

Local merchants will observe First Friday on Jan. 7 with special hours of operation and special sales. For more information, contact the individual businesses.   More...

Obituaries

Deacon Sam Lane, 85, died December 20

Dea. Sam Lane, 85, entered eternal rest Monday, Dec. 20, 2010 at his residence.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m., Monday, Dec, 27, 2010, at Lane Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Millen, with Pastor Robert Owens officiating.  More...

Thomas Leonard Hawes, 91, of Millen died Dec. 31

Thomas Leonard Hawes, 91, of Millen went to be with his Lord on Dec. 31, 2010.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2011 at Habersham United Methodist Church, Perkins.  More...

Ray Jackson, 51, of Millen died Dec. 31

Ray Jackson, 51, of Millen died Friday, Dec. 31, 2010.  He was born in Jenkins County and was a truck driver.  Visitation was held Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011 at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home.  More...