February 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Rotary exemplifies “Service Above Self”

Since 2007, the Millen Rotary Club has been putting its motto “Service Above Self” into action as the club took on the project of converting a vacant lot on East Cotton Avenue across from Regions Bank into a park/farmers’ market are More...

Other Jenkins News

Police Blotter

The Millen Police Department reported the following incidents this week.  Sunday, Jan. More...

Sentimental Journey is March 5

Burke County music lovers are invited to take a sentimental journey.  Next Saturday night, March 5, The Sentimental Journey Orchestra (SJO), a big band/ swing group out of Atlanta, will perform at the Burke County Office Park. More...

Scogins appointed as primary advisor

Byron Scogins, right, Commander of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post #2776, is shown with VFW National Commander-in- Chief Richard Eubank. Scogins was recently appointed as Cdr. More...

Church News

Church News

A Hunting Truth seminar featuring Brent Henderson, nationally known speaker, professional hunter and recording artist, will be held 5 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. More...

Council of churches serves community

Almost three years ago, the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC) made an appeal to the churches of Jenkins County to assist with meeting the basic needs of families in the country. More...

Obituaries

Thomas G. Harris, 92, of Millen died Feb. 16

Thomas G. Harris, age 92, of Millen died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011 at Jenkins County Hospital.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 at the Millen Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Christeen McMillan, 88, of Millen died Feb. 20

Mrs. Christeen Marsh McMillan, age 88, of Millen entered into rest on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011. Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011 at the Millen Cemetery with her grandson, Jody McMillan officiating. More...

Commissioners approve Teen Maze program

Teen Maze, a drug prevention program, received the nod of approval from the Jenkins County Commissioners during the Feb. 1 meeting of the group.  More...

A fresh look

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Grand Opening of the Dairy Queen, following extensive remodeling. More...

Legislative breakfast to be held Saturday

The annual Legislative Breakfast, sponsored by Jenkins County Farm Bureau and Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce will be held 8 a.m. Saturday at Krystal’s Taste of Kountry. U.S. More...

Arbor Day

Lottie Kaigler, seated, is shown signing a proclamation declaring Feb. 18 as Arbor Day in the City of Millen. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The weekend was beautiful – warm, sunny and a brief relief from the Old Man Winter’s icy touch that we have been experiencing. Unfortunately, I have a feeling the cold is not yet gone. We will probably be freezing in March! More...

Editorials

Cartoon

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Jim Hite

TWIRL ME AROUND THE FLOOR!

What’s your musical history?  By that I mean when you look back, what music makes up your musical heritage? More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:  All of us ball players get itchy this time of year. Jesse Myers and I are the only ones in the county that were on the JCHS 2B champs that played for a state title.  More...

Letters policy

Letters to the editor of The Millen News are welcomed and encouraged. These are pages of opinions, yours and ours.  More...

Memoriam

In Memorian

In loving memory of Pete Royal June 14, 1943 – Feb. 5, 2008 Of the many blessings the good Lord Pours into our lives, one was having You as our brother and knowing the Love you had for everyone by The special things you did. More...

Datebook

JCHS to compete in state basketball tournament

The Jenkins County High School boys’ basketball team has finished third in region competition and qualified for the state tournament.  The team will travel to Cuthbert Saturday, Feb. More...

Columns

Sylview Happenings

Cupid must have aimed his darts at Syl-View for volunteers came out in force to provide love and care for our residents. Advantage Hospice led a special Valentine celebration following bingo on Thursday. More...