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Jenkins designated Camera Ready

Governor Nathan Deal and the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), designated 73 Georgia counties Camera Ready at the Georgia State Capitol recently. More...

More property needed for prison roadway

The county needs additional right-of-way in order to provide a roadway for the Jenkins Correctional Facility being constructed by the Corrections Corporation of America. More...

JCHS girls track team cranks up season

The Jenkins County High School Lady Eagles track team captured second place in their first meet of the season behind Southeast Bulloch in Swainsboro on Tuesday, March 15. The Lady Eagles defeated Metter, Appling County and Swainsboro.  More...

Memoriam

In Memorian

We don’t think of you as gone away –  Your journey’s just begun,  Life holds so many facets –  This earth is only one.  We just think of you as resting  From the sorrows and the tears  In a place More...

Cards of Thanks

Beau Brinson update and “thank you”

Beau Brinson, 2- year- old son of Gayle and Arthur Brinson of Millen, was referred to the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha on Jan. 27 for a small intestine transplant.  More...

Card of Thanks

Thank You  A very special “thank you” to the staff of Jenkins County Hospital and all the many, many friends for your acts of kindness and generosity shown to us during the loss of our mother and sister. More...

Engagements

Miss Johnson to wed Mr. Blackburn

Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Johnson of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Morgan Hendley Johnson, to Mr. Paul Matthew Blackburn, son of Mr. Paul Blackburn and Ms. Karen Blackburn of Garfield. A spring wedding is planned.  More...

Lever, Sharpe to marry April 2

Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Megan Lever and Bobby Dean Sharpe of Millen. The wedding will take place 4 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at West Millen Baptist Church. More...

Taylor, Dailey to exchange vows

Ricky and Marie Taylor are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jada Marie Taylor, to Jonathan Bradford (Brad) Dailey, son of Otis and Mary Dailey.  More...

DOT closes Herndon Bridge

The main bridge over the Ogeechee River at Herndon has been declared unsafe by the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) and was closed March 24. The over- flow bridge remains open for use by residents in the area.  More...

Grand Jury hands down indictments

The Jenkins County Grand Jury convened in Jenkins County Superior Court earlier this month and handed down the following indictments and accusations.  More...

Chamber annual banquet is Thursday

Come dressed in your favorite western wear for the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet to be held 7 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The Millen News office will be closed Wednesday of this week and possibly additional days. All telephone calls will be automatically transferred to the office of The True Citizen for assistance. More...

Church News

Dry Branch WMU to hold auction

The Dry Branch Baptist Church WMU is holding an auction of new and used items 6 p.m. April 2 at the Church Social Hall. Food will be available. All proceeds will benefit the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for Home Missions.  More...

Gathering for Christ

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Datebook

Senior Citizen Center sponsoring spaghetti supper

A spaghetti supper will be held at the Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center 4-7 p.m. April 8. Tickets are $6, and patrons may eat in or dine out. More...

Obituaries

Donna McCoy, 49, of Waynesboro died March 8

Mrs. Donna Ann McCoy, 49, of Waynesboro died Tuesday, March 8, 2011.  Graveside services were held in Millen City Cemetery at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 12, 2011, with the Rev. Randy Walden officiating.  More...

Howard Seibert Jr., 63, of Perkins died March 23

Howard Melvin Seibert, Jr., 63, of Perkins passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2011.  More...

Columns

Ag Line

Pollen Management

I am sure everyone has been getting a heavy dose of pollen on their vehicles, clothes, and anything else that it may hit. It even seems like every time you turn the T.V. on the pollen levels are extremely high.  What is Pollen?  More...

Jim Hite

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS

The end isn’t near.  It’s here.  These are words from an article published earlier this month in the Florida Times Union by writer Hays Carlyon.  No, he is not quoting a preacher misinterpreting the Book of Revelation. More...

Jon Burns

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

We reached an important point in the 2011 session on Wednesday, March 16. “Crossover Day,” the 30th day of the session is the last day a bill passed by either chamber can be considered by the other chamber.  More...