April 6, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Pre-K registration to be held April 13

The Jenkins County Elementary School Pre-K program will hold registration 8: 30 a. m. – 3 p. m. Wednesday, April 13, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center located beside the Jenkins County Extension Service on Barney Avenue. More...

School News

BOE recognizes athletes, pageant winners

The Jenkins County Board of Education recognized Jenkins County High School boys basketball players during the March 28 meeting Above, from left, are Coach Mark Whitt, Justin Ellis, Chris Simmons, Jeremy Stripling, Tyrone Brown, Jamaine Torrence, Zav More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Watching the demolition of the Old Primary School building on Cleveland Avenue last week brought back many memories of the time I spent there as a student.  More...

Editorials

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Jim Hite

MARCH MADNESS

By the time this issue of The Millen News reaches you, March Madness will be over. While this may not be of importance to many in our area and country, for college basketball aficionados it has again been the highlight of the season. More...

Obituaries

Abraham Lincoln Giles, 84, died March 26

Abraham Lincoln Giles, 84, of Hartford, CT, passed on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at St. Francis Hospital.  Funeral services were held at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford CT, 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2011 and will be held at Mt. More...

Harold Williams, 68, of Millen died March 29

Harold L. Williams, 68, of Millen died Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at his residence.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Thursday, March 30, 2011 at the Big Horse Creek Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.  Mr. More...

Sheriff’s Office makes drug arrests

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office made several drug related arrests in three separate incidents last week.  More...

Sheriff issues warnings

Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby has issued a warning to local residents to “beware of strangers” who come onto their property following two incidents that occurred last week.  More...

Old Primary School comes down

Voices and memories of the past seemed to rise with the cloud of demolition dust over the rubble of what was once the Old Primary School building as the walls tumbled down last week.  More...

Family & Friends Chiropractic opens

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Family & Friends Chiropractic, Dr. Donald Tew, 123 Gray Street. More...

Other Jenkins News

The Millen News goes to Jacksonville, Florida

The Millen News accompanied the Cheer South Allstars cheerleaders to Jacksonville, Fla. for the Clash of the Titans competition in which the senior girls won the national championship title. More...

Tams, Swingin’ Medallions in concert Saturday

The Tams and the Swingin’ Medallions will be in concert just up the road this weekend.  The Waynesboro Exchange Club will host its first-ever Spring Music Fest on Saturday, April 9, bringing the popular groups to the club’s fair grou More...

JCHS varsity baseball

Results for recent varsity baseball games at Jenkins County High School were as follows.  The Eagles lost 8-4 to Montgomery County. More...

Church News

Community Worship Center to celebrate pastor’s anniversary

Community Worship Center will celebrate its pastor’s anniversary 10:45 a.m. Sunday, April 10. More...

Datebook

UDC to meet

Margaret Jones #27 United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) will hold their annual Confederate Memorial Service 10 a.m. Saturday, April 9, at Big Buckhead Church, located near Perkins. More...

Columns

Library News

We have new hours! Starting in April, our library schedule will be as follows:  Monday–Wednesday and Friday - 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Thursday and Sunday – closed; and Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. More...

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the March 25- 31 time period.  Vandalism  March 29 – Highway 121  Missing Person  March 30 – 126 Buttermilk Road  More...

Jon Burns

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

As you may remember, last week marked the 30th legislative day or “Crossover Day”, when all House bills must have passed through the House in order to allow enough time for them to undergo the Senate committee process. More...