April 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Easter services to be held at Big Buckhead Church

A community-wide Easter Sunrise Service will be held at Big Buckhead Baptist Church 7 a.m. Sunday, April 24. The message will be brought by the Rev. More...

Clean up day set for April 30; volunteers needed

Looking to make Millen and Jenkins County a cleaner, greener, more livable place? More...

School News

Rotary Club Career Day

Students from the Jenkins County High School Interact Club visited local businesses during the Millen Rotary Club’s Career Day. More...

STC students bring home medals

Southeastern Technical College (STC) students brought home 13 medals in 12 competitions at the SkillsUSA statewide competition in March. More...

JCHS Principal’s List

The following students have been named to the Jenkins County High School Principal’s List and Honor Roll for the 3rd nine weeks.  Principal’s List  12th Grade: Sabrina Allen, Taylor Brinson, C. J. More...

Editorials

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of April 1-14.  Damage to Property  April 2 – Lewis Church Road  April 2 – Stacey Road  April 4 – Dickey Road  Fire – More...

Jon Burns

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Sine Die! It is now official, the Georgia General Assembly has completed the 2011 legislative session. More...

Political Cartoon

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Cards of Thanks

Cards of Thanks

Thank You The family of the late Brenda Leeks Griffin would like to thank all of Screven and surrounding counties for all their support and love that was shown during their bereavement. We hope that God truly blesses each and every one of you. More...

Recipes

Kountry Cooking

Easter is almost here. Include these recipes in your holiday feast, and you are sure to see a lot of smiling faces. Lemon Bread 6 T. butter, melted 1 c. white sugar 1/2 c. milk 2 eggs 1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 T. More...

BOE announces Teachers of the Year

The Jenkins County Board of Education announced Teachers of the Year at their Monday night meeting: Jenkins County Elementary School – Katrina Sherrod; Jenkins County Middle School – Wayne Burke; and Jenkins County High School – Jen More...

Stitch & Print reopens Millen plant

Hiring employees

Stitch & Print Millen has reopened and is currently hiring employees. Read the details in next week’s issue of The Millen News.  More...

Community Easter egg hunt set for Saturday

Millen’s “Eggstravaganza”, Community Easter egg hunt, will take place 10 a.m. Saturday, April 23, on the Jenkins County Recreation Department’s baseball fields on Gray Street. More...

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center recently sponsored a Pinwheel Ceremony in observance of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. More...

Legal Advertising

ATTENTION While The Millen News seeks to avoid any error, it shall not be liable for any error or omission in an advertisement except to refund the cost of the advertisement or to rerun the advertisement at the customer’s election. More...

Other Jenkins News

Millen News cruises Western Caribbean

The Millen News traveled with more than 50 spring break travelers from across the C.S.R.A. who set sail on the Carnival Freedom with Carnival Cruise Line April 3 from Ft. More...

Lady Eagles Track ready for region

The Jenkins County High School Lady Eagle track team competed in Swainsboro Tuesday, April 12, against Swainsboro, East Laurens and Dublin.  More...

Rotary Club gives away coloring books

Millen Rotary Club members are shown presenting Jenkins County first graders a coloring book featuring the Four-Way Rotary Test. From left, with first graders are Rotarians Art Johnson, Don Gay, F. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

This Sunday we will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is one of the most holy observances of the Christian faith. Jesus was not just a good man who died. More...

Church News

Rocky Ford Baptist to hold Women’s Revival

Rocky Ford Baptist Church will host a Women’s Revival 7:30 p.m. nightly April 20-22. The Rev. Elliot Bing of Phillip Grove Baptist Church will be the guest speaker.  Area churches and the public are invited to attend. More...

Datebook

GED test to be given at STC

The GED examination will be given at Southeastern Technical College (STC), Swainsboro campus, May 16 and May 17. Registration is required prior to testing.  GED registration is 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. April 25 in Building 2, Room 2102. More...

Weddings

Weaver, Yoke to exchange vows

Hank and Mary Weaver of Sylvania announce the engagement of their daughter, Katelyn Elizabeth, to Michael Eugene Yoke Jr., son of Michael and Rebecca Yoke of Perkins.  The wedding is planned for 2 p.m., Saturday, May 28, at First Christian Churc More...

Columns

Library News

Easter is coming, and that means it’s time for the library’s annual Easter Egg Hunt! Bring your little ones and their Easter baskets to the library this Wednesday, April 20, at 4 p.m. More...

Syl-View Happenings

A great happening at Syl- View was the phone call from Georgia Health Care telling us that “Curly” Francis Lee had been selected as a semi-finalist for the Ms. Georgia Nursing Home pageant. More...