April 27, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Judge Johnston recognized for 18 years of service

Judge J. Lane Johnston was recently recognized by the City of Millen for 18 years of service as Municipal Court Judge. More...

School News

Jenkins County BOE

Members of the Jenkins County High School JROTC Drill Team were recognized by the Jenkins County Board of Education during its April 18 meeting. More...

Byrd become member of NSCS

Wilma Byrd of Millen has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). She will be honored at South University Online’s induction which will take place in the fall. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

One of the things I have noticed about my young grandchildren is how happy and amazed they are with just ordinary things.  More...

Weddings

Miss Bragg to wed Mr. Bulloch April 30

Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Megan Rae Bragg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kevin Bragg of Sylvania, to Steven Michael Bullock, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Bullock Jr. of Sylvania.  The wedding will take place 6 p.m. More...

Columns

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the April 15-21 time period.  Burglary – Residential  April 16 – Parrish Burke Road  Theft by Taking  April 19 – Sunset Inn  April 20 &ndash More...

Library News

We have great afterschool storytimes every Wednesday at 4 p.m.! This Wednesday, May 4, at 4 p.m. More...

Syl-View Happenings

By Betty Scarborough Activity Director It was a very special happening when Ms. Syl-View 2011, Francis Lee, was named a semi-finalist and took part in the Ms. Georgia Nursing Home pageant. More...

Electronic recycling included in Keep Jenkins Beautiful

Everyone is invited to participate in Keep Jenkins Beautiful this Saturday, April 30. Keep Jenkins Beautiful Day focuses on cleaning up the community by picking up trash and carrying out beautification projects.  More...

BOE burns Old Primary School debris

The debris from the demolition of the Old Primary School building located on Cleveland Avenue was approved for burning by the Jenkins County Board of Education ( BOE) during their April 18 meeting.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Sunday alcohol sales approved

The Georgia House of Representatives and Senate recently approved legislation that will allow local govern- ments to put the question of Sunday alcohol sales in grocery and convenience stores before voters.  More...

Millen News goes to Hawaii

The Millen News recently traveled to Maui, Hawaii with, from left, Charles Royal, Tammy Royal, Linda Bragg and Alex Bragg. More...

Millen native serves in Afghanistan

Air Force Capt. Slade Burke has deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan, to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  More...

Church News

Church News

Gordon Grove Baptist Church to celebrate anniversary   Gordon Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its 104th church anniversary May 1. The guest minister and church will be the Rev. More...

Datebook

Datebook

JCHS School Council to meet   The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Council will meet 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, in the JCHS media center. Fresh produce available at Cotton Market Park May 3   More...

Obituaries

Sidney Mell Bargeron Jr., of Twin City died April 20

Sidney Mell Bargeron Jr., 79, of Twin City passed to Glory on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro after losing a courageous battle with cancer.  More...

Blanche Lanier Stewart, 92, died April 19

Mrs. Blanche Lanier Stewart, 92, died Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at Brown’s Health and Rehab Center under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. More...

Marion R. Haynie, 80, of Millen died April 25

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Marion R. Haynie, 80, of Millen, on Monday, April 25, 2011 at the UHS Bethany of Millen.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. More...