May 4, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Miss Shelby’s Cafe holds ribbon cutting

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Miss Shelby’s Café on Cotton Avenue. More...

School News

DEA SAT club

Members of David Emanuel Academy’s SAT 1550 club, having achieved a score of at least 1550 on the three part test, from left, are Hayward Johnson of Millen, Nikki Dye, Thomas Norton, Caitlin La More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Sunday is Mother’s Day and for the first time that I can remember, I will not spend it with my mama, Martha Robbins. Mama went to be the Lord last year. Shortly after her death I wrote the following.  More...

Editorials

Jim Hite

BUDGET DEBATE

Have you tried to figure out what is really going on with the budget debate?  It seems clear that there are two competing ideas on how to approach solving the financial mess we inherited from the previous decade. More...

Cartoon

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Memoriam

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory of  Our Dear Mother  Mrs. Jennie Mosely March 15, 1915 – July 10, 2007   God sent His holy angels  To carry our Mother away, While we sat and held her hand,  As on her bed she lay. More...

In Loving Memory of My Two Sons On Mother’s Day

Anthony N. Sherrod March 1, 1967 – April 13, 1990   Richard D. Sherrod September 13, 1968 – May 3, 2006   As I reflect upon the memories, Lingering upon the surface of my heart  More...

In loving memory of Frank M. Edenfield who departed this life May 2, 2008

Memories are God’s gift to those who grieve,  Like sunshine after the rain,  They remind us of the happy times,  We spent together before the pain. More...

Obituaries

Byron Wilson, 83, of Millen died April 27

Mr. Byron Wilson, 83, of Millen died Tuesday, April 27, 2011.  Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Friday, April 29, 2011 at the Oak Hill Cemetery with military honors.  Mr. Wilson was born in Jenkins County and retired from the U. S. More...

Doris Wallace, 81, of Millen died April 27

Mrs. Doris Reynolds Wallace, 81, of Millen died Wednesday, April 27, 2011.  Graveside services were held 3 p.m. Friday, April 29, 2011 at the Millen Cemetery with Dr. Maurice Crowder and the Rev. More...

Mary Ramona Wynn Gay of Atlanta died April 30

Mary Ramona Wynn Gay of Atlanta passed away April 30, 2011.  Mrs. More...

County may see $1 million shortage

The county could see a $1 million budget shortfall by June 30. More...

Pain at the pump

The pain at the pump continues for motorists as the state’s gas tax was set to rise by 3 cents per gallon on Sunday. The increase was part of a tax rate change that usually occurs twice a year and is tied to the average price of gas. More...

Tennessee residents visit MIllen

On Tuesday, April 26, 45 citizens from Lynchburg, Tenn. stopped in Millen on a tour of Georgia. More...

Other Jenkins News

Lady Eagles track takes 2nd at region

The Jenkins County High School Lady War Eagles Track and Field team traveled to Southeast Bulloch High School for the Region Track meet April 19 and April 21. More...

Recreation News

The Jenkins County Recreation Department is offering Karate for adults 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The fee is $40 per month.  Karate classes are offered to boys and girls ages 4 and up 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. More...

Sherman’s Trail Yard Sale set for Saturday

Millen will participate in the “Sherman’s Trail Yard Sale” Saturday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. More...

Church News

Five Smooth Stones concert to benefit Relay for Life

A concert to benefit Relay for Life will be presented by The Five Smooth Stones 7 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Millen Baptist Church. Everyone is invited to enjoy an evening of gospel music and the cobbler- and- ice cream social that will follow. More...

Datebook

Barbecue Chicken Fundraiser to benefit Relay for Life

Planters Electric Membership Corporation will host a Relay for Life Chicken-que Monday, May 9. Plates will consist of half a barbecued chicken, green beans, potato salad and cake. More...

Weddings

Chance, Henke to wed May 14

The engagement of Stacie Danielle Chance and Travis Lee Henke, both of Troy, Mo., has been announced by her parents, Jeff and Gerri Ann Wood, of Kahoka, Mo. Miss Chance is also the daughter of Ken Chance of Waynesboro, GA. Mr. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You  We would like to express our heartfelt thanks for the many expressions of love and kindness during the loss of our mother, Marion Haynie. The visits, phone calls, cards and food are all deeply appreciated. More...

Columns

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Cicadas Poised to Swarm the South

If you start to hear a sharp buzzing noise outside, it could be the 13-year Periodic Cicada Swarm. Cicadas have been developing underground for 13 years. More...

Library News

Mother’s Day is almost here, and we know how the little ones love to make gifts for Mommy! Bring them in Wednesday, May 4, at 4 p.m. More...

Syl-View Happenings

Greetings to all with a prayer that you had a blessed Easter. We had a great worship on Good Friday as Volunteer Gerry Jones of the Leefield Baptist Church gave a sermon in song. All his songs centered around the cross. More...