July 6, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Delinquent Tax Notice

The names of delinquent taxpayers who have not paid their property, mobile home and timber taxes will be published in the July 20 issue of The Millen News.  More...

Local driver receives State Valor Award

Charles Anfield, a Jenkins County School system bus driver, was recently presented the State Valor Award by the Georgia Association for Pupil Transportation. More...

School News

DeLay receives doctorate

Ashley Elizabeth DeLay of Millen received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and graduated from South University School of Pharmacy June 18. She was also one of two recipients of the Dean’s Mortar and Prestle Award. More...

GHSGT review sessions

Ruth Hearn, guidance counselor at Jenkins County High School (JCHS), has announced the dates for the review sessions for the Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHGT). More...

Mighty team

The Jenkins County Recreation Department 2011 Mite Boys Allstar team finished second in district and will be heading to State on July 7. From left, are, first row: J.C. More...

Letters

Letters policy

Letters to the editor of The Millen News are welcomed and encouraged. These are pages of opinions, yours and ours.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Blonnie Forehand Coleman died June 28

Ms. Blonnie Forehand Coleman, 93, of Millen died Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at Jenkins County Hospital.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Thursday, June 30, 2011 at the Elam Baptist Church with the Rev. Kevin Farmer officiating. More...

Martha Oglesby Clayton, 81, of Millen died July 3

Martha Oglesby Clayton, 81, of Millen died Sunday, July 3, 2011 at Emanuel Medical Center.Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2011 (today) at Oak Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Jamie Archer officiating. More...

Former BOE Chairman, Bank of Millen President

Watson Rocker died July 1

Former Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) Chairman and Bank of Millen President Watson W. Rocker, 87, died Friday, July 1, at his residence.  More...

County to apply for EIP grant

More jobs may be on the way for Jenkins County citizens.  More...

Barrow meets with business owners

Congressman John Barrow, left, was in Millen July 1 to meet with small business owners at Regions Bank. He is shown here mingling with constituents. Rep. More...

Other Jenkins News

Commissioners buy building for EMS

The Jenkins County Emergency Medical Service (EMS) will soon have a new home.  The Jenkins County Commissioners voted during a June meeting to purchase the Sure Word Baptist Church building on Winthrope Avenue to house the EMS. More...

Scenes from the Jenkins County July 4th Fireworks celebrations

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Parker puts in good ride at Dixie Nationals

Hayley Parker and her horse, Mi Bars Shadow, are proving to be the pair to beat in the arena. More...

Church News

Church News

Daniel Grove to hold Men and Women’s Day program  Daniel Grove Baptist Church will hold a Men and Women’s Day program 11:30 a.m. July 10 with the spoken word delivered by the Rev. W.D. Abney, pastor of Morrison Grove Baptist Church. More...

Datebook

Datebook

GED registration to be held July 11   More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Card of thanks From Deacon John H. Lewis Family  April 17, 1922 – July 9, 2010   More...

Columns

Library News

Grab your passports and pack your suitcases – it’s time for a trip to the East! Every Wednesday at 4 p.m. More...

Jim Hite

THANKS, JENKINS COUNTY

For three days beginning on June 26, Joyce and I were fortunate to have three groups of bicyclists, riding from Tybee to Los Angeles, camp overnight in our back yard. The event is covered elsewhere in The Millen News. More...

The Chatter Box

Millen Better Hometown is planning on restoring the marquee at the Pal Theater building to its original state and is in need of old photos that show it as it once appeared. More...