July 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Grand Opening!

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Liz’s Discounted Merchandise, 729 Cotton Avenue. More...

School News

Johnson graduates cum laude from GSU

Haley Lyn Johnson graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education during commencement exercises at Georgia Southern University on May 14.  She is the daughter of Mitchell and Carol Johnson and the granddaughter More...

Mikala Frawley wins at school Science Fair

Mikala Grace Frawley, third grade honor roll student at West Chatham Elementary School in Pooler, won first place in her division and third place overall in the school Science Fair held April 14. Her topic was “Aluminum vs. Wood”. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Delinquent county taxpayers who do not want their names published in The Millen News should pay their taxes by 5 p.m. this Friday at the office of the Jenkins County Tax Commissioner in the Jenkins County Courthouse. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You The family of Freddie Powell wishes to thank everyone for their kindness, food, cards and flowers during the loss of our loved one. Jean Williams, Eddie and Judy Powell, Ronald and Milissa Wilks More...

BOE considers Tara Cooper for superintendent

The Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) in a special called meeting Tuesday, July 5, named Tara Reeves Cooper as the person under consideration for appointment as Superintendent of Schools. More...

Grand Jury indicts 21

The Jenkins County Grand Jury convened in Jenkins County Superior Court last month and handed down the following indictments and accusations.  • Timothy Jarrard Newton, criminal damage to property in the second degree.  More...

City of Millen to seek easements for sewer project

Work on the City of Millen’s sewer project for the Jenkins Correctional Center is proceeding with the city to seek easements from property owners for Phase II of the project. More...

Other Jenkins News

Millen recognized for adopting Ethics Ordinance

Millen was among six Georgia cities recognized as “Certified Cities of Ethics” at the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) Annual Convention June 27, bringing the total number of Certified Cities of Ethics in Georgia to more than 2 More...

County 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...

City Delinquent Tax Notice

The names of delinquent taxpayers in the City of Millen who have not paid their property, mobile home and timber taxes will be published in the July 27 issue of The Millen News. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Buckhead Academy “Summer Fun Day”   More...

Columns

SCV

WAS SECESSION LEGAL – PART I

For years we have been taught that secession from the United States was not constitutionally legal. As with all other debates, this issue has two sides. In the next few weeks I intend to offer the other side of this argument. More...

Political Cartoon

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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...