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School News

Jenkins County Elementary School Student Promotion and Retention Policy

At the June 2011 Board Meeting, the Jenkins County School Board of Education approved a new Promotion and Retention Policy for Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES) as local board policy to ensure appropriate student achievement and to specify the More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

My husband has a flock of guineas that roam our property at will, making shrill, ear piercing noise that often leads me to complain. Their favorite spot to gather is beneath our bedroom window. More...

Jefferson Energy holds annual meeting

Jefferson Energy Cooperative held its 74th annual meeting July 19 at Jefferson County High School in Louisville with 393 members in attendance. 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...

Datebook

Meet and Greet for School Superintendent

The Jenkins County school system and the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center will host a “Meet and Greet” to welcome new Superintendent of Schools, Tara Cooper. The public is cordially invited to attend 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Jack Salter, 67, of Statesboro died July 27

Mr. Andrew Jackson “Jack” Salter, 67, of Statesboro died Wednesday July 27, 2011 at the East Georgia Regional Medical Center.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 30, 2011 at Bible Baptist Church with the Rev. More...

Columns

SCV

WAS SECESSION LEGAL? PART 2

To continue our history of secession in the U.S. we will go back to 1781 when a group of Essex County, Mass. More...

Jim Hite

NORWEGIAN TRAGEDY

At the time I’m organizing this column, the news story upon which it is based is still developing. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Drought wreaks havoc on crops

What started out as a relatively dry winter soon spread to spring, with the end result being devastation in the summer. This drought is being compared by many to being just as bad as 1980 or 1990. More...

JCHS to hold Open House

Jenkins County High School is looking forward to another great year for 2011-2012! All students are invited to come to Open House on Friday, Aug. 12, 1-3 p.m., to pick up their schedule, meet their teachers and visit their classrooms.  More...

Other Jenkins News

County sets budget with no tax increase

The county will toe the line with its 2011-2012 budget. More...

Teachers attend workshop at Vogtle

From left, Jenkins County High School teachers Lula Brown, 10th grade Biology teacher, Quinton Sweet, Math I teacher, and Donna Boone, Chemistry and Physical Science teacher and Science Club Sponsor, More...

The Millen News goes to Hiawasee!

The Millen News stayed cool at the Georgia Mountain Fair in Hiawassee. From left, are Byron Scogins, Gwen Lindsay and Jim Lindsay. (Photo contributed) More...

Church News

Big Horse Creek to hold Homecoming

Homecoming services will be held at Big Horse Creek Baptist church Aug. 8. Sunday Schools begins at 10 a.m. and the worship service at 11 a.m. The Rev. More...