August 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

OSG purchases land in industrial park

Oldcastle Southern Group, Inc. (OSG) has purchased 21.67 acres in the Jenkins County Industrial Park on Magnolia Street for planned expansion of its services in the area. A scope of work for the property has yet to be determined.  More...

School News

Local school board members work to ensure educational equality

Members of the Jenkins County Board of Education were recently recognized for successfully completing board member training activities sponsored by the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA). More...

2011 Eagle Football

Members of the Jenkins County High School football team, are, from left, first row: Justin Boatwright, Levontay Evans, Torian Holiday, Frank Hagins, Brandon Jeff, Ira Hendrix, Tajuan Austin, Zavondri More...

Food service staff ready for school

The Jenkins County School Food Service (JCSFS) staff began the first day of school providing nutritious meals to the students at no cost to them. JCSFS operates the lunch and breakfast program under Special Assistance Alternative, Provision 2.  More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:  We watched with particular interest and concern as the stories of Millen and three of your proud citizens unfolded recently on NBC’s Dateline.  More...

Letters policy

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

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank you  The Men of Integrity Mentoring Group would like to express their appreciation to all of those who made their Pre-Anniversary and Anniversary Celebrations such a success.  More...

Columns

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Aug. 5-11.  Theft by Taking Aug. 6 – Highway 25 South Aug. 8 – Marie Road  Vandalism Aug. 8 – South Hwy. 17 Aug. More...

Jim Hite

KEY TO GOOD EDUCATION: PARENTS

With the beginning of another school year it seems time for at least a short mention of the fact in a column.  More...

Welcome CARBO Ceramics!

The announcement last week that CARBO Ceramics will build a plant in Jenkins County, pending approval of environmental permits, is great news!  More...

Adult students receive GEDs

“Never give up” may well be the motto of two Jenkins County Adult Learning Center students. More...

Qualifying begins in city election

Qualifying as a candidate in the Nov. 8 City of Millen General Election begins next week. Candidates may qualify at the office of Jenkins County Probate Judge Wanda Burke at the Jenkins County Courthouse 8:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 29, through 4:30 p.m. More...

Other Jenkins News

Southeastern Ortho gets a new name

Southeastern Orthopedic Center, long known as an expert provider of orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation, is launching a brand identity that more accurately reflects its role as a comprehensive healthcare system. More...

Hospital to hold health screening Sept. 7, 8

Optim Medical Center: Jenkins will hold a Health Screening, 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sept. 7 and Sept. 8.  More...

Pandemania

Scarboro Baptist Church held an enjoyable “Pandemania” Vacation Bible School during the week of July 10-14. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I received the following “Seeds from the Sower” of the Michael Guido ministry recently and thought it worthy of sharing.  More...

Church News

Church News

Jones Temple to hold pastor installation service   The public is invited to attend an installation service for the newly elected pastor of Jones Temple Baptist Church, the Rev. Matthew Davis, 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28. More...

Datebook

Datebook

MGAG to sponsor training for plumbers   Local plumbers are invited to a free training session sponsored by the Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia (MGAG) 6-10 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at R.J.’s Steak and Seafood in Statesboro or 6-10 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Robert Edward Clifton of Metter died Aug. 20

Robert Edward Clifton, 49, of Metter died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011 at his home after an extended illness.  Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011 at the Metter Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. More...