September 7, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

HELPING OUT

Planters EMC crews restore power in Maryland caused by Hurricane Irene

Planters Electric Membership Corporation ( EMC) is helping out in areas hardest hit by Hurricane Irene. More...

School News

4-H’ers participate in DPA

Jenkins County 4-H’ers recently competed in Cloverleaf District Project Achievement (DPA) in Swainsboro. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Corrections Corporation of America is now accepting applications for five career openings at the Jenkins Correctional Center, scheduled to open in March 2012.  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...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:  The Millen Ogeechee team would be league champs again in 1961. After 1960, the team became a college team. These guys were my G.S.U. pals, along with “ Mr. Clutch” and “Beachnut.”  More...

Church News

Church News

Fountain Spring to host benefit program   Fountain Spring Baptist Church will host a benefit program 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7 honoring Elect Lady Fancina Capers. More...

Datebook

Datebook

JCHS to hold School Council Election   More...

Obituaries

Albert Rudolph Reynolds, 84, died August 21

Albert Rudolph Reynolds, 84, of N. Charleston, S.C. ascended into eternal rest Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011. He was the widower of the late Pat Mobley Reynolds and a long time resident of N. Charleston, S.C.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. More...

Vernon Bassett, 94, of Perkins died August 30

Vernon Lorene Bassett, 94, of Perkins passed away Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011 at Bethany Home in Millen.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, 2011 at the Antioch Christian Church with the Rev. Brad Boynton, the Rev. More...

Grace Dailey, 97, of Eastman died August 29

Mrs. Grace Joyner Lewis Dailey, 97, of Eastman went home to be with her Lord Monday, Aug. 29, 2011.  A celebration of her life was held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011 at Millen Baptist Church, with Dr. Gary Lewis and Dr. More...

7 qualify in city election

Seven candidates have qualified for three positions in the City of Millen General Election to be held Nov. More...

Fair-on-the-Square to be held Oct. 1

The 38th annual Fair-on-the-Square is scheduled for 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, on the lawn of the Jenkins County Courthouse. Millen Better Hometown will sponsor the event.  More...

City’s CDBG project on schedule

Work is progressing on schedule on the City of Millen’s $500,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project that will enable the city to provide gas, water and sewer services to the Jenkins Correctional Center under correction by Correcti More...

Other Jenkins News

CCA Georgia projects win 2011 General Contractor Award

State of the art designs and excellence in construction practices are a cornerstone of Corrections Corporation of America’s (CCA) mission as the leader in partnership corrections. More...

Millen Rotary Club

Above, left, Brad Trower, administrator of Optim Medical Center, Jenkins, (formerly Jenkins County Hospital) spoke to the Millen Rotary Club at its Aug. More...

Millen runner wins again

Joyce Hodges-Hite won her third consecutive USA Track and Field National 10K (6.2 miles) Trail Championship Aug. 27 at Laurel Springs, N.C., placing first in the 70-74 age group in a time six minutes faster than last year. More...

Memoriam

In Memory

In loving memory of Kacey (Swamp Rat) Lane  Sept. More...

Weddings

Thompson, Lane to exchange vows

Kenny and Pam Clarke and Marty and Kelly Thompson announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandy Nachole Thompson, to Brian Kacey Lane, son of Tracy Lane and the late Kacey Lane, all of Millen.  More...

Births

Guess Who?

Guess who celebrated his 80th birthday Sept. 6th? Hint: he is listed in The Chatter Box birthdays this week. (Photo contributed) More...

Columns

Ag Line

WINTERING BERMUDA HAY FIELDS

This year has been quite an ordeal when it comes to any kind of farming! Although we have received some rain in the past few weeks, overall it has been a dry one. More...

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