September 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Bethel AME Church dedicates new windows

Bethel AME Church is letting its light shine inside and out with the help of new stained glass windows! Ten beautiful windows were commissioned from artist Robin Schweitzer, owner of Schweitzer Art Glass Studio Inc. More...

School News

Literacy Week

The Jenkins County Adult Learning Center, a division of Southeastern Technical College, recently celebrated Literacy Week.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Mark your calendars. The annual Fair-on-the-Square is set for Saturday, Oct. More...

SCV

WAS SECESSION LEGAL – PART 5

Today we will continue to look at what important and well informed men of the early history thought on secession. Again we will only look at what was not taught in school.  More...

Church News

Church News

West Millen to hold homecoming and revival   More...

Weddings

Miss Meeks to marry Mr. Fail Oct.8

Winton S. Fail Jr. and Julie Clark Meeks, along with their families, would like to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.  Winton is the son of Ronnie and Diane Overstreet of Millen and Winton Fail Sr. of Brooklet. More...

Miss Gaiser to marrry Mr. Lanier

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gaiser announce the engagement of their daughter, Jillian Gaiser, to Mason Lanier, son of Mike Joyner, James Lanier and the late Linda Kay Joyner.   More...

Columns

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Sept. 9 – Sept. 15.  Burglary-Residential Sept. 9 – Aaron Road  Theft by Taking Sept. 13 – West Old Savannah Road Sept. More...

Syl-View Happenings

A great happening took place at Syl-View as we celebrated “Grandparents Day.” It was a time of remembering on the 10th anniversary of ‘9-11”. So our solarium was decorated in red, white and blue. More...

Work begins on SOC Station clean-up

Clean-up of the Old SOC station property on Winthrope Avenue began last week. More...

County #1 in unemployment

Jenkins County captured the number one spot in unemployment for the state for the month of July with a 22.3 percent rate. This represents a 2.5 percent increase over the month of June which showed a 19.8 percent unemployment rate.  More...

Other Jenkins News

First responders receive training funded by grant

A storm that struck Jenkins County in April damaged the only ambulance Jenkins County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) had at the station due to the fact that one ambulance was transferring a patient to Augusta and another was in the shop for repairs More...

The Millen News goes to British Columbia

The Millen News recently traveled with, from left, Ray Garvin, Frank (Buddy) Wayne Jr. and Roy Garvin to the Columbia Ice Field and Glacier in British Columbia, Canada. (Photo contributed) More...

Commissioners consider EMS needs

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) needs and department plans were at the top of the agenda for a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners.  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

Datebook

Fair-on-the-Square parade news  Anyone, group or individual, interested in participating in the annual Fair-on-the-Square parade should contact Cindy Linder at 982-3274. All entries must have signs for entry. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Vera Polk Williams of Millen died Sept. 13

Mrs. Vera Polk Williams, 80, of Millen died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011 at Trinity Hospital in Augusta.  Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 at the Oak Hill Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. More...

Births

100th birthday

Mary Clark, center, celebrated her 100th birthday Sept. 8 with a covered dish lunch at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church on Sunday Sept. 11. Mary received a card from the White House and a letter from U.S. Congressman Jon Barrow. More...