October 5, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners discuss plans for new EMS building

The county’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department will soon have a new home. More...

School News

Retired educators meet

Kate Finch of Lexington, President of the Georgia Retired Educators Association, was the guest of the Jenkins Retired Educators Association at the group’s first meeting of the year, held at the More...

GSU Camp Lawton team honored by U.S. Department of the Interior

Georgia Southern University’s (GSU) team of student and faculty archaeologists has been awarded the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Partners in Conservation award for their work in discovering a long-lost Civil War prison camp.  More...

JCHS teacher receives grant

Brian Burruss, anatomy teacher at Jenkins County High School, has been named as one of Georgia’s best and brightest new teachers to receive New Teacher Assistance Grants from Georgia Power.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The annual Fair-on-the-Square, sponsored by Millen Better Hometown, was another huge success. More...

Weddings

Griffin, Holley exchange vows

Sarah Kathryn Griffin and Robert Clinton Holley were united in marriage at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at First Baptist Church in Statesboro, Ga. The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. More...

Births

Alivia Jenae Davis

Joey Davis and Joannie Fries proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Alivia Jenae Davis, on Aug. 26, 2011 at 12 p.m. She weight 8 lbs. and was 19½ inches long. She has blond hair and blue eyes.  More...

Grand jury indicts one for murder

A Jenkins County Grand Jury has handed down indictments against Joshtavie Dwon Waters, 19, Washington Street, for the July 15 murder of Jackie Young, 60, Hiltonia Road. More...

Early voting begins in city election

Early voting, by mail or touch screen, in the City of Millen General Election to be held Nov. 8 will begin Oct. 17 and continue through Nov. 4 in the office of the Jenkins County Registrar at the Jenkins County Courthouse. More...

Other Jenkins News

Bookmobile driver recognized for 30 years of service

Bookmobile driver Barbara Gilbert receives her 30-year employment pin from Screven-Jenkins Regional Library Director Wendy Weinberger. Mrs. More...

Millen Woman’s Club

The Millen Woman’s Club welcomed District I President Armenda Barnes of Statesboro to its September meeting.  More...

Window to the Past

This photo of local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts was taken around 1947. 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...

Church News

Church News

Kelsey Chapel Baptist to hold pastor appreciation   More...

Obituaries

Marguerite Johnson Jenkins, 75, died Sept. 27

Marguerite Johnson Jenkins, 75, of Millen died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2011 at Oak Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Jamie Archer officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.  More...

Michael Corbett, 50, of Millen died Sept. 29

Mr. Michael Curtis Corbett, age 50, of Millen died Thursday, September 29, 2011.  A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011 at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home.  He was born in Savannah and was a veteran of the U. S. More...

Columns

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Sept. 16-22.  Burglary-Business Sept. 18 – Highway 25 North  Burglary-Resident Sept. More...

Library News

The library will be closed on Monday, Oct. 10, for staff training. We will reopen Tuesday at our usual time.  More...

Jim Hite

FOOTBALL INSIDE?

It seems that football season crept up and started before I had a chance to notice. High schools are in their fifth or sixth week, colleges in their fourth, pros well underway.  Watching the Steelers-Jets on TV last Nov. More...