October 26, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Plans for History Center revealed

Plans for the development of a History Center at Magnolia Springs State Park have been completed and were announced during a meeting held Thursday, Oct. 20, at the park. More...

Other Jenkins News

City to use county probation officer

County Probation Officer Judy Rocker will also provide probation services to the City of Millen Municipal Court.  More...

The Millen News goes to Jubilee Conference

The Millen News recently traveled with a group of seniors from Green Fork Baptist Church to the Jubilee Conference in Gatlinburg, Tenn. More...

Claire Rives crowned Homecoming Queen at EBA

Pictured below, Claire Rives was named the 2011 Queen at Edmund Burke Academy’s annual Homecoming football game. She is the daughter of Don and Donna Rives of Waynesboro.  More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Rowena Cowart, 96, of Millen died

Mrs. Rowena Gay Cowart, 96, of Millen went to be with her Lord on Oct. 17, 2011.  Funeral service was held 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011 at Elam Baptist Church with Dr. Maurice Crowder and the Rev. Kevin Farmer officiating. More...

Mr. Tommy Messex, 67, died Monday, Oct. 17

Tommy Messex, 67, of Millen died Monday, Oct. 17, 2011.  Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 at Green Fork Baptist cemetery with Dr. Ray Freeman and the Rev. More...

Mr. Emory Rabitsch Sr., 78, died Monday

Mr. Emory Rabitsch Sr., age 78, of Millen died Monday, Oct. 24, 2011 at Jenkins County Hospital.  Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home with burial to follow at his residence.  More...

Rep. John Barrow visits local farmers

Congressman John Barrow visited local farmers this past week to discuss the on-going drought situation and the impacts that will follow.  This year’s drought has reduced peanut and cotton yields by 60 and 55 percent, respectively. More...

Fire department receives grant

The Jenkins County Fire Department has been approved for a $42,500 grant from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency to be used to purchase a portable generator. The Jenkins County Commissioners received the news during a recent meeting.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The annual Harvest of Fun Festival, sponsored by Millen Better Hometown, will take place 6-8 p.m. Monday night on Cotton Avenue. The event always draws a large crowd, and provides a fun-filled night for area children.  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

Rosemary Baptist to host Fall Festival   More...

Datebook

Datebook

GED registration to be held Oct. 31   More...

Weddings

Miss Garrett, Mr. Hoke to exchange wedding vows in November

Michael and Sonya Garrett of Dublin are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sheena Nicole Garrett, to Bobby Edward Hoke III, son of J. C. More...

Births

Kara Leigh Bell

Karlson and Kathy Bell of Millen announce the birth of their daughter, Kara Leigh Bell, on Sept. 22, 2011 at University Hospital in Augusta. She weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz. and was 19 ½ inches long. More...

Columns

Don Lively

EVERY WITCH WAY

“You’re trembling, son. Are you scared?”  “No, sir. More...

Syl-view Happenings

The happenings at Syl-View were made possible by our volunteers and we can never express our appreciation enough. More...

Georgia Family Council

A GOOD SOCIETY TELLS THE TRUTH ABOUT MARRIAGE

There is always quite a bit of discussion concerning the poor. That’s particularly true in difficult economic times like we’re experiencing now. More...