November 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Crowd turns out for CCA jobs

Job seekers gathered their hopes and came prepared to stand in line last Tuesday and Wednesday at the Georgia Department of Labor and Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center (JCFEC) for information on jobs available with Corrections Corporation of Am More...

Other Jenkins News

Ogeechee Riverkeeper sues EPD over fish kill

Just days after yet another fish kill on a Georgia river threatened public water supplies, Ogeechee Riverkeeper, represented by the public interest law firm, GreenLaw, filed a legal challenge to the state environmental agency’s handling of the More...

No tax increase for city residents

During a called meeting held Oct. 21, the City of Millen adopted a millage rate of 8.073 mills for fiscal year 2011. The rate remains the same as the previous year and will not result in a tax increase for city residents.  More...

Family Enrichment center recipient of BI-LO donation

Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center was the recent recipient of funds raised from the 2011 BI-LO Charity Classic golf tournament during the “10 Days of Giving” event.  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

Oak Hill begins Upward Basketball   More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

We, the family of Bubber Mack, wish to thank everyone for their kindness, love, food, cards, prayers and flowers during the loss of our brother. More...

Columns

Sheriff’s report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents Oct. 13-27.  Burglary-Business Oct. 27 – Thompson’s Corner  Theft by Taking Oct. 27 – Reagan Road Oct. 13 – Owens and Hiltonia Road  More...

Syl-View Happenings

Wonderful, wonderful things have happened at Syl- View this week. .Jeff Gibson sang and inspired those gathered to enjoy life. More...

Retired Educators Day

Shown signing a proclamation in recognition of Nov. More...

Harvest of Fun brings big smiles

The Dairy Queen “Cone” was a big hit at the Harvest of Fun festival held Monday night on Cotton Avenue. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Daylight Savings Time ends this Sunday at 2 a.m. So, be sure to set your clocks “back” one hour on Saturday night. More...

Editorials

SCV

WAS COERCION CONSTITUTIONAL? PART 2

“Only a despotic and imperial government can coerce seceding States.” These are not the words of a Southern secessionist or even a Southerner. More...

Jim Hite

BULLYING ON THE RISE

How does one present a topic that most people would rather sweep under the rug?  More...

Political Cartoon

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Datebook

Datebook

Cotton Market open for fall produce  The Cotton Market on Winthrope Avenue is open every Tuesday afternoon with vendors featuring a variety of fall produce such as turnips, mustards, collards and sweet potatoes. More...

Obituaries

Harley Morris, 79, of Millen died October 25

Harley Morris Jr., 79, of Millen died Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at University Hospital in Augusta.  Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 at Oak Hill Baptist Church cemetery with the Revs. More...

Mrs. Allene Mock of Augusta died Friday

Mrs. Allene Williams Mock, 85, of Augusta, formerly of Jenkins County, died Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 at Golden Living Windermer Nursing Home, Augusta.  Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. More...