November 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Town meeting held

Jenkins County Family Enrichment hosted its annual Town Meeting Nov. 4 at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. A “Candidates Forum” for candidates in the Nov. More...

Other Jenkins News

Firefighters compete in muster

The second annual Jenkins County Volunteer Firefighters’ Muster, sponsored by the North Jenkins Fire Department and organized by Chuck Lane, was held Oct. 25 at the Jenkins County Recreational Center.  More...

Burke promoted

Captain Donald “Slade” Burke, son of Lynn Burke, the late Herbert Burke, and brother of Chad, all of Millen, has been promoted to the rank of Major as of Nov. 1. More...

Costume winners

Winners in the Harvest of Fun costume contest for 0-2 age division, from left, were: Kirsten Childs, Fairy, 2nd place, with Debbie Sharpe; Avari Bennett, Strawberry, 1st place, with Lindsey Bennett; More...

Church News

Church News

William Grove Missionary to hold musical  William Grove Missionary Baptist Church Choir will host a musical program 4 p.m. Nov. 12. The public is invited to attend.  Skull Creek Missionary Baptist #2 to hold Harvest Day   More...

Columns

Ag Line

BEWARE OF PECAN THIEVES

China, Vietnam and the United States have developed a taste for pecans. The nut has become so popular that prices have been pushed to an alltime high. More...

Replacement of Herndon bridges set for 2014

Citizens who have been inconvenienced by the closure of the Herndon bridges over the Ogeechee River will have to endure the hardship a little longer.  More...

New York hospital donates to food pantry

The August Dateline NBC special spotlighting Millen continues to draw attention to the community in a positive manner. More...

NOTICE

Election results for the City of Millen General Election were not available at press time. These results are posted under “breaking news” on The Millen News’ website at www.themillennews.com.   More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

My apologies to Mr. Bobby Anthony for not catching a couple of typos in his political ad that ran in the Oct. 26 issue of The Millen News. I should have caught them in proofreading the ad. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Editor: On Monday evening of Oct. 24, 2011, a mobile home on our land caught fire. It had been empty for three years since our daughter passed away. More...

Letters policy

Letters to the editor of The Millen News are welcomed and encouraged. These are pages of opinions, yours and ours.  More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Faye Joyner, 68, of Millen died Friday

Mrs. Faye Green Joyner, 68, of Millen died Friday, Nov. 4, 2011 at Burke Medical Center.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, 2011 at the Green Fork Baptist Church with the Revs. Jim Allen and Ray Freeman officiating. More...

In Memoriam

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Cards of Thanks

The family of Rowena Gay Cowart wishes to express their thanks to all for the cards, prayers, food and visits during her last days. More...