November 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

JCHS releases honor roll

Jenkins Country High School students making the first 9-weeks Principal’s List and Honor Roll are as follows.  Principal’s List  More...

Edmund Burke Academy students qualify for Duke TIP program

Each year, Duke University sponsors the Talent Identification Program (TIP) which identifies verbally and mathematically talented students at an early age. More...

JCMS announces honor roll students

Randy Dailey, principal, and the faculty and staff of Jenkins County Middle School wish to congratulate the following students for their academic achievement for the First Nine Weeks of the 2011-2012 school year. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The Millen News will be closed for Thanksgiving holidays Nov. 24-25. All news items for inclusion in the Nov. 30th issue should be submitted by noon, Wednesday, Nov. 23.  More...

Church News

Daniel Grove to hold pastor appreciation

Daniel Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its 4th Pastor’s Appreciation for the Rev. Eric Tate 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20. The Rev. Elliott Bing and the Phillip Grove Baptist Church is in charge of the service. More...

Columns

Syl-view Happenings

The ghosts and goblins came to visit on Halloween but no one was frightened. The little children from the day care were so cute in their costumes and the residents loved to see them. There was candy for all who visited. More...

Don Lively

AMONG THE WORKING

If there’s one thing we know how to do in the Blessed South, it’s work.  Especially the ones of us who were fortunate enough to be fetched up on a Dixie dirt farm.  For me the pay was always the same, from the time I was old eno More...

Jim Hite

SPORTS NEWS IN THE HEADLINES

My deadline for this column comes as two stories in the world of sports are playing out, one that exploded onto the headlines a couple of weeks ago and the other which has been boring us for months.  More...

City to study extending gas line

The City of Millen will conduct a study to obtain an accurate cost estimate of extending its natural gas line to Paramore Hill Road in order to provide service to the proposed CARBO Ceramics site. More...

Chamber announces holiday schedule

The holiday season officially gets underway 3-7 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 17, when the Millen-Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce sponsors the annual Business Christmas Open House event.  More...

Jenkins County among top two in state unemployment

Jenkins County continued to hold one of the highest unemployment rates in the state for the month of September, capturing the number two spot with a 19.7 percent rate. More...

Other Jenkins News

Rocker, Scott and Clifton elected

Approximately 44.44 percent of the City of Millen’s registered voters went to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. More...

GA Power contributes

From left, Mandy Underwood, Jenkins County Family Enrichment director, accepts a $2,500 donation from Cindy Harper, Georgia Power Foundation. (Photo contributed)   More...

Winter donations

Two hundred coats and blankets were donated to the Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center by a group of employees working for Shaw Industries at the Plant Vogtle site. 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...

Obituaries

Mrs. Ollie Ruth Brown of Millen died November 7

Mrs. Ollie Ruth Brown, age 74, of Millen died Monday, Nov. 7, 2011 at the Medical College of Georgia hospital.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011 at the Deep Creek Freewill Baptist Church with the Revs. More...

Mr. Tommy Derrick Messex died October 17

Tommy Derrick Messex, 67, died Monday Oct. 17, 2011. He was born Dec. 14, 1943 in Charleston, S. C. More...

Mrs. Johnnie Mae Rosser, 86, of Millen died

Johnnie Mae Wiggins Rosser, 86, of Millen passed away Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011 in Rome, Ga.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 at the Ogeechee Freewill Baptist Church with burial in the Deep Creek cemetery.  More...