November 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

BOE addresses routine matters

The Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) addressed a number of routine matters during its October meeting.  Superintendent Tara Cooper reported the balance for the General Fund as of Aug. More...

War Eagles cage Tigers on the court

The Jenkins County War Eagles boys opened their basketball season by defeating the Claxton Tigers 54-47.  Trailing by seven at halftime ( 34- 27), The Eagles held Claxton to just four points in the third quarter to take the lead going into the f More...

JCHS Cross Country competes at region

The Jenkins County High School cross country boys and girls teams recently competed in the region competition held in Savannah. The boys finished 5th and girls finished 6th.  Mark Brannen was the 3A Region champion with a time of 17:51. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I think I had a preview of what Christmas could be like around my house this year. My sister gave me a box load of toys for my grandchildren to play with when they come to my house. One of the items was a robotic dinosaur.  More...

Church News

Zion Baptist to hold Men and Women’s Day

Zion Baptist Church will hold its annual Men and Women’s Day, Sunday, Nov. 27. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and the morning worship at 11. The crowning of Mr. and Ms. Zion Baptist will take place. Dinner will be served. More...

Weddings

Celebrating 50th wedding anniversary

You are invited to join Jimmy and Jewel Adams as they celebrate 50 years of marriage 6 p.m. Nov. 26 at the Millen Community House. Please come help them celebrate! More...

Plans finalized for Jenkins, Harrell wedding

Final plans have been completed for the wedding of Christina Alexis Jenkins to Douglas Hugh Harrell, Jr. The ceremony will take place at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 26 at The Belle House, 380 Westside Road, Statesboro, with the reception immediately following. More...

Hodges, Blanton to marry

Mr. and Mrs. Edward “Rex” Hodges of Eastman are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Kari Hodges, to Mr. Brian “Dewayne” Blanton Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Cross Country race results

Perfect weather, high 30s and sunshine, greeted the 54 runners taking part in the 15th Annual Cross Country 4.8 mile race held on Nov. 12 at Magnolia Springs State Park.  More...

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Other Jenkins News

Ellen Hopson Douglas Endowed Scholarship established

Barbara Shumake-Williams, CEO, Educational Management; Founder Dove Connection Ministry, recently established a scholarship in honor of Mrs. Ellen Hopson Douglas. Evangelist Williams was a student of Mrs. More...

JCFEC benefits from BI-LO fund raiser

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

Firefighters battle blaze

The Millen Fire Department responded to this fire on Martin Luther King Blvd. the night of Nov. 15. The mobile home was unoccupied at the time of the blaze. (Photo courtesy of Bill Cahill) 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...

Datebook

Mistletoe and Memories event

Ogeechee Area Hospice will sponsor a Mistletoe and Memories event 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, on the front lawn of the Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Center, Statesboro. The annual tree lighting ceremony will take place at 6:45 p.m.  More...

Obituaries

Iona Brady, 83, of Millen died on Nov. 17

Iona Miriam Clifton Brady, 83, of Millen, Jenkins County, died Thursday morning, Nov. 17, 2011 at Savannah’s Hospice House.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, 2011 at the Elam Baptist Church with the Revs. More...

Births

Genna BellRie Rollins

Thomas and Valerie Rollins are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, Genna BellRie. The baby girl was born at East Georgia Regional Hospital on Sept. 20, 2011 at 5:33 p.m. More...

Columns

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TURKEY FRYER SAFETY

It is hard to believe it is time for Thanksgiving! You know it is time for Thanksgiving when the leaves are falling, the mornings are cool, and people are buying turkeys at the grocery store. More...

Jim Hite

BE THANKFUL

With Thanksgiving Day on our plates, so to speak, let’s look at how thankful we should be.  While that cliché could cause an early “bah, humbug” response, please read on.  More...

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