November 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Heritage Festival slated for Saturday

The annual Heritage Festival will be held at Magnolia Springs State Park 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. More...

Christmas in Millen is Saturday

Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa Claus is coming to town!  More...

Other Jenkins News

9.4 percent of county’s income comes from Social Security

If Jenkins County residents didn’t receive their monthly payments from the Social Security Administration, 9.4 percent of total personal income in the county would be lost, a total of $18,759,695 in 2009.  More...

Firefighters put out flames

Heavy black smoke obscured Highway 121 South in Jenkins County on the afternoon of Tuesday, Nov. 22 when a rapid burning fire destroyed a cinder block storage building along the highway, above. More...

District Governor visits Rotary

Gordon Matthews, 6920 Rotary District Governor 2011-2012, visited the Millen Rotary Club on Nov. 9. (Photo contributed)   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...

Engagements

Johnson, Conway to exchange vows

Mitchell and Carol Johnson of Millen announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Haley Lyn Johnson, to Charles (Chas) Edward Conway, son of Eddie and Kiki Conway of Millen.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Nick an More...

Looking Back

Former Millen resident in historic photograph

When 11- year- old Mary Young was photographed in Tifton, Georgia in 1909, she had been working in a cotton mill on and off for at least five years, losing part of a finger in an accident at Millen Cotton Mills when she was only six. More...

Rep. Burns visits with retired educators

State Representative Jon Burns was the guest of the Jenkins Retired Educators Association at its Nov. 16 meeting held at the Board of Education office. Rep. More...

County commissioners discuss airport project

Work is progressing on the Jenkins County Airport project.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Long week-ends are wonderful. Coming back to work on Monday is not!  More...

Editorials

LFP, ELAP deadline nears for producers, ranchers

Georgia State USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Hobby Stripling reminds eligible ranchers and livestock producers who had livestock losses or grazing losses during the 2011 crop year that the deadline for applying for benefits u More...

SCV

WAS COERCION CONSTITUTIONAL? PART 3

To begin this column, I must first correct an earlier error. In our first column on coercion I cited Article III Section 4 of the Constitution as guaranteeing a republican form of government. That should read Article IV Section 4. More...

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Church News

Williams Grove Missionary to hold program

Pastor Bobby G. Williams Jr. and First Lady Natasha Williams, Williams Grove Missionary Baptist Church, will be celebrating his 13th Pastoral Anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. The public is invited to attend. More...