December 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

City works to clear debt

The City of Millen is about to clear all of its old short-term debt. City Manager Lamar Faircloth reported on the matter during the November meeting of Millen City Council.  More...

Commissioners get airport update

The Jenkins County Commissioners were brought up-to-date on the county airport project during a November meeting of the group.  More...

Other Jenkins News

A NEW PATH

Plantation Properties welcomes new agent

He’s been roaming the woods in these parts for decades. More...

Window to the Past

Shown on the home place of the O.K. Gay family are, from left, Hamp Scott, Melanie Gay, Susan Jones, Bill Jones, Troy Gay and Genesis Scott with “Mr. Donkey.” (Photo contributed) More...

War Eagles fall short in rematch

After suffering their first loss of the season at Effingham County, the Jenkins County High School boys’ basketball team (3-2) had another shot at the undefeated Rebels (5-0), this time at home.  At the end of a highly competitive game, th More...

Datebook

39’ers to meet

The 39’ers will meet Monday, Dec. 19, at the Millen Community House. All members are encouraged to attend.  Bloodmobile to be here Dec. 20   More...

Obituaries

Thomas Albert Thompson of Hiltonia,68, died Dec. 6

Thomas Albert Thompson, 68, of Hiltonia passed away Tuesday morning, Dec. 6, 2011 at Optim Medical Center Screven.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 in the Ellis Chapel United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dr. More...

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Library News

Sometimes it’s great to slow down and be quiet for a little while during the busy holiday season – and the library can help you do that!  More...

Officers get new rides

From left, Police Chief Dwayne Herrington and City Manager Lamar Faircloth show off two new police cars recently purchased by the City of Millen through the Georgia Municipal Association lease/purcha More...

HONORING LOVED ONES

The annual lighting of the memorial Christmas tree was held Thursday, Dec. 2, at the Caboose on Cotton Avenue. More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

The Millen News will be closed Dec. 22-23 and Dec. 26 for Christmas holidays. Items for inclusion in the Dec. 28 issue should be submitted by noon, Dec. 21. We will be closed Dec. 29-30 for New Year’s. Items for inclusion in the Jan. 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...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:  A rumor is out that I have won the lottery for $200 million. This is not true! But it looks like people don’t believe me when I tell them it’s not true. More...

Church News

Rosemary Baptist to hold programs

Rosemary Baptist Church will host a Christmas Cantata 6 p.m. Dec. 18 featuring Oak Chapel Baptist Church Choir. Refreshments will be served. The church will hold services Christmas Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You  The family of Samuel James Thompson “Rambo” wish to thank everyone for your prayers, cards, flowers, food, visits and acts of kindness shown during the bereavement of our love one. More...

Births

Jim Hite

I LOVE CHRISTMAS!

If there’s one time of year that I feel like a kid again, it’s Christmas.  I love the entire season, although I don’t like how seemingly abruptly it ends. More...