December 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Notice

The Jenkins County Board of Commissioners and the Jenkins County Board of Education will hold a joint meeting 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, on the second floor of the Jenkins County Courthouse. More...

School News

JCHS boys defeat 5th ranked Hancock Central

A three game week ended in good fashion Saturday night as the Jenkins County High School (JCHS) War Eagles basketball team traveled to Irwinton Wilkinson County Middle Georgia Shootout to defeat #5 Hancock Central 57-52 to improve their record to 7-3 More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

As 2011 draws to and end, the New Year 2012 looms on the horizon. For many it is seen as a time to start over, leave behind regrets and past mistakes, and begin a brighter future. If only it were that simple!  More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:  I would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone for all of the hard work that has been done to bring industry and jobs to our community. More...

Letters policy

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

Highlights of 2011

A look back at the year’s headlines

Former Millenite, Lt. Col. James E. More...

Barrow requests increased funding

Congressman John Barrow (GA-12) recently announced that the conference report on H. R. 2055, the omnibus appropriations bill, includes increased funding for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). More...

Secretary of State Kemp visits Jenkins County

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp visited Millen last week, making stops at the Millen-Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce, Jenkins County Sheriff’s Department and Jenkins County Probate Office.  Sec. More...

Other Jenkins News

Williams wins rifle

The American Legion Michael R. Waters Post 188, Inc. presented its 2012 fundraiser prize, a Henry repeating arms Golden Boy rifle to winner Timothy Fred Williams of Bay Branch. More...

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Department reported the following incidents for the time period of Dec. 16 – Dec. 20.  Motor Vehicle Accident –  No Injuries Dec. 16 – West Old Savannah Road  More...

Nursing students graduate

Seven Practical Nursing students from Southeastern Technical College’s Vidalia campus graduated on Thursday, Dec. 8. To celebrate the graduating class, special pinning ceremonies were held in Tattnall Auditorium. More...

Columns

Ag Line

LA NINA WEATHER STATION PATTERN SPELLS DRY WEATHER

It appears that we are in store for more dry weather. The Southeast Consortium and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) have issued a La Nina watch. More...

Syl-View

Christmas is a very special time at Syl-View. Jean Cowart gave a lighted miniature church in memory of her mother, Marie Dwelle, who was a faithful volunteer at Syl-View. The little church had a special place in the lobby during the holiday season. More...

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