January 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Grand Jury hands down indictments

The Jenkins County Grand Jury convened in Jenkins County Superior Court last month and handed down the following indictments and accusations.  • John Robert Evans, burglary.   Brian Anthony Brinson, theft by taking and criminal dama More...

School News

Shingleton scores 24 points in win

After a 10 day break from their last game, the Jenkins County High (JCHS) School boys’ basketball team picked up where they left off and defeated McIntosh County Academy 67- 61 in the Portal Holiday Classic.  More...

BOE considers policy for fighting

The Jenkins County Board of Education was asked to reconsider its “zero tolerance” policy for students involved in fighting and the prescribed punishment during a recent meeting of the group.  More...

Williams named to dean’s list at SCAD

Megan Kathryn Williams of Hephzibah was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2011 quarter at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). More...

Editorials

Celebrate the New Year in Georgia with free trees from the Arbor Day Foundation

Residents of Georgia can ring in the New Year by receiving 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January 2012.  By becoming a member of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation, you will receive two white flowerin More...

Jim Hite

HUMAN TRAFFICKING – A HORRENDOUS CRIME

A family emergency necessitating a trip to North Carolina the last week of the year meant that I wrote this column on Christmas Day.  My original topic fell by the wayside Christmas morning as I viewed a Lottie Moon mission video at Millen Bapti More...

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Church News

Church News

Fountain Spring to host Marriage Enrichment meeting   Fountain Spring Baptist Church will host its first Marriage Enrichment Meeting of the year noon, Saturday, Jan. 14. The speakers for this event are Apostle and Sis. More...

New golf cart law now in effect

Golf cart owners across the state now have stricter regulations to follow if they use their carts on roads. A new law, Senate Bill 240, went into effect Sunday, Jan. More...

Commissioners name interim administrator

Roland Stubbs Jr. has been named as interim administrator by the Jenkins County Commissioners. The action came during the group’s Dec. 6 regular meeting.  Mr. More...

Other Jenkins News

GSP receives H.E.A.T. grant to continue DUI task force

The Georgia State Patrol has been awarded a traffic safety H.E.A.T. grant of almost $1.8 million from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. More...

Barrow requests increased LIHEAP funding

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

ChatterBox

Sgt. Kaigler retires from Army

Sgt. Eric F. Kaigler recently retired from the U.S. Army with over 20 years of service and has been recommended for the Army Commendation Medal for meritorious service to the citizens of the United States.  More...

Piano students perform

Piano students of Joanne Chance recently brought a little holiday cheer to residents at the Bethany Home Nursing Center. More...

The Chatter Box

The holidays are gone, but the leftovers aren’t – at least not at my house. I hate to throw good food out, or in our case, give it to our dogs. But after awhile we just get tired of it.  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

Dr. Sandra Hickman died Dec. 28

Dr. Sandra Wolfe Hickman of Forsyth died Dec. 28, 2011.  More...