February 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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JCMS student serves Georgia General Assembly

Monday, Jan. 26, Garrison Underwood of Millen served honorably as a Georgia General Assembly House Page for the office of Representative Jon Burns. Mr. Underwood is a student at Jenkins County Middle School. (Photo contributed)   More...

School News

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War Eagles soar to five-game winning streak

With the season winding down, the Jenkins County High School (JCHS) boys’ basketball team (14-8 overall, 6-4 sub region) has put together a five game winning streak.  More...

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JCHS students compete at Rotary

The Millen Rotary Club recently held its annual speech contest for Jenkins County High School students. One student from every grade, 9- 12, participated. More...

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birthdays celebrated, resident of the month recognized

Members of Oak Hill Baptist Church hosted the January birthday party for Bethany Nursing Center residents. More...

Editorials

Legislative Report

We returned to the House chamber on Monday, Jan. 23, welcoming friends from all counties that comprise District 157. It was great to see folks from home at the Capitol.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Datebook

Datebook

Super Eagle Day set for March 10   More...

Obituaries

Annie Lou Landing Dailey

Mrs. Annie Lou Landing Dailey, 88, of Millen went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Feb 2, 2012.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 at Scarboro Baptist Church with the Revs. Reginald E. More...

Grant helps provide jobs

Jenkins County is the recipient of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Employment Incentive Program (EIP) award in the amount of $259,192 from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. A public hearing on the matter was held Friday, Feb. More...

Notice

Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) work crews will be performing maintenance work on State Route 23 in Jenkins County 7 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. More...

Ribbon cutting held for Bread of Life

The Millen- Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon- cutting ceremony for the Bread of Life Café, 640 Millen By-pass. More...

JCHS football stars sign with UGA

Jenkins County High School ( JCHS) football standouts Jonathan Taylor and James DeLoach kicked off National Signing Day by signing their letter of intent with the University of Georgia (UGA).  More...

Other Jenkins News

Clarification

In article on a meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners that appeared in the Jan. 25 issue, The Millen News reported that 3.48 miles on Old Louisville Road was approved for paving under the state’s LARP program.  More...

Syl-View Happenings

This has been a wonderful season of joy at Syl-View. Our “Stars of long Term Care” were honored at the state lever at the Awards Ceremony in Atlanta. More...

Funding available for youth programs

The East Central Georgia Consortium Chief Elected Officials and Workforce Development Board announce that funding is now available for Youth Programs to serve the counties of Columbia, Glascock, Hancock, Jefferson, Jenkins, Lincoln, McDuffie, Screven More...

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The Chatter Box

Ladies, I hope this doesn’t happen to you on Valentine’s Day next week.  A Thoughtful Valentine’s Day Gift - Jim asked his friend, Tony, whether he had bought his wife anything for Valentine’s Day. More...

Church News

Letters policy

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

Church News

Fountain Spring to host program   More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory Of  Charlie Jones, Jr. July 31, 1928 – Feb. 4, 2010 We don’t think of you as gone away -  Your new journey’s just begun, life holds so many facets - this earth is only one. . .  More...

Births

Brannon Carl Burke

Shannon and Heather Burke of Millen proudly announce the birth of their son, Brannon Carl Burke, at 12:47 p.m. on Jan. 20, 2012 at East Georgia Regional Medical College. He weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz. More...