February 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners set qualifying fees

Several county seats will be up for election in the upcoming July 31 General Primary Election. More...

School News

JCHS to host Region Tournament this weekend

Eight basketball games are on tap for Friday and Saturday this week as the top four boys and girls teams battle for the Region 3-A championship. More...

JCHS students recognized by ASU

Each year Augusta State University, as part of their Black History Month Celebration, holds an African American Scholar Recognition Program to recognize and honor high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement with the hig More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Every morning when I first open my e-mail, there appears a cartoon drawing of a woman, obviously overweight, who begins to automatically shrink in size. 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:  As a member of Colonial Dames, DAR, Burke County Genealogical Society and UDC, among other groups, I am very concerned about the budget cuts to the Georgia Archives. They have been reduced to two days a week. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You The family of Lucille Gainey Saxon would like to thank all of you for your love, prayers, cards, food, flowers, money and all you have done for us during the unexpected loss of our mother. More...

Engagements

Miss Rocker to wed Mr. Clements

Mr. and Mrs. Kirk B. Rocker of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Cameron Anne, to Warren Hardy Clements, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard L. Clements of Bloomingdale.  More...

Black businesses to be recognized

During the month of February, the nation celebrates the accomplishments and contributions of African-Americans during Black History Month.  More...

Advance voting underway

By Deborah Bennett Millen News Editor   Advance voting in the March 6 Presidential Preference Primary began this week across the state. Local voters may cast their ballots at the Jenkins County Courthouse through Friday, March 2.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Notice

Georgia Department of Transportation work crews will be performing maintenance work on State Route 21 and State Route 17 in Jenkins County 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. through Thursday of this week. More...

millen rotary club meets

At right, from left, Rotary District 6920 Assistant Governor Mary Hazeldine presented Paul Harris Fellow pins to Seth Benson and Ernest Thorne at Millen Rotary Club’s Feb. 1 meeting. More...

War Eagles payback Panthers, Bulldogs

Playing their last two regular season games on the road, the Jenkins County High School boys’ basketball team won both, defeating rivals Portal 70-57 and ECI 55-44. More...

Church News

Church News

Needful Baptist to host program  The Rev. James Waltower and the Needful Baptist Church family will sponsor their first annual Community Black History program 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Super Eagle Day set for March 10   More...

Obituaries

Carl Edward Crossland

Mr. Carl Edward Crossland, 54, of Millen died Saturday, Feb. 11 2012 at his residence after an extended illness.  Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 at the Millen Cemetery with the Rev. More...

Evelyn Brack Gay

Retired Supervisor, Jockey International

Evelyn Brack Gay died Monday afternoon, Feb. 6, 2012 at the Optim Medical Center in Millen.  Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 at the Millen Cemetery with Rev. Maurice Crowder and the Rev. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

GOOD THINGS ARE HAPPENING!

I don’t know if it’s the confrontational political atmosphere now rampant in our country, the “in your face” approach to solving very serious problems which seems unfortunately to have more followers than reasonable discussion More...

Legislative Update

The Georgia General Assembly is constitutionally required to pass a balanced budget and the House accomplished the first step in the process last week. More...

Political Cartoon

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