February 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

JCHS War Eagles defeat Hornets

The Jenkins County High School (JCHS) boys’ basketball team defeated Savannah Country Day last week in the opening round of the Region 3-A Tournament 69-31. More...

Lady Eagles

The Jenkins County High School Lady Eagles are 2011-12 Region 3A-W Sub-region Champions with a record of 11-1.  More...

Jenkins County High School celebrates National FFA Week FEBRUARY 18 - 25, 2012

The Jenkins County High School FFA Chapter celebrates National FFA Week Feb, 18-25. “I Believe” is this year’s theme, and it celebrates more than 80 years of FFA tradition while eagerly anticipating the organization’s future. 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...

Datebook

Datebook

Family reunion planned  Descendants of the Jones-Roberts-Fields-Golphin lineage will hold a family reunion June 8-10. For further information, please contact the coordinator, Andrea Smith, at 678-463-2083. More...

Columns

Legislative Update

After passing the amended FY 2012 budget last week, we returned to the State Capitol on Monday, Feb. 6, to begin our fifth week of the 2012 session. More...

Political Cartoon

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Library News

We’re open, and ready to welcome you back! Our maintenance issues have been fixed, and we’re so glad to be back with our friends in Jenkins County.  More...

Legislative Breakfast to be held Saturday

The annual Eggs and Issues Legislative Breakfast, sponsored by Jenkins County Farm Bureau and the Millen-Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce, will be held 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Krystal’s Taste of Kountry.  More...

STAR student, teacher named

Meigan Kicklighter has been one of Jenkins County High School’s (JCHS) shining stars; however, it wasn’t until recently that she was named the school’s official STAR student.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Jenkins County FFA Scholarship Auction

The Jenkins County Ag Boosters and FFA Alumni will be holding their first ever Scholarship Auction fundraiser 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, in the Jenkins County Agriculture Center. More...

Millen Garden Council to sponsor Flower Show

The Standard Flower Show, sponsored by Millen Garden Council, will be located at the home of Jerry and Patricia McMillan 2-5 p.m. Saturday, March 3. More...

City Council meets

Routine matters were the order of business at the January meeting of Millen City Council with the following actions being taken.   Hubert Reeves III was reappointed as city attorney;   Current auditing firm of Reddick, Riggs, Hunter and K More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I had the opportunity last week to visit the Jenkins Correctional Center site for a meeting, and, of course, a delicious meal, prepared by the staff of Cindy’s Train Town Café.  More...

Church News

Rocky Ford Baptist to hold program

The 7th Pastor’s Appreciation for Pastor Thelma Evans will be held at Rocky Ford Baptist Church 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24.  The public is invited to attend.   More...

Obituaries

Henry Heyward Wells Sr.

Mr. Henry Heyward Wells Sr., 99, of Millen died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012 at the West Millen Baptist Church with the Rev. Andy Allen and Dr. Ray Freeman officiating. More...