February 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

City adopts golf cart ordinance

The City of Millen recently adopted an ordinance to regulate the use of personal transportation vehicles and motorized carts, including golf carts, within the city limits of Millen. More...

Other Jenkins News

Bethany Nursing Center to renovate backyard

Staff at the Bethany Nursing Center are taking up the “Committed to Caring Challenge” issued by their parent company, UHS-PRUITT. The program challenges each location to sponsor a project that will enhance the lives of the residents. More...

4-H’ers to compete at State Congress

Two Jenkins County 4-H’ers will be competing at 4-H State Congress in Atlanta this summer. More...

JCMS teacher arrested

A Jenkins County Middle School special education teacher is facing a variety of charges that stem from a Feb. 20 routine traffic stop by the Burke County Sheriff’s Department. More...

Weddings

Brandy Thompson and Brian Lane to wed March 24

Final plans have been completed for the wedding of Brandy Nachole Thompson and Brian Kacey Lane. The ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. More...

Columns

Legislative Update

The 2012 legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly is now officially over half way through the 40 days we are allowed to meet.  More...

Jim Hite

REFLECT UPON WHO WE WELCOME

A news item came to my attention this past week having to do with events that took place just over 20 years ago.  On Feb. 15, former Col. Inocente Orlando Montano Morales pleaded not guilty in U.S. More...

Political Cartoon

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Eggs & Issues

Legislative Breakfast held Saturday

Eggs and issues were served up at the annual Legislative Breakfast, sponsored by Jenkins County Farm Bureau and the Millen-Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce on Saturday at Krystal’s Taste of Kountry. Legislators attending were State Rep. More...

Primary election to be held March 6

Jenkins County voters will join those across the state when they go to the polls Tuesday, March 6, to cast their ballots in the Presidential Preference Primary Election.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

My apologies to Sharon Blank of the Jenkins County Memorial Library for “stealing” her by-line in the “Library News” article that appeared in last week’s issue of the newspaper. 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...

Church News

Church News

Daniel Grove to hold Joy Night   Daniel Grove Baptist Church will hold a Joy Night program 6 p.m. Saturday, March 3.  The public is invited to attend.  Youth Revival at Newton Grove   More...

Datebook

Datebook

CCA to host tour of Jenkins Correctional Center   Corrections Corporation of America will give the public an opportunity to tour its soon-to-open Jenkins Correctional Center on Wednesday, March 7.  More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You   The Hagins and Crowder families would like to express their appreciation to everyone for the acts of kindness extended them during their time of bereavement. Thank you!  The family of Catherine K. Crowder   More...

Obituaries

Wesley Howard McKeehan Jr.

Wesley Howard McKeehan Jr., infant son of Wesley and Angel Bunch McKeehan of Millen, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012.  Graveside were held 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. More...