March 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

School News

Certificate of Merit

  Jenkins County High School students who were awarded the Georgia Certificate of Merit for the 2011-2012 school term are, from left, Jenny Taylor, Jonquette Sanders, Kayla Kirkland and Frank Hagins.  More...

Library News

Spring is almost here! Tuesday, March 20, is the first day of Spring, and if you haven’t started working on your lawn and garden yet, now’s the time to dive in! We have lots of books on gardening and landscaping. Not the gardening type? More...

Local students attend TeenPact at Capitol

During this time of the year, state representatives and senators are in session at the Capitol in Atlanta studying and debating about the issues facing the state which require legislation.  More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

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Legislative Update

With Cross-Over Day quickly approaching, legislation must pass the House committees and be passed on the House floor by the end of the session on legislative day 30 in order to be considered by the Senate for possible passage into law this session. More...

Jim Hite

BACK PORCH VIEW

I think I have mentioned before that one of the ‘perks’ of retirement is not having to get up hours before sunrise to run in order to get to work at the required time. More...

Datebook

Jenkins County Relay for Life set for May 11

The date set for the annual Jenkins County Relay for Life is May 11. Teams are currently forming and volunteers are also needed. More...

JCHS School Council to meet

The School Council of Jenkins County High School will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, 2012 in the JCHS Media Center. The public is invited to attend.   More...

BOE to meet March 19

The regular meeting of the Jenkins County Board of Education will be held 6 p.m. Monday, March 19, at the Central Office. The public is encouraged to attend.   More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You  The family of Annie L. Dailey would like to express our appreciation for all the calls visits, food, cards, flowers, donations to church and especially your prayers during the loss of our mother and our sister, Lou Neta Quick. More...

Columns

Syl-View Happenings

Every moment of our days have been filled with wonderful happenings. On Sunday I met with the residents as our Volunteer Group of the Year from the First Christian Church led the worship service. More...

Ag Line

ANNUAL BLUEGRASS IN LAWN

Have you noticed those small clumps of green grassy weeds in your lawn? Whether you have centipede, St. Augustine, or Bermuda, chances are annual bluegrass (poa annua) is in full force. More...

VFW presents Community Service Awards

VFW Post 2776 conducted their Annual Community Service Awards ceremony at the Senior Citizen’s Center March 6. More...

Wycliffe Gordon to perform with U.S. Signal Corps Band

Since he was born in Waynesboro in the late 1960s, Wycliffe Gordon’s talent and hard work have taken him around the world.  With the trombone that’s been in hand since age 12, Gordon has carved his place among the top ranks of jazz m More...

Other Jenkins News

VFW awards

Chelsea Jones and Alischia McGee are the winners of the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen contest. Shiamante Grimes is the recipient of the Voices of Democracy award. More...

Walker named All- American

Ayana Walker, Jenkins County High School 2011 graduate, has earned All-American status at Shorter University in track and field. More...

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of March 1 – March 8. Theft by Taking March 8 – West Old Savannah Rd.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I picked two of my grandchildren up from daycare last week and was driving home with them when Ty, almost 3, began to sing “Jesus Loves Me” to his little sister Avari, 16 months, as they sat in their car seats. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:  I join with Mr. Douglas in requesting that the Jenkins County Commissioners recognize A. S. Newton, by naming the southern portion of Highway 25 in his honor. In addition to serving on the county commission, Mr. More...

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

Endtime Faith to hold pastor appreciation

Endtime Faith Deliverance Church of Midville will hold an appreciation program for Pastor Clyde Foreman and First Lady Theodosha Foreman 7:30 p.m. nightly March 13-16. Services will climax 3 p.m. More...

Matters of the Heart Retreat

The Matters of the Heart Retreat will be held March 16-18 at the Adrian Campground in Adrian. Registration fee is $35 if paid by March 1 and $50 at the door. More...

Prayer Partners Needed

Come join the Bethel AME Church Prayer Partners on a jour- ney of spiritual growth.  More...

Weddings

Oglesby, Stephens to marry May 19

Billy and Micky Oglesby of Sardis announce the engagement of their daughter, Lori Oglesby of Statesboro, to Brent Stephens of Statesboro, son of Don and Lisa Stephens of Fortson.  The wedding is planned for 6 p.m., May 19, 2012 at Beaver Creek P More...