April 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

City voters to decide Sunday alcohol sales

City of Millen voters will have the opportunity to decide whether or not the sale of beer and wine may take place on Sundays within the city limits. More...

School News

bethany nursing center

Jeanine Curl’s art class, above, visited Bethany Nursing Center and presented residents with handmade Easter baskets and gifts. More...

Cooper speaks at Woman’s Club

Tara Cooper, Jenkins County School Superintendent, spoke to the Millen Woman’s Club at its March 20 meeting. Tara’s presentation focused on future plans for the school system. More...

Library News

This week is National Library Week, and today is National Bookmobile Day! Did you know that the bookmobile has been serving the people in our area for 60 years? More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

My e-mail buddies never let me down! Here is another one that will leave you smiling.  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...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

Our Magnificent Father up above, Who soothes all pain and dries tears, We’re thankful for the comfort You’ve given us, For 22 long years. More...

Weddings

Reese, Summers to marry April 28

Karen Reese and Sean Summers Sr. will exchange wedding vows 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Millen Community House.  The bride-elect is the daughter of Alavan Reese and the Rev. Robert Reese of Millen. More...

Bennett, Lane to wed Sept. 29

Anthony and Nancy Bennett of Canoochee announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Bennett, to Kody Lane of Millen. He is the son of Tracy Lane and the late Kacey Lane of Millen.  More...

Columns

Ag Line

MOSQUITO MANAGEMENT

County Extension Coordinator  More...

His Gift

Former firefighter helps local department

Mike Lane believes that God has given everyone a special “gift” and it is up to each individual to determine how to use that gift. More...

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

A routine traffic stop by a Georgia State Patrol Trooper has resulted in the arrest of a Millen man on drug charges.  More...

Other Jenkins News

Jenkins County High students participate in Teen Maze

Jenkins County Family Enrichment Center sponsored the second annual Teen Maze March 14 at the Jenkins County High School Gymnatorium. Over 325 Jenkins County High School students participated in the event.  More...

Correction

Incorrect information submitted to The Millen News resulted in several errors in an article on the Flower Show that appeared in the March 28 issue. More...

millen rotary club

Jenkins Correctional Center warden, Ralph Kemp, above left, discussed the new facility and answered questions at the March 28 meeting of the Millen Rotary Club. More...

Editorials

Jim Hite

WINNER TAKE ALL POLITICS

As the primary season winds down and both sides, as well as several vocal splinter groups gear up for the November elections, it might be worth a bit of time to take a look at what could be called “Winner-Take-All Politics.”  More...

Church News

Church News

Oak Hill presents Jenny Lynn Anderson   Jenny Lynn Anderson of Statesboro will be sharing her story at Oak Hill Baptist Church 6 p.m. April 21. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Chamber yard sale and cook-off   More...

Farm & Home

Gobblers

Dakota and West Clark are shown with Dakota’s first turkey which had an 11 inch beard and 1¼ spurs. Dakota is the son of West and Jessica Clark. (Photos contributed) More...

Obituaries

Edward Eugene Lewis

Edward Eugene Lewis (Ed), 72, of Gainesville, Georgia, went home peacefully during an afternoon nap to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, April 1, 2012. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Jongelyn Newton Penndorf

Jongelyn Newton Penndorf, 80, of Millen died Friday, April 6, 2012.  Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Monday, April 9, 2012 at the Elam Baptist Cemetery with the Rev. Kevin Farmer and Dr. More...