April 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Football field dedicated to Coach Roy Head

For 28 years, Coach Roy Head was a familiar face at Jenkins County High School (JCHS), known for his dedication as both a teacher and a coach. More...

School News

Superintendent speaks to retired educators

Jenkins County Board of Education Superintendent Tara Cooper brings members of the Jenkins County Retired Educators Association up to date on plans for the 2012-2013 school year as well as a review o More...

Library News

Want to get a head start on summer fun? We have three free ways to save on outdoor fun! More...

Editorials

Opinions, yours and ours

The Chatter Box

Several activities are set to take place in the coming weeks, so mark your calendars.  More...

Church News

Church News

Long Branch to honor pastor   Long Branch Church of God will honor Pastor Tim and Ann Tatum with pastor appreciation 10:45 a.m. Sunday, April 29. The guest speaker will be the Rev. More...

Obituaries

Angela Guthrie Oglesby

Mrs. Angela Guthrie Oglesby, 46, of Millen, died Sunday, April 22, 2012 at her residence.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2012 (today) at the Ogeechee Freewill Baptist Church with the Revs. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

FROM POVERTY TO MILLIONS – AND BACK AGAIN!

A headline in the sports section of the April l0, 2012, USA Today caught my attention with its bold statement: “Expert: ‘Stupidity’ reason for athletes’ blown fortunes.”  More...

Jenkins ranked among worst in health

Jenkins County was ranked among the state’s worst in the area of health, according to a study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. More...

Style Me Pretty opens in Millen

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon cutting ceremony for Style Me Pretty located on West Cotton Avenue. More...

Other Jenkins News

Work day held at cemetery

During the past several months much has been done to improve existing conditions at the Millen City Cemetery.  More...

Chamber of Commerce

Yard sale, cook-off set for May 5

The Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce will host an area yard sale and barbecue cook-off Saturday, May 5, at the Cotton Market on Cotton Avenue.  More...

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of March 30 – April 5.  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

Community Baccalaureate Service to be held   A Community Baccalaureate Service will be held 4 p.m. Sunday, May 6, in the Jenkins County High School gymnasium. More...

Engagements

Miss Hodges to wed Mr. Yelton

Mr. and Mrs. William Clifford Hodges Jr. of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Lee Hodges, to Mr. More...

Miss Burke to marry Mr. Lee June 23

Mr. and Mrs. More...

Zipperer, Howard to exchange vows

Sharon Zipperer of Girard announces the engagement of her daughter, Aaron Michelle Zipperer, to Matthew Allen Howard, son of Sarah Dixon of Girard and Don Howard of Martinez. More...