May 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Waiting continues on Herndon Bridges

The wait continues on replacement of the Herndon Bridges over the Ogeechee River. More...

COMMUNITY BACCALAUREATE SERVICE

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

School News

Boys, girls track named region runners-up

On Thursday, April 19, the Jenkins County High School (JCHS) boys and girls track and field teams both finished as the 2012 Region Runner-Up, in the GHSA (Georgia High School Association) Region 3A track and field region championships at Statesboro H More...

8th grade orientation to be held May 3

Ruth Hearn, Jenkins County High School (JCHS) Guidance Counselor, has met with all eighth grade students and discussed their transition to high school. Particular emphasis was placed on career pathways, course selections and testing.  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

I was saddened last week by the death of Gordon Sasser, someone who had an enormous influence on my life through the years.  More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory Of Richard Dean Sherrod Jr. September 13, 1968 – May 3, 2006 Our Magnificent Father up above, Who soothes all pain and dries tears, We’re thankful for the comfort You’re given us, For six long, painful years. More...

In Memoriam

In Memory of James E. Washington October 29, 1963- May 3, 2007 Still Missing You They say there is a reason, They say that time will heal. But neither time nor season Will change the way we feel. More...

Births

Mary Emily Griffith

Lance and Adrianne Griffith of Millen proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Mary Emily, born April 5, 2012 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. She weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches long. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

MAIL MOMENT

Can you picture this?  An attic in the family home, a family going through a longforgotten box, a cry of recognition: “Look! I just found emails Grandma and Grandpa sent when he was in the Army!!!”  Say what?  More...

Armed robbers hit Citgo

Two armed robbers are being sought by the Millen Police Department in connection with an incident that occurred Friday, April 27, at the Citgo gas station, U.S. Highway 25 North.  More...

Mosley signs with Brewton Parker

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) senior Robert Mosley recently signed a letter of intent to run cross country and track with the Brewton Parker College Barons in Mount Vernon. More...

Ag Day at the Capitol

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Saturday

Chamber yard sale, cook-off to be held

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...

Other Jenkins News

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of April 13- April 19.  Missing Person April 13 – Highway 25 North  Fight/Disturbance April 15 – Masonic Street  Motor Vehicle A More...

Library News

Summer Reading is coming soon! On Tuesday, May 29, at 2 p.m. we’ll have our Summer Reading Program kick-off with magician David Ginn! More...

Sardis Police offer ‘fresh start’

The Sardis Police Department will allow all persons that are wanted on a Sardis Bench Warrant the opportunity to come into City Hall and pay only 50% of their fine without being arrested. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

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Letters policy

Letters to the editor of The Millen News are welcomed and encouraged. These are pages of opinions, yours and ours.  More...

Weddings

Zipperer, Williams to wed May 5

Lewis and Rebecca Zipperer of Sylvania announce the engagement of her daughter, Rebecca Elizabeth Zipperer, to John Ashley Williams, son of Walter and Teresia Williams of Millen. The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Gordon Ellis Sasser

Mr. Gordon Ellis Sasser, 78, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah from injuries received in an auto accident on March 23. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. More...

Katherene Johnson Bennett

Mrs. Katherene Johnson Bennett, 67, of Millen died Thursday, April 26, 2012. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the West Millen Baptist Church with the Rev. Andy Allen officiating. Burial was in the Millen Cemetery. Mrs. More...