May 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Relay for Life to be held Friday

The Jenkins County Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society will be held this Friday night at the Jenkins County Recreation Department complex. More...

School News

Graduation scheduled for May 18

Jenkins County High School (JCHS) will hold its Commencement Exercise for the Class of 2012 7 p.m. Friday, May 18, in the JCHS Gymnatorium. More...

Millen Queens compete

Millen Queens competed in Statesboro Basketball Tournament. More...

Library News

It’s almost here! The 2012 Summer Reading Program will begin on Tuesday, May 29, at 2 p.m. when magician David Ginn comes to the library to amuse and amaze you!  More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Sunday is Mother’s Day and in honor of my mama, Martha Robbins, who has gone to be with the Lord, I am using something in this column that I wrote shortly after her death. 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

Brinson Rock to hold revival   Spring Revival services will be held at Brinson Rock Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. May 15-17. The Rev. Undrey Bostic, pastor, and church family invite the public to attend. More...

Samuel Johnson ordained as deacon

Mr. Samuel Johnson Sr., son of Mrs. Willie Mae Johnson and the late Charlie Johnson Sr. of Jenkins County, was ordained as a deacon at the New Exodus Baptist Church in Hephzibah on April 15. More...

Obituaries

Benjamin Phil Lanier

Mr. Benjamin Phil Lanier, age 68, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at MCG Hospital from injuries received in an auto accident.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Thursday,  May 3, 2012 at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home with the Rev. More...

John Ray Newton

John Ray Newton of Millen, Jenkins County, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2012.  Graveside services were held 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, 2012 at the  Elam Baptist Church Cemetery.  More...

Jimmy Lee Myers Sr.

Mr. Jimmy Lee Myers Sr., 62, of Perkins died Sunday, May 6, 2012 at the Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Facility in Statesboro.  Graveside services and burial will be 11 a.m. More...

Lavontay Evans signs with Waycross College

Jenkins County High School’s Lavontay Evans will get the chance to return to the basketball court next season after signing a national Letter of Intent with Waycross College. More...

JCHS names Val, Sal

Top honors of the Jenkins County High School Class of 2012 have been claimed by Valedictorian Callie Delanna Dailey and Salutatorian Chassity Cameron Wilkerson. Callie is the daughter of Bob and Lisa Dailey. More...

Chassity Wikerson, Salutatorian and Callie Dailey, Valedictorian of the Jenkins County High School

Shown are, from left, Chassity Wilkerson, Salutatorian, and Callie Dailey, Valedictorian, of the Jenkins County High School Class of 2012. More...

Other Jenkins News

Barrow honored at healthcare expo

The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC), a coalition of leaders of the nation’s premier health care companies and organizations, recently honored Congressman John Barrow as a “Champion of Healthcare Innovation” at an award ceremony More...

County approves Hazard Mitigation Grant

Jenkins County is the recipient of an $18,000 Hazard Mitigation Federal Grant. Bob Fields, Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) coordinator, explained the grant during a recent meeting of the Jenkins County Commissioners.  More...

Thompson takes oath

Jenkins County Probate Judge Wanda Burke, left, administers the oath of office to Earline Thompson, registrar. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) More...

Datebook

Datebook

Cotton Market opens with fresh produce   The Produce Market in the Cotton Market Park on Cotton Avenue is now open. Hours are 2-6 p.m. every Tuesday until November 20. Stop by to shop for fresh locally grown produce. More...

Weddings

Rocker, Clements will wed May 19

Cameron Anne Rocker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kirk B. Rocker of Millen, and Warren Hardy Clements, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard L. Clements of Bloomingdale, will wed 7 p.m. More...