May 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff Oglesby to seek re-election

Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby officially announced this week that he will seek a second term of office. More...

School News

Scholastic award winners

Millen Rotary Club Scholastic Award winners are shown. In order to receive the award students must have an average of 90 or higher the first semester of the current school year and the second semester of the previous school year. More...

Summer lunch program to begin

The Jenkins County Board of Education (BOE) announces the Summer Food Service Lunch Program to be held at the middle/high cafeteria beginning June 4 and ending June 28. More...

Library News

The library will be closed Monday, May 28, in honor of Memorial Day.  The Summer Reading Program is about to begin! More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Summer is approaching and so is vacation time. Be sure to pack a copy of The Millen News to take along with you for the “The Millen News Goes” feature in the newspaper. 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

Williams Grove Pastor’s Aid to sponsor fashion show   Williams Grove Missionary Baptist Church Pastor’s Aid will sponsor a fashion show 6 p.m. June 2. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale for $15. More...

Obituaries

Michael Raybern Mock

Michael Raybern Mock, 49, of Millen died Saturday, May 5, 2012.  Memorial services were held 10 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012 at the Crowe-Fields Funeral Home with the Rev. Butch Taylor officiating.  Mr. More...

Millen man arrested on drug charges

On Monday, May 14, acting on a tip from a concerned citizen, the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation into drug activity on Weldon Court in Millen. More...

County receives Stewardship award

The Jenkins County is the recipient of an award for Stewardship for its care of the Jenkins County Courthouse. More...

Other Jenkins News

Vietnam vet speaks to Rotary

Johnny Payne spoke to the Millen Rotary Club on May 16 about his Vietnam War experiences. Mr. More...

Bethany celebrates Nursing Home Week

Sheriff Robert Oglesby visited Bethany Nursing Center Monday, May 14, to proclaim Nursing Home Week from Sunday, May 12, through Saturday, May 19. More...

Master Grower

  Mr. Ed Paul is shown admiring some of the beautiful Daylilies adorning his front lawn on Masonic Street. More...

Editorials

Jim Hite

BRAVE NEW WORLD OF DISHONESTY

I found an interesting commentary in a Colleges and Universities supplement to a national publication.  More...

Ag Line

As the gardening season progresses, so does Tomato Spotted Wilt virus (TSW). For the past 15 years, tomato production has been hampered by this costly disease that is transmitted by very small insects. More...

Datebook

Datebook

VFW to hold Buddy Poppy Drive   More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Our Love to You, Roy, Nancy, Cindy, Mike, Steve and family  Thank You for Your Sympathy   More...