May 30, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

City moves forward with TE-grant project

Millen City Council recently moved forward with its Transportation Enhancement (TE) grant project, Phase III, by selecting an engineering firm for the project. W. R. Toole Engineers, Inc. of Augusta was the low bidder with a bid of $59,700.12.  More...

School News

Becton makes Dean’s list

Gentri Becton has been named to the Dean’s List at Georgia Southern University. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Becton and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny L. More...

McAlpine graduates from Paine College

Avery Jamar McAlpine, 2007 Jenkins County High School (JCHS) graduate, has attained his goal and is a member of the graduating Class of 2012 at Paine College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.  More...

Library News

We’re so excited that Summer Reading has started! More...

ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

Monday was Memorial Day, a time to remember and honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for this country and the freedoms we enjoy today  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

Carswell Grove Baptist to hold revival   Revival services will be held at Carswell Grove Baptist Church 7:30 p.m. nightly June 4-June 8. The guest speaker will be Pastor Anthony Gadson.  Pastor John H. Bush Sr. More...

Weddings

Miss Johnson weds Mr. Conway April 21

Haley Lyn Johnson and Charles (Chás) Edward Conway were united in a double-ring ceremony on April 21, 2012, at Elam Baptist Church in Millen, Georgia. The 5 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Marolyn Bragg Odom

Marolyn Bragg Odom, 81, of Millen died May 27, 2012 following an extended illness. She was the daughter of the late Anna Julia Arnsdorff Bragg and Elmon C. Bragg of Springfield, Georgia.  Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. More...

Mr. Addison Key Bell III

Mr. Addison Key Bell, III, 69, of Eatonton died Friday, May 25, 2012 in the Chaplinwood Nursing Home in Milledgeville.  Funeral services for Mr. Bell were held 2 p.m. More...

Tax commissioner seeks re-election

Currently serving her fourth term as Jenkins County Tax Commissioner, Brenda Mathern says she still finds the job both rewarding and challenging and will seek re-election in the July General Primary Non/Partisan election.  More...

18 qualify for July election

The office of the Jenkins County Probate Judge was busy last week with 18 local citizens qualifying as candidates in the July 31 General Primary/Non-Partisan election.  More...

County ranks No. 1 in unemployment

Jenkins County continues to rank at the top of the state’s unemployment ratings. For the month of March, the county captured the #1 spot with 17.6 percent of its 2,426 workforce unemployed. More...

Other Jenkins News

Dailey chosen for PAGE Principal Leadership Network

Jenkins County Middle School Principal Randy Dailey has been selected by a committee of statewide educators to participate in the 2012 PAGE Principal Leadership Network.  More...

School food service honored

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) is honoring Jenkins County School Food Service for reaching a high level of student participation in the School Nutrition Program. More...

Simpkins graduates from training

Army National Guard Pfc. La’Deshia S. Simpkins has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT).  More...

Memoriam

In Memoriam

In Memory of My Husband Gordon Sasser  To Those I Love and To Those Who Love Me  When I am gone, release me, let me go, I have so many things to see and do. More...

Cards of Thanks

Card of Thanks

Thank You   We would like to thank everyone for the prayers, calls, food, cards, memorial donations, visits, love and support you showed to our family during out time at the hospital and during our loss. More...

Columns

Jim Hite

THINKING AND RUNNING

Going through a file drawer the other day, I came across a well-worn folder entitled “Things I Wrote.”  It had become buried among many other and more recent residents of the drawer and hadn’t been looked through for many years More...